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.
Oh, how we love an acoustic set. The fizzle and crack of an amp can never beat the intimate sentimentality of an unplugged band - especially when they're playing in a lounge room strewn with fairy lights.