Aldous Harding announced for Meredith 27 as the ballot officially opens for another year

The road to Meredith has kicked off, with a sneaky little ballot announcement landing with us today. Officially open for the December festival out at the Meredith Supernatural Amphitheatre, the ballot is your prime opportunity to be in the running to land yourself some tickets to one of the festivals on the Australian music calendar. Announced today is one…

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Dungen (Sweden) talk touring Australia, Tucker B’s, Tame Impala and Lotte Reiniger’s The Adventures of Prince Achmed

Earlier this year while in Spain for Primavera, I sat down with Swedish psych rockers Dungen, who talked with me at length about their first and only Australia tour, reflected on their tour mates the Tucker B’s, their reciprocal love of Tame Impala and the soundtrack they put together for Lotte Reiniger’s The Adventures of…

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Bill Curtis of Fatback Band (USA) talks the universality of funk, reciprocated partying and the demise of the greats

If we’re talking longevity, Bill ‘Fatback’ Curtis is your man. Trail blazer, lover of music and worshipper of the funk. Fatback Band’s prolific turnout glorified the amalgamation of jazz beats with New Orleans funk. Their honeyed melodies, slippery rhythms and slick licks offer a hefty dose of eclectic funk. We spoke to the Bill Curtis…

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