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Fact: Geminis feed off sass.
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LA crooner BANKS has added her soulful vox to a rework of Chet Faker’s original tune 1998, and there’s no way that could possibly go wrong. The single, which first appeared on Faker’s 2014 record Built On Glass, retains all of its original chillaxed vibes and synth-laced grooves, but the addition of BANKS’s raspy lady
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
The power of hype can be at once heaven-sent and a devilish omen. Artists are often unwittingly tasked with not only living up to a name others have made for them, but also exceeding those lofty expectations. One would assume that pressure is heightened even more so when you are explicitly labelled “one to watch”.
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
We’ve got a whole new batch of Laneway Festival 2015 Sideshows that have been announced today, with east coast headline shows scheduled for many of the exciting acts named on the Laneway Festival 2015 lineup. Acclaimed LA native Banks will play just one headline show in Sydney, the charismatic Mac DeMarco will play extra shows
BBC Radio 1 and its DJ Zane Lowe have been tasked with curating a brand new soundtrack for the 2011 Ryan Gosling film Drive, and acts like Chvrches, Banks, SBTRKT and Bring Me The Horizon are amongst its contributors. Each of the artists will be creating brand new songs for the project, Radio 1 Rescores:
Californian chanteuse Banks has experienced an ascent to rival that of Lana Del Rey. In 2014 she reigns over the blogosphere, courted by popdom and the fashion industry, even before unveiling an album. But a singular musical mystique has ensured her authenticity is never subject to scrutiny. The psychology grad has channeled self-taught musical chops
Blogosphere queen has early 2015 shows “in the works”!
Tastemaking music database Hype Machine has compiled a special half-year Music Blog Zeitgeist, listing the most-blogged artists of 2014 thus far and giving music fans a hint as to who they should look out for over the coming months. One of those artists is Melbourne’s hirsute electronic impressionist, Chet Faker. Faker, whose debut album Built
Music identification service Shazam have released their annual list of star predictions for 2014, with the media company revealling that it expects Dutch DJ Martin Garrix, actress Lucy Hale, and Australia’s own singer-songwriter Vance Joy to make it big in the New Year. Also on the company’s list is Los Angeles-based performer Banks, Island Jam
The annual BBC guide to music’s next big thing has been unveiled with Chicago native Chance The Rapper, soul-singing Londoner Sampha and Swedish-Australian twin sisters Miranda and Elektra Kilbey of Say Lou Lou among the 15 names announced for the BBC Sound of 2014 longlist. The list is compiled each year by a panel of