Photographer: David Jackson
Photographer – Naomi Rahim – www.naomirahim.com
VAMFF – vamff.com.au
Isabella Raco, Whitehouse Institute of Design, VIC
Lisa Liu, University of Technology Sydney, NSW
Lucie Martyr, University of Technology Sydney, NSW
Lucy Dickinson, RMIT, VIC
Madeleine Jost, RMIT, VIC
Mikala Tavener Hanks, University of Technology Sydney, NSW
Rachael O’Brien, University of Technology Sydney, NSW
Rachel Louey, RMIT, VIC
Shaydn Gill, Whitehouse Institute of Design, VIC
Tess Tavener Hanks, University of Technology Sydney, NSW
Xiangqiao Sheng, RMIT, VIC
Yael Frischling, University of Technology Sydney, NSW
Review by Natasha Wyborn
Playing in Melbourne central on ANZAC day 2018 were two of American country music’s hardest working artists. Lee Brice and Kip Moore both men well known in Australia joined forces to give fans nothing short of a powerhouse performance at the Forum.
Continue reading Live Review: Kip Moore + Lee Brice + Charlie Worsham at Forum, Melbourne – 25 April 2018
Review by Peter Coates
Dave Hole had been on my radar for many years thanks to regular mentions from a mate, noting that he doesn’t release much or tour Australia often. So here comes Goin’ Back Down album number 12 (I think) – after at least 3 years of preparation, writing and learning about engineering and production, building a studio, as well as working out all of the various musical parts he was going to play. Eight of the tracks see Dave Hole playing everything himself, along with some samples and loops, and 3 tracks feature some sidemen on Bass, Drums and Keyboards.
Continue reading Album Review : Dave Hole – Goin’ Back Down
Photographer: David Jackson
Kip Moore – www.kipmoore.net
One of the most critically acclaimed and successful hip hop artists of our time KENDRICK LAMAR has today announced an Australian tour in support of his fourth album DAMN.. The 2018 Pulitzer Prize and twelve-time GRAMMY Award winning artist will make his highly anticipated return to our shores in July for a series of arena shows in Perth, Melbourne, Adelaide and Sydney, and to headline the sold-out Splendour in the Grass festival in Byron Bay.
Continue reading KENDRICK LAMAR Announces The DAMN. Australian Tour – July 2018
Photographer: Peter Coates – www.facebook.com/InsideEdgePhotography
Kip Moore at The Enmore Theatre, Sydney – 22 April 2018
Continue reading Photo Gallery: Kip Moore + Lee Brice + Charlie Worsham at The Enmore Theatre, Sydney – 22 April 2018
Photographer: Krista Melsom – www.facebook.com/kristabellaphotography/
Simple Plan at Eatons Hill Hotel, Brisbane – 22 April 2018
Continue reading Photo Gallery : Simple Plan at Eatons Hill Hotel, Brisbane – 22 April 2018
Castlemaine-based indie artist, Eliza Hull, has just announced tour dates and her new single ‘Hard Way’ – produced by Jono Steer (Ainslie Wills, Ali Barter, Hiatus Kaiyote) at New Market Studios, Melbourne – lifted from her forthcoming EP ‘How We Disappeared’ (due mid-2018).
Continue reading Eliza Hull – New Single ‘Hard Way’
Dream-gaze syndicate Soft Science preview their new double A-side single ‘Sooner/ Paris’, via Test Pattern Records. ‘Sooner’ is the second single from the band’s forthcoming ‘Maps’ album, to be released in early June. ‘Paris’ is a wistful-blue cover of Northern Picture Library’s (NPL) 1994 track ‘Paris’. These new tracks follow the album’s first single ‘Undone / I Don’t Know Why I Love You’, which saw the band flirt with sounds closer to My Bloody Valentine and The Primitives.
Continue reading Soft Science – Sooner (Soundcloud Stream)
Photographer: Josh Woning
P.O.D. at Eatons Hill Hotel, Brisbane – 21 April 2018
Baby in Vain – One Feather [Live at Tapetown]
After releasing their standout debut track ‘Bamboo Schooner’, Sydney-based indie sextet Papaya Tree have just unveiled the stunning follow up new single ‘Radar’.
Continue reading Papaya Tree – New Single ‘Radar’ (Soundcloud)
Musical wunderkind Black Summer, otherwise known as Rhys Toms, is back with a luminescent new song Sadness, featuring Bahamian vocalist Chloe Campbell, set for release on March 23. The perfect followup to 2017’s Young Like Me, which has racked up over three million streams across multiple platforms, Sadness is an exciting offering from the accomplished producer who is still yet to turn 15 years old. Black Summer has also dropped a truly spectacular video to accompany Sadness, directed by Tim Maxx.
Continue reading Black Summer – Sadness ft. Chloe Campbell (Soundcloud)
KEZRA treads fragile emotional terrain with debut single ‘BETTER PLACE’
In exploring relationships – the disengagement and reconnection of – Melbourne songwriter KEZRA has produced some gorgeous sounds in her debut single, ‘BETTER PLACE’.
Continue reading Kezra – ‘ Better Place’ (Soundcloud Stream)