Posts Tagged ‘live review’

Sydney’s Oxford Art Factory was the place to be last Saturday night, as here, Lakyn was performing one of the last shows on his Australia-wide ‘for my amigos’ tour. Heading in, the venue was filled with the psychedelic, grungy sound of New Zealand duo, Dual. With boundless energy, impressive vocals and a clear sense...

Boo Seeka kicked off their Australian tour with a mind-blowing reception from the Sydney crowd at Manning Bar. To help celebrate the first of many shows was none other than Canberra’s Turquoise Prince and Alice Spring’s Resin Moon. But, the night was all about the act which has just released their much-anticipated album...

“They’ll stone you when you’re riding in your car, they’ll stone you when you’re playing your guitar” Bob Dylan changed the way the world listened to an album with the release of Blonde on Blonde in 1966. With a mix of lyrically stellar ballads to the driving rock sound that shaped a generation, Blonde on Blonde...

Sydney’s beautiful spring weather meant that Thursday night was warm and inviting – the perfect setting for a gig. We were in luck, because Ali Barter was continuing her One Foot In tour. Following her debut album A Suitable Girl, Barter launched an Australia-wide tour in August, her largest run of shows yet. The...

Like Inklings from Murakami’s Hard-Boiled Wonderland, we had become subterranean creatures, in the depths below The Chippendale Hotel aka The Chippo, entranced by the epic music of Perth’s fast rising Psychedelic Porn Crumpets. A few songs into the set and the entire audience had become a body of turbulent water at...

Queens Of The Stone Age brought their smooth Rock n Roll style back to Australian shores for a four date tour leading into the release of the bands forth coming album Villians (out August 25th). With Melbourne being a sold out show within one day it is clear there is so much love for Josh Homme and Co from Melbourne...

The excitement was palpable as LCD Soundsystem took the stage at Melbourne’s Margaret Court Arena. The audience was already moving to the booming synth when frontman James Murphy came out, dressed in his signature blazer and t-shirt. Our collective excitement exploded when Murphy reached the chorus of Yr City’s a...

It’s been twenty years since Guide to Better Living was released, and Phil Jamieson’s hair still hasn’t changed. In a way it’s refreshing that his look has stood the test of time. But more importantly, would the music of Grinspoon follow suit? Survey says, yes, the inaugural Triple J Unearthed winners still have the...

Driving to Melbourne, all the way from Adelaide for the night and to turn around and drive back to play a show the next night is a show of commitment from a band who is fast building a reputation for themselves. The Winter Gypsy spent Friday night at The Grace Darling Hotel on Smith Street with co-headliners Stonefox....

Dj Shadow is synonymous with the golden age of nineties hip-hop his first full-length release Endtroducing garnered massive acclaim for its genre-bending sample work that makes up the majority of the album. For more than twenty years fans the world over have been captivated by Shadows music precision when cultivating...