Festival Review: Anderson .Paak rules, while Dream Wife & Father John Misty prove Laneway Festival highlights in Sydney

Father John Misty

Returning once more to the Sydney College of the Arts, the Laneway Festival again made its presence felt throughout Sydney’s inner west. With a line up packed from front-to-back, it promised to be a stellar day as the early clouds cleared to a warm, but pleasant, Sunday afternoon. Obviously a cost cutting measure, having a single…

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Live Review: The Internet bring charisma in spades to huge Melbourne show at The Forum

Returning to Australia to add their charismatic funk to this year’s Laneway line-up, LA-based collective, The Internet, has gifted us with two sideshows as part of The Internet Presents The Internet Tour. They kicked things off at Melbourne’s Forum Theatre, delivering a set that uncontrollably moved your hips, re-emphasising that their love affair with Australia…

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Festival Review: Singapore welcomes a stellar line up as the 2018 St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival kicks off in style

Another year, another Laneway Festival has come and gone. With the closure of Neon Lights last year, St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival remains the only up-and-running premiere indie festival in Singapore – surpassing the short-lived likes of counterparts Hostess Weekender, The Gathering, and Camp Symmetry. And yet, this year’s edition of Laneway presented a mixed bag….

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Sydney Festival Review: Gotye’s Tribute to Jean-Jacques Perrey is a love letter to an electro music pioneer

The name Jean-Jacques Perrey could mean everything and absolutely nothing to different people. Perrey was a musical chameleon and the first and only virtuoso of the Ondioline, a rare French electronic musical instrument and precursor to the modern synthesiser. Perrey’s work has been sampled by rap artists, played on South Park and garnered the likes…

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