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Sons of Zoku

Photo Gallery: Psychedelia Extravaganza feat. Sons of Zoku – Adelaide Unibar (17.07.21)

July 20, 2021

It was a dark and stormy night, but inside the Adelaide Unibar, five Psych bands were there to warm things up. Sons of Zoku headlined proceedings along with Nite Rites, The Howling Fog and last minute substitutions from Maisie and Road Wings. Our photographer John Goodridge was there to capture these images.

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The 2021 Barunga Festival was a richly rewarding immersive cultural experience

June 17, 2021

The 2021 edition of the Barunga Festival was run over the June long weekend seemingly against all the odds. For those unfamiliar, Barunga is a small indigenous community approximately eighty km southeast of Katherine in the Northern Territory. It’s about four hours drive from Darwin. The festival weekend is the only time in the year […]

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Photo Gallery: San Cisco + Jaguar Jonze – Enmore Theatre (28.05.21)

May 29, 2021

San Cisco came to Sydney-town last night, as part of their Between You and Me tour. It was a joyous affair, the crowd were up for a good old sing-a-long from the get-go. They were supported by Jaguar Jonze, who well and truly got the party started, singing a few songs off her most recent […]

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Tim Rogers

Photo Gallery: You Am I + Andy Golledge Band – Factory Theatre, Sydney (19.05.21)

May 20, 2021

You Am I are currently touring the country, full of beans after the release of their latest album, The Lives of Others.  Last night they played at the Factory Theatre in Sydney, to a sold-out audience. With a new album under their belt and the joy of being able to play live gigs again without Covid […]

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Spring Loaded

Photo Gallery: Spring Loaded Festival – Randwick (08.05.21)

May 9, 2021

The Spring Loaded festival is currently touring the country, and came to Royal Randwick in Sydney yesterday. Setup on the lawn at Randwick Racecourse, it was a comfortable and inviting setup to see some of the favourite bands of the last decade or two. It was good vibes all round. The crowd might be a […]

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Photo Gallery: Charlie Collins + The Sunday Estate + Angeles – Lazybones Lounge (04.05.21)

May 5, 2021

Charlie Collins launched her latest single, “Fuck It” at Lazybones Lounge in Marrickville last night. It was a sold-out gig, which was filled with many highlights. The visceral “Fuck It” was definitely one of them. Her band was super-tight, and high-energy. Meg Mac made a guest appearance, to duet on “Honey Can We Run Away”, filling […]

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Stumps

Photo Gallery: Stumps + Kitschen Boy + The Grenade Jumper Band – The Lansdowne, Sydney (24.04.21)

April 26, 2021

Stumps played a pair of sold-out shows at the Lansdowne this weekend. In a strong lineup, they were supported by Kitschen Boy and The Grenade Jumper Band. The band was on a high, after a long wait for these rescheduled shows to take place. I’ve seen the band live a few times now, and each […]

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The Teskey Brothers

Photo Gallery: The Teskey Brothers + Mia Wray – Forum Theatre, Melbourne (21.05.21)

April 24, 2021

The Teskey Brothers have just completed a run of sold-out shows at Forum Theatre in Melbourne. They were supported by Mia Wray. Dan was there to capture all the highlights. You can read his review of the show HERE. You can check out all of his photos from this band who are very much in their […]

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Sons of Zoku

Photo Gallery: TUNGUSKA 2021 – Psychedelic and Post-Rock Festival – The Gov, Adelaide (27.03.21)

March 30, 2021

Tunguska 2021 brought a new line-up of sound artists to create and share healing waves in the beautiful space that is Adelaide’s The Gov. Presenting a collection of psychedelic sounds to lull you into the abyss, post-rock for space to experience these great energetic waves of sound, shoegaze delivering ethereal and shocking elements, inducing experimental […]

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Telenova

Photo Gallery: Telenova + Glenn Hopper + Maia Marsh – The Lansdowne, Sydney (24.03.21)

March 25, 2021

It was a special night out at The Lansdowne in Sydney last night, where for the less than the price of a pizza, I got to see three outstanding acts. Heading the bill was Telenova from Melbourne. A three-piece which only formed eighteen months ago, they already seem like a complete unit. They came together […]

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Holy Holy

Photo Gallery: Holy Holy + Queen P – Factory Theatre, Sydney (19.03.21)

March 21, 2021

Holy Holy played three sold-out shows at the Factory Theatre in Sydney this weekend. It was a challenge for the audience to stay seated when the band ripped through hit after hit in a memorable show. As you would expect, their most recent album, My Own Pool of Light, was well represented, with the first […]

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Lime Cordiale

Photo Gallery: Lime Cordiale + Mia Rodriguez + Budjerah – Enmore Theatre, Sydney (14.03.21)

March 15, 2021

Lime Cordiale are currently touring the country, and this weekend played a brace of shows at the renovated Enmore Theatre in Sydney. It was a show worth waiting for, with their catchy songs being incredibly well received.  “Screw Loose” was anything but, and was one of my favourites. It showed them to be totally in […]

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Makarrata Live

Photo Gallery WOMADelaide Day 4, feat Midnight Oil and First Nations collaborators: Makarrata Live

March 11, 2021

Day four of the WOMADelaide festival opened with Adelaide duo, Siberian Tiger. Their soulful and heartfelt tunes were a beautiful accompaniment to a sunny afternoon. The Teskey Brothers hit the stage next. The brothers have built quite a following from their festival appearances over the years and were a popular addition to the lineup. There […]

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Tash Sultana

Photo Gallery: WOMADelaide 2021 Day 3 – Feat. Tash Sultana, Kaiit and Miiesha

March 10, 2021

Tash Sultana finished off day three of WOMADelaide in typical brash style. Sultana has a certain way of cajoling, enticing and threatening sounds from their plethora of instruments. They are surrounded by these instruments but is in no way confined by them. As they soar and float around the stage, they set each one off […]

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Midnight Oil

Photo Gallery: WOMADelaide Day 2 with Midnight Oil, Vika and Linda, and MRLN x RKM

March 9, 2021

By the second day of Womadelaide, a certain peace and harmony had developed in the crowd. COVID precautions were understood and the mad rush to see everything had changed into a more relaxed atmosphere. Not that this stopped newcomer indigenous rappers MRLN x RKM whipping up some energy onstage. Marlon Motlop (AKA MRLN) was born […]

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Lior, Nigel Westlake and the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra

Photo Gallery: WOMADelaide Day 1 with Archie Roach, Sarah Blasko & Lior and the ASO

March 8, 2021

The scaled-down COVID-safe Womadelaide still had plenty of the charm and community that we expect from this annual world music festival. Jamie Goldsmith presented a welcome to country and explained the meanings of the traditional greetings and names. King Rodney Park was named after a Kuarna elder. Womad opened with seasoned performer Archie Roach, who […]

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Ian Moss

Photo Gallery: The Sounds Of Sydney (Re)Opening Night Gala – Enmore Theatre, Sydney (22.02.21)

February 23, 2021

After being closed for eleven months, due to renovations and the pandemic, it was a triumphant re-opening last night of the Enmore Theatre, for the Sounds Of Sydney gala event. It was an incredible lineup, with profits from ticket sales being donated by the venue to Support Act, an organisation that is providing much-needed support […]

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Photo Gallery: USER + The Howling Fog + The Condos + Visitors – Jive, Adelaide (05.02.21)

February 7, 2021

DARK TRANSMISSIONS: psyched-out Shoegaze, Post-Punk, Synth and Noise taking you on a hazy and hypnotic Ride. Melbourne band USER made the trip over to join local Adelaide bands The Howling Fog, The Condos and Visitors. John Goodridge was there and brings us these photos from the night.

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Imogen Clark, Montaigne and Georgia Mooney

Photo Gallery: Imogen Clark and Friends – Factory Theatre, Sydney (09.12.20)

December 11, 2020

Imogen Clark’s 1st Annual Holiday Hootenanny took place at the Factory Theatre on Wednesday night, and we were there to bring you this photo gallery. It was a festive evening, with Imogen Clark and her band in a buoyant mood.  She roped in a bunch of her friends to help out throughout the night. It […]

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Bernard Fanning

Photo Gallery: Bernard Fanning + Matt Corby + merci, mercy – Qudos Arena, Sydney (05.12.20)

December 7, 2020

The second and final instalment of Greatest Southern Nights, the showcase for the soul-reviving Great Southern Nights, was at Qudos Bank Arena on Saturday night. The three acts were Bernard Fanning, Matt Corby and merci, mercy. For all the details of what went down, check out our review from Tait McGregor HERE merci, mercy Matt […]

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Photo Gallery: Elana Stone Band + Inêz – Marys Underground, Sydney (04.11.20)

November 5, 2020

The Sydney International Women’s Jazz Festival presented the Elana Stone Band at Marys Underground in Sydney last night. It was the first time in nearly a decade that the band played together, and a very-pregnant Elana Stone rolled out some favourites from the back catalogue. Many of the songs were off her sophomore album, Your […]

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Photo Gallery: Phil Stack + Abby Dobson – Marys Underground, Sydney (15.10.20)

October 16, 2020

Last night, Phil Stack, legendary double bassman, jazz and rock maestro, and founding member of Thirsty Merc launched his latest solo album, Colourful Noisy at Marys Underground in Sydney. It was a triumphant night, and an absolute treat to see a band which can seamlessly transition from jazz to rock and be so freaking great […]

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The Skyball Concert Series: Dashville showcases live music over 2 epic weekends

October 8, 2020

With festivals banned due to the current pandemic, organisers have either had to postpone, cancel or in the case of the Johnstons of Dashville in the Hunter Valley, think outside the square. ‘Dashville’, near Belford, in the Hunter Valley in NSW has been the home of the Gumball Festival since 2005. This little gem of […]

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Ange

Photo Gallery: Ange – The Vanguard, Sydney (23.09.20)

September 25, 2020

Neo-soul singer-songwriter/producer Ange performed an intimate COVID-friendly show at The Vanguard in the lead up to the launch of her new single “Dead to Each Other” (featuring Chelsea Warner) on Wednesday night. The new track is available this Friday 25th September on Spotify, be sure to check it out! Photographer Belinda Dipalo was there to […]

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Agnes Manners share exclusive studio diary from their debut album Fantasia Famish

September 21, 2020

Melbourne-based band Agnes Manners released their debut record Fantasia Famish last week. Agnes Manners is the brainchild of former Hellions member Matt Gravolin. His output as Agnes Manners, however, is slower and quieter than what Hellions fans might expect, allowing for Gravolin’s sleek baritone voice and poetic lyrics to really shine. Agnes Manners has since […]

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Tijuana Cartel

Exclusive: Tijuana Cartel take us behind-the-scenes of the recording of Acid Pony

September 3, 2020

Tijuana Cartel are having something of a busy year. That’s all in spite of the disruption and upheaval caused by COVID-19. The band released their new single, the delightfully psychedelic “Minimal Stuffing” back in July. Even more recently they’ve dropped the suitably trippy accompanying music clip – directed and animated by Carey O’Sullivan. The band’s singer […]

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Sydney’s Yours Truly take us behind the scenes of filming the music video for “Undersize”

August 13, 2020

Sydney pop-punk act Yours Truly have just released a gorgeous music video for their latest single “Undersize”. The track is from their upcoming debut album Self Care, out September 18th.  While most tracks on Self Care are deeply introspective and discuss personal struggles, singer Mikaila Delgado describes “Undersize” as an outward “letter to a close […]

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Imogen Clark

Photo Gallery: Imogen Clark – Live from the Backyard (16.05.20)

May 18, 2020

There have been some incredible Isolation gigs of late, mostly broadcast from home in the bedroom or living room with a desk lamp and an iPhone. For artists with new material, in particular, you can sense their frustration at not being able to showcase the new songs in the best of light. One artist who […]

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A photographic look back at the Falls Music & Arts Festival: 2008 – 2017

April 17, 2020

As we crave more live music in our lives, join us as we take a look back at a ten year run of Falls Music & Arts Festival with some of the favourite photos taken by one of their official shooters, Anthony Smith. These photos take us from the irreplaceable Sharon Jones in 2008 all the […]

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How The New Colossus Festival became New York City’s final party before the lights went out

March 18, 2020

I write this sitting in self-isolation in Toronto, Canada – as countries around the world are closing borders, scrambling to “flatten the curve” as the reality of the spread of Coronavirus sinks in. I, like too many, had been rather blasé about the whole thing – I mean I was sanitizing surfaces, washing my hands […]

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