Aussies For Coachella & SXSW


The lineup for this year’s Coachella Festival, held near Palm Springs, California, has been named with six Australian acts booked to play the two-weekend festival, from April 11-13 and April 18-20.

Flume, The Preatures, Jagwar Ma, Flight Facilities, Empire Of The Sun and Anna Lunoe have all been announced along with New Zealand artists Lorde and The Naked & Famous.

The festival will be headlined by OutKast, Muse, Arcade Fire, Beck, The Replacements, Bryan Ferry, Neutral Milk Hotel, Motorhead and more.

Meanwhile, the Australian contingent at this year’s SXSW has expanded to 40 acts with the announcement of the latest batch of 24 Aussie acts added to the bill.

Kirin J Callinan (Blue Mountains/Sydney)

The Creases (Brisbane)

Mia Dyson (Melbourne)

DZ Deathrays (Brisbane)

Favored Nations (Adelaide)

Gang Of Youths (Sydney)

The Griswolds (Sydney)

High Tension (Melbourne)

Indian Summer (Cheltenham)

The Jungle Giants (New Farm)

The Kite String Tangle (Strathpine)

Miami Horror (Melbourne)

Mt Warning (Strawberry Hills)

Owl Eyes (Melbourne)

Panama (Sydney)

The Preatures (Sydney)

Reptiles (Melbourne)

Seekae (Sydney)

Sheppard (Brisbane)

The John Steel Singers (Brisbane)

Angus and Julia Stone (Sydney)

Strange Talk (Melbourne)

Vancouver Sleep Clinic (Brisbane)

Wave Racer (Sydney)

Plus already announced:
Boy and Bear (Sydney)

The Delta Riggs (Melbourne)

Dub Fx (Melbourne)

Dune Rats (Brisbane)

Gossling (Melbourne)

Josef Salvat (Sydney)

Kid Mac (Maroubra)

King Parrot (Melbourne)

Money For Rope (Melbourne)

Oh Mercy (Melbourne)

People of Letters (Melbourne)

The Growl (Perth)

The Swiss (Sydney)

Touch Sensitive (Sydney)

Vance Joy (Melbourne)

What So Not (Sydney)



Brian Wise

Brian Wise was the Editor of Addicted To Noise‘s Australian site from 1997 – 2002. The site won two ONYA Awards as Best Online Music Magazine in 1999 & 2000. He has also been Editor since its reincarnation in 2013. He also presents the weekly music interview program Off The Record on 102.7 Triple R-FM ( in Melbourne. It is networked to 45+ stations across Australia on the Community Radio Network and is a four-time winner of the Best Music Program Award from the Community Broadcasting Association of Australia. In 2012, it was nominated as a finalist in the Excellence in Music Programming category. Brian was also the Founding Editor & Publisher of Rhythms Magazine and is now its Senior Contributing Editor.

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