Tuesday, October 21. 2014. Let the marathon begin. The marathon that is a feat of running around New York City, from venue to venue, desperately trying to catch all desired sets and failing miserably...Read More
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London summers are short. We get maybe 2 - 3 weeks of glorious sunshine once a year, and then that's it. Lights out. Let the grey-ness commence! On days like today, when the sunshine is attempting to break its way through the clouds, but not really getting anywhere fast, I often daydream about sitting on a beach back in Australia. Coincidentally, as soon as I pictured the beach, something popped up on my Facebook news feed about Sydney band OXBLVD recording new material, leading me down a whole other road of nostalgia...Read More
We held an unofficial showcase in Austin during SXSW music week back in March. The event was to celebrate our little business/collective/family turning one year old. It was also to showcase a selection of bands from across the US and Australia that we had either met or been introduced to on our various travels and musical pilgrimages during this first year...Read More
We were lucky enough to meet the very lovely Julia and Jana of Free People during their visit to Austin for SXSW. The ladies kindly asked us to write a guest post for their blog about our highlights of the festival, which is now live on their site! Head here to read it, complete with an introduction from Julia, or keep reading below...Read More
This year's SXSW was a great many things; amazing, exhausting, hilarious, stressful, intense, never-ending, debaucherous, but mostly - fun. Some might say too much fun.
Amongst numerous whiskey shots and Lonestars, we did manage to both purposefully and accidentally stumble across some great new musical discoveries. Without any further babble, because the music should be doing the talking, and because my brain certainly isn't functioning after it all - here are our favourite picks from this year, both official and unofficial (because unofficial is where it's at, no offence Doritos and Lady Gaga).
For us, SXSW music week really kicked off with our own unofficial showcase on the 12th March. Despite our months of planning and organising, we couldn't help but feel that rush of nervous excitement you get before a party or exam or other such important moment of kind of 'proving' yourself...Read More