Laneway 2015 – Sydney review & photos

Boasting a seriously impressive line-up, St Jerome’s Laneway Festival headed to Sydney on Sunday. Reviewer Ruth Hodge and photographer Philip Erbacher captured everything in words and pictures: If you were wanting to go… Read More

Live Review: Sugar Mountain 2015

Neika Lehman headed to summer’s sweetest one-day treat – Melbourne festival, Sugar Mountain: After a one-year hiatus, Melbourne music and arts festival Sugar Mountain reared amorphously from its new CBD location: the Victorian… Read More

Music: High Tea at Glebe Town Hall

An offer of High Tea always piques somethingyousaid.com’s interest. Addy Fong finds out more: It’s been a wonderful start to 2015 for Sydney’s live music scene with many performances really celebrating the magic of… Read More

Video Premiere: Opia – Signs

If you’re suffering the midweek blues, then allow us to deliver some aural/visual pleasure in the form of an exclusive video Premiere from Perth band Opia. Signs is the second single from the trio’s forthcoming debut album and… Read More

Gazebo emphasises community dining

Following an extensive transformation that strongly nods to the 1960s (when the landmark building was built), Gazebo in Sydney’s Elizabeth Bay reopened at the back-end of last year. We decided it was high-time we headed along to… Read More

Interview: The Bamboos can’t wait for Twlight

Melbourne-based soul/funk eight-piece, The Bamboos, are hitting up Sydney’s Twilight at Taronga series this month. We grabbed a few words with Lance Ferguson from the band to find out more: Hi Lance! Were you classically… Read More

Belle & Sebastian, Twilight at Taronga

Harriet Cheney headed to Taronga Zoo in Sydney to check out legendary Glasgow-based six-piece, Belle and Sebastian: You can’t help feeling excited visiting a zoo. It brings the inner child out to play.… Read More

Getting to Know The Colour Code

Melbourne-based four-piece The Colour Code are one-to-watch in 2015. We asked them to tell us a little more about themselves:  We are four budding young chaps from Melbourne, Australia who write modern alternative… Read More

Live Review: Catfish and the Bottlemen

Terri Prior makes her somethingyousaid.com debut by checking out Welsh indie band Catfish and the Bottlemen at Sydney’s Oxford Art Factory: Fresh from the success of their breakthrough debut album ‘The Balcony’ these four… Read More

Laneway Festival Playlist 2015

It’s beginning to feel a lot like Christmas. Ok, it’s not, but today has undeniably got a kinda pre-Christmas excitement vibe because OH-MY-GOD Laneway Festival is just one sleep away! Yup, Australia’s best festival is back… Read More

Interview: Ric Rawlins on Super Furry Animals

One of somethingyousaid.com’s favourite bands ever, Super Furry Animals are the subject of a new biography by Ric Rawlins. With illustrations by Pete Fowler and full band participation it marks 20 years since the… Read More

Film Review: X+Y looks at love and loss

Somethingyousaid.com’s Addy Fong reviews the latest film from director Morgan Matthews, starring Asa Butterfield, Rafe Spall and Sally Hawkins: I’ve never liked maths. In fact, I remember telling my high school maths teacher how… Read More