Harts is the nom de plume of Indian-born, Australian-based musician, singer/songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, composer, and music producer Darren Hart, whose singular blend of funk, jazz, blues, psychedelic rock, and indie electronic has drawn comparisons to Prince, Jimi Hendrix, and Lenny Kravitz, among others. Queens Kings And All Big Things, the latest album from Harts is due to be released on the 9th of November. Continue reading New Music : Harts ‘Queens, Kings & All Big Things’ Album + Tour→
Words and Photos by Ben Hosking – www.hoskingindustries.com.au
First a word of advice: It can really pay to check the opening times for a gig on more than one website! Thanks to an erroneous door time listing on one ticket website, this humbled reviewer ended up missing the brutal Thy Art is Murder.
Thankfully I didn’t miss the mighty Killswitch Engage, who tonight were playing the role of main support. For some, that might seem like an odd place for a renowned international act. However, when you look out across the sold out room at NEX in Newcastle (the old Worker’s Club), it seems like a pretty shrewd move and one that will no doubt win the Massachusetts band plenty of new fans off the back of a typically super strong performance. Continue reading Live Review : Parkway Drive and Killswitch Engage at NEX, Newcastle – 27 October 2018→
One of the greatest live bands this country has ever produced has today announced details for their very first live album release. As a special treat for their legion of fans (both local and overseas) The Living End will release a limited edition double LP on November 30. The LP set will feature the band’s recently released (ARIA # 3) album Wunderbar on purple vinyl plus the all-new Live In Europe 2018 LP on black & red vinyl.
The wine has come for Grapevine to uncork its bottler 2018 wine-up! Spilling across Victoria, and for the very first time NSW, Grapevine presents The Wombats, Client Liaison, The Jungle Giants, Tkay Maidza, MK, Miami Horror, Lovebirds, Dom Dolla, Young Franco, Joy and Arroyo! How grape is that? Not too Chablis! Continue reading Grapevine 2018 Line-up!→
If there’s a description that, personally and professionally, fits Richard Z. Kruspe like a Savile Row suit, ‘fired up’ would be it… and today, he is bringing news of the new Emigrate album to the world with single and video ‘1 2 3 4’ featuring Benjamin Kowalewicz! The new album ‘A Million Dregrees’ will see its release on Friday November 30th 2018, released in Australia through Caroline Australia and the rest of the world through Universal Germany! Continue reading Emigrate – new album ‘A Million Dregrees’ + ‘1 2 3 4’ (Official Video)→
After dazzling us with her brilliant debut single ‘Heartstream’ back in June, Stockholm native Dominique Tey returns with her gloriously anthemic new release ‘Let It Out’, set to feature on her forthcoming debut EP.
Although the loveable punk rockers are still recovering from their string of sold out East Coast shows and opening set at this year’s revered Groovin’ The Moo festival, Newcastle’s Split Feed are not ones to slow down anytime soon. Premiering on triple j’s Home & Hosed this week and out today is arguably their heaviest release to date, ‘Homesick’ – joined by a selection of fresh live dates to close out the year. Continue reading SPLIT FEED release new single ‘Homesick’ + tour dates→
So Much More is the second track from Leonie Kingdom’s debut EP Night Terrors. So Much More is exactly how it sounds. It’s a song written to remind people that although times may feel unbearable and dark, you will get through it and there is so much more to keep going for. So Much More is about learning from mistakes and life experiences, learning and growing along the way. Continue reading New Music : Leonie Kingdom – ‘So Much More’ Single→
Sydney says: SHANIA TWAIN you’re still the one. Making her long-awaited return after an absence of almost 20 years, the world’s top-selling female country artist of all time has confirmed she will play a second and final show at Sydney’s Qudos Bank Arena on Saturday, December 15 to bring her Australian tour to a close. Continue reading Tour News : Shania Twain – NOW Australian Tour 2018→