FESTS // SXSW Tour & Photo Diary // Day 6

SXSW’s final day came and went. I don’t know whether it was more bitter or sweet. Lines are an economical essential. In Australia, we have the famous Splendour in the Line, but it really ain’t got nothing on South by South Line. It’s supply and demand. While I feelRead More

FESTS // SXSW Tour & Photo Diary // Day 4

Day four of SXSW. And I’ve learnt that, “A space has opened up that has allowed people who aren’t white males to write about music,” from journalist Chuck Eddy. It’s nice to be acknowledged. Being a Thursday, the main streets are jam-packed with people. It feels like a giantRead More

FESTS // SXSW Tour & Photo Diary // Day 3

There’s no rest for the wicked at SXSW. This is feels. Somewhat ironically I’ve been attending panel discussions in the afternoon on how to get paid to write about music and whether music journalists even matter anymore, all the while simultaneously writing these reviews, and in lieu of seeing musicRead More

FESTS // SXSW Tour & Photo Diary // Day 2

Day two of SXSW and my brain is already crashing. Who knew attending party after party was going to be so much work. Brenmar and Tasha the Amazon – DOTS x VICE Play Beautifully at The Mohawk A somewhat less Vice-esque crowd than what I’m used to seeing is swanning around theRead More

REVIEW // Jens Lekman – Life Will See You Now

The fourth full-length record by Swedish musician Jens Lekman is a pleasantly catchy collection of indie pop, drawing from a diverse range of influences and styles. With the current era of pop music taking on a predominantly electronic texture, it’s always a nice surprise when artists take a decidedlyRead More