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Vulturemagazine
OCTOBER 12, 2013
Festival Review: Listen Out, Royal Botanical Gardens, Melbourne

The death of Parklife saw the birth of Listen Out, Australia's newest EDM/IDM/whatever you wanna call it party, brought to us by the good guys and gals at Fuzzy Entertainment. Scrapping timetable clashes and oversaturated line-ups in favour of a smaller, tighter, cooler ensemble, Vulture was keen to see how the day would pan out,.

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OCTOBER 7, 2013
Gig Review: Disclosure @ Prince Bandroom

If you know anything about Melbourne weather you'd know what a badass mother nature has been lately. Well she's nothing compared to the force of nature that was bestowed upon us when Disclosure showed up. Punters were packed in like a can of sardines when this particular Vulture arrived at the Prince Bandroom, a little worried we wouldn't nab a decent viewing spot.

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JULY 29, 2013
Gig Review: Frank Ocean @ Festival Hall

Being his first ever Australian show after cancelling his imminent Future Music Festival appearance back in 2012, Vulture expected a little more pizzazz or spark this time around, however it was definitely clear Ocean wasn’t feeling well.

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JUNE 17, 2013
Movement @ Ding Dong Lounge

It is the sort of music that has the ability to chill you the fuck out no matter what, whether nursing a bad case of gout or expelling a fetus from the womb.

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MAY 31, 2013
Album Review: Disclosure’s Settle

Since the release of their hit single ‘Latch’, we’ve been itching for more and thanks to PMR Records they’ve just dropped their debut album Settle.

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MAY 27, 2013
Flight Facilities @ The Corner Hotel

Having scored some last minute tickets to Flight Facilities ‘sold out gig, this little Vulture braved the cold and ventured down to the Corner Hotel.

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APRIL 26, 2013
Rufus @ Ding Dong Lounge

While Friday nights are usually reserved for inebriation and fornication, this little Vulture decided to take it easy and soak up some good music aka RÜFÜS

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APRIL 4, 2013
Allen Stone @ The Northcote Social Club

From his mother’s living room to the Northcote Social Club in Melbourne, Seattle-ite Allen Stone knows how to put on a superb show.

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MARCH 13, 2013
Toro Y Moi @ The Corner Hotel

Despite sweating like a whore on shift night, nothing was going to stop us Vulturians from getting our groove on as we headed to the Corner Hotel to catch Toro Y Moi.

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MARCH 7, 2013
Shlohmo – ‘Laid Out’ EP Review

At school he was referred to as Henry Laufer, here in the world of producers-we-can’t-fucking-get-enough-of we’ll refer to him as Shlohmo.

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SEPTEMBER 15, 2012
Musiq Souldchild @ The HiFi

Thursday night Vulture was treated to what Musiq Soulchild described as “love music” aka music he’s made with love.

MUSIC

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SEPTEMBER 10, 2013
OutsideIn Festival Band Competition

The good people at FBi Radio are offering you a chance to snag an opening slot at this year’s OutsideIn Festival. We think that’s pretty amazeballs.

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AUGUST 23, 2013
Listen Out Festival 2013

With spring right around the corner, Vulture can’t wait to break out our neatly pressed ironic t-shirts, floral ensembles and RayBans as we welcome festival season.

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MAY 3, 2013
Darwin Deez announces Splendour sideshows

It’s that time of the year again! Christmas in Vulture’s lair came early this year with the first Splendour In The Grass sideshow announcement – first up Darwin Deez.

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MAY 1, 2013
Tyler, The Creator and Earl Sweatshirt Announce EARLWOLF Tour

Got any plans for June? Of course you don’t! And for those of you who do (way to be a nerd) we suggest you cancel them, at least while Tyler, the Creator and the infamous Earl Sweatshirt touch down in Australia.

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MARCH 13, 2013
Jagwar Ma Announce April Tour Dates

Touring Europe with Foals, handpicked to support the XX in early April, their own headline tour and accolades from music media the world over? Whatever. No big deal for Jagwar Ma.

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MARCH 6, 2013
Introducing AlunaGeorge

What do you get when you put two musically talented specimens in a bedroom, dim the lights, and throw on some Barry White? A musical baby of course!

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FEBRUARY 26, 2013
5 Minutes with Toro Y Moi

Vulture was lucky to enough catch up with Toro Y Moi, aka Chaz Bundick, shortly before he hits our shores for the second time round.

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DECEMBER 22, 2012
Black Cherry NYE party

Still no plans for new years? Never fear, Vulture’s got you covered! The Factory Theatre is transforming itself into what we Vulturians call a modern day circus.

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NOVEMBER 6, 2012
Celebrating 40 years of Nuggets

This year marks the celebration of 40 years of Nuggets and no we’re not talking about the ones made famous by two golden arches, we’re talking about Lenny Kaye’s brainchild aka the most influential compilation in music history.

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NOVEMBER 21, 2012
Childish Gambino Announces Sideshows

What is this Childish Gambino character we Vulturians speak of? Lets just say he’s one insanely handsome and talented lad aka Donald Glover who continually impresses us and lets face it, keeps us pretty damn moist.

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OCTOBER 22, 2012
Introducing Disclosure

This particular Vulturian prayed to the music Gods to give them a sign. Suddenly, upon the radio airwaves came Disclosure.

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NOVEMBER 15, 2012
Roslyn NYE Party

Look, we’ve said before and we’ll say it again. We’re huge fans of music (duh) and we’re always looking for a chance to support local acts

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SEPTEMBER 7, 2012
Missy Higgins Strips Gotye

Remember Gotye before that song which clocked more than 300 million views on Youtube? We do and so does Missy Higgins.

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SEPTEMBER 6, 2012
We All Want To

If you’ve been too busy meditating in the Himalayas and haven’t copped their digital release yet never fear!

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SEPTEMBER 6, 2012
Bouncing Souls Benefit Gig

Probably the most heinous crime to hit our beloved musos is when their gear is stolen!

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SEPTEMBER 6, 2012
Ain’t no Party like a Knife Party

Vulture’s still rocking away to Knife Party’s Rage Valley EP and before you tell us we’re late to the party, we DGAF!

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AUGUST 21, 2012
Pony Face release second album and tour dates

It’s been a while since we’ve heard from Melbourne trio Pony Face, but they’re back with more facial hair than ever and a brand new album Hypnotised.

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AUGUST 9, 2012
Drake’s Posthumous Release Causes Stir

It’s been more than a decade since the music world bid R&B sweet heart Aaliyah goodbye. Now Canadian native Drake has released a posthumous Aaliyah track titled ‘Enough Said’ using unreleased material.

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AUGUST 9, 2012
Gotye releases video for Save Me

Still riding the high of his monster record Making Mirrors, the alternative-pop singer Gotye has unveiled a music video for his new song ‘Save Me’.

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JULY 30, 2012
Soul superstar Musiq Soulchild to tour Australia

After years of wishing and praying to the music gods, Vulture’s prayers have finally been answered. Neo-Soul superstar Musiq Soulchild aka Taalib Johnson is heading down under for his first Australian tour.

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JULY 26, 2012
Introducing The Svengali Label

The Svengali label is made up of four Chicago/California based producers each member not only handsome but also armed with a set of skills that would make even Skrillex jelly.

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JULY 18, 2012
Miss Macy to Hit Australia

Singer/Songwriter Macy Gray has announced she will tour Australia promoting songs from her seventh studio album Covered.

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JULY 8, 2012
The Smallgoods Say Goodbye

Drawing influences from 1960s artists such as The Byrds and The Beatles, indie pop band The Smallgoods have announced their final show this coming August.

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JULY 8, 2012
Tyler The Creator drops 2012 Summer Camp mixtape

Back in 2011 while wheelchair-bound and in the trenches of a European tour, Tyler The Creator aka DJ Stank Daddy dropped his first summer-orientated mixtape titled Summer Camp Mix 2011.

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JULY 4, 2012
International Festival Profile: Summer Sonic Festival 2012

Whether its pretending to be a cultured bastard and fine dining on a selection of sashimi, getting bi-curious over hentai or requiring an urgent trip to build-a-bear after watching The Grudge or The Ring, the Japanese sure know how to entertain us.

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JULY 4, 2012
Introducing Lianne La Havas

Lianne La Havas, former backup vocalist for Paloma Faith, has had an absolute magical musical carpet ride the past year.

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JUNE 29, 2012
The Presets Launch Video for ‘Youth In Trouble’

If you’re prone to seizures Vulture recommends sitting this one out. The Presets have finally released a video for their new single ‘Youth In Trouble’ from their upcoming album Pacifica.

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JUNE 20, 2012
Introducing Evil Needle

Straying from mainstream music, this German-born producer honed in on the underground sound and emerged victorious.

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JUNE 20, 2012
Long Live The Presets

After four years of silence, The Presets are back!

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JUNE 10, 2012
Introducing Kharisma

Kharisma is only doing one thing in his bedroom: making music from his home studio.

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JUNE 4, 2012
Introducing The Theorist

Vulture's got a theory about The Theorist. His music can only be described as instrumental bliss.

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MAY 29, 2012
Introducing Different Sleep

Vulture conjures up a new music genre: sleep. Now let us introduce you to Different Sleep.

ARTS AND CULTURE

ArtsHub
AUGUST 6, 2012
So you want to perform...

You may have been the first violinist in a youth orchestra, the high distinction regular at your dance school, the star of your local drama production. But it’s a huge step from high potential to a career in the arts.

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JULY 18, 2012
2012 Winter Reds Festival

The Winter Reds Festival brings wine lovers and budding photographers together for a weekend of fun.

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JULY 9, 2012
Little Gems Exhibition

Celebrating the colour and diversity of Central Australia, Muk Muk Fine Arts presents Little Gems

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JULY 9, 2012
Workshop with local artist Marita Alber

As part of the School Holiday Family Workshops, the Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory will give families the opportunity to print and paint with local artist Marita Albers.

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JULY 9, 2012
Twisted Vaudeville’s Cabaret Burlesque Show

Located in the heart of the CBD, Rigby’s Bar will host Twisted Vaudeville’s Cabaret Burlesque Show. Held from 20 June to 24 October, the show will feature three shows across three months.

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JULY 9, 2012
Estrella Damm 15th Spanish Film Festival

Presented by Estrella Damm the 15th Spanish Film Festival is sure to warm up your winter with a rich selection of contemporary, hand-picked Spanish language cinema.

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JULY 9, 2012
Where’s the art in the Hills?

Graphic designer Bianca Lentini was looking for somewhere to exhibit her own works in 2011 and noticed the limited resources of galleries and exhibition spaces among the gardens and tearooms of Melbourne's Dandenong Ranges

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JULY 2, 2012
AMBUSH Gallery Always On Vacation

Thirteen Sydney-based emerging visual artists and musicians have been given creative licenses to interpret, explore and articulate their response to the concept of Vacation.

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JULY 2, 2012
UnRavelling Rebecca Kinsey

The Byron Bay native has returned to Australia for her solo exhibition which will take place at the Tweed River Art Gallery

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June 25, 2012
Placebo sued over album cover

David Fox who appeared on Placebo's 1996 self-tlted debut says the image 'ruined his childhood'.

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June 18, 2012
Clip It! Call for entries

Clip it: A collaboration between The Media Resource Centre, Canon Australia and Music SA celebrating Adelaide's up and coming musical talent.

ENVIRONMENTAL