This years Future Music Line Up has been announced with American hip-hop’s main man, Drake, headlining proceedings! Swedish DJ super-star Avicii will be there as will electro veterans The Prodigy. It would hadly be a ‘Future’ festival without the sounds of South African rap-raver’s Die Antwoord and there’s so many other sounds to tickle you fancy, including…
With kick-off bearing down on us, we thought we should take a bigger (and hopefully brighter) look at the Face the Music industry conference. In a nutshell, Face the Music is one of the most important events on the musical calendar. Reaching out to the music-loving community, the conference provides those with an ear for music opportunities to enhance their skill set.
Back in July, Melbourne dream-poppers Lowtide released their self-titled debut album. The album received plenty of love, which is always a nice thing. In support of the third single off the album, ‘Wedding Ring’, the band has announced a date at The Gasometer Hotel on November 7.
In honour of its 45th anniversary, The Velvet Underground’s self-titled third album is getting the reissue treatment. Set for release next month, the five-disc mega-reissue will feature three mixes of the album. Also included will be a disc of live recordings recorded at San Francisco’s The Matrix in November of 1969.
Now that a legal dispute has been settled with Michael Jackson’s estate, the 14-minute Michael Jackson clip for ‘Thriller’ is getting a 3D makeover. The clip’s director, John Landis, is still working out specifics but hopes to release the video on Blu-ray (and perhaps even cinema screens).
With a line-up that includes Action Bronson, The Preatures, Willow Beats, Banoffee, Husky, Ball Park Music, Allday and Hermitude, you would have to be crazy not to at least take a closer look at the NY music treat that is Beyond the Valley. Taking place at Phillip Island from December 30 to January 1, BtV promises great music, great times and no hangovers.