Category Archive: live

Mona Foma is a beautiful monster

As Hobart’s now-legendary audio-visual carnival sweeps back through town, Chloe Mayne guides us through the strange and beautiful maze that was: Ah, Mona Foma, my old friend. We’ve grown into and around one… Read More

Review: Dustin Tebbutt at Sunday Sundown

Annastasia Robertson checked out the latest instalment of Merivale’s Sunday Sundown season: Sydney Sundays are heating up thanks to Merivale and Corona. On a glorious day, the Coogee Pavilion rooftop was packed to… Read More

Courtney Barnett at Twilight at Taronga

Sydney’s Twilight at Taronga series of summer gigs launched last night with a sold-out performance from Grammy nominee Courtney Barnett. Now in its 21st year, Twilight at Taronga takes place on the concert lawns of the… Read More

Live Review: Falls Festival Marion Bay

Since joining Lorne in 2003, Tasmania’s edition of Falls Festival has been a popular option for anyone wanting to celebrate New Year’s Eve on the Apple Isle. Aside from potential anxiety for those… Read More

Review: Dâm-Funk at Sydney Festival’s Rhosian Woolridge gets funky in Hyde Park: Within minutes of hitting the decks, Dâm-Funk transformed the Magic Mirrors Spiegeltent into West Coast LA in the 1990s. “Where’s Snoop?” I thought. Alas, Snoop… Read More

Review: Kate Tempest at Sydney Festival editor Bobby Townsend headed to the Magic Mirrors Spiegeltent to catch an unforgettable show: I first encountered Kate Tempest in the way that most people find their new favourite artists… by chance.… Read More

Photos: Thee Oh Sees at Newtown Social Club

One of the most influential garage-rock bands of the 2000’s, Thee Oh Sees are currently embarking on an Australian tour. It was a highly anticipated return, both from fans and band alike. “It’s been… Read More

Børns and Moses Gunn Collective in Sydney

Supporting at Newtown Social Club we have Brisbane based psychedelic rockers, Moses Gunn Collective who mainly play cuts from their excellent album released last August, ‘Mercy Mountain’. They open their set with album… Read More

The Flaming Lips, Summer Sounds in Sydney

Wanna turn a huge open space on a summer’s evening into an abso-bloody-lutely massive psychedelic party? Better call veteran weirdos The Flaming Lips. And so it came to be on Saturday in Sydney, where Wayne Coyne’s… Read More

Live review: The Wombats in Sydney

At the final show of their ‘Glitterbug’ tour, British indie-rockers The Wombats tore down the walls of The Hordern Pavilion in Sydney. Annastasia Robertson was there for Something You Said:  Support band, Last… Read More

Review: Falls Music & Arts Festival Byron

North Byron Parklands once again offered its rolling hills, forest-lined flats and spectacular natural amphitheatre for the 2015/16 instalment of the Falls Music & Arts Festival. The lineup promised something for everyone; Bloc… Read More

Something You Said’s top live acts of 2015’s team of contributors spent a gargantuan amount of time watching gigs all over the world in 2015. Here’s our favourite live act, as selected by our team, as well as some of our… Read More