Day: 11 September 2016

Festival Review: BIGSOUND 2016 (07.09.16 & 08.09.16)

September 11, 2016

For one magical week of the year, Fortitude Valley transforms to a musical haven; a subtropical playground bathed in the auditory ambrosia that is BIGSOUND. Christmas for the music industry has just passed, and what a week BIGSOUND 2016 has been. Dissection, examination and support of the Australian music community sustained the BIGSOUND conference during the […]

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Editor’s Wrap: Sose delivers her thoughts on BIGSOUND 2016

September 11, 2016

Oh, BIGSOUND. You’ve done it again. Returning to Brisbane for my second time at the conference/music festival in 2016, I approached the trip with a list of my own personal non-negotiable, must-see artists, some recommendations from friends and a steely determination to not burn out too hard on the first night. That steely determination lasted until […]

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Mitch Ansell of Northeast Party House (Melbourne) on new album Dare & touring through Australia and abroad!

September 11, 2016

A raucous six piece from Melbourne, Northeast Party House have been making indie party rock for just over six years. Their first LP, Any Given Weekend, received critical acclaim, and has seen the band touring across Australia and the globe, with a second LP Dare on the way. We caught up with guitarist Mitch Ansell to […]

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The Black Sorrows embarking on epic tour in support of new album, The Faithful Satellite!

September 11, 2016

The Black Sorrows will release new album The Faithful Satellite on September 16th, their 20th release to date. On the back of that they will also head out on tour, playing a massive 50 dates between September and December. As if we needed more reasons to call Joe Camilleri the hardest working man in Australian […]

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Cass McCombs touring new album Mangy Love this December!

September 11, 2016

Believe it or not, Cass McCombs just outdid himself with his latest album, Mangy Love. Cass McCombs might have eight albums under his belt already, but Mangy Love fits into the shoegaze vibe with a little bit of New York paranoia punk and Philly soul that sets itself from its counterparts. Cass McCombs will be […]

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Brisbane Festival Review: Snow White, La Boite Roundhouse Theatre (performances until September 24th)

September 11, 2016

Forming part of Brisbane Festival’s Festival Focus: Snow White, and taking over the Roundhouse Theatre at Kelvin Grove’s Theatre Republic, this rendition of the Brothers Grimm classic fairytale was never going to be your standard Disney fare. Leave the kids at home, people! Featuring Snow White (Stephanie Pickett), the Queen (incredible mezzo Silvia Colloca), the Mirror (Kanen […]

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Merivale’s Uccello announces some big changes led by ex-Rockpool chef (Sydney)

September 11, 2016

Merivale’s rooftop Italian restaurant Uccello has gone through some big changes now that new Head Chef Ben Sitton has taken the lead at the pool-side kitchen. The result is a brand new menu, sticking with the Mediterranean elegance that has come to define to popular dining destination, Sitton expanding the kitchen’s inspiration to include various […]

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Guillaume Brahimi’s long-awaited bistro and patisserie opens in Sydney CBD

September 11, 2016

Following his much anticipated takeover of the dining room at The Four in Hand, Guillaume Brahimi has now unveiled his latest Sydney venture, an all-day dining experience titled Bistro Guillaume which includes the acclaimed French-born chef’s very first patisserie. The glamorous 130-seat restaurant joins Guillaume’s Melbourne and Perth bistros on his impressive portfolio, bringing casual […]

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