Splendour In The Grass 2014 Sideshows

Gig Reviews

Ben Howard – Melbourne, The Palais Theatre 30/07/14

Punters were steadily filing into the grand Palais Theatre as it filled with the crisp and confident tones of Englishman Nick Mulvey. The folk singer-songwriter treated the appreciative audience to a completely acoustic set of his best material, expertly looping sections of music to create a marvellously full sound. Following Mulvey, the eager audience began […]

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First Aid Kit – Melbourne, The Hi-Fi 30/07/14

First Aid Kit’s musical roots grow from American country luminaries like Cash and Parsons. It’s a fact they bear proudly, and there’s something about their remodelling of the genre that brings a fresh energy to the genre. Sisters Johanna and Klara took to Melbourne’s Hi-Fi stage in front of a glimmering gold backdrop, dressed in […]

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First Aid Kit – Sydney, Metro Theatre 29/07/14

First Aid Kit (aka. Swedish sisters Johanna and Klara S√∂derberg) have come a long way since they began uploading videos to their YouTube channel in 2008. In six years, they’ve released three albums and gone from being a twee indie-country duo to an established act with a purposeful vision, and at their Splendour in the […]

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Metronomy – Sydney, Metro Theatre 28/07/14

Metronomy may still be riding the waves of the ripple effect from The English Riviera but they are a prime example of a live outfit that can and will out-play their recordings. Successfully melding older tunes together with current album Love Letters, the British electro-pop group captivated everyone from Metro floor to balcony. We were […]

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