Archive for July, 2014

Big Day Out 2014 @ Metricon Stadium, 19.01.2014: Part 3

Arcade Fire are another band I’ve just never really understood.  I’ve said it before but there’s just something about them that really reminds me of The Waterboys so I’ve always struggled to comprehend how they’ve managed to become so feted. Tonight they play a first song with additional musicians before going down an 8 or […]

Big Day Out 2014 @ Metricon Stadium, 19.01.2014: Part 2

After The Drones have mostly emptied the Red Stage tent, Grouplove pack it out to capacity.  Within half a song it’s clear that the band’s main influence has to be the Eurovision Song Contest.  There’s no way a band could come up with a song like their opening song, the sort of thing you’d tune […]

Big Day Out 2014 @ Metricon Stadium, 19.01.2014: Part 1

This year’s Big Day Out line-up wasn’t the greatest, to say the very least.  It was clear that the organisers spent their money on the three big bands at the top of the bill, leaving them little to flesh out the rest of the day.  Although I was never much of a fan, getting to […]

Soundwave 2014 @ RNA Showgrounds, 22.02.2014: On Film

The last festival of the summer season. Future Music happened the following week but it’s a different beast to what it’s been in the last few years, with next to no live acts and a lot more DJs and laptop acts, so I wasn’t interested in looking to photograph it. As with Big Day Out […]