Category Archive: live

Ásgeir live at The Metro, Sydney

Harriet Cheney checked out Icelandic singer/songwriter Ásgeir’s debut visit to Australia: I had high expectations from this gig as Ásgeir’s debut album released in English earlier this year was a lush serving of superb… Read More

Night Beats, live in Vienna – review

In the 1970s the Slaughterhouse of Sankt Marx in Vienna was transformed in function to become the location of all sorts of cultural events. Nowadays the gigantic group of brick fortresses, covered in… Read More

Cookin’ on 3 Burners live in Sydney

Melbourne-based three-piece soul outfit, Cookin’ on 3 Burners, launched their sixth album, ‘Blind Bet’ at the Basement in Sydney this month with special guest performances from the spectacular, soulful vocalist Kylie Auldist (The… Read More

Caitlin Park live in Sydney

Sydney-based singer/songwriter Caitlin Park played at Newtown’s Vanguard last week. We sent Damon Collum along: I first caught Caitlin Park playing at Jurassic Lounge in Sydney last year as a happy accident. I found myself… Read More

Paris Psych Fest – live review

We sent Chloe Mayne to Paris Psych Fest. Here’s what went down: The inaugural Paris International Festival of Psychedelic Music was an opalescent, many-faceted creature. Working its fingers into the cobbled Parisian streets, the… Read More

Patrick James live in Sydney

Sydney-based singer/songwriter Patrick James launched his new EP “Broken Lines” last night at Brighton Up Bar. We sent Damon Collum along with his camera and notepad:  There are a lot of great things about… Read More

The Holidays live in Brisbane

Sydney-based band, The Holidays, recently embarked on a tour of the East Coast of Australia to coincide with the release of ‘Tongue Talk’ – the third single from their acclaimed sophomore LP, “Real Feel”.… Read More

Dark Mofo 2014: Encores and Apologies

Neika Lehman spent two extraordinary weeks at Tasmania-based festival, Dark Mofo: It’s been just over a week since the conclusion of Hobart’s second Dark Mofo festival. The music and arts festival runs for two… Read More

Kele, Odesza & Hayden James live in Sydney

Damon Collum headed to The Metro Theatre in Sydney to photograph/review Bloc Party frontman Kele, Seattle-based duo Odesza and the Barry White of EDM, Hayden James: Heading into a gig you plan to review,… Read More

Collarbones X Synergy Percussion: Review

I began my annual love affair with VIVID, Sydney’s cultural calendar epicentre of light/music/idea events with a celebration of The Avalanches (which was really fucking brilliant, by the way). But, as the three-week… Read More

Vancouver Sleep Clinic live in Sydney

Brisbane-based Vancouver Sleep Clinic have been one of the ‘bands-to-watch in 2014’, which I have witnessed popping up in internet feeds, after a positive reception in Triple J’s Unearthed competition last year. It’s… Read More

Slowdive Rising – A Sparkling Return

Canada-based music junkie, G. William Rex, headed to London and saw the remarkable rebirth of shoegazers, Slowdive: When bands break up (as most of them eventually do) there are two schools of thought. Some persons assert… Read More