Hannah Story

Hannah’s best friend describes her writing as 'like Hunter S. Thompson, except less engaging and less good.' Her boyfriend says she’s 'a good writer, but couldn’t beat Ernest Hemingway in a fight.' Apt. If you want a healthy dose of shoegaze, look no further.


Falls Festival 2013 Line-Up Announced

The 2013 FALLS FESTIVAL line-up has finally dropped.


Harvest Festival 2013 Line-Up Announced!

Turns out we did alright with our HARVEST FESTIVAL rumour mill.


Our Harvest Festival 2013 Rumour Mill

The line-up for HARVEST FESTIVAL 2013 is expected on June 27, so in preparation the team at PURPLE SNEAKERS have collated all the rumours and gossip (and added a few of our own picks) for your listening pleasure.


FLASHBACK: Sub Pop Records

Today we flash back on another of our favourite labels: SUB POP RECORDS.


WATCH: Songs ‘Alone When I’m With You’ (Official Video)

SONGS‘ sophomore album, Malabar, shows a different side of the Sydney band, one that is unlike their self-titled debut.


FLASHBACK: Grinderman

‘No Pussy Blues’ was my ringtone for a year.


Top 10 New Years Eve Countdown Tracks

Now that we’ve all survived the apocalypse, it’s about time we got into New Years mode.


A Purple Sneakers Christmas: Our Holiday Playlist

If you’re someone who has worked in retail, the thought of listening to Christmas songs EVER is probably horrifying.


LISTEN: Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds ‘We No Who U R’ + Aus Tour

I made the mistake of deciding to cram all the NICK CAVE AND THE BAD SEEDS news into one post.


LISTEN: The Dandy Warhols ‘The Autumn Carnival’ (Anton Newcombe Remix)

It seems as though The Dandy Warhols and The Brian Jonestown Massacre have let their long-standing differences slide, as Brian Jonestown‘s lead, Anton Newcombe, everything takes to the decks to remix ‘The Autumn Carnival’ from this year’s This Machine.


FLASHBACK: Pixies ‘Doolittle’

I just did something very very embarrassing.


WATCH: Cat Power ‘Cherokee’

Indie babe Chan Marshall aka CAT POWER goes blonde for the clip for her single ‘Cherokee’ from new album Sun.