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Aug 29

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Aug 28

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Aug 26

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Aug 21

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Aug 20

Peking Duk, Live At The Wireless
Splendour In The Grass, 25/07/2014
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Blitzkrieg Bop - Tribute to the RamonesHigh (Jealous Remix) - Peking Duk The Way You Are - Peking DukYou Got Me (feat. Yeo and Benson) - Peking DukThe Lion Sleeps Tonight - The TokensMufasa - Peking Duk0 to 100 - DrakeSignatune (Thomas Bangalter Edit) - DJ Mehdi Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds - The BeatlesBoom Boom - Mister Gray and RuenFeels Like (feat. The Kite String Tangle) - Peking DukStay With Me (Shy FX Remix) - Sam SmithSurface - Aero ChordAss ‘n’ Titties - DJ AssaultFreak - Diplo, Steve Aoki and DeorroLet Me Clear My Throat (Party Favour Remix) - DJ CoolSimon Says (feat 360) - Pharaoh MoncheStarted From The Bottom (feat 360) - Infinite Daps vs Drake - RL Grime and BauerShout To The Core - LuLu - Shout vx RL Grime - CoreNobody To Love (Jakwob Remix) - SigmaNobody To Love (Original Mix) - SigmaTake Me Over (feat. Safia) - Peking DukHigh (feat. Nicole Millar) - Peking Duk

Peking Duk, Live At The Wireless

Splendour In The Grass, 25/07/2014

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Blitzkrieg Bop - Tribute to the Ramones
High (Jealous Remix) - Peking Duk 
The Way You Are - Peking Duk
You Got Me (feat. Yeo and Benson) - Peking Duk
The Lion Sleeps Tonight - The Tokens
Mufasa - Peking Duk
0 to 100 - Drake
Signatune (Thomas Bangalter Edit) - DJ Mehdi 
Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds - The Beatles
Boom Boom - Mister Gray and Ruen
Feels Like (feat. The Kite String Tangle) - Peking Duk
Stay With Me (Shy FX Remix) - Sam Smith
Surface - Aero Chord
Ass ‘n’ Titties - DJ Assault
Freak - Diplo, Steve Aoki and Deorro
Let Me Clear My Throat (Party Favour Remix) - DJ Cool
Simon Says (feat 360) - Pharaoh Monche
Started From The Bottom (feat 360) - Infinite Daps vs Drake - RL Grime and Bauer
Shout To The Core - LuLu - Shout vx RL Grime - Core
Nobody To Love (Jakwob Remix) - Sigma
Nobody To Love (Original Mix) - Sigma
Take Me Over (feat. Safia) - Peking Duk
High (feat. Nicole Millar) - Peking Duk

Aug 13

Courtney Barnett, Live At The Wireless
Splendour In The Grass, 27/7/2014
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DavidLance JrCanned TomatoesScottie SaysAre You Taking Care Of YourselfOut Of The WoodworkBlah BlahPedestrianAvant GardenerHistory Eraser

Courtney Barnett, Live At The Wireless

Splendour In The Grass, 27/7/2014

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David
Lance Jr
Canned Tomatoes
Scottie Says
Are You Taking Care Of Yourself
Out Of The Woodwork
Blah Blah
Pedestrian
Avant Gardener
History Eraser


The 12th Doctor, Peter Capaldi, introduces his new time travel companion Jenna Coleman to Lindsay ‘The Doctor’ McDougall as they make a brief stop in their around-the-world tour.

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The 12th Doctor, Peter Capaldi, introduces his new time travel companion Jenna Coleman to Lindsay ‘The Doctor’ McDougall as they make a brief stop in their around-the-world tour.
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Aug 07

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Aug 06

Porter Robinson on his new album Worlds: “I was trying to recreate The Legend Of Zelda”.

Porter Robinson on his new album Worlds: “I was trying to recreate The Legend Of Zelda”.

Aug 05

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Sticky Fingers, Live At The Wireless
Splendour In The Grass, 26/7/2014
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Freddy Crabs HeadlockThese Girls Gold Snafu Show No Shade If You Go (feat. DMAs)Dreamland Just For You Caress Your Soul How To Fly Australia Street

Sticky Fingers, Live At The Wireless

Splendour In The Grass, 26/7/2014

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Freddy Crabs 
Headlock
These Girls 
Gold Snafu 
Show No Shade 
If You Go (feat. DMAs)
Dreamland 
Just For You 
Caress Your Soul 
How To Fly 
Australia Street

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Jul 27

The Best of Splendour

OUTKAST

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The headliners of this festival showed anyone and everyone why they are still held in such high regard after such a lengthy hiatus. Outkast drew everyone to the Amphitheatre, possibly the biggest Splendour crowd in history, and delivered hit after hit of insanely fun hip hop goodness. If there were naysayers before the show, we couldn’t find them afterwards.

YOUNG ACTS RUN FREE

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Seeing young artists make the step up from the clubs we usually see them during the year is one of the best things about any festival. Splendour was no exception.

Both of our triple j Unearthed winners – Airling and Tora – absolutely dominated in their opening Amphitheatre shows.

DMAs looked and sounded like they came pretty much fully-formed. Tkay Maidza sent things into a dinoriffic frenzy early on day one. New Zealand’s Broods are likely to threaten the best Kiwi pop acts around at the moment (and there are stacks of them). Wave Racer had the Mix Up Tent grooving and Brisbane’s The Creases were a noise pop delight on the final day.

COVER FRENZY!

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The Preatures dropped a ruling version of The Angels’ ‘Am I Ever Gonna See Your Face Again’ and dedicated it to fallen Aussie rock greats Doc Neeson and Chrissy Amphlett.

As mentioned, Tkay Maidza gave us Violent Soho’s ‘Covered In Chrome’ early in the day, which sent the crowd bananas.

The Kite String Tangle’s rendition of Flight Facilities’ ‘Clair De Lune’ got the crowd moving after a somewhat sleepy start.

Ball Park Music ended their set in the most epic fashion with a cover of Queen’s ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’. It was a massive talking point for the day and a highlight for heaps of people.

Ásgeir joined in the fun with a version of Nirvana’s ‘Heart Shaped Box’, played in his typically low-key style.

Saskwatch double-dipped into the covers pool. Firstly they brought back memories of Splendour past by playing sadly defunct Aussie band Little Red’s ‘Coca-Cola’, before a great version of Jagwar Ma’s ‘Let Her Go’.

The warm and wonderful Vance Joy set ended with a hearty rendition of Ben E. King’s ‘Stand By Me’.

Danny Brown smashed out an awesome version of A$AP Ferg’s ‘Shabba’ in between chucking toilet paper at everyone in the crowd.

Skaters slipped a little bit of Violent Femmes’ ‘Kiss Off’ into the end of their set, while Kingswood slipped some QOTSA ‘Field Good Hit Of The Summer’ into the middle of theirs.

A CAVALCADE OF SPECIAL GUESTS

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Some bands got famous friends on stage. Peking Duk’s star studded set was a first night highlight, featuring cameos from 360, Ben from SAFIA, Yeo and The Kite String Tangle. Dan Sultan got up with both Spiderbait and the Hilltop Hoods and a DMAs cameo leant even more awesomeness to the Sticky Fingers set.

There were a few not so famous friends on stage as well. Bender, the Mayor of Splendour, got up and did the running man during Ball Park Music’s set (check out the video of that here), Violent Soho bassist Luke Henery got his three-year-old son Oscar on stage during their massive main stage set and Outkast dragged a whole swarm of ladies up to dance to their smash hit ‘Hey Ya!’.

HAPPY BANDS = HAPPY FANS

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Check out the look on Grouplove’s faces. Bands say this kind of stuff all the time, but this has truly got to be one of the best places in the world to play.

Honestly, the crowds who go to so much effort to pack out events like Splendour are the reason we get to see bands of this calibre returning year after year.

So, who’ll be on the bill for 2015?