Category Archive: music

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

Video Premiere: Peter Calvert, Red Shoes

Start your Wednesday off in magnificent fashion with the Premiere of the new video from Sydney-based singer/songwriter, Peter Calvert. Having built a name for himself on the Australian music scene over the past… Read More

FBi Radio’s Brush With Fame

If you’re looking to purchase fame at a reasonable price and you’re regretting that impulse purchase of celebrity nail clippings you brought that one time, we’ve got the perfect solution: Sydney’s not-for-profit radio station,… Read More

Interview: Guy Pearce overcomes his fear

Guy Pearce recently released his debut longplayer and, as he tells Bobby Townsend, it required him to overcome a longstanding fear of putting his music out there: “I always knew that I would eventually release… Read More

New Music: Introducing BCBG 

We’re excited to bring to your attention French duo BCBG. The act consists of two friends that met while in separate bands in and around the Paris underground/experimental scene. They eventually formed in Brazil at… Read More

Thank you and Goodnight, Carter USM

This weekend, Carter The Unstoppable Sex Machine will, over a quarter-of-a-Century since forming, cease to be unstoppable. Bobby Townsend pays his respects: Eastbourne, in the UK county of East Sussex, isn’t at the… Read More

Video Premiere: Innamech, The Line

We’re super chuffed to today bring you the Premiere of the brand-spanking new video from Innamech, a Progrocktronica act from the Blue Mountains. Progrocktronica’s a nice word to say, isn’t it? The Australian… Read More

Lurch & Chief ticket giveaway!

Melbourne indie rock six piece Lurch & Chief recently dropped their ace new single “Keep It Together” and are hitting up Sydney’s Goodgod Small Club this Saturday night. Do you want to be there? Yes?… 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

Getting to Know Matthew Edwards

Matthew Edwards and the Unfortunates recently released their new longplayer, The Fates, and are poised to launch the record at London’s Servant Jazz Quarters. We asked Matthew to tell us more: Matthew Edwards and… Read More

Interview: David Tinning of Santuri Safari

Santuri Safari is quickly establishing itself by bringing together traditional East African artists and instruments with modern producers and techniques. David Tinning, the co-ordinator of the project, talks to 25ThC and lets us… Read More

Sponsored Video: Iggy Pop’s Flash Collection

If there is a combination that sounds impossibly alluring to us at, it’s Iggy Pop plus Sailor Jerry. One of the greatest performers and icons of our lifetime hooking up with the creators of… Read More