Laneway 2014 Sideshows

  • Savages – Metro Theatre, Sydney 05/02/14
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    Savages – Metro Theatre, Sydney 05/02/14

    Jehnny Beth, frontwoman of London-based post-punk group Savages, is a marionette. She moves from her shoulders, her arms swooping around her torso, and her weighted wrists rise in quick, sharp motions as though pulled by a string. Yet Beth isn’t controlled by anyone else. She’s moved by sound, the physicality of each passing moment, and

  • Youth Lagoon – Oxford Art Factory, Sydney 30/01/14
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    Youth Lagoon – Oxford Art Factory, Sydney 30/01/14

    It’s always difficult to imagine a bedroom artist bringing their creation to life on the live stage. However, Youth Lagoon had no problem at the Oxford Art Factory taking shelter in the comfort of a small stage which he used to exert his mythical soundscapes upon the crowd. Youth Lagoon aka Trevor Powers is a

  • Cashmere Cat Announces Laneway Festival 2014 Sideshows
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    Cashmere Cat Announces Laneway Festival 2014 Sideshows

    Norwegian producer, DJ, and all-round lateral thinker Cashmere Cat has generated a considerable amount of buzz between his 2012 debut EP, Mirror Maru, his remix of Miguel’s Do You, and his acclaimed DJ appearances. He’s now announced two Laneway Festival 2014 sideshows. Cashmere Cat recently announced the release of his new Wedding Bells EP via

  • Kurt Vile & The Violators – Paradiso @ Town Hall, Sydney 22/01/14
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    Kurt Vile & The Violators – Paradiso @ Town Hall, Sydney 22/01/14

    “This is my favourite continent,” Kurt Vile said as he took to the stage on Wednesday night. And he’s proving it with just under a month in the country under his belt, playing Sydney Festival dates this month with his band The Violators and then Laneway simply as ‘Kurt Vile’. A converted Town Hall, rebranded

  • Jagwar Ma – Metro Theatre, Sydney 17/01/14
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    Jagwar Ma – Metro Theatre, Sydney 17/01/14

    For a band with only one album to their name, Jagwar Ma are loaded with good tunes. It’s an opinion backed by former Oasis frontman, Noel Gallagher, who said last year that Howlin, the debut album from the Australian duo, could defeat the imperial forces. For the duration of their set, the entire room pulsed

  • Warpaint Announce “Secret” Laneway 2014 Sideshow
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    Warpaint Announce “Secret” Laneway 2014 Sideshow

    To celebrate the release of their self-titled sophomore album today, LA’s Warpaint have announced a very special Laneway 2014 sideshow date to be held in a secret location in Sydney. The show is set to take place in an “eerie yet beautiful” location, somewhere in the inner western suburbs of Sydney on Wednesday, 5th February,

  • Youth Lagoon Announces Laneway Festival 2014 Sideshows
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    Youth Lagoon Announces Laneway Festival 2014 Sideshows

    US dream-pop impressionist Youth Lagoon has announced a run of sideshows to coincide with his appearance at Laneway Festival 2014. Playing shows in Sydney and Melbourne, this will be Youth Lagoon’s first Australian appearance since the release of sophomore LP, Wondrous Bughouse. Critically lauded for his heady take on psychedelic pop, with lyrics dealing with

  • XXYYXX Announces Laneway Festival 2014 Sideshows
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    XXYYXX Announces Laneway Festival 2014 Sideshows

    The next round of good news to come from the folks at Laneway Festival 2014 has now arrived, informing us that key feature XXYYXX will be embarking on a run of headlining dates, sharing the love between Melbourne and Sydney. Internationally recognised as an act you will kick yourself for missing, XXYYXX is widely viewed

  • Earl Sweatshirt, Danny Brown And Run The Jewels Announce Laneway Festival Sideshows
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    Earl Sweatshirt, Danny Brown And Run The Jewels Announce Laneway Festival Sideshows

    Soon-to-be St Jerome’s Laneway Festival 2014 participants Earl Sweatshirt, Danny Brown and Run The Jewels have announced that they will be sidetracking from their Laneway commitments as a collective to embark on the sideshow of all sideshows. The small crowd of buzzworthy rappers will be peddling their wares in both Sydney and Melbourne for two

  • Mount Kimbie Announce Laneway Festival 2014 Sideshows
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    Mount Kimbie Announce Laneway Festival 2014 Sideshows

    Touring off the seemingly unstoppable momentum of their latest full-length release, Cold Spring Fault Less Youth, forward-thinking UK EDM duo Mount Kimbie will be chasing up their Laneway Festival 2014 dates with performances in Sydney and Melbourne. Part of the new generation of Warped Records artists, Dominic Maker and Kai Campos first met at London’s

  • Cass McCombs Announces Laneway Festival 2014 Sideshow Dates
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    Cass McCombs Announces Laneway Festival 2014 Sideshow Dates

    There’s nothing like a little singer-songwriter action for your Thursday morning, with American traveller Cass McCombs locking in Australian sideshow dates while he’s in town to play the 2014 installment of Laneway Festival. McCombs grew up in California but has been somewhat of a nomad ever since, taking his unique brand of rock slash folk

  • Kurt Vile Announces Laneway Festival 2014 Sideshow Dates
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    Kurt Vile Announces Laneway Festival 2014 Sideshow Dates

    Kurt Vile & The Violators are heading to Australian shores, and they won’t just be playing Laneway Festival 2014 and a pair of shows for Sydney Festival, but two freshly announced headlining gigs in Melbourne. Whew! The first Sydney Festival date will see the full band playing Sydney Town Hall, while punters will be treated

  • Drenge Announce Laneway Festival 2014 Sideshow Dates
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    Drenge Announce Laneway Festival 2014 Sideshow Dates

    They’re already locked in for Laneway Festival 2014 and now English duo Drenge have confirmed sideshows for their maiden voyage Down Under. Brothers Eoin and Rory Loveless today announced they’ll be bringing their low-fi rock ‘n’ roll to a pair of headlining dates in Sydney and Melbourne. Already winning famous fans like fellow Northerners Arctic

  • Parquet Courts Announce First-Ever Headlining Australian Tour Dates
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    Parquet Courts Announce First-Ever Headlining Australian Tour Dates

    Today is the day for all things Laneway Festival sideshow, and New York-via-Texas outfit Parquet Courts are no exception, announcing that they too will be getting their headline tour on while visiting our fine country. The quartet are the cream of the hipper-than-hip Brooklyn crop, who got the hype machine into full swing with the

  • Jagwar Ma Announce Headlining Tour Dates Around Laneway Festival
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    Jagwar Ma Announce Headlining Tour Dates Around Laneway Festival

    Sydney psychedelic rockers Jagwar Ma are the latest outfit to announce sideshows around their appearance at the 2014 Laneway Festival, with the trio today dropping the all-important tour dates where they’ll be doing their own headlining shows. The trio are getting in a little early ahead of their Laneway dates, with Gabriel Winterfield, Jono Ma

  • King Krule Announces Laneway Festival 2014 Sideshow Dates
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    King Krule Announces Laneway Festival 2014 Sideshow Dates

    One of this year’s biggest winners in music would have to be the genre-bending King Krule, which makes his involvement in next year’s St Jerome’s Laneway Festival all the more exciting, and today Krule has unveiled his own itinerary for the tour with two headlining tour dates. Since the release of his stunning debut 6

  • Daughter To Play In Churches For Laneway 2014 Sideshows
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    Daughter To Play In Churches For Laneway 2014 Sideshows

    London trio Daughter are returning to our shores for Laneway Festival next February and they’re also the latest band to join the Heavenly Sounds bandwagon, which sees artists getting their gig on in churches and cathedrals. The series has been having some great success, with 2013 seeing sold out tours from Laura Marling, Seeker Lover

  • Savages Announce Laneway Festival Sideshows, January 2014
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    Savages Announce Laneway Festival Sideshows, January 2014

    Now armed with their latest full-length record Silence Yourself, UK all-girl post-punk outfit Savages will be heading Down Under early 2014 as part of the Laneway festivities as well as a cheeky run of their own headlining shows. Savages were one of the first bands to announce themselves for Laneway, sorta, so it’s only fair

  • CHVRCHES Laneway Festival Sideshow Tour Dates Announced
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    CHVRCHES Laneway Festival Sideshow Tour Dates Announced

    Scottish electro pop act CHVRCHES are heading back our way to tour with Laneway Festival 2014 but if you can’t make it to the festival – or you just want a little extra from the outfit while they’re in town – we got some good news for you in the form of two sideshows. CHVRCHES

  • Frightened Rabbit Announce Laneway Festival 2014 Sideshow Dates
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    Frightened Rabbit Announce Laneway Festival 2014 Sideshow Dates

    Scotland’s favourite sons Frightened Rabbit are making the most of their return Down Under for Laneway Festival next year, sidetracking from the boutique event to headline their own run of tour dates in Sydney and Melbourne. It’s clear that Frightened Rabbit have a soft spot for Aussies, and the feeling is obviously returned given that

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