There's that special something we seem to perpetually yearn for in the music of yesteryear. Melbourne quintet Second Hand Heart take this nostalgia and combine it with the modern, trinkety jangle of op-shop finds.
After a decade, The Beautiful Girls are coming to an end. When we close our eyes and hear the tinkle of "La Mar" in the background, we can almost feel the salty wind dance around our faces and the sand between our toes.
The winner of issue 47's spiffy subscription prize, Nic Carah, has spent the past few days helping build Splendour. If you want a sneak peek of what's expected for the weekend, have a gander. Oh, and bring your wellies.
Folk music can be like candy apples. They both have a bright, glossy sheen on the outside that makes you want to sink your teeth into its sweetness. But on the underside, you find something quite different - the tart, unexpectedly delicious tang of a saccharine facade.