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Posted 3 Jul 2012 @ 8:32am
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This year marks the 20th anniversary of Falls Music And Arts Festival at Lorne, and the tenth anniversary of the festival in Marion Bay. And to celebrate, an all-star first lineup announcement has just been revealed.

 

Leading the charge with the stellar first announcement are Beach House, Best Coast, Boy And Bear, Coolio, Sampology presents A Falls Anniversary Live AV Show,...

Posted 22 Nov 2011 @ 5:35pm
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These days, The Flaming Lips are all about taking things to the logical extreme. 24-hour song aside, this is none more evident than that of their live show. Before their festival-closing set at Harvest on the Saturday prior, I had only read about the majesty of The Flaming Lips live set. Space bubble, confetti, confetti, confetti, giant vaginas - it all seems pretty impressive on paper, but no...

Posted 22 Nov 2011 @ 5:20pm
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Harvest's luscious venue and intriguing layout were unlike any other festival. The sun rays beamed upon the stunning green fields and ignited them with an irresistible energy. As you strolled from one stage to the next, you were greeted by dazzling art installations and the inclusion of The Campfire Stage (featuring acts such as comedian Dave Callan) along with the vaudeville-styled Le Boudoir...

Posted 15 Nov 2011 @ 11:39am
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In an interview with a fashion reporter in April this year, Sonic youth bassist and singer Kim Gordon nominated Kurt Vile’s record Childish Prodigy as her greatest guilty pleasure. “Guilty because I listen to it too much,” she said.

 

It’s a sentiment that sums up the reaction to the Philadelphian indie rocker perfectly. Since the release of his latest record, Smoke Ring for My...

Posted 11 Nov 2011 @ 12:01pm
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With only one more sleep to go, it's safe to say we're all in the grips of Harvest Presents: the Gathering excitement. It's important to not let this excitement obscure travel plans, and a friendly update from the Harvest folks has laid out the most optimal travel plans.

 

The update from the official Harvest Facebook page reads as follows:

 

"If you intend on...

Posted 10 Nov 2011 @ 10:10am
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There are enigmatic bands, and then there's Portishead. Lead singer Beth Gibbons is a presence so shy she borders on the ethereal, hiding behind a curtain of blonde hair and delivering vocals that are at turns harsh and haunting. The Bristol trio record intermittently, leaving a gap of more than a decade between their last two albums, and tour only when they feel...

Posted 8 Nov 2011 @ 11:45am
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It's not surprising these days to find artists exploring various alternative ways of distributing their music to the public. What is surprising, however, is that oft-worshipped Oklahoman outfit The Flaming Lips have taken the notion beyond the ridiculous, having just released a 24-hour song on a USB hard drive. Thing is, the hard drive itself is encased in a genuine human fucking skull,...

Posted 28 Sep 2011 @ 2:33pm
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It's been a fruitful day in terms of sideshow announcements, with The Flaming Lips pulling a welcome surprise move in announcing a Harvest Presents Melbourne sideshow.

 

The mighty F'Lips have been one of the most loved live acts to grace Australian shores, which they have done so frequently over...

Posted 7 Sep 2011 @ 9:34am
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One of the most critically acclaimed outfits of the past decade, Brooklyn's TV On The Radio, have revealed they will be making an appearance at the inaugural Harvest Presents: The Gathering.

 

The band's Facebook page has preceded any official announcement, listing appearances at all three...

Posted 12 Aug 2011 @ 9:24am
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Hear ye! Hear ye! Harvest is a one day outdoor music and arts festival taking place this November and they're currently seeking proposals for ideas and installations to enhance their festival.

 

Think about all the things that you want from a festival and suggest it. Why not? In the words of John Farnham – you're the voice (I went there).
 
Harvest will offer...

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