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THE UPSKIRTS

Photo Gallery: The Drums + The Upskirts - Metro Theatre, Sydney (30.11.14)

The Drums returned to Sydney to play the Metro Theatre, supported by The Upskirts. Gwendolyn Lee was there and brings us these photos from the night:

Live Review: The Drums + The Upskirts - Metro Theatre, Sydney (30.11.14)

The Drums should be renamed “The Suns” because this sums up their music to a tee. Their reverb and hook-soaked indie pop music was a real treat for the Sydney dwellers battling a case of impending Mondayitis as well as battling Spring-time rain en route to the Metro on Sunday night. After a solid set boasting tracks that were old, new and in between, there were more than a few youngsters wanting to go surfing or do some other fun activity shortly after.

Festival Review: The Blurst of Times - The Factory Theatre, Sydney (25.10.14)

Guitars and subverted Simpsons t-shirts ruled Blurst of Times' Sydney debut. Its debut went off without a major hitch, even with some last minute timetable shuffling to adjust to. With The Factory Theatre proving to be a perfect space for the event, triumphing over the aural assault that marred OutsideIn last year. This was accomplished without actually putting the Factory Theatre stage to use, utilizing the smaller Fusebox and Factory Floor stages, and the smart move of setting up a main stage outside. Pushing revelries out in to the open air and giving itself a true festival atmosphere.

Six bands not to miss at The Blurst of Times Festival!

The Blurst of Times Festival is just days from kicking off, with the first date landing this weekend in Brisbane. With a strong line up of Australian talent set to perform, Blurst is going around the Sydney and Melbourne for the first time to truly bring some exciting and ultimately party-ruined times to more live music fans. We've taken a look at the line up and have listed just some of the bands you can't be missing.

Photo Gallery: Young Henry's Small World Festival - Jabez Street, Marrickville (20.09.14)

Sydney brewer Young Henry's curated the Small World street Festival in Marrickville with an awesome lineup of local talent headlined by Tumbleweed and Beer. Photo's brought to you by Pete Dovgan.

The Blurst Of Times Festival returns with a huge lineup for this October

The Blurst Of Times Festival is getting ready to hit Brisbane for a second year with DZ Deathrays, Hard Ons and Dick Diver all included on the huge first announcement.

Live Review: The Upskirts + The Dead Heads + Winston Surfshirt - Brighton Up Bar, Sydney (02.05.14)

The release of 'Mind’s a Burden' has seen The Upskirts stepping up. It and We Could Be A Team has seen the Sydney locals shake the garage rock tag and turned plenty of heads along the way, exemplified by the rowdy hometown crowd that filled out the Brighton Up Bar.

Lock up your daughter, The Upskirts are coming to town!

Sydney local band The Upskirts have been known to dabble with the psychedelic medium. It seems with their new single We Could Be A Team, the band are comfortably exploring the sonic world of psychedelia.

The Aussie BBQ returning to Cargo, London on May 12!

The biggest showcase of Australian music in the UK that is, of course, the Aussie BBQ, will be returning to Cargo for another 12 massive hours of music and food this month! May 12 will see the London venue host and showcase the best international Australian music in a quintessentially British setting.

Presented by Sounds Australia, in its fifth year in 2013, the Aussie BBQ will be featuring the amazing talents of these artists:

Caitlin Park
Cub Scouts
Deep Sea Arcade
DUNE

Live Review: Block Party - Annandale Hotel (18.11.12)

Number 15 Parramatta Road Annandale has been demolished, and its days as a music space are over. But just a few days ago, at the Block Party in its honour, it was a bustle of crowds, market stalls, and of course, bands — all turning up for one last celebration on site. The setlist included She Rex, The Upskirts, Chicks Who Love Guns, Sures, Regular John, and The Preatures, who, with varying degrees of success, provided the entertainment of the day.

Album Review: The Upskirts - Disconnection (2012 EP)

Sydney band The Upskirts are making a name for themselves on the live music scene. Second EP Disconnection is a great introduction to this rocking and fun four piece.

Captured 2.0 to premiere at Harvest Festival; announces FBi party, pairings and artist change


Captured 2.0 is returning this November in a celebration of all things music and film. Premiering at the Harvest Festival, the event will play host to the premier of six music videos by artists that include Doc Holiday Takes The Shotgun, Stone Parade and Fox and then let the public pick their favorite.

Photo Gallery: Shihad + The Snowdroppers + The Upskirts - The Hi-Fi, Brisbane (08.09.12)

Shihad 'Meanest Hits' Tour with The Snowdroppers + The Upskirts - The Hi-Fi, Brisbane 08-09-12