Now in its ninth year, Golden Plains feels more ritual than festival. Arrange convoy, stock up on tinnies, argue about where to camp and then, finally, arrive to remember you forgot at least a few vital items. But once the tents are up and you stop lamenting about how bad your campsite is compared to
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triple j have released a short film, of sorts, detailing a top-secret meeting which took place between Breakfast hosts Matt Okine and Alex Dyson, and 40 notable triple j acts including the likes of Lorde, Skrillex and Diplo, to write “the ultimate triple j Hottest 100 song”. The clip shows the unlikely bunch, which also
The 2015 lineup for world music festival WOMADelaide is now a little bit more worldly, with big-name acts such as Ireland’s Sinead O’Connor, North America’s Sharon Van Etten, Swedish folk duo First Aid Kit and Australia’s own Robert Forster with Jherek Bischoff & The Zephyr Quartet being added to the festival program. The Adelaide event,
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Sisterly folk duo First Aid Kit, who recently played Byron Bay’s Splendour In The Grass, have performed a sterling cover of Jack White’s Love Interruption live on triple j‘s Like A Version covers program. Love Interruption is taken from White’s debut solo album Blunderbuss, which was released in 2012. Prior to performing their Jack White
First Aid Kit‘s musical roots grow from American country luminaries like Cash and Parsons. It’s a fact they bear proudly, and there’s something about their remodelling of the genre that brings a fresh energy to the genre. Sisters Johanna and Klara took to Melbourne’s Hi-Fi stage in front of a glimmering gold backdrop, dressed in
First Aid Kit (aka. Swedish sisters Johanna and Klara Söderberg) have come a long way since they began uploading videos to their YouTube channel in 2008. In six years, they’ve released three albums and gone from being a twee indie-country duo to an established act with a purposeful vision, and at their Splendour in the
First Aid Kit’s Stay Gold is a compelling argument for indie artists to sign to a major label. Melancholic Swedes Johanna and Klara Soderberg have grasped the opportunities that such a move can provide firmly with both hands, drafting in a 13-piece orchestra for their third LP. The album’s instrumentation is just beautiful. The sisters’
Having already sold out their first Splendour sideshow in Melbourne, Swedish sisters First Aid Kit have announced a new Melbourne date at the The Hi Fi on Wednesday, 30th July. Sisters Klara and Johanna Söderberg will be touring their new album Stay Gold. The ethereal folk-country duo toured Australia back in 2012 when high demand
When Swedish sisters Klara and Johanna Söderberg, who write, record, play, and tour together as the ethereal folk-country duo First Aid Kit, toured Australia back in 2012, high demand saw their Melbourne performance moved to a larger venue, and now they’re coming back to capitalise. While in the country to play as part of the
Returning to Australia this March, First Aid Kit with their woodsy, folk-influenced songs and warm vocal harmonies have moved their sold-out Northcote Social Club show to The Corner Hotel to cater to their rapidly expanding fan base. The Swedish sister duo have caused quite a stir since 2008. Their forthcoming record The Lion’s Roar is due out January 27 and already has been named