Posts Tagged ‘music’

dappledcitiesblog

Saturday, March 20th, 2010

Dappled Cities on Underpants, Craw Daddies & Keeping It Real

We caught with Dappled Cities on their flight to SXSW, here’s what they had to say:

Q: If you could sit next to anyone on the flight who would it be?
A: Jon Bon Jovi

Q: What won’t you travel to/from Australia without?
A: Underpants.

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nathangauntblog

Saturday, March 20th, 2010

5 Minutes In-Flight with Nathan Gaunt

We were lucky enough to get a few with the fabulous Nathan Gaunt, so of course we’re sharing the scoop.

Q: If you could sit next to anyone on the flight who would it be?
A: Lando Calrissian

Q: What won’t you travel to/from Australia without?
A: My ’68 Stratocaster

Q: What song would you dedicate to V Australia & why?
A: “Whole Lotta Love” ‘cos I’m hopin’

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9ausbands

Thursday, March 18th, 2010

Free MP3 Music Downloads from Aussie Bands at SXSW

Australians rock & they showed what they’ve got in a special showcase at South by Southwest (SXSW).

Didn’t make it to Austin?  V Australia has secured some of the best tracks to share here.  Hurry.  Only available until April 30.

Andy Clockwise – Love and War

City Riots – Burning Me Out

Dappled Cities – The Price

Goons of Doom – For a Girl

Grand Atlantic – Coast is Clear

Nathan Gaunt – Different Worlds

Oh Mercy – Lay Everything on Me

Sally Seltmann – Harmony to My Heartbeat

The Chevelles – Get It On

Did you know some of the best music festivals in the world happen in Australia?  Better still, these festivals happen during Aussie summer, which is winter in the US of A.

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Wednesday, December 23rd, 2009

Sydney Festival – SYD

For three weeks each January the Sydney Festival offers over 80 events involving upwards of 500 artists from Australia and abroad covering dance, theatre, music, visual arts, cross media and forums. In any given year, it makes use of most of the main theatres across the city including Sydney Theatre, CarriageWorks, the Seymour Centre, City Recital Hall and venues at the Sydney Opera House.

Sydney Festival also presents a number of quality, free outdoor events such as the long-running Festival in The Domain with two massive free concerts, each attracting up to 100,000 people. In 2008 the Festival introduced a new opening event, Festival First Night, which sees the city streets transformed into a series of free stages and precincts. 300,000 people enjoyed Festival First Night in January 2009.

Wednesday, December 23rd, 2009

Pyramid Rock Festival – MEL

For the sixth year in a row, the mighty Pyramid Rock Festival returns to Phillip Island, featuring nearly 60 artists to help bring in the New Year.