Archive for the ‘The Big Splash’ Category

The Big Splash Primer: Kitchen People

Friday, August 8th, 2014

kitchenpeople1Vincent Buchanan-Simpson of lo-fi newcomers Kitchen People took some time to answer five extraordinarily important questions ahead of The Big Splash Grand Final this weekend. Which bands have impressed you most over the course of the competition? PUCK, Eloise Ashton, […]

The Big Splash Primer: Dream Rimmy

Thursday, August 7th, 2014

dream rimmyDream Rimmy deal in astral soundscapes. Shoegaze isn’t exactly a genre ripe with innovation, but the five-piece offer something different, something bathed in nuance and gripping melodies, giving as much attention to song-writing as they do pedal choices. Before their […]

The Big Splash Primer: Pat Chow

Wednesday, August 6th, 2014

patchowBand competition The Big Splash has narrowed its field from 40 to the final 4, and in the lead-up to Saturday’s grand final we’ll be offering a little primer on. First up is Pat Chow: a sleazy no frills garage […]

The Big Splash announces its grand finalists

Monday, August 4th, 2014

The Big SplashAnd then there were four. From an opening field of 40, across eight qualifying heats and two semi-finals – second of which took place last Saturday – The Big Splash has narrowed down the four bands who’ll play in the […]

The Big Splash 2014 open for entries

Tuesday, February 25th, 2014

The Big SplashEntries are now open for the second edition of The Big Splash band competition. This year’s contest will take place over two months, with the first of eight preliminary heats taking place at Mojo’s Bar on Tuesday June 3. Other […]

The Big Splash Interview: Apache

Tuesday, August 6th, 2013

apacheThe grand final of the inaugural Big Splash band competition is this weekend at The Bakery. Psychadelic outfit APACHE were the wild card entry in the first semi-final and have found their way into the top four. We had a quick […]