I barely made it to see WA’s Siobhan Cotchin, due to the poor planning of how to enter the festival. I knew as a disabled person I couldn’t walk the 15 minutes from the carpark where you were allowed to be picked up and dropped off so I spent extra time finding a side street […]
Part 2/3 of our photos from Laneway at Brisbane’s RNA Showgrounds, featuring Mallrat, The Backseat Lovers, Finneas, Girl In Red, 100 Gecs and Knucks.
Walk in. Methyl Ethel. Jake Webb strikes his guitar. Sings. ‘Scream Whole’ then ‘Ubu’.People babble, cry, drink and jump. Excitement. Exit shade of tent. Sun, heat. Vendors sweat. Boys lean on grandstand rails. Girls walk on the concourse, arms linked. Most sit,a sea of crossed legs and bobbing heads on green grass. Seeking excitement. Find […]
Part 4/4 of photos from Laneway 2019 at the RNA Showgrounds in Brisbane, featuring Rex Orange County, A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie, Jorja Smith, Jon Hopkins, Courtney Barnett and Gang Of Youths.
Part 3/4 of photos from Laneway 2019 at the RNA Showgrounds in Brisbane, featuring Smino, Mitski, Denzel Curry, Parquet Courts, Major Leagues and Masego.
Part 2/4 of photos from Laneway 2019 at the RNA Showgrounds in Brisbane, featuring Being Jane Lane, Clairo, Baker Boy, Camp Cope, Pink Matter and Middle Kids.
I hate music festivals because I love music, and I mean properly love music. Real love is unhealthy, obsessive, consuming. I am outside Music’s house in defiance of a restraining order. I am frightening off Music’s new boyfriend. I am holding Music’s pets to ransom until Music agrees to return my calls.
By Andrew McMillen I interviewed Yannis Philippakis [pictured above], singer/guitarist of the British pop act Foals, for Scene Magazine in late December 2010, ahead of their Australian tour as part of Laneway Festival 2011(which I reviewed for The Vine). Our interview originally ran in condensed form as the cover story of Scene Magazine #811. Here’s the full interview transcript.