Live Gigs, Music

LAUV – The Forum, Melbourne

Californian singer, song writer and record producer, Lauv, creates music that is just so damn catchy but also resonates with his audience on a number of levels. The main one being – unity. The “Land of Friends” was his welcome to the Melbourne crowd at the Forum Theatre, and it was just that. There was […]

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Live Gigs, Music

Great South Bay Music Festival

Shorefront Park on the south shore of Long Island, NY hosted a laid back and eclectic summer music festival this past weekend. Four days and four stages of acts covered the spectrum from ska punk and classic-rock, to electronic jam and folk. Now in its thirteenth year, the Great South Bay Music Festival delivers. Sublime […]

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Live Gigs, Music

NICK MURPHY (FKA CHET FAKER) – The Forum, Melbourne

It’s been half a decade since Chet Faker released his debut album, Built On Glass, and even longer since his Thinking In Textures EP, which featured the very popular cover of ‘No Diggity’. Fast forward 7 years, a name change (to his real name of Nick Murphy) and long awaited second album, and Che – […]

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Live Gigs, Music

ALANIS MORISSETTE – Palais Theatre, Melbourne

Nostalgia in music is commonplace, yet when that sentiment is shared and celebrated by an entire sold out music venue’s audience, it exists no longer as a fanciful notion, but that sense of the joy, sadness, affinity and connection you felt is brought back to life immediately and becomes a part of your present journey. […]

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Live Gigs, Music

FEIST – Forum Theatre, Melbourne

As the severe weather warnings where literally raining down on Melbourne, many took reprieve within the hallowed halls of the intricately carved Forum Theatre, below the infamous twilight sky rooftop. As the throng grew in anticipation of the Canadian songstress who had last graced our shores five years ago, Leslie Feist emerged on stage draped […]

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Live Gigs, Music

DAN SULTAN – Memo Music Hall, Melbourne

One of Melbourne’s favourite sons, Dan Sultan, returned home to perform an intimate show for his fans in the lead up to his fourth studio album. As a lot of music venues have disappeared over the years in Melbourne, it was great to be attending a live show in St Kilda, featuring this well-known Australian […]

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Festivals, Music

The Lost Lands Festival

When you think of the term ‘family friendly’, you often wince at the thought of some watered-down event, filled to the brim with prams, screaming kids and stressed parents. So when The Lost Lands was touted as, “a festival where you can bring the whole family”, created by the founder of Falls Festival, I was […]

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Live Gigs, Music

GANG OF YOUTHS – 170 Russell, Melbourne

Our love affair with music is a constant and ever growing affection, that rises and falls daily. We are introduced to new sounds that we fall head over heels for; rekindle relationships with old musical flames; and close our hearts off to those melodies we no longer connect with. Our arousal can be fickle or […]

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