“There aren’t these fat cat tycoons sitting in board rooms snorting cocaine at lunchtime, thinking about how they can rinse artists of all their dignity”
The Naked and Famous
Get up close and personal with The Naked And Famous
Their first live shows in the country since 2014.
Living the dream…
En route to the Maitland leg of Groovin The Moo 2014, I was sure I knew what the biggest mission of the day would be. The organisers just always seem to get it right: some solid international acts interspersed between seasoned Aussie festival acts, and those up-and-comers that Triple J listeners would be all too
Auckland synth-rockers The Naked and Famous, recently here for Big Day Out, have announced a series of Australian headline shows to coincide with their dates on the forthcoming Groovin The Moo 2014 tour this April and May, playing venues in Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, and Sydney. According to the band’s Facebook page, their Australian headline tour
New York City’s Governors Ball has just dropped its lineup announcement for the 2014 instalment of the festival and it’s a corker – apart from the previously announced Outkast, this year’s festivities will be graced by Jack White, The Strokes, Vampire Weekend, Phoenix and TV on the Radio. Wowzers. If that wasn’t enough for you,
Canadian indie darlings Arcade Fire, histrionic space rockers Muse and reunited hip hop crew Outkast will headline the 2014 Coachella Festival, joining a strong Aussie contingent of Flume, Jagwar Ma, Empire Of The Sun, The Preatures, Flight Facilities and Anna Lunoe. NZ’s Lorde and The Naked And Famous join their Antipodean kin on the lineup.
With a brand new album on the way and a run of headlining tour dates planned, things are pretty hectic within The Naked And Famous camp, but founding member Thom Powers was nevertheless happy to take some time to chat with Music Feeds about the band’s long-awaited second studio album, tour prep and everything in
Snoop Dogg, Major Lazer and The Lumineers and stacks more – details here!
It seems now that every week there is a dispute between bands. However, this time round there is some actual substance to the feud. Machine Gun Kelly, an American rapper who is currently gaining rapid support from the underground American rap scene, has been pulled up by New Zealand indie-pop group The Naked And Famous,
It’s been a big year for break-out Kiwi outfit The Naked and Famous, whose meteoric rise following the release of their September 2010 debut album Aggressive You/Passive Me has garnered predictions that they might just be the biggest thing to come out of the land of the long white cloud for quite some time. Nicholas