Live Gigs, Music

THE BRONX – Corner Hotel, Melbourne

It needs to exist as common knowledge that LA hardcore punk rockers, The Bronx, are hands down one of the best live performances you will ever see. That may seem like an overtly zealous and sweepingly biased statement, but I’ve been to enough gigs in my thirteen years as a music journalist to make such […]

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Live Gigs, Music

TEEGAN AND SARA @ The Forum, Melbourne. May 2010

Sister duo Tegan & Sara were in stellar form at the opulent and ethereal Forum Theatre last Wednesday night in Melbourne. Performing to a sell out crowd over two nights, the Quin twins from Canada displayed their stage prowess on their final night, to an enthusiastic, hearty and utterly ecstatic crowd. Despite their understated indie […]

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Live Gigs, Music

LAMB – The Prince Bandroom, Melbourne

It seems as though only a fraction of society really knows about this incredible group. Yet, that unique portion was in full and hearty abundance at the Prince of Wales on a sweltering Wednesday night in December. As though pulled in by a magnetic force generating from the stage, patrons waited with universal baited breathe […]

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Festivals, Music

Falls Festival – New Years 2007-08

There’s nothing like a road trip down the Great Ocean Road to kick start your foray into the chaos that is New Year festivities. A pilgrimage taken by 15,000 Australians, to the heart of the Otway National Park, all in the name of music and close quarters camping. Very close. This was my first trip […]

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Festivals, Music

GROOVIN THE MOO – Bendigo

There is always a cavalcade of music festivals that stampede through the nation, jostling and bumping one another to get to the front of the herd, claiming to be bigger and better than the last. Groovin the Moo can certainly muster enough muscle to impel itself through the dust and hustle bustle of the other […]

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Live Gigs, Music

IMOGEN HEAP – The Palais, St Kilda

As the credits rolled for the film, Garden State, there was one thing that struck me acutely and that was, the song that was playing. It was uplifting, engaging, ethereal and simply stunning. That was my initial introduction to Imogen Heap. One part of the duo Frou Frou, she had one of the most startling […]

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