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Posted 20 Nov 2012 @ 12:29pm

Harvest Festival may hold the distinction of being the only festival where the journey between the stages is almost as entertaining as the performances on the stages themselves. Wacky art sculptures, random marching bands, a tranquil lake reminiscent of Monet’s Water Lily Pond all combine to evolve what is normally a brisk walk into a wandering saunter, and to make me look a pompous, over-...

Posted 31 Aug 2012 @ 5:32am

While Neck of the Woods, Silversun Pickups’ third full-length was released last May, the Los Angeles four-piece garnered another round of publicity a few weeks back. Unfortunately, it was for all the wrong reasons. “It was very simple. We started getting emails from people asking if we were fans of Mitt Romney,” says the Pickups ebullient lead singer Brian Aubert. What Aubert didn’t know is...

Posted 21 Aug 2012 @ 4:07pm

With headliners such as Beck, Sigur Rós and Grizzly Bear, it’s no surprise that the Melbourne leg of Harvest Festival has swiftly sold out. But for all of you who missed out, fear not, they’re doubling the Melbourne fun in the festival’s second year. 

 

As well as the sold-out Sunday...

Posted 24 Apr 2012 @ 12:48pm

 

Revolver on Chapel St means different things to different people. Colonel Tan’s Thai menu attracts a trendy, mid-week crowd, keen on curries, retro decor and funky tracks from days gone by. Original Banksys dot the walls, dating back to when only ‘cool people’ knew of the antagonist and his emerging form of graffiti. Shepard Fairey’s iconic Obey images paste the hallways to where The...

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