Category Archive: live

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

Temples live at The Metro Theatre, Sydney

British-based Temples made their Australian debut recently. We sent Carol Bowditch and Joel Anderson along to the Sydney show: I have so much respect for this band. Even though they produce music that… Read More

The Great Escape 2014 – Live Review

Brighton’s Great Escape has long since been one of Europe’s leading festivals for showcasing hot new music. This year’s event offered over 400 of the world’s most exciting up and coming acts performing in venues all around… Read More

Great Escape 2014: Kaiser Chiefs live

Following the previous day’s rainfest, Friday’s Great Escape saw Brighton drenched in glorious sunshine. And while the walk to the Concorde II was still ridiculously windswept, it was certainly hangover exorcising. Also, the pot of gold… Read More

The Jezabels in Melbourne, Live Review

Reviewer Amy Wright and photographer Guilhem Vu checked out The Jezabels: While peering across St Kilda beach, the Palais Theatre shone from the horizon as the grandiose 1920’s structure it is, with high ceilings and… Read More

Great Escape 2014: Aussie Sound Gallery

Arriving in Brighton on Thursday morning, it was easy to understand why England has a well-earned reputation for being eternally grey/wet/windswept, as disgusting horizontal rain greeted revellers stepping off the train for The… Read More