Tag Archive: Melissa Barrass

Live review: A Place to Bury Strangers

Somethingyousaid.com’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

Live Review: Methyl Ethel in Sydney

If you happen to love modest and dreamy Australian pop-rock and didn’t catch Methyl Ethel and support acts on Thursday night, you may as well just question your whole existence. Collectively, Methyl Ethel, Phantastic Ferniture,… Read More

Learning to skate on the Penny Longboard

Somethingyousaid.com’s Melissa Barrass (pictured, above) ditched work on Friday and kept the good times rolling with the new 36” Penny Longboard… Ahhh Friday, the glorious last day of the week. The day where you… Read More

Review: The Weather Station, Loyalty

Toronto-based artist Tamara Lindeman’s third longplayer has just landed. Melissa Barrass checks it out: ‘Loyalty’ kept putting me in and out of sleep. This is not a bad thing at all. It wasn’t from… Read More

Review: Yardfest is about coming together

Somethingyousaid.com’s Melissa Barrass headed to Yardfest. Here’s what she discovered: Being a few weeks ago, Yardfest is certainly not so fresh in my memory, but then again it wasn’t so fresh in my memory… Read More

Live Review: Pearls at Goodgod in Sydney

Somethingyousaid.com’s Melissa Barrass checked out three Australian acts at Sydney’s Goodgod. Here’s the scoop: In front of a small and intimate crowd, the swirling drawl of an electric guitar hums and buzzes off… Read More

Things we should have done but haven’t

We like to think that we’ve experienced lots of life’s rich tapestry, here at somethingyousaid.com, but there are certain things that we’ve just, well, overlooked. You know, those things that you realise you should… Read More

Courtney Barnett album review

Melissa Barrass checks out the much-anticipated debut longplayer from Melbourne’s Courtney Barnett: Courtney Barnett is a national treasure. I know for a fact, she will go down in music history as one of the… Read More

Mountain Sounds – review and photos

Melissa Barrass and Damon Collum headed to the boutique/sustainable Australian festival, based on the Central Coast of New South Wales: For a small-scale festival, Mountain Sounds surely packs a punch. With a formidable and… Read More

Ariel Pink in Sydney – Live Review

Melissa Barrass headed to Oxford Art Factory to catch American singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Ariel Pink in action: Braving a fever that could only challenge Chuck Norris at his worst, I witnessed Nicholas Allbrook… Read More

Live Review: The Growlers in Sydney

Having interviewed them and reviewed their Newcastle show, we ventured to catch California based beach goth outfit The Growlers in Sydney last Friday evening:  Despite the name, ‘The Roller Den’ has absolutely nothing to do… Read More

Something You Said’s best gigs of 2014

At somethingyousaid.com, we’ve got reviewers all across the globe. From the United States to Australia via the UK, Spain, Switzerland, France, Austria and a bunch of places in between. Between us, we’ve spent countless… Read More