The Bloc Party continues…
Another look at the rumour mill before next week’s official announce!
Some crystal ballin’ thoughts on who might (and might not) play Splendour this year.
Out January 29.
With a little help from some more Southbound friends.
Records are timeless. The musicians who make them however are not. They’re human beings, subject to the emotional and physical toll of a life. As London indie gods Bloc Party took the stage at Melbourne’s Forum Theatre on Tuesday night, there was no denying a lot had changed since the last time they graced Australian
The winner is Sydney.
Kele chats the new lineup and Falls and Southbound.
Bloc Party are back with a vengeance. Hot on the heels of their recently announced Australian tour, which will see them grace stages at the New Years’ Falls and Southbound Festivals as well as play a handful of their own headlining sideshows, the British indie rockers have just unveiled the details of their fifth studio
The lineups for Falls Festival and Southbound had everybody salivating when they arrived, with the Lorne leg of the festival already selling out. Now we have been gifted a host of sideshows for those who can’t make it to the festivals or just want to catch their favourite acts more than once. A large number
For those Bloc Party fans who can’t make it to Falls Festival or Southbound or just want to see the band more than once, you’re in luck because the Brits have announced a handful of headline shows. Bloc Party will play two sideshows in Melbourne and Sydney in early January at The Forum and Enmore
Bloc Party fans may have just been given a glimpse into what the band have in store for their upcoming Australian shows. The honorary Falls Festival and Southbound headliners have just played their first live gig in over two years, trotting out a brand new lineup and some new tunes to boot. Taking the stage
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,
Bloc Party recently let slip that they’ve started recording their fifth studio album, and now it seems the UK outfit have given fans a cryptic glance into what they’ve been cooking up. In a bizarre 23-second video posted on their official Facebook page overnight, the band has offered a murky look at what could be
It seems we’ll be getting an entirely different Bloc Party lineup on their next record with the band now only half of what it used to be. 10 years after the release of their breakthrough record Silent Alarm bassist Gordon Moakes confirmed that he has officially left the band. Moakes took to his other band
Bloc Party frontman Kele Okereke has confirmed the UK outfit are making a new album and have already begun recording. Okereke broke the news on triple j this afternoon, confirming the band are “at the writing slash recording stage” and have about 18 ideas to work with. He said they hope to lay those ideas
Bloc Party frontman Kele Okereke is set to return to Australia for a solo tour in March, backed by material from his second solo album, Trick, released in October. Kele was last in Australia for Perth’s Circo Festival II, during which he took time out to play sideshows with some of his fellow festival acts
With British indie-rock faves Bloc Party again on “hiatus”, enigmatic frontman Kelechukwu “Kele” Okereke has recorded another solo album, Trick, succeeding 2010’s The Boxer. Trick finds Okereke, now a committed DJ, venturing deeper into underground house, garage and bass, with the music elevated by his soulful vocals. Mind, he’s also recruited singers Yasmin, herself a