Author: Tanya Ali

Interview: David Le’aupepe & Joji Malani on Gang of Youths’ continued strides forward into the light

August 18, 2017

It seems just yesterday that we were celebrating Gang of Youths as a recently discovered band destined for success – yet here we are at the release of their sophomore record, Go Farther in Lightness. I caught up with frontman Dave Le’aupepe and lead guitarist Joji Malani about how Go Farther in Lightness came together, racism in the Australian music […]

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Live Review: Grouplove + Lisa Mitchell – Oxford Art Factory, Sydney (16.08.16)

August 18, 2016

The first song I ever heard by Grouplove was “Colours”; I think it was an iTunes Single of the Week back in the days before streaming – remember those?! In the months that followed, while the tune had incredibly high rotation on my iPod, I remember having a feeling they’d be kick-ass live. Hitting the Oxford […]

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Festival Review: Field Day – The Domain, Sydney (01.01.16)

January 3, 2016

Fuzzy’s Field Day is one of Sydney’s biggest remaining festivals. Held on New Year’s Day, it’s promoted as a day to ease into the New Year with a spot of live music and sunshine. With a fairly solid line-up, made up of several Falls Festival drawcards and a variety of additional acts, Field Day 2016 […]

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