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#SYDFEST Review: Julia Holter

Art-pop composer Julia Holter brought her distinctive sound to Sydney this past weekend, off the back of her ambitious new album “Aviary,” performing in the Magic Mirrors Spiegeltent for Sydney Festival. Whilst her vocal range and her touring band was impressive, was it enough to impress the tough Sydney crowds? Click through to find out.
All photos captured by Prudence Upton for Sydney Festival.

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#SYDFEST Review: Nakhane

South African singer Nakhane recently performed at the Magic Mirrors Spiegeltent, creating a powerful, emotive experience for everyone who was in attendance. He is captivating in front of a live crowd performing his unique blend of ethnic pop, African soul and synthetics.
All photos by Prudence Upton for Sydney Festival.

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#SYDFEST Review: Neneh Cherry

From torch anthems to trip hop, house, jazz, rap and riot girl punk, Neneh Cherry’s career has spanned 35 years of hits both critical and commercial. Earlier this week, the rebel icon of feminist pop brought her new Four Tet produced album “Broken Politics” and stacked back catalogue to Sydney’s Carriageworks. All photos captured by Victor Frankowski for Sydney Festival.

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#SydFest Review: HOME

On an empty stage, a house arises before your eyes. People move in and people move out. They eat, sleep, love, argue, and throw a party where audience members are invited on stage to participate – including this reviewer! Read on to find out what happened!
All photos captured by Victor Frankowski for Sydney Festival.

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Meet Fairina Cheng: Sydney’s Independent & Unconventional Jewellery Designer

Sydney-based label, Fairina Cheng, combines traditional processes with a contemporary outlook.
You’ll find striking statement pieces that cross boundaries and defy expectations. For those of us who seek out accessories and pieces that are a little bit different, Fairina Cheng is designing with us in mind. Get to know the Sydney designer via our latest interview.

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Photo Review: Kaiit at Sydney’s Oxford Art Factory

Another night, another young artist takes to the stage in Sydney. This time around, it’s 19-year-old KAIIT that was the focus of our photographer Ishan Sharma’s captures. Kaiit’s profile on the Australian music scene has been propelled by impressive live performances in recent months and her Sydney performance on Thursday night took it to another level. Click through for more.

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