Category Archive: live

Fractures in Sydney – Live Review

Spending Saturday night in a church might not sound like the most exciting of pastimes, but when it involves being serenaded by Melbourne-based singer/songwriter Mark Zito, better known as Fractures, then it’s actually pretty… Read More

The Smith Street Band in Sydney – Review

Matt Lengren caught the Melbourne-based Smith Street Band at The Factory Theatre. Photos by Adam Davis-Powell, taken at their Manning Bar gig, two days previously: All things being equal, The Arrogance of the Drunk… Read More

Drunk Mums in Sydney – Live Review

Matt Lengren spent a frenetic Saturday evening checking out Melbourne-based Drunk Mums: I’d never been to Spectrum before and, in retrospect, it was the perfect place to see the Black Zeros, Montes Jura and… Read More

The Blurst of Times Festival in Sydney

Our assistant editor Carol Bowditch and photographer Adam Davis-Powell headed to the Sydney leg of the travelling Australian festival. Here’s what went down: A Simpsons reference will be welcomed by me in any situation.… Read More

Bluejuice – The final Sydney show

The fun-loving, leotard-wearing, crazy cats Bluejuice had their highly anticipated final Sydney show at The Metro Theatre last Sunday (26th October). We sent Heather Vousden along to photograph and review the madness: Known for… Read More

Labrador City in Zurich – Live review’s Kaya Strehler checks out Bern-based, dream-poppers Labrador City: Dripping in condescension, I will claim that I have seen a lot of things, been to a lot of places and met a lot… Read More

The Beautiful Girls in Sydney – Review

Ruth Hodge was at The Metro Theatre for as The Beautiful Girls appeared to Sydney as a vision for good things to come on Friday night, accompanied by up-and-comers Bobby Alu and… Read More

Courtney Barnett live in Sydney

Melbourne-based musician Courtney Barnett just played three sold-out nights at Sydney’s Oxford Art Factory. We sent reviewer Melissa Barrass and photographer Adam Davis-Powell along to check her out: Over the past few years I… Read More

Listen Out Sydney – Live review Assistant Editor Carol Bowditch and photographer Damon Collum headed to Listen Out Sydney. Here’s what went down: The times prior when I had visited my local jogging spot of Centennial Parklands I… Read More

Gruff Rhys live in Brighton – review

Gruff Rhys returned to the grand setting of Brighton’s St. George’s Church to perform his American Interior show for an expectant crowd. As well as the usual beautifully sung, incredibly infectious songs, the… Read More

Anberlin Final Tour – Tab, Singapore

After twelve years of making music for all the angsty/heartbroken teenagers generations past and present, Anberlin are finally disbanding. To bid farewell, they’re in the midst of their final tour, and Something You Said’s… Read More

Kingswood, The Sinking Teeth live

We sent photographer/reviewer Damon Collum along to Newtown Social Club in Sydney to check out Melbourne alt-rockers Kingswood and support act The Sinking Teeth: After having seen some ‘lighter’ acts of late I… Read More