Co-founder of the iconic Sonic Youth, Lee Ranaldo, is headed to Australia with his band in tow for two solo performances in Sydney and Brisbane respectively before then heading to Melbourne to join the bill at this year’s Melbourne Festival, which also boasts fellow/former Sonic Youth member Thurston Moore. Lee Ranaldo will be here on
Melbourne Festival 2012
It was only last month that Music Feeds reported on Sonic Youth member Thurston Moore starting up a new band named Chelsea Light Moving. Now in addition to his own band, Moore has joined the ranks of black metal band Twilight. As reported by Diffuser, Twilight founding member Blake Judd expressed his elation and astonishment
Musical statesman Stephen William Bragg, more commonly known as Billy Bragg, is headed our way in a couple of months for the 2012 instalment of the Melboourne Festival. However, not content with just making two appearances at the festival, Bragg will be sticking around for a 6-stop national tour that does include SA & WA.
For 17 days in October since 1986, Melbourne Festival has built a reputation for providing quality musical talent in one of the most inspiring, creative atmospheres. The 2012 instalment will be no different, with a well-pieced-together lineup of current musicians, as well as many strong favourites.