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Posted 28 Dec 2012 @ 2:13pm

Like every year, 2012 was full of remarkable music on the local, national and global fronts. The Beat staff have ruffled through their record collections to find out which ten albums had the greatest significance on the past year.


10. Chromatics - Kill For Love



Posted 18 Dec 2012 @ 2:48pm

Grimes released a very good cassette called Geidi Primes. Then she released an album called Halfaxa. It was also very good. There are a lot of very good songs on both, but Grimes didn't play any of them tonight. That's ok, I suppose, because she played a few songs from what many people are calling the most very good album of the year, Visions. Six of them, to be exact. Grimes also played two...

Posted 10 Dec 2012 @ 2:36pm

What characters we were. The local chapters of the Turbojugend with their fantastic embroidered denim jackets. The bindi-sporting girls with seapunk-turquoise hair and acute bangs. The kooks in their animal costumes. The babes with their resplendent floral headgear. The wide-eyed teens taking off on their maiden Meredithian journey. The hardened rock dogs clutching a perpetual tinny. All very...

Posted 19 Nov 2012 @ 1:39pm

Meredith Music Festival have today announced the set times for the festival, releasing much tension amongst those eagerly anticipating the allocated times for house-keeping and the Silence Wedge.


Opening the proceedings on Friday will be Pond – sister act of Tame Impala – at 4pm. Other highlights on Friday include Grimes at 8.10pm – 8.50pm and Spiritualized at 10.40pm – 11.40pm...

Posted 22 Aug 2012 @ 4:28pm

One of the first acts announced for the 2012 Meredith Music Festival, Grimes, has announced her Melbourne sideshow.


The 23-year-old Montrealer has been rapidly gaining reverence within underground communities for her self-dubbed 'post-internet' style,  which is an eclectic...

Posted 14 Aug 2012 @ 6:54pm

Hear ye, hear ye. Ye ol' faithful Aunty Meredith has descended upon us once more and delivered one heck of a lineup for the 2012 edition.


After already sharing that 23-year-old songstress Grimes alongside Australian legends Sunnyboys would be taking to the stage, Aunty has upped...

Posted 18 Jul 2012 @ 8:28am

Ye' ol' faithful Aunty Meredith has kick-started proceedings for the 2012 Meredith Music Festival with the confirmation of two acts that will be on the bill.


Leading the first announcement is Grimes. The 23-year-old Montrealer has been rapidly gaining reverence within underground communities for her self-dubbed 'post-internet' style,  which is an eclectic blend of diverse and...

Posted 10 Jul 2012 @ 11:04am

Hey 2012, I just met you, and this is crazy, but amidst all the YOLO, bath salts zombie breakouts, #stopkony, Gina Rinehart takeovers, venue closures, errant cocks, there was some pretty amazing music released and some incredible gigs taking place. Looking back on the first half of 2012, Taryn Stenvei, Tyson Wray and...

Posted 3 Apr 2012 @ 10:45am


Performing and releasing material under the title Grimes, Claire Boucher has emerged as one of the most transfixing figures in contemporary music. After gaining intense blog adoration for initial cassette releases Geidi Primes and Halfaxa, Grimes broke through into widespread acknowledgement with the release of Visions in 2012. The album consolidates the tantalising slingshot between...


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