Music festivals Splendour In The Grass and The Falls Festival are capitalising on the Australian invasion of Austin for this year’s South By Southwest festival by putting on a Secret Sounds-presented showcase in the Texan music hub, dropping hints about possible lineups for festivals later in the year. FasterLouder reports, a similar SXSW party was
UPDATE 28/04/14: Three major new acts added to the Splendour 2014 lineup including Childish Gambino — full details here! UPDATE 23/04/14: The full Splendour In The Grass 2014 lineup has been announced! Full details here. UPDATE 19/04/14 6pm AEST: A Splendour headliner has leaked details of their appearance at this year’s festival! More details here.
The annual BBC guide to music’s next big thing has been unveiled with Chicago native Chance The Rapper, soul-singing Londoner Sampha and Swedish-Australian twin sisters Miranda and Elektra Kilbey of Say Lou Lou among the 15 names announced for the BBC Sound of 2014 longlist. The list is compiled each year by a panel of