Splendour In The Grass 2015 Sideshows

Gig Reviews

MØ, Elliphant – Melbourne, The Corner Hotel 28/07/15

Australian audiences have had a roller coaster of a week. A stage crashing fan in Sydney was shown who’s boss last week, copping a beating from Earl Sweatshirt and Trash Talk’s Garrett when he rushed the boys mid-song. We were given a better rap after our efforts at Splendour in the Grass, with authorities and […]

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Mark Ronson – Sydney, Hordern Pavilion 28/07/15

Mark Ronson’s Splendour in the Grass sideshow was a who’s who of this year’s hottest Australian acts. Opening the night was Jones Jnr, who only this month released their first EP Step on Sleep, bringing a refreshingly unique sound. Their part hip-hop, part soul, part gospel groove might come across as a bar set too […]

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Death Cab For Cutie – Melbourne, 170 Russell 26/07/15

There’s something about the music of Death Cab for Cutie that makes it a perfect match for a bitterly cold winter evening. It’s as if the songs somehow project the picturesque but rainswept climate of their Seattle origin. It seemed fitting that as Death Cab took the stage at a sold-out 170 Russell in on […]

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The Wombats, Circa Waves – Sydney, Hordern Pavilion 27/7/15

You know it’s the Monday after Splendour when there’s a guy on someone’s shoulders still waving a gumboot around in the air – we get it, no one’s quite ready to let the weekend go. Thankfully, The Wombats were more than happy to keep the party alive for a few short hours more. “Sydney, my […]

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Years & Years, Panama – Sydney, Metro Theatre 26/07/15

“This is just so nuts!” Olly Alexander is perhaps the most adorable rock star in the world. Not only has the kid got a serious set of pipes. He’s got the moves. Like really got the moves. I mean, when layers of clothing start coming off after the first song, it’s always a good sign. […]

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