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REVIEW: Shady Nasty

Written by on 23 July 2019

@The Chippo – 11/7/19 I often find it hard to agree with the well heard and often proven sentiment that Sydney’s live music scene is at a low point when there are bands like Shady Nasty causing a stir amongst revellers. It’s almost impossible to lump the band into one genre, but if I was […]

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Bloods: On feelings, SXSW and shredding

Written by on 17 December 2018

Bloods are the sort of band that don’t mind taking their time. With their first album, Work It Out, being released in 2014, many doors opened, including their first visit to the US as a band, along with their first South By Southwest (SXSW) Festival. Four years later, taking their pop-punk ethos and turning it into a more refined sound, the four-piece from Sydney have released […]

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Punk Vs Metal – PUNK

Written by on 5 October 2017

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]We got punk rockers As We Fall, Starting Monday and Fiveash to compile a mixtape of their fave punk and hard rock songs from Aussie bands ahead of their POP PUNK VS METAL gig on Sun 8 October, at Rad Bar.[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]As We Fall As We Fall are a punk band from Western Sydney. The five […]

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Dope Lemon, Waax, BYO Daddy

Written by on 14 July 2017

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_text_separator title=”12 July, Beach Road Hotel” color=”white”][vc_column_text]You’d never go to Beach Road Hotel for a quiet one. Whether you like to have a beer and watch the footy on a huge projector, dance to mainstream pop, play some pool, have a burger or listen to house, techno, indie-rock or folk bands, Beach Road provides the […]

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Mixtape: Future Haunts

Written by on 3 June 2017

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Ben, Tom, Stu and Dan from Future Haunts, an alt-rock band from Brisbane. Our music is based around duelling guitars and has a slightly darker edge to it. Think twilight-drenched indie rock. Here are some of our favourite tracks by Australian bands. Song 1: Twist In The Dark – Gold Class Big fans of Gold […]

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WAAX: On Calling For Help & Tom’s Drunken Mistake

Written by on 24 May 2017

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]WAAX have entered the new year thriving; welcoming new band members, touring with Kingswood and with their new EP Wild & Weak soon to be released into the world you’re all in for a real tasty treat. The Brisbane-based indie-punks kindly lent us 1/5 of their band, drummer Tom Bloomfield, to delve into their life right now. “Originally, we […]

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Tired Lion, Tiny Little Houses, Dear Seattle

Written by on 15 May 2017

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_text_separator title=”13 May, Hudson Ballroom”][vc_column_text]With a name like ‘Hudson Ballroom’, my first thought was: ‘Can I still wear sneakers?’ In reality, the venue delivered a perfect indie-rocker’s haven. The grungy, underground den formally known as Goodgod Small Club was so intimate you could smell the age-old flannel shirts on the bearded music fanatics. Early music […]

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Grenadiers: On Setting Shit On Fire & Their New Record

Written by on 2 May 2017

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]”Loud, sloppy, energetic punk” – that’s how frontman Jesse Coulter of Grenadiers describes his own music. He has wandered off to a quiet spot while waiting for Against Me! to play Groovin The Moo in Maitland, and between sets he lavishes me with tales of touring, personal politics, and that one time they accidentally started a fire […]

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