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WATCH: Doprah ‘San Pedro’ (Official Video)

Falling in love with Christchurch duo DOPRAH was a little bit like jumping into the ocean with bricks attached to my ankles (in the best possible way).


LISTEN: The Weeknd ‘Belong To The World’

Although Portishead‘s Geoff Barrow isn’t too happy with Abel Tesfaye of THE WEEKND (we’ll get to that), we’re not complaining, as we’re really quite digging his new track ‘Belong To The World’.

Top Fives

TOP FIVES: Imogen Archer

IMOGEN ARCHER has just joined the PURPLE SNEAKERS online team having recently made the move over to Melbourne from her native home of Adelaide.


FLASHBACK: Portishead

Take a “tea-boy” and a bar singer.


LISTEN: Portishead ‘Machine Gun’ (Jimmy Edgar Edit)



TOP FIVES: Matt Nielson

Introducing Matt Nielson, Melbourne writer and all-round quirky PURPLE SNEAKERS contributor extraordinaire… “Because you don’t really know who I am and have no reason to listen to me, I’ve included some brief explanations for my choices in each category.


Top 10 Songs To Have Sex To

Valentines Day is upon us so cue the overpriced priced roses, overcrowded restaurants and cards with silly bears emblazoned across the front.


Harvest Official Second Announcement

Only this morning did we wet ourselves with excitement over news that TV On The Radio were added to the Harvest line up and now on the back of internet leaks, Harvest themselves have decided to reveal the official second announcement.


TV On The Radio Join Harvest Line Up

September 1st came and went without the promised second announcement made from Harvest, luckily Brooklyn’s finest TV On The Radio let slip that they will be hitting our shores for the “civilised gathering” this November.


Harvest: A Civilised Gathering

According to their website Harvest is not a festival, it is a feeling.