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It’s no secret that large outdoor music festivals have taken a battering over the past four to five years, not only from the ravages of Covid but through the vagaries of our weather and the effects of climate change. We’ve seen events in Victoria cancelled because of extreme heat and bushfires, as was the case […]

Bishop Briggs

When speaking with Bishop Briggs it would be incredibly easy to overlook her British heritage, given her distinct lack of an accent. Laughingly Briggs says that is simply to “confuse everyone because my parents have thick Scottish accents,” but in truth she credits it to her years studying abroad at international school in Japan before […]

Peking Duk

Over the course of the last two years two lads from Canberra have seen their partnership known as Peking Duk explode on both the Australian and North American scenes. This explosion in popularity comes off the back of their phenomenal writing, which saw them win an ARIA award for best dance release in 2014, but […]

Highs and lows of summer festivals

It’s that time of year again. For some, it’s simply the festive season. But for many young Sydneysiders, it’s festival season, an entirely different beast. As temperatures soar, so too does anticipation among the thousands of pleasure-seeking festival-goers whose summer will be filled with music, adventure, communion and, quite possibly, ecstasy. Sydney’s festival culture (with its attendant […]

Band Of Skulls

As one third of UK rock outfit Band Of Skulls, Russell Marsden has met a fair share of his own heroes and many outright musical legends. “The ones that seem to have had the biggest amount of success seem to be the ones that give the most to the cause,” Marsden says. “Our most recent […]