When Sticky Fingers' debut EP Happy Endings came out last year, I was pretty quick to slag it off – my exact words at the time were “the six songs drift into each other too easily, without any real discernible difference or stand-out effort”. With that it mind, it's a proper pleasure to see the giant strides forward the Sydney quartet have taken with this debut long-player.
In this issue: Youth radio station 4ZZZ announce live bands for open day, The Gov welcomes David Bridie, Sticky Fingers, Kamelot and a night of magic, GOOD OAK debut new EP, Dj Krush returns to play Brisbane and Michelle Xen & The Neon Wild play the X + Y bar this Saturday.
4ZZZ Announces Live Acts For Youth Day!
Sydney's Sticky Fingers tonight kick off their album tour in Sydney and it's one that the band and fans alike can't wait for. Their debut album has been pulling in the love and since 2013 kicked off, the lads have been riding the waves of success that have been conjured up. I chatted with Paddy Cornwall after they did one of their final rehearsals to talk about the tour, recording and having Dune Rats stage a massive bong-off at his house for their latest film clip.
Australia Day at The Vic took place in The Vic’s empty car park otherwise known as The Projects. This year it featured the local kings of mega hectic psychedelic reggae Sticky Fingers and inner west's hip hop heroes Daily Meds.
It was Friday night at The Gov and everyone seemed to get the memo to dress as a character from their favourite 90s sitcom. After all, the only attire suited to a night of sweet reggae-rock is anything geometric, checked or paisley printed.
In this issue: Jimmy Barnes announces show in Melbourne, John Butler Trio play winery shows, John C. Reilly & Friends two shows in Melbourne & Sydney, De La Soul returning to the Espy and more!
Jimmy Barnes announces show in Melbourne
The good people behind the Homebake Festival have released another round of artists added to their 2012 'Global Edition', solidifying what is going to be one heck of a festival in December. Joining special international festival headliner Blondie, along with Tim Minchin and Kimbra are the following artists:
Your Festival is back again for another year celebrating diverse Australian music at The Cambridge Hotel. This year spread out over 3 nights on Friday the 23rd till Sunday the 25th of November. This will be a more chilled out affair - or full weekend bender which ever you prefer - then last year which went on for ten hours and had Ball Park Music headlining.
In This Issue: Diafrix dropping Pocket Full Of Dreams at the Northcote Social Club, Dubmarine and Jackie Marshall set to close out the Long Player Sessions, Strangers From Now On performing at The Espy and more!
DIAFRIX LAUNCHING ALBUM AT THE NORTHCOTE SOCIAL CLUB
Pictured: The Medics
Part of Annandale Hotel's 12th birthday celebrations.
To celebrate the Annandale Hotel's 12th anniversary, the venue is kicking off the party from July 5- 15 with a number of great acts performing.
The Annandale Hotel in Sydney will celebrate its 12th birthday with gigs galore over two weekends, from July 5th to July 14th. Check out some shows at one of the iconic live music venues in Sydney!