Category Archive: live

Mountain Sounds – review and photos

Melissa Barrass and Damon Collum headed to the boutique/sustainable Australian festival, based on the Central Coast of New South Wales: For a small-scale festival, Mountain Sounds surely packs a punch. With a formidable and… Read More

Laneway Festival 2015 – Melbourne review’s Neika Lehman headed to a festival which has come a long way… In recent years, St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival has become one of the major success stories for the Australian one-day music… Read More

Sarah Blasko at Twilight at Taronga

Here’s a question you never thought you’d be asked. Has a possum ever climbed onto your lap during a gig? The answer is pretty-bloody-obviously no, right? Unless perhaps, you were at Sarah Blasko’s… Read More

POND in Sydney – photos and review

Heather Vousden checked out the excellent POND and Peter Bibby at legendary Sydney venue, Oxford Art Factory last week. Here are her words/photographs: Oxford Art Factory was packed to the brim for the highly… Read More

Mutation and Mutilation: MONA FOMA 2015

Seven Sunny Summers of Mutation and Mutilation.’s Neika Lehman looks back on MONA FOMA 2015: MONA FOMA is the exception to the unofficial rule of music and arts festivals: the art is as… Read More

Music review: High Tea in Sydney

Marking High Tea’s sixth year, the not-for-profit organisation teamed up with Common Electric’s places+spaces for a special show. The first of a ten-part series kicked off with the Australian/German artist Phia and local… Read More

Ariel Pink in Sydney – Live Review

Melissa Barrass headed to Oxford Art Factory to catch American singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Ariel Pink in action: Braving a fever that could only challenge Chuck Norris at his worst, I witnessed Nicholas Allbrook… Read More

Laneway 2015 – Sydney review & photos

Boasting a seriously impressive line-up, St Jerome’s Laneway Festival headed to Sydney on Sunday. Reviewer Ruth Hodge and photographer Philip Erbacher captured everything in words and pictures: If you were wanting to go… Read More

Live Review: Sugar Mountain 2015

Neika Lehman headed to summer’s sweetest one-day treat – Melbourne festival, Sugar Mountain: After a one-year hiatus, Melbourne music and arts festival Sugar Mountain reared amorphously from its new CBD location: the Victorian… Read More

Belle & Sebastian, Twilight at Taronga

Harriet Cheney headed to Taronga Zoo in Sydney to check out legendary Glasgow-based six-piece, Belle and Sebastian: You can’t help feeling excited visiting a zoo. It brings the inner child out to play.… Read More

Live Review: Catfish and the Bottlemen

Terri Prior makes her debut by checking out Welsh indie band Catfish and the Bottlemen at Sydney’s Oxford Art Factory: Fresh from the success of their breakthrough debut album ‘The Balcony’ these four… Read More

Review: Chiodos Live in Singapore

American post-hardcore band, Chiodos, took their ambitious songcraft and inventive arranging skills to Singapore on the weekend to play a show in association with FIJI Water. Desmond Chan went along to check it out: 4pm is a rather… Read More