Photos from Laneway 2016 at the RNA Showgrounds in Brisbane of Battles, Violent Soho, Vince Staples, Grimes, Hudson Mohawke, Chvches, Flume and Purity Ring.
Janelle Monáe is clearly Song of the Day of whichever day you want her to be Song of the Day of.
Pale Green Ghosts is an album as diverse and hilarious, as dying and alive, as life itself. What more could you ask for? Prior approval? Grow up. The music world is a lot bigger than Pitchfork, and there are far more interesting journeys to go on than the path from a publicist’s e-mail to a writer’s inbox.
Last year was sensational for music. This year was even more sensational.
Dum Dum Girls had a massive year — the Coke Zero of the indie world. You know, same taste as the original formula but not as filling.
I like this 21st Century groove, the cut-off jeans, the shadow boxing, the way everything is distorted and MEGA and seizure-inducing. the shallowness of the concept and the embracing of the NOW.
one of the great lost songs of the summer of 2012
I don’t have the slightest problem with Europop or K-Pop or ‘Barbie Girl’ or hipster shit.
Just do me a favor and don’t count.