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Psychedelic Porn Crumpets

Written by on 2 April 2018

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_text_separator title=”29 March, Moonshine”][vc_column_text] Another balmy post-summer night on Sydney’s Northern Beaches, another killer band on the bill for Moonshine Thursday’s at Manly’s Hotel Steyne. On tonight’s menu? A cosmic serving of Psychedelic Porn Crumpets. Hailing from Perth, PPC proudly wave the intergalactic flag of Western Australia’s infamous psych-rock scene, putting this prolific four-piece on […]

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PREMIERE: Blaire Release Driving New Single ‘Youth’

Written by on 16 January 2018

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image=”7331″ img_size=”full” alignment=”center”][vc_column_text] Today is the day we release our first single premiere of the year. Strap yourselves in because this one’s a goodun’! Hailing from the sunny Gold Coast, indie-rock three-piece Blaire have smashed into 2018 with their killer new track, Youth. Youth is a driving post-punk exploration of everyday monotony. Impeccably composed, the boys take shoegaze […]

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These New South Whales

Written by on 17 October 2017

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_text_separator title=”14 October, The Lansdowne Hotel” color=”white”][vc_column_text] Nipple tape – that’s really the only introduction to These New South Whales that you will ever need. The show started off with a bang – “We don’t need you anymore,” kind of ironic, since the song was written about their bass player who left the band, and is now […]

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Ecca Vandal – ‘Ecca Vandal’

Written by on 12 October 2017

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image=”5604″ img_size=”full” alignment=”center”][vc_column_text] If you are a millennial, your teenage years were probably spent listening to rap music on your headphones. Or, maybe you were into the whole pop-punk movement or even the nu-metal craze. Music identifies who we are and is a means to being accepted, nurturing a sense of belonging and a […]

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GALLERY: Yours & Owls Festival, Day 2

Written by on 4 October 2017

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Dune Rats, Wavves, Hockey Dad, WAAX

Written by on 2 October 2017

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_text_separator title=”1 October, Big Top, Luna Park” color=”white”][vc_column_text] This is going to sound like a big old whinge, and believe me it’s not, but I have to go to a lot of shows alone. It’s part of the job and I love it, in fact, I enjoy them all the more. Being able to really […]

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Tired Lion – ‘Dumb Days’

Written by on 15 September 2017

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image=”5177″ img_size=”full” alignment=”center”][vc_column_text]There’s something very comfortable about listening to Tired Lion’s debut album, Dumb Days. If, like me, you fondly remember ‘90s bands like Veruca Salt, Sonic Youth, The Breeders, Hole and Garbage, you’ll hear Sophie Hopes’ vocals fronting Tired Lion and reminisce with a smile. Times may change, but thankfully, music spins around […]

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Grinspoon: On Coming Out Of Their ‘Indefinite Hiatus’ For Their 20th Anniversary

Written by on 19 June 2017

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]When you think of Australian rock in the ’90s, you can’t help but jump straight to Grinspoon. Hailing from Lismore on the North Coast of NSW, Grinspoon formed in 1995, subsequently taking out triple j Unearthed in its inaugral year. By 1997 they had released their debut album Guide To Better Living – which makes […]

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Q&A: Elegant Shiva

Written by on 12 April 2017

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Band: Elegant Shiva Answered by: Matt Swan (Swanny) Position/role: Drummer Give us your wicked-cool backstory. Where did the name come from and how did you start out? In 2012 we got wasted at a gig. Afterwards everything was shutting so we ended up having a jam at 3am under this random house. Not long after […]

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Ali Barter: On Being Part Of The Movement

Written by on 2 April 2017

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]There’s no denying that Ali Barter has become a powerful voice for both women in the music industry and for female creatives across all forums, but as I sit down to speak with the Melbourne-based artist it becomes apparent that while she recognises the role she plays in the conversation, hers is one of many perspectives. “I think there […]

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