Live Review – Absinthe by Spiegelworld

Spiegelworld’s award-winning, smash-hit Las Vegas show Absinthe is currently touring Australia and has finally arrived in Sydney. It’s being performed under a beautiful Spiegeltent in Hyde Park, and we were there for the… Read More

Interview: Gary Lucas brings a State of Grace

Tim and Jeff Buckley’s legacy has inspired generations of musicians and listeners. The world premiere event “A State of Grace” celebrates their brilliant, complicated lives and music in a moving, definitive portrait. We speak to Gary Lucas,… Read More

Let’s talk about the Silent Dinner Party

Shhh! Sydney Fringe Festival is holding a Silent Dinner Party as its keynote closing event on September 26th at Marrickville Town Hall, (heads-up, bookings close Monday September 21st). Oliver Heath speaks to Honi Ryan… Read More

Music Interview: Wyall Style Records

We chatted to Lewis Coleman from Wyall Style Records, who have just launched as a brand new independent label: First of all, would you like to introduce your label? Certainly! Wyall Style Records is… Read More

Video Premiere: The Plaidians, The Follower

Today we are excited to premiere the new video from Melbourne-based songwriters Gary Thackrah and Justin Penkethman, better known as The Plaidians. The Follower is the first single to be lifted from their debut album,… Read More

Interview: The Sand Dollars put music first

Melbourne fourpiece, The Sand Dollars, have recently released new single Holster and are embarking on a September/October tour. We spoke to them to find out more: Hi and thanks for taking the time out… Read More

Stand with Goodesy, wear the T-shirt

With Goodesy is an initiative started by a group of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and non-Indigenous friends, who want to show support for Sydney Swans’ Adam Goodes and what he stands for… Read More

Angie – Free Agent, track-by-track

‘Free Agent’ is the second longplayer from Sydney-based musician Angie. While travelling last year, Angie began working on the record in Paris. She then headed to Brazil for an artist residency where she turned the… Read More

Live review: A Place to Bury Strangers’s Melissa Barrass reviewed and photographed A Place to Bury Strangers in Sydney, and wonders why more people weren’t there: It took me two days to hear clearly again after seeing A Place… Read More

How To Change the World: review/giveaway

In conjunction with Madman Entertainment, is giving away double passes to “How To Change the World” to our Australia-based readers. To be in with a chance of winning, read our review and then… Read More

Photos: The Getaway Plan live in Sydney

Fresh from the long-awaited release of their third LP, Melbourne-based act The Getaway Plan are in the midst of a massive tour. Having weathered a two-year break up, member departures, various personal obstacles and almost… Read More

Photo Diary: Perch Creek on tour

Fresh from a huge Canadian tour, Melbourne’s Perch Creek (formerly known as Perch Creek Family Jug Band) are playing at Newtown Social Club in Sydney tonight and Howler in Melbourne tomorrow. They’ll be premiering… Read More