It gets bigger.
Mountain Sounds Festival was bright, bold and magical.
“Sugar Mountain is a music festival for people who don’t always enjoy music festivals.”
2015 is drawing to a close, which means it’s time again for the annual allocation of J Awards, triple j‘s crowning Ausmusic month event, which celebrates the best music being brewed in our own backyard. The broadcaster has just announced the full run of this year’s nominees, with local heavyweights the likes of Courtney Barnett,
Melbourne’s eighth annual Face The Music conference has announced a string of new speakers for 2015, including Client Liaison‘s Harvey Miller & Monte Morgan (pictured), Aussie music legend Archie Roach and members of Alpine and Holy Holy as well as a stack of other industry figures. Face The Music’s latest speaker additions also include Fred
After a sell-out event in February, Mountain Sounds Festival is returning in 2016, and has just dropped its first lineup, which includes The Strokes’ guitarist Albert Hammond Jr., Melbourne indie outfit Alpine, dance trio Art vs Science and the event’s headliners, The Jezabels. Other acts announced on Mountain Sounds’ first 2016 lineup include English electronic
Melbourne indie-poppers Alpine have taken to the triple j studios to lay down a cover of singer-songwriter Ben Lee‘s 1998 breakout single Cigarettes Will Kill You for this week’s Like A Version. Alpine’s Ben Lee cover comes complete with a banjo and some very pretty tones from co-vocalists Phoebe and Lou, staying true to the
Sugar Mountain has unleashed the stellar lineup taking to Melbourne’s Victorian College of the Arts in January 2016, featuring the likes of British electro outfit Hot Chip, Aussie rockers Dirty Three and homegrown hero Courtney Barnett. International acts such as Empress Of, Viet Cong and Julio Bashmore will also be heading down under for the
Port Macquarie’s Festival Of The Sun is back for its eleventh year, packing its biggest ever lineup featuring homegrown acts like Melbourne MC Illy, rockers Jebediah, hip hop outfit Thundamentals, British India, The Delta Riggs and Alpine. Also included in this year’s Festival Of The Sun lineup are Bad//Dreems, post-rockers Sleepmakeswaves, rising electro punk Ecca
Along with this morning’s Falls Festival 2014 lineup announcement, the official first lineup for Western Australia’s Southbound 2016 has now been unveiled, with big-name acts such as Disclosure, Bloc Party, Foals, Courtney Barnett, Gary Clark Jr and even ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic. Elsewhere on the lineup you’ll find Halsey, Django Django, Kurt Vile And The Violators,
It’s here — Falls Festival has made its first lineup for its 2015/2016 shenanigans, and has dropped big names like Bloc Party, Foals, Disclosure, Courtney Barnett and Gary Clark Jr. Other esteemed international acts on Falls’ first lineup announcement include Halsey, Django Django, Kurt Vile And The Violators, Mac DeMarco, Young Fathers , Toro y Moi,
Splendour is a marathon. A three day, beautiful, musical marathon in which you only get out what you put in. Sure Day 1 is a pleasure. You’re there, you’re fresh, you’ve made it. Day 2, especially this year’s Day 2 was a treacherous, nearly impossible struggle with a magical Florence Welch shaped reward for those
No longer content with falling into the ‘dreamy indie-pop’ category, the only way to describe the Alpine of their second album is sensual. With R&B slow jams and big band sounds, any reservations they had with experimenting on their first record A Is For Alpine completely disappear, Yuck is a daring leap of self-involvement, lust
Warm your bones while taking to the slopes this winter, as a slew of homegrown acts take to the Thredbo Village Square stage throughout the season as part of Corona’s free Village Concert series. Australian darlings The Preatures, Gang of Youths, The Rubens and, aptly named Alpine will make headline appearances throughout this winter at
Following the announcement of their second studio album, Yuck, Melbourne indie act Alpine have shared the news that they’ll be hitting the road this June on a national tour in support of the album’s lead single Foolish. Perhaps as a test for their upcoming Splendour set, Alpine will be tearing up and down the country
It’s all too easy to be blinded by the, uh, splendour of all the shiny international acts crammed onto this year’s epic Splendour In The Grass lineup. I mean, Mark Uptown Funkin’ Ronson is gonna be there, not to mention Royal Blood, The Dandy Warhols and Spiritualized giving their only Aussie performances of the tour.
Melbourne indie band Alpine have announced their second studio album, and it has a “pretty gross” title — Yuck. The group have also shared the first yucky taste of the album in the form of lead single Foolish, which already has its own music video. Foolish (below) is the first taste of new Alpine since
With their return to US soil fast approaching, Alpine have announced one cheeky farewell performance going down at Melbourne’s Hi Fi Bar. This will be the last chance for fans to bid adieu to the outfit who are well on track to taking the States by storm. The band will be touring across the star-spangled
Guess it’s that time of the year again, when we look back on the past few months and try to gather our opinions on what our favourite album of the year was. There’s no rush though, you’ve got a solid two months to think about it. However, with the first round of J Award nominees