Archive for December, 2010

NOISE POP 2011

NOISE POP 2011

Noise Pop prides itself on bringing exposure to emerging artists, many of whom have gone on to widespread acclaim, including the White Stripes, Modest Mouse, The Flaming Lips, Death Cab for Cutie, The Shins, Bright Eyes, The Donnas, Jeff Tweedy (of Wilco), Silversun Pickups, Wolfmother, the Dodos and many, many more. The festival has also […]


ULTRA MUSIC FESTIVAL 2011

ULTRA MUSIC FESTIVAL 2011

The massive Ultra Music Festival will be making a comeback in 2011′s March 25-27 in Bicentennial Park in downtown Miami. This year’s Ultra Music Festival in Miami was a tropical hook up of electronic musicians and minds which also played home to the Miami version of the Ultra Music Festival. This year saw names like […]


ULTRA MUSIC FESTIVAL 2010

ULTRA MUSIC FESTIVAL 2010

LMFAO, Sander Kleinenberg, Josh Wink, Hybrid (DJ set) Tania Vulcano, Afrojack and more joined the previously announced headliners Tiësto and Deadmau5 and LIVE headliners Faithless Sound System, Groove Armada and Orbital at 2010′s Ultra Music Festival which was held on March 26th & 27th at Bicentennial Park, Miami. Also adding to one of the strongest and most diverse […]


MARK JENKINS

MARK JENKINS

Installation artist Mark Jenkins has populated cityscapes with his sculptures, from his native Washington, D.C., to Brazil and the UK with his brand of “off-the-wall” graffiti. Jenkins uses ordinary clear packing tape to create his sculptures, a cast-based process he first discovered in the second grade. One of his installations was to stick his tape-based […]


HARD SUMMER MUSIC FESTIVAL 2010

HARD SUMMER MUSIC FESTIVAL 2010

The HARD Summer Music Festival 2010 took place on Aug 7th 2010 at the Los Angeles Historic State Park, spanning 12 hours. Performers who took to stage included SOULWAX, CRYSTAL CASTLES, MAJOR LAZER, EROL ALKAN, DIPLO, DIGITALISM (DJ SET), TIGA, FLYING LOTUS, GREEN VELVET, PROXY, SKREAM, BENGA, CASPA, SWITCH, SINDEN, THEOPHILUS LONDON, DESTRUCTO, THE TWELVES, […]


BIG MOUNTAIN MUSIC FESTIVAL 2010

BIG MOUNTAIN MUSIC FESTIVAL 2010

The Big Mountain Music Festival 2 ( BMMF ) will be taking place the 10th and 11th of December 2010 in Bonanza Khao Yai, Nakhorn Ratchasima. This is the largest music festival of the year in Thailand and it will play host to some of the hottest bands in the Thai music Industry. Well over […]


KOMASKET MUSIC FESTIVAL 2010

KOMASKET MUSIC FESTIVAL 2010

The Komasket Festival took place earlier this year July 30, 31 and August 1st at Okanagan, Vernon, BC Canada. Okanagan’s Cultural Family Music Celebration, the festival was presented by The Komasket Music Festival Society. Hosted by Samsara in the Spirit of Magic & Unity, this grassroots cultural dynamic festival is one of a kind in […]


GWANGJU WORLD MUSIC FESTIVAL 2010

GWANGJU WORLD MUSIC FESTIVAL 2010

Featuring 30 acts, the 2010 Gwangju World Music Festival was held from Friday, August 27, 2010 to Sunday, August 29, 2010 at the plaza in front of the Asian Culture Complex in Gwangju. The festival featured both international and local musicians comprising of 30 teams from 15 countries from France’s ‘chanson’ to Brazil’s ‘bossa nova’ […]


MY DESK IS 8-BIT BY ALEX VARANESE

MY DESK IS 8-BIT BY ALEX VARANESE

“I recently found myself wondering what a video game might look like in the form of a stop motion animation. While a normal person’s response to such a question would of course be “who gives a shit?” I possess few of the qualities typically associated with normalcy and was irrevocably compelled to find out. This […]


CONVERSE & FOOTLOCKER TAPE ART

CONVERSE & FOOTLOCKER TAPE ART

Watch what happened when Foot Locker and Converse invited a collective of street artists to create tape art installations inspired by the new Converse winter collection created for Foot Locker. I LOVE ART+DESIGN: KEEP ME IN THE LOOP


FUTURE MUSIC FESTIVAL 2011

FUTURE MUSIC FESTIVAL 2011

After much anticipation and wish-listing, now is the time to get acquainted with the 2011 Future Music Festival line-up. And what a monster it is. The bods at Future said to expect the biggest and most varied bill yet, and that promise has certainly been delivered. A host of DJs and live acts spanning techno, […]


PARKLIFE 2010

PARKLIFE 2010

Parklife is Australia’s unparalleled electronic/indie music festival and first major festival of the summer, jam-packed with artists who completely define the moment in music. Parklife Queensland celebrated its 10th birthday in Sept 2010 with a move to the Gold Coast from smaller digs in Brisbane and a massive line-up for 2010. Bloc Party lead singer […]


STEREOSONIC 2009

STEREOSONIC 2009

The Stereosonic Festival 2009 tour took place November 2009, with promoters Hardware and Onelove taking it to the five major cities for the very first time. What stands out most about last year’s Stereosonic lineup is the ‘now’ factor. While it’s toplined by Deadmau5, a favourite with Australian audiences who’s arguably the most successful DJ/producer […]


STEREOSONIC 2010

STEREOSONIC 2010

In an attempt to surpass the monolithic efforts of their 2009 events, which saw Deadmau5, The Bloody Beetroots and more descend on Australian punters, the organisers behind the beloved Stereosonic festival have blown out proceedings for their 2010 tour, with a jaw-dropping lineup that’s crammed full with some of dance music’s biggest and brightest stars. […]


SUMMADAYZE 2009

SUMMADAYZE 2009

Underworld headlined Summadayze 2009 at theSidney Myer Music Bowl alongside Eric Prydz, Ferry Corsten, Calvin Harris, David Morales, Adam Freeland, Cicada Live, Chris Lake, Switch, D.O.N.S feat Terri B, Richard Dinsdale, Daniel Kandi, Tydi, Hook N Sling, The Aston Shuffle, Vandalism, Boys Noize, Busy P, Carl Craig, DJ Mehdi, Radioslave, Oliver Huntemann and Steve Aoki. […]


SUMMAFIELDAYZE 2010

SUMMAFIELDAYZE 2010

Summafieldayze 2010 took place earlier this year Saturday, January 9, 2010 at Doug Jennings Park, The Spit. Superstar DJ Carl Cox headlined the bass-thumping dance-fest with Aussie electro sensations The Presets signed up, alongside 2ManyDJs, Infected Mushroom, LCD Soundsystem and Deep Dish’s Sharam. Roger Sanchez, Tom Novy, The Shapeshifters and Mark Knight fly the flag […]


SUMMAFIELDAYZE 2011

SUMMAFIELDAYZE 2011

The monster lineup that’s set to descend on the Australian summer for the 2011 Summafieldayze festival simply couldn’t be contained any longer. The combined might of promoters Fuzzy and Future Entertainment had their work cut out for them to top the 2010 lineup which featured big names from across the dance scene including Carl Cox, […]


GOOD VIBRATIONS 2009

GOOD VIBRATIONS 2009

Some 20,000 punters turned out for Good Vibrations 2009 where headliners included party DJ Fatboy Slim, live hip-hop band The Roots and Aussie stars The Presets. Also in the mix were Australian acts such as electro-pop four-piece Elke, Giv, James Canning, Raye Antonelli and The Stafford Brothers, electro act Panther DLX and Vibes veterans The […]


GOOD VIBRATIONS 2010

GOOD VIBRATIONS 2010

ONE of the fastest growing music festivals on the Gold Coast, Good Vibrations has enjoyed sell-out success with strong headline acts pulling bigger crowds each year. The 2010 line up included The Killers, Basement Jaxx, Armand Van Helden, Gossip, Salt-n-Pepa, Friendly Fires, Busta Rhymes, Z-Trip, Kid Cudi, Naughty by Nature, Plump DJs, Gym Class Heroes, […]


GOOD VIBRATIONS 2011

GOOD VIBRATIONS 2011

Australia’s Good Vibrations 2011 will see a variety of international and Australian musicians and artistes coming together for an epic music festival next year. The festival will commence at Centennial Park in Sydney on Saturday 12 February, Flemington Racecourse in Melbourne on Sunday 13 February, the Gold Coast Parklands on Saturday 19 February and Claremont […]


BIG DAY OUT 2010 AUCKLAND & AUSTRALIA

BIG DAY OUT 2010 AUCKLAND & AUSTRALIA

Big Day Out 2010, possibly the largest music festival, happened earlier this year in Auckland (15 Jan ’10), Gold Coast (17 Jan ’10), Sydney (22 Jan ’10), Melbourne (26 Jan ’10), Adelaide (29 Jan) and Perth (31 Jan ’10) with various artists at the event such as MUSE, POWDERFINGER, THE MARS VOLTA, LILY ALLEN, KASABIAN, […]


AN EXHIBITION OF ART FROM THE MINDS OF SKATEBOARDERS

AN EXHIBITION OF ART FROM THE MINDS OF SKATEBOARDERS

China Heights is proud to present ‘Don’t Push Mong’, a group exhibition co-ordinated by Tim Clement (Verb) and Luke Brown (Half Arsed), featuring a number of collaborations, and solo works by artists who’ve been influenced by an ever present skateboard culture. The exhibition will house works by Luke Brown, Andy Murphy, Rome Torti, Nate Gamble, […]


TRAVELLING WITH NARA

TRAVELLING WITH NARA

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=43tblYtWE_8[/youtube] Travelling with Yoshitomo Nara (Singapore Premiere) Koji Sakabe, Japan, 2007, Japanese with English subtitles 93 mins, PG | Sat, 11 Dec | 3pm A rare behind-the-scenes glimpse of a critically acclaimed artist, this film depicts an intimate portrait of Yoshitomo Nara, who garnered attention during Japan’s Pop Art movement in the 1990s. Known for […]


GO FONT YOURSELF!

GO FONT YOURSELF!