Author: Kirsten Maree

Review: Tinker – Northcote (Melbourne)

December 11, 2016

Forget Port Melbourne, forget Brunswick… things are happening in the little suburb of Northcote that will challenge the most established of Melbourne food hubs. The area now boasts high end restaurants like Estelle by Scott Pickett, St Kilda sweethearts Radio Mexico’s second spot, Norte,  and now the brand new, totally chic, must-visit brunch spot, Tinker. […]

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Live Review: Missy Higgins and The Melbourne Symphony Orchestra + Ben Abraham – The Plenary, Melbourne (27.11.16)

November 29, 2016

There are only a few truly perfect pairings in life. A glass of red and a handsome man. Avocado and Vegemite. Taylor Swift and a red lip… And now I’m happy to say I’ve witnessed another; Missy Higgins and the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra. For all of her accolades, I’ve often thought of Missy Higgins as […]

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Album News Weekly: 9th September, 2016

September 9, 2016

In this issue: A bona fide artistic legend, a skuzz pop up and comer and maybe the coolest band in the world walk into a bar… YOKO ONO Sooo… this sounds cool. Yoko Ono is rereleasing a bunch of stuff. This will come in the form of The Yoko Ono Reissue Project, comprising of 11 […]

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Album News Weekly: 26th August 2016

August 26, 2016

In this issue: A cool girl gives us lady wood, a Perth boy gives us a musical gang bang, some yanks call us ‘Generation Fucked’ and I need a cold shower… TOVE LO The Queen of the Clouds turned ‘Cool Girl’ is back with LADY WOOD, her highly anticipated second album. Broken this time into […]

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Album Review: Disclosure – Caracal (2015 LP)

August 24, 2016

Caracal was one of the most anticipated releases of 2015. Disclosure had burst onto the scene two years before, with the brilliant debut LP Settle and lead track “Latch”, which introduced the world to the undeniable Sam Smith and that those two hair raising, falsetto syllables, “Da! Da!” (You sang them in your head right […]

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Album News Weekly: 20th August 2016

August 19, 2016

In this issue: Metallica are releasing a new album. There are other peeps doing some pretty cool things too, and Nick Cave is still alive, but Metallica are releasing a new album. METALLICA Hooooo boy! Here we go. After a long eight year wait, Lars tingled our spines when he announced Metallica would soon release […]

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Album Release News Weekly: 12th August 2016

August 12, 2016

In this issue: Jinja Safari bid farewell with a two-part parting gift before breaking all of our hearts, Superheist are (mostly) back from the dead, The Pretty Reckless are still pretty and reckless… and more! JINJA SAFARI If you made the terrible decision not to live under a rock this year you’ll have heard the heart […]

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Live Review: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis – Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne (05.08.16)

August 8, 2016

I’ve had a confusing and somewhat hypocritical relationship with Macklemore & Ryan Lewis over the years. I was indignant in 2012 when my boy Flume came a mere fourth in the Triple J Hottest 100, wildly proclaiming how wrong it was that “Thrift Shop” should take the title; all the while grooving along to that […]

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