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Rock For The Regent @ The Globe Theatre, Brisbane – July 2010

Odyssey Presents
Rock For The Regent #1 – with Edward Guglielmino
+ The Show with The Soundcasters + Punxie & the Poison Pens + The Persistence of Freud + Dunsinane
Thursday 08 July 2010 (opening 7pm)

Rock For The Regent #2 – with Wolfmother
+ Blonde on Blonde + The Medicine Show + Princess Rodeo + Miss Bertie Page
Saturday 10 July 2010 (opening 7pm)

Rock For The Regent #3 – with Katie Noonan
+ Tim Loydell & the Deckchairs + Bessy-Lou + Tara Simmons +Inland Sea + Mary-Jane Carpenter
Sunday 11 July 2010 (opening 4pm)

at The Globe Theatre, Brisbane
Ticket through OzTix

More FREE Music From May to August @ Brisbane Powerhouse

By now, Brisbane is well aware that the place to spend your weekends if you love music is the Weekend Sessions at Brisbane Powerhouse, the ever revolving and constantly evolving program of FREE music across the entire weekend, no matter what your taste. The year so far has been a ripper and May to August promises even more. Continue reading More FREE Music From May to August @ Brisbane Powerhouse

EP Review: Tara Simmons – All You Can

Review: Lana Harris

Tara Simmons   There are very few musicians about today who can craft such an accurate visual portrait of their music as Tara Simmons has done with her new EP, All You Can. The cover depicts a childish collection of objects – colourful magnetic letters, a doll with a crocheted dress, plastic representations of party foods, but on closer inspection… there are dismembered doll limbs in display jars on the wall, an unconscious hamster lying inert on the worn table. The tainted innocence portrayed fits Tara’s music on All You Can all too well. Track three, ‘Rosemary’ begins as a gentle folky song before swelling to a dirge like chorus and revealing itself lyrically as the deconstruction of a discourteous woman. Track one, ‘The Fundamentalist’, has reverential overtones, with its choral back up vocals and organ chords, but I wonder if Tara is playing with her

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