Festivals 2017


Tap Into Kaiit’s Natural Soul Energy

Ahead of her performance at Off the Grid festival, we caught up with the rising neo-soul artist.


Meredith Remains The Best Place to Enjoy Really Good Music

Todd Terje, Total Control, ESG, Aldous Harding, Pissed Jeans, and more helped create one massive party in the Meredith amphitheatre.


Photographic Evidence Maggot Fest Was 2017's Wildest Weekend

Four days, three venues, and fifty acts turned into one loud and long party.


Asking Grammy-Nominated Artists to Do a Shoey at Splendour is Kind of Rubbish

Here's why, if you're watching an artist perform live, you probably shouldn't chant over them, peer pressuring them into drinking from a shoe.


The Sex Pistols Are Playing a North Queensland Festival With Shannon Noll

Well, the boring bassist from the Sex Pistols is playing.


John Waters Is the Filthy Uncle of Punk

The Pope of Trash talks Trump, PC culture, and the meaning of punk ahead of hosting Burger Boogaloo's punk rock extravaganza.


Bon Iver’s Dad Helped Me Discover the Secret Jazz History of His Hometown

How a weekend at Justin Vernon's Eaux Claires festival ended in the back of his dad's pickup and a trip to the dive bar down the road.


This Is What Fyre Festival Could Have Been If It Wasn’t Such a Disaster

Tmrw.Tday is a new festival in Jamaica, but with more focus on the vibes.


Searching for Happiness at Primavera Without Frank Ocean

I approached the festival like I'd booked a holiday with someone and they’d dumped me right before the flight.


Blacken Open Air is One of the World’s Most Isolated Metal Festivals

A conversation with Pirate, the guy who brings metal to Australia's Red Centre.


Rack Off! Was a Celebration and Showcase of the Talents of Women, GNB People and Femmes

We headed to the two day rager that featured photo booths, nail stands, markets and loads of quality music.


Rack Off Festival Is Biting Back at the Punk Patriarchy

Rack Off celebrates International Women's Day and showcases the talents of women, GNB people and femmes.