By all reports Mikey had a pretty good day, but he doesn’t pull any punches with this review of the Melbourne leg of St Jerome’s Laneway Festival.
St. Jerome's Laneway Festival 2010
Echo fans across Australia have been dealt another blow today with further bad news, this time regarding their appearance at the Melbourne Laneway festival tomorrow.
Some bad news for Brisbane fans hoping to see UK outfit Echo & The Bunnymen at that leg of the national Laneway festival tour on Friday.
Fans of The xx, our time has come. The xx land in Australia this week! And just in time, Remote Control have released a swag of new stuff to feast your eyes and ears on.
Sometimes I wonder whether we’re too good to all you people out there in Internet land. Below you’ll find playing times for every Laneway festival across the country.
It’s the final countdown. With the first leg of the Laneway Festival kicking off next week, we have a final round of announcements to make.
After the incredible buzz surrounding the announcement of Daniel Johnston’s first ever tour of Australia as part of the 2010 Laneway Festival, and the release of his first new album in 8 years – Is and Always Was – punters in Melbourne and Sydney now have a very special opportunity to witness a headline show
Following the news that both the Sydney and Melbourne FLORENCE & THE MACHINE side shows sold out in hours (and with the Sydney Laneway Festival now sold out), the Laneway Festival have announced a second show at Sydney’s Metro Theatre and an upgrade to Melbourne’s Palace Theatre.
One of Liverpool’s most mysterious and talented exports, Echo & The Bunnymen will return to Australian shores in early 2010. Following the release of their tenth studio album THE FOUNTAIN, original members Ian McCulloch (aka Mac) and Will Sergeant will bring their enigmatic live show to the St Jerome’s Laneway Festival in Australia along with
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.
Hallelujah! Yes, 2010 will see the anticipated return of the Atlanta, Georgia natives, Black Lips. Aiming to trump the wild times had on their sold-out, inaugural Australian tour back in 2007, they’re bringing a whole lot more sweat and swagger – not mention the tracks off of their latest album, 200 Million Thousand.
Dance punk/indie rockers Hockey, hailing from Portland, Oregon will make their way to Australia for the first time to perform at the Laneway Festivals and headline shows in Sydney and Melbourne.
Sometimes once is not enough. Nothing beats the experience of watching your favourite band in a festival setting but some bands so are so great that they need their own stage, their own night.
Well Laneway have done it again. Following this year’s extravaganza led by post-mash-up maestro Girl Talk, the festival’s organsiers have gone ahead and set their sights high, pulling the legendary Echo & The Bunnymen to headline the festivites.