Festival Review: Missy Elliott has Beyoncé dancing, while Frank Ocean serenades Brad Pitt at LA’s FYF Fest this weekend

From its humble beginnings as a one-night showcase at LA club The Echo, FYF Fest has evolved both in venue and scope with a diverse lineup spanning 3 days at Downtown’s Exposition Park. Day One’s Friday afternoon began with the punch of Sydney’s own Royal Headache, followed by the soothing touch of Canadian outfit BADBADNOTGOOD, whose…

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Thousands pack Sydney CBD in support of the Keep Sydney Open movement during public rally!

If we weren’t already convinced that Sydney music and nightlife lovers aren’t happy with the current state of affairs surrounding recent lockout laws and damning legislation being doled out on venues throughout the city, Sunday’s Keep Sydney Open rally most definitely proved it. While Art vs Science and Royal Headache performed live sets for the event, speakers at…

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Keep Sydney Open running public rally this Sunday, February 21st, in response to lockout laws and #casinomike

Keep Sydney Open have come together with local musicians and speakers for a special public rally event to take place at Belmore Park next weekend on February 21st in response to the ever-mounting levels of discontent with the State Government’s lockout laws and the effect they’re having on businesses within Sydney’s CBD. The rally will…

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Radiohead, LCD Soundsystem, PJ Harvey and more head up Primavera Sound in Barcelona this year!

A huge festival announcement dropped this week, with the artists set for Barcelona’s Primavera Sound being unveiled. Headlined by Radiohead (set to present their new album at the event), the festival will see the likes of the recently reformed LCD Soundsystem, PJ Harvey and Sigur Rós and more international names taking part. Continuing their world…

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Royal Headache, Force Majeure, Latai Taumoepeau and more win at 2015 FBi SMAC Awards!

The 2015 FBi SMAC Awards were held overnight in Sydney, celebrating local artists, music and culture. The ceremony, hosted by Joyride (with Raph on award presenting duties) at Carriageworks, featured performances by Big White (today announced on the third artist reveal for SXSW), FLOWERTRUCK and Gordi, while the awards themselves saw a stellar group of…

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