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The faces of Vivid LIVE

Intimate portraits with Vivid LIVE's biggest acts.

Intimate portraits with Vivid LIVE's biggest acts. See the diverse, complex faces that lit up Sydney in 2018.

My love letter to Cat Power

The Preatures lead singer Isabella 'Izzi' Manfredi pens a heartfelt ode to Chan Marshall aka Cat Power.

The Preatures lead singer Isabella 'Izzi' Manfredi pens a heartfelt ode to Chan Marshall aka Cat Power.

Daring to dream

The story behind super-duo DREAMS and their meteoric rise to the world stage.

Luke Steele talks through the formation of glam-rock super-duo DREAMS, the creative process of the band and the friendship that binds it all together.

Cheat Sheet: Mazzy Star

Get familiar with the Californian dreamers.

Everything you need to know about Mazzy Star, a band whose haunting lullabies have become pop culture staples.

Inside the Opera House's secret club

Sydney DJs and club kids pick their favourite moments in Studio Party history.

Our favourite Sydney DJs, artists and regulars relive their favourite moments across the years to warm up for this year's Studio Parties.

Ice Cube's sampling masterclass

We pick five moments in sampling that defined Ice Cube's chops as a beatmaker.

We pick five moments in sampling that defined Ice Cube's chops as a beatmaker.

An interview with Total Control

On rehearsing, recording and surviving outside the system.

Total Control on rehearsing, recording and surviving outside the system

Repressed Records' definitive albums

Repressed Records Newtown give us their definitive picks for each decade.

Repressed Records Newtown give us their definitive picks for each decade. Judge for yourselves, then catch them as part of Vivid LIVE

10 years of lineups

The art of Vivid LIVE through ten years of posters.

The art of Vivid LIVE through ten years of posters.