We know that you all love to party, so it’s with great pleasure that we announce the return of OutsideIn Festival: an amazing day of mind-bending music at Sydney’s Factory Theatre. Curated by Astral People and Yes Please, last year’s inaugural festival saw a sold out crowd get down to the likes of Flume, HTRK, [...]
In Japan, there’s actually an entire festival dedicated to the male appendage. Enough said. According to The Independent, one of the highlights of this annual Shinto fertility festival held in Kawasaki during spring is a giant 2.5m wooden penis carried by locals. Everything you’ll see at the special occasion is likely to be somewhat phallic [...]
The world’s leading festival of contemporary character culture, Pictoplasma kicks off today for three days of inspiring talks, screenings and more. It all happens in Berlin and runs until April 13.
Groovin The Moo, Australia’s only regional touring festival, has dropped another stellar lineup for 2013. Visiting Maitland, Canberra, Bendigo, Townsville and Bunburry, the tour will see the likes of The Temper Trap, Tame Impala, Tegan and Sara, and Lost At E Minor favourite, Flume, grace the stage. Prepare yourselves for the April/May cusp, a big [...]
Byron Bay Bluesfest is set to be one amazing festival this year – running for five days between March 28 and April 1 and delivering a lineup including Ben Harper, Santana, Iggy & The Stooges, Grace Potter, Wilco and Rodriguez. With a great vision on sustainability, the stellar lineup and an amazing venue, Bluesfest seems [...]
Celebrated by Hindus, the legendary Holi Festival takes place in India and Nepal during springtime. It’s a riot of colours with everyone throwing fistfuls of pigmented stuff at everyone else (the blue, apparently, stains like crazy and is notoriously hard to get out of skin and clothes). German artist Katrin Korfmann has been there and documented the colourful affair in her Kolorit series from an aerial perspective. There’s so much beauty in there.
Alt-J (∆) only released their debut album months ago, but the English lads are already considered favorites to take out the 2012 Mercury Prize. We sat down with drummer Thom Green to talk shrooms, finding video directors on the internet, and studying fine art.
Why settle for poolside movies when you can watch films in a floating cinema in the middle of the ocean? Specially created for the Film on the Rocks Yao Noi Festival in Thailand, the floating Archipelago Cinema took its construction cue from techniques used by fishermen for floating lobster farms. Just don’t get motion sickness [...]
Film director Harmony Korine (Gummo, Trash Humpers) is working on a new film called God’s Joke. This time his film will be financed by crowd-funding through Cinema Reloaded, a project hosted by the International Film Festival Rotterdam.