Yeasayer

Entering the sweaty armpit of Swanston St that is Melbourne’s Hi-Fi Bar can be an unappealing venture even at the best of times, but even packed in with 700 odd fans – all dragging in the perspiration of a scorching evening with them – the prospect of tonight’s Yeasayer Laneway...

Yeasayer

Brooklyn band Yeasayer are in Sydney for a headline performance as part of the traveling Laneway Festival juggernaut; in support of their latest psychedelically dense and beautiful album, Fragrant World. For Chris Keating, Ira Wolf-Tuton, and Anand Wilder, they bring an impressive world renowned performance on what is their fourth...

Laneway Festival 2013: Melbourne

Some may still be nostalgic for Laneway’s origins, cramped into the nooks and crannies of Melbourne’s CBD, but there’s do denying that the move to the Footscray Community Centre has seen the St. Jeromes’ curated event blossom in recent years. With no strict ‘main stage’ to speak of, Laneway instead...

Win A Double Pass To See Yeasayer

Celebrating the release of their new album ‘Fragrant World’, Brooklyn’s psychedelic experimentalists Yeasayer have returned to Australia, for the Laneway Festival and sideshows at Sydney’s Metro Theatre and Melbourne’s Hi Fi, Their immersive live performances are world renowned, and reach new heights with the dense and beautiful sounds of ‘Fragrant...

Yeasayer

Yeasayer are getting ready to return to Australian audiences for their second Laneway Festival appearance in three years, but for Anand Wilder – musician, artist, husband, father. American – he is simply relieved that Mitt Romney’s not running the country. “I hope that was just a little blip on our...

Laneway 2013 Announce First Sideshows

With everyone already so geared up for festival season, there’s even more music news to behold with Laneway Festival announcing the first line of sideshows from its incredible 2013 lineup! The first acts announced are Brooklyn’s Yeasayer, England’s favourite lady-rocker Bat For Lashes, garage-rock trio Divine Fits, supergroup Polica and...

Laneway Festival 2013 Lineup For Dummies

So the lineup for St Jeromes Laneway Festival 2013 has been announced, and sure – maybe you know your Bat For Lashes from your Alpine, but what about the enigmatic likes of newcomers MS MR, Holy Other and Shlomo? Never fear, we’ve put together a simple crash course through the...

St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival 2013 Lineup Announced

The indie music lover’s festival of choice, St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival has this morning fulfilled on its initial promise of its self-proposed “mega dream lineup” with the rumour mill picking up speed for its 2013 lineup when organisers themselves teased punters with a few blog posts hinting at prospective acts for the...

Laneway Festival 2013 Announce Dates, Promise “Mega Dream Lineup”

With Aunty Meredith selling out thanks to its wondrously eclectic selection of delights and last night’s news that Soundwave Festival 2013 has sold out in all states bar Perth, it just goes to show that a festival’s lineup is king. If there’s one music festival that knows it, it’s the organisers behind...

Fragrant World

On Odd Blood, Yeasayer’s sophomore effort, the five-piece showed us that they could be psychedelic while including catchy pop elements at the same time. While Fragrant World might have the electronics of its predecessor, it protrudes an extended level of oddball theatrics, much closer to that of their debut, All...

Cat Power Likely For Laneway 2013 After Leaking Australian Tour

Cat Power, aka Chan Marshall, recently released her brand new studio album Sun, and to put the proverbial cherry on top of some great news, the musician (and moonlighting actress/model) confirmed she’d be heading to Australia for a tour in 2013. Triple J first broke the exclusive as the recently returned Music...

Laneway Festival 2013 Lineup Begins To Leak?

From Falls Festival’s heaving New Years’ bill to Aunty Meredith’s characteristically eclectic selection of delights, most of the major names for the festivals at year’s close havehave been locked in, meaning many are already looking to 2013 for their festival fix. Call us greedy, but we’re already looking to the...