Laneway Festival 2015

  • Laneway Festival 2015 – Melbourne, 07/02/15
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    Laneway Festival 2015 – Melbourne, 07/02/15

    Footscray isn’t necessarily the first place you think of when looking for culture. Perhaps better known for best-of editions of The Footy Show’s “Street Talk” than underground arts, the unassuming suburb by the river nevertheless put on a display to be remembered with Saturday’s 2015 edition of St Jerome’s Laneway Festival. The crowds braved the

  • Watch Flight Facilities & Vic Mensa’s Laneway Festival Mashup
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    Watch Flight Facilities & Vic Mensa’s Laneway Festival Mashup

    Down To Earth duo Flight Facilities hooked up with Down On My Luck rapper Vic Mensa at the Sydney leg of Laneway Festival, and masterfully reworked their two respective tracks into one, with Mensa on the mic. Thankfully for anyone who missed Flight Facilities’ set, footage of the Down On My Luck / Down To

  • Watch Laneway Punters Pretend To Know Fake Bands
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    Watch Laneway Punters Pretend To Know Fake Bands

    Jimmy Kimmel, eat your heart out. Or get your lawyers out. Some cluey Singaporeans pranksters have had a whole heap of fun at Laneway Festival this year, gentling coercing Laneway attendees into admitting that they know of bands which actually, in all honesty, have never existed. “Inspired” by Kimmel’s Lie Witness News segment, the Project

  • Vic Mensa: “I Feel Very Fortunate To Be Alive”
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    Vic Mensa: “I Feel Very Fortunate To Be Alive”

    In Orange Soda, the first solo single on Vic Mensa’s 2013 INNANETAPE mix tape, he makes a reference to one of his influences, Nas. “Be twenty before I know it. I’m trying to write my Illmatic.” The song is about Mensa’s desperation for success and desire for recognition. Though he’s been making music since he

  • Music Feeds LIVE: Perfect Pussy Streaming This Wednesday
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    Music Feeds LIVE: Perfect Pussy Streaming This Wednesday

    Syracuse noise rascals Perfect Pussy are in town for Laneway Festival 2015, taking their brand of lo-fi hardcore punk around the country for the very first time. Luckily, the group are taking some time out from a hectic tour schedule for a live-streamed interview with Music Feeds. Fronted by the palpable energy of frontwoman Meredith

  • Peter Bibby Talks Going Solo, US Tours And Laneway Festival
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    Peter Bibby Talks Going Solo, US Tours And Laneway Festival

    His scratchy vocals and slacker drawl have earned him comparisons to Bob Dylan and Courtney Barnett, but Melbourne singer-songwriter Peter Bibby is steadily forging his own path. Since tearing up Perth stages in Frozen Ocean and Fucking Teeth, Bibby split to Melbourne and recorded his debut solo album, Butcher/Hairstylist/Beautician, released late last year to critical

  • Laneway Festival 2015 – Brisbane Showgrounds, 31/01/15
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    Laneway Festival 2015 – Brisbane Showgrounds, 31/01/15

    Temperatures have soared and lineups have dropped — summer festival season is well and truly here. After humble beginnings in the back lanes of Melbourne a decade ago, St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival has grown into an international event, as well as arguably becoming one of the most anticipated and acclaimed music festivals in Australia this

  • Highasakite, Japanese Wallpaper – Sydney, Metro Theatre 27/01/15
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    Highasakite, Japanese Wallpaper – Sydney, Metro Theatre 27/01/15

    It’s a determined crowd of people gathered at The Metro, and they’re clearly reluctant to let the festivities of the triple j Hottest 100 long weekend go. Who can blame them when their dedication is rewarded with such a stellar performance? Japanese Wallpaper kicks things off by taking everyone to a very happy place. With

  • Perfect Pussy: “People Should Hate Our Band”
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    Perfect Pussy: “People Should Hate Our Band”

    There’s seemingly not a great deal one can do in 23 minutes. You can get started on a couple of things, sure – cooking a meal, perhaps; or watching a movie. It’s a difficult task, however, to complete something – to achieve something – within such a short and specific time period. It’s done, however,

  • WIN: Tickets To Vic Mensa’s Laneway Festival Sideshows
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    WIN: Tickets To Vic Mensa’s Laneway Festival Sideshows

    Chicago rapper Vic Mensa is set to perform around the country as part of Laneway Festival‘s insanely good 2015 lineup. What’s more, the young hip hop MC is slated for Laneway sideshows in both Sydney and Melbourne, and we’ve got a double pass to each show ready to give away! Mensa’s two Laneway sideshows will

  • Sydney’s 2015 Laneway Festival Is Sold Out
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    Sydney’s 2015 Laneway Festival Is Sold Out

    The Sydney leg of the 2015 Laneway Festival has now completely sold out, with tickets still available in Brisbane, Adelaide and Fremantle, and limited tickets still up for grabs in Melbourne. The Australian iteration of Laneway 2015 will begin in Brisbane on Saturday, 31st January, and will wrap up in Fremantle on Sunday, 8th February.

  • Raury Shares New Song ‘Fly’, An Ode To The “Wrongfully Murdered”
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    Raury Shares New Song ‘Fly’, An Ode To The “Wrongfully Murdered”

    Atlanta rapper and singer Raury has released a new track, Fly, inspired by events in Ferguson, Missouri last year. In August last year, an 18-year-old black teen, Michael Brown, was fatally shot by police officer Darren Wilson. In November, a jury decided not to indict Wilson, causing public outcry from many, including musicians like Beyoncé

  • Laneway Festival Unveil Huge Official After Parties
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    Laneway Festival Unveil Huge Official After Parties

    Laneway Festival have announced some massive official after parties for those that want to kick on after the jam-packed main event. Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney will all get after parties, which among them feature DJ sets by Jungle (going by the name of Jung Le DJs), Violent Soho, Perfect Pussy, Mac DeMarco and more. Melbourne

  • Raury: “I Definitely Plan To Release The Best Album Of The Year”
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    Raury: “I Definitely Plan To Release The Best Album Of The Year”

    Atlanta’s alt-everything Raury Tullis has been heralded as a “next big thing” – and he has epic ambitions. In early 2014 the teen singer/rapper/guitarist/producer aired the psych-urban single God’s Whisper – a Cody ChestnuTTy variant on Jesus Walks – and, come August, followed with the album Indigo Child, available for free download. Imagine if Theophilus

  • Laneway Festival Grows With Five New Acts
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    Laneway Festival Grows With Five New Acts

    Laneway Festival 2015 just got even bigger. Five winners of this year’s triple j Unearthed competition have been added to the festival bill, with each act set to perform exclusively at individual legs of the festival. 17-year-old singer and producer Olivia McCarthy, aka JOY, has been added to the Brisbane leg of Laneway 2015. McCarthy

  • FKA twigs Announces Extra Laneway Festival Sideshows
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    FKA twigs Announces Extra Laneway Festival Sideshows

    After selling out both Laneway Festival sideshows in just hours, the high-in-demand FKA twigs has announced two more headlining gigs in Melbourne and Sydney. Both new dates will take place in the same venues as the sold-out shows, with the second gig at Melbourne’s 170 Russell taking place on Thursday, 29th January and Sydney’s Metro

  • Connan Mockasin Announces Laneway Festival Sideshows
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    Connan Mockasin Announces Laneway Festival Sideshows

    Connan Mockasin will play his first ever headlining gigs in Sydney and Melbourne when the New Zealand born psychedelic pop musician tours Australia as part of St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival 2015. The sideshows will take place on Wednesday, 4th February at the Goodgod Small Club in Sydney and Thursday, 5th February at Melbourne’s Howler. Mockasin

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