Category Archive: live

Live Review: Pearls at Goodgod in Sydney’s Melissa Barrass checked out three Australian acts at Sydney’s Goodgod. Here’s the scoop: In front of a small and intimate crowd, the swirling drawl of an electric guitar hums and buzzes off… Read More

Future Music Festival Melbourne 2015

It’s 31 degrees and on board the 12:16 train to Flemington racecourse the recycled air is throbbing with youthful anticipation. Groups of young lads and ladies are running up and down the aisles… Read More

Live Review: Bin Juice in Sydney

Bin Juice were back at Spectrum at the weekend for a show with Dead Brian, with both Sydney bands continuing to make a strong case for the local scene.’s Adrian Pedić was there… Read More

Review: A Festival Called Panama

As Tasmania’s most exciting boutique festival pitched its tents for the second year,’s Chloe Mayne was there to do it all over again: I can’t seem to think of Panama in anything other… Read More

Live review: DZ Deathrays in Sydney

It was reign of the two-piece last night at Newtown Social Club, with Hockey Dad, Bass Drum of Death and DZ Deathrays all stepping up.’s Adrian Pedić was there to catch the action: Things… Read More

Conor Oberst at Twilight at Taronga

What do you usually see outside a gig? Middle-aged, dodgy-as-fuck geezers in white Reeboks perpetually looking to “buy or sell tickets”? It’s not the most pleasing aesthetic. The Twilight at Taronga shows differ somewhat,… Read More

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