Tag Archive: newcastle

The Growlers, live in Newcastle

Following our interview with California-based surf-garage outfit, The Growlers, we sent Ruth Hodge to check them out in Newcastle: These guys describe their sound as “beach goth” and that’s enough to warrant a… Read More

This week in Newcastle = awesome

Somethingyousaid.com’s Ruth Hodge gives you the heads-up on some excellent things to see and do in Newcastle (the Australian one, not the British one) this week: Newcastle has had a wave of reclamation… Read More

Newy: God’s (forgotten) country?

Ruth Hodge explains why Newcastle is awesome: Look at all you busy city people with those smirks on your faces. “Newy, God’s Country?” you pssshh, readjusting your arm that is currently being squashed… Read More

Just a Gent – Music interview

Carol Bowditch talks to Australia’s teenage EDM sensation, Jacob Grant, otherwise known as Just a Gent: Sydney and Australia’s electronic music scene has really grown over the past decade. Artists like Flume have really put Aussies on… Read More

Doc Holliday Takes The Shotgun interview

Sydney-based bassist and all round lege, James Booker (who recently interviewed Brooks Neilsen of The Growlers for us), talks about his band, Doc Holliday Takes the Shotgun, and their plans for 2014. I would describe… Read More

Gooch Palms & Palms – Music Interview

The announcement of Palms and The Gooch Palms playing a double headline tour was met by us with teen girlish excitement. We’re swooning for the sweet combo of Palms’ sweetly sardonic, 90‘s inspired garage pop and The… Read More

Twin Lakes’ Top 5 Winter Destinations

In their year together, Newcastle/Sydney band Twin Lakes have permeating the local music scene with layers of folk/rock. Their music has a pastoral resonance that nods to bands like The Dears, Doves, Silversun Pickups,… Read More

Julia Johnson drops the F-Bomb

After last week reviewing Julia and the Deep Sea Sirens’ sophomore long-player, Jack Colwell has a conversation with Julia Johnson about the pros/cons of touring, getting advice from Gotye and dropping the F-bomb (F… Read More

The International Space Time Concerto

When an event is given the label, “like Beethoven meets the Matrix”, it makes you want to know more, right? So, what are we talking about here? Well, it’s a concerto comp with a… Read More

Stuff White People Like and a bit that they don’t

Harriet Cheney went to Newcastle for TiNA and Sound Summit:  I hit the road later than I had hoped to, because I was writing questions for an interview. Luckily, that meant that I… Read More

Jennifer Left unveils her new video clip

Jennifer Left, originally from Newcastle but now very much a part of the scene in the seaside town of Brighton, is someone that we at Something You Said have known for many years.… Read More