If you walked into Sydney’s Centennial Park as the gates opened for Listen Out 2015, you probably stepped over a few guys being wrestled to the ground and arrested by undercover cops. It wasn’t an ideal start for them, though it did send a pretty clear warning to everyone else — Police were out in
The ’boutique’ Listen Out festival signals the start of the party season, and 2015’s Melbourne instalment proved auspicious. Now in its third year, Listen Out found a new home, leaving the Observatory for St Kilda’s Catani Gardens — and, being above the foreshore and surrounded by palms, it had a carnival resort atmosphere. Inhaling salty
Perth-based collectives Metric and ICSSC are continuing their crusade to prove Soundwave promoter AJ Maddah, who proclaimed back in January that WA would soon be receiving “zero festivals,” wrong with their Circo Festival now boasting the likes of Ryan Hemsworth and L D R U. Following a wildly successful inaugural year in 2013, which saw
Canadian producer Ryan Hemsworth is fast making a name for himself worldwide, with his one-of-a-kind approach to hip hop and R&B wowing fans and tastemakers alike, and now he’s bringing his Ryan Must Be Destroyed tour Down Under for a series of shows this February and March. Hemsworth is a master of drum loops and
Secret Garden is all set to bring something a little green and a little quirky back to the fringes of Sydney in 2014, with The Rubens, Papa Vs Pretty and The Trouble with Templeton heading up the boutique festival favourite’s first lineup announcement of the bands and DJs set to rock your world come February.