New Zealand pop sensation Lorde has confessed that when she received the call asking her to fill in at this year’s Splendour In The Grass following American crooner Frank Ocean‘s eleventh hour cancellation, she’d never actually heard of the festival. Lorde has told Pedestrian.tv in an exclusive interview that she received a text asking her
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The habitually aesthetically pleasing Haim have returned to our screens with the latest music video for their current single The Wire. The sister act have tried their hand at the comedy narrative clip this time round, and with a little push in the right direction from a certain member of The Lonely Island, they may
After adding the final touches to the release while in Sydney, LA crew Haim have now slapped an official release date on their hotly anticipated debut album, Days Are Gone, revealing the tracklist in the process. The release has been given the Australian release date of Friday, 27th September with pre-orders available right now. So
The festival gods smiled upon Splendour In The Grass for a third consecutive day, delivering blue skies and warm weather for a pleasant morning. The opening group of bands delivered the tightest choice thus far – a toss up between PVT, The Growl and The Jungle Giants. Seasoned local experimental trio PVT felt like the
It’s hard to imagine a band capable of gathering the support of not just the local industry, but the international one, taking to the stages of Glastonbury festival and touring from city to city, country to country all before the release of their first album. But homegrown heroes Jagwar Ma have done it. With their
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Our first day wrap-up is right here! On the way into Splendour In The Grass day two, we were tipped off that Gaz from Yacht Club DJs lost a bet that he’d have to carry a guitar onstage to Twinsy lead singer, Michael, if he broke a string. No nudity, unfortunately, but it didn’t matter,
If you missed out on tickets to this year’s Splendour In The Grass, don’t fret. Virgin Mobile are streaming The Best Of The Fest, highlights from this year’s SITG festival for your viewing and listening pleasure. Catch only the best of the best acts of this year’s festival including Empire of the Sun, Birds of
The first full day of Splendour In The Grass seemed like it was going to be a ridiculous affair from the outset: the weather was being an elusive character, hinting at a perfect festival day, yet it only took a few sludgy steps into the cesspool of brown gloop to realise the day was going
Splendour In The Grass organisers have today announced that 16-year-old singer-songwriter Lorde will be joining the festival’s lineup, filling the gap left by New Orleanian crooner Frank Ocean after he was forced to cancel his entire Australian tour due to illness. Lorde is on her way to Australia from her native New Zealand right now,
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It’s finally the most magical time of winter – Splendour In The Grass time, where all of our favourite local and international acts converge on North Byron Parklands for a weekend of live music goodness. Most of the bands are in Australia already, so we thought we’d check out what they’ve been up to… Rock
Your favourite indie pop quintet Passion Pit are heading back to our shores for Splendour In The Grass this weekend and if you’re gonna be stuck at home on the couch, we’ve got just the thing to cheer you up – a double pass for both Passion Pit sideshows in Melbourne and Sydney. Michael Angelakos
Oh, all that anticipation, all that drama, all those random guesses at bands that never had any real chance of coming through, it’s all come down to this. triple j have spilled the details on the news we’re guessing they’ve been holding onto since day 1, finally revealing the Splendour In The Grass Mystery Band
UPDATE: The Splendour In The Grass mystery band has FINALLY been revealed! The Splendour In The Grass mystery band plot thickened ever further recently when current front-runners for the gig, Alt-J (∆), made a twitter post that has all but confirmed their appearance in Byron Bay. Alt-J (∆)’s twitter post reads, “Anyone know what the
Native Radelaidians, or anyone else making the pilgrimage to South Oz for the upcoming Spin Off Festival, can rejoice, for your timetable has now been revealed and it’s time to get highlighting. You’ll notice that with just two tables, this will be a lot easier to organise for you and your friends than its sister
With their appearance at Splendour In The Grass now just a few sleeps away, Brisbane’s The Jungle Giants have officially announced their forthcoming full-length studio debut Learn To Exist. With a release date of 30th August, the record won’t be yours by the weekend, but presales are now available. Two radio-favourites from the band will
All sideshows have been cancelled after advice from immigration solicitors.
It’s been only a matter of hours since Kings Of Leon released their thoroughly underwhelming new single Supersoaker, but it’s already managed to piss off Wavves main man Nathan Williams. The chillwaver has lost his chill on Twitter, accusing KOL of ripping his band off. William’s pointed out just how bizarre the selection of track
More fuel has been added to the Splendour In The Grass “Mystery B∆nd” fire today, with just a few ambiguous characters spilled during a Reddit Q&A session revealing a new clue to the identity of the as-yet unknown band. Alt-J drummer and all-around triangle lover Thom Green was conducting a Reddit AMA (ask me anything)