On the 29th of December thousands of cheerful and eager campers piled into an assortment of cars, minivans, Winnebagos and trucks on their way to the famous Peat’s Ridge sustainable music and arts festival.
Peats Ridge 2009
Diafrix have pushed past their status as Melbourne’s ‘next big thing’ and are starting to build a massive cult following nationally thanks to massive community radio support and a growing reputation as one of the most amazing live acts in the country.
The arts and theatre program for Peats Ridge 2009 is filled to the brim with every type of visual and aesthetic ecstasy you can imagine.
When the social, political and economic nature of the world seems to crumble in an ongoing struggle to find balance, it is important to have a voice shining a light for the people.
Well it’s almost that time of the year again. Sure, there’s that whole Christmas thing coming up (as I’m sure you’ll be aware from the obscene amount of advertising already flooding your senses day in, day out), but for lovers of music late December really means something completely different.
Kid Sam are two similarly named cousins from Melbourne, Kieran and Kishore Ryan. Their music carries with it a unique aesthetic that draws on elements of post rock and ambiance, with themes of violence, romance and the politics of the everyday.
Funk fans down under get ready to witness the Mountain Mocha Kilimanjaro live experience as the serious Saitama six-piece embark on a run of dates across Australia that include Woodford Festival, Peats Ridge Festival, Sydney Festival, Mona Foma and The Basement.
Lamb, the UK’s finest trip-hop duo excited their fans when they signaled an end to their five year hiatus, announcing their reformation in early ’09 for a series of summer festivals and one-off live shows.
The organisers of the Peat’s Ridge Festival have announced the first round of acts