Some may have started as far back as the 60’s but the fab 5 that hit the stage at Bendigo on Saturday night could show todays youth a thing or two. On parade were ARIA Hall of Famers, international hit makers, a former TV Week Queen of Pop and countless number one hits. APIA truly brings songs of a lifetime to the modern era. Each artist Brian Cadd, Marcia Hines, Russell Morris, Leo Sayer and John Paul Young a star in their own right. Another interesting point all artists came up on Australian stages learning their craft in front of an increasing live audience. Countdown was paramount to all artists career, throughout the concert Molly Meldrum was referred to fondly. Continue reading Live Review : Apia Good Times at Ulumbarra Theatre, Bendigo – 26 May 2018→
Angus & Julia Stone · Peking Duk · Alison Wonderland
Jungle Giants · Methyl Ethel · Ocean Alley · Hockey Dad · D.D Dumbo · Middle Kids · Cub Sport
Alex the Astronaut · Alice Ivy · Big White · Boy Toy · Clews · Dear Seattle · Destroyer · Didirri · E^st · Fritz Hellions · Jack River · Jess Locke · Johnny Hunter · Liars · Listener · Luca Brasi Maddy Jane · Mallrat · Mere Women · Mezko · Moaning Lisa · Nyxen · Obscura Hail · Pist Idiots · Polaris · Press Club ·Psychedelic Porn Crumpets · Rolling Blackouts Coast Fever · Step-Panther · Stonefield · The Vanns · Tiny Little Houses · Touch Sensitive · Tropical Fuck Storm · Tumbleweed · Yahtzel (Live) · You Beauty
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15 years in the making, and Aussie rockers JET are back in the swing of it, using the 15th Anniversary of their debut album GET BORN as an excuse to get out and re-introduce themselves to the kids who bought the record back in 2003, and who are now in their early thirties and perhaps better able to appreciate quality songs and great live performance than they were! Continue reading Live Review : JET + A. Swayze & the Ghosts at NEX, Newcastle – 29 May 2018→
Melbourne-based songwriter Tiaryn creates lush songs that combine her beautiful neo soul vocals with crisp instrumentation, skillful pop sensibilities and an infectious groove. ‘Who Is This’, the second single from her anticipated EP, reveals Tiaryn’s flair for expressing complex emotion sonically and lyrically. Continue reading Tiaryn drops single ‘Who Is This’ (Soundcloud Stream)→
Off the back of the release of their frenetic debut self-titled EP in February, Melbourne’s Fight the Sun have returned with a blistering new music video for their single ‘Goodbye Gravity’. Capturing this electric band dynamic on camera, the music video is a great snapshot of Fight the Sun operating at full force.
Newcastle has always played host to international bands. It’s just that it has never been with the same kind of frequency of our neighbours south to Sydney. In fact, my very first proper concert experience was Pantera when they played the Newcastle Entertainment Centre on their Far Beyond Driven tour.
Singer/songwriter JOSHUA RADIN (USA) is bringing his self proclaimed “whisper rock” to Australia for an evening of intimate and deeply personal performances (May 2018). We caught up with Joshua ahead of his Australian tour dates.