The Soundwave festival has come a long way from its humble origins as a one-day-only event on the far side of Australia. Since debuting in Perth all the way back in ’04, Soundwave has watched other music festivals come and go while it surged on to become one of the most anticipated annual music events
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Melbourne has just won the Sidewave lottery. In what promises to be a week bigger than AJ Maddah’s Twitter addiction, the good people at Soundwave have announced an orgy of shows kicking off on Monday, February 23rd and running right through til Friday, February 27th, with kickarse bands playing every single night of the week.
There are a buttload of bands on the Soundwave 2015 lineup and, let’s face it, you probably haven’t heard of half of them (unless you’re a bit like this guy). But that’s OK, because we’re here to introduce you to some of the lesser-known acts you may not have heard of, but might just enjoy,
The long-awaited second announce arrives!
Each of today’s Record Roundup artists occupy a league of their own in the great landscape of modern independent music. From Japanese five-piece Bo Ningen, to Toronto hardcore outfit Fucked Up, and from the always spritely Tune-Yards, to Oxfordshire four-piece Glass Animals. Bo Ningen – III One of the more acclaimed acts on the Big
For almost 10 years, Fucked Up have made a habit of conquering the world. The band, whose brutal honest and no-bullshit ethos even shines through their name, have announced shows in both Melbourne and Perth with peers O’Brother and The Dear Hunter. Fucked Up’s back catalogue is highly praised, but it’s their out-of-control live performance
Brisbane fans will be pleased to know hardcore band Fucked Up have added a date at Alhambra Lounge on Friday the 9th of December to their side show dates. The band will also play two shows in Melbourne and Sydney, as well as dates with the Foo Fighters over the next few weeks. Dance party
Hardcore punk band Fucked Up will play two sideshows while out here on tour with the Foo Fighters later this year. The two shows have been squeezed in while they’re in Sydney and Melbourne. Fucked Up join the line-up of charismatic and mischievous frontmen with Damian ‘Pink Eyes’ Abraham generally exploding with energy on stage
Sunny surf pop enthusiast Wavves, aka Nathan Williams may be collaborating with Odd Future. The rumour comes as Williams releases details of a new EP confirmed to be involving Best Coast and Fucked Up. Williams having added to the initial Tweeted announcement that the release would feature one other contributor that, and I quote, ‘will
The news of the death of Osama Bin Laden has reverberated around the music world in a kind of microcosm echoing the wider emotion/suspicion/incredulity (delete according to ideological bent) caused by the announcement on Monday, May 2.
Noisy surf fellows Wavves are putting together a new EP, their first release of substance since their King Of The Beach album of 2010. Pitchfork gets a bit excited about a series of Tweets from Wavves frontman Nathan Williams, who writes that the prospective EP has “no title yet but t’ll come out this summer
It’s about time someone came up with a decent rock opera, frankly. And who better to step up than Canadian hardcore punks Fucked Up ? The six-piece’s new album, a bona fide rock opera, comes out on June 7, and is entitled David Comes To Life.