Author: Emmylou Macdonald

Album Review: Husky – Punchbuzz (2017 LP)

July 19, 2017

It’s been a while since we’ve heard an album from Melbourne three piece Husky. In saying that, however, the three year wait has been completely worth it. They’ve strayed from their comfort zone in their latest LP, Punchbuzz, putting the folk vibes on the back burner to experiment with some unfamiliar tempos and rhythms. This […]

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Album Review: Tullara – Better Hold On (2016 EP)

February 16, 2017

Tullara’s debut EP Better Hold On had been a long time coming. The songwriting process began around three years ago, encapsulating a broad spectrum of emotions ranging from intense heartbreak to bounding optimism and retelling a personal journey within six short tracks. The honesty of this EP is inescapable. From first listen it’s evident that Tullara […]

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Live Review: Dope Lemon + Jesse Davidson – The Gov, Adelaide (22.10.16)

October 24, 2016

Angus Stone‘s latest project Dope Lemon hit The Gov on Saturday night, enveloping a packed-out crowd with laidback psych-folk vibes. The first album, Honey Bones, is the driving force of the tour, with the third single “Coyote” having been released to coincide with the announcement of the national dates. Adelaide local Jesse Davidson was first up, charming the growing crowd […]

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Live Review: Stonecutters (Night #1) Queens Theatre, Adelaide (16.09.16)

September 20, 2016

Adelaide’s hard rocking mini festival Stonecutters returned for its second year, boasting a colossal line-up of the loudest and loosest bands going around. Held over two days in Adelaide’s Queen’s Theatre, the gathering doubled in size since its last romp, playing host to local, national and international bands. Local lads Larsen kicked off night one, […]

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Live Review: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis + Thundamentals + XP – Adelaide Entertainment Centre (09.08.16)

August 12, 2016

Since the release of their debut LP The Heist in 2012, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis have dominated the global music scene. While their latest project, This Unruly Mess I’ve Made, hasn’t peaked as high on the charts, it’s definitely helped cement the duo’s already loyal following, made evident in their live show. Frequent collaborator XP opened, running through […]

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Live Review: Violent Soho + DZ Deathrays + Dune Rats + Gooch Palms – Thebarton Theatre, Adelaide (19.05.16)

May 22, 2016

Violent Soho’s WACO Tour was already in full swing with its Adelaide date, having already torn through a stack of sold out shows in Brisbane and Melbourne. Joined on-stage by some of their best and most rowdy mates, the crowd was in for a treat. Newcastle duo Gooch Palms opened the show with their unique […]

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Live Review: Hilltop Hoods – Adelaide Entertainment Centre (16.04.16)

April 18, 2016

Hilltop Hoods hit their hometown over the weekend to celebrate the release of their latest album, Drinking From The Sun, Walking Under Stars Restrung—their follow-up to 2007’s The Hard Road: Restrung. Joined by Adelaide Symphony Orchestra (ASO), Adelaide Chamber Singers and other special guests, the sold-out crowd was in for a monumental night. A.B. Original […]

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Thy Art Is Murder (Sydney) Talk Holy War, Animal Rights And Touring With Parkway Drive

October 12, 2015

Australia’s biggest heavy music exports Thy Art Is Murder are about to wrap up their national tour with Parkway Drive before heading straight back out on their own headline tour. Having recently dropped their latest LP Holy War which debuted at #7 on the ARIA charts, the band has embraced the controversy surrounding the release, […]

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