Live Review: Columbus + Reside + Wifecult – The Brightside, Brisbane (14.04.22)

April 16, 2022

The time has come for Brisbane rock trio Columbus to call it a day after a decade. Before announcing the breakup on their socials, the band released their latest EP Driving in the Dark on 24 March – featuring singles “Pain is a Mirror”, “Temporary Summer” and “Full Heart”. The beloved punks played the second […]

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Aussies Abroad: Hands Like Houses joins epic rock lineup at Sonic Temple Festival in Ohio

November 28, 2018

The highly anticipated Sonic Temple Art + Music Festival lineup is here and it has not disappointed. Amongst the abundance of epic rock acts on the lineup is Canberra band, Hands Like Houses who will be representing the Aussies at the inaugural festival in Columbus, Ohio. Taking place in May 2019, Hands Like Houses will […]

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Music Video of the Day: Columbus “Next To Me” (2017)

April 28, 2017

Brisbane emo-punk rockers Columbus have today dropped Next To Me, an EP of four acoustic re-dos of current tracks, as well as new track, “Next To Me”. The emotional single dropped with a film clip, featuring the adorable trio running through Brisbane op-shops, and some very *interesting* outfit choices. This track showcases the riff laden, group vocal […]

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NYE On the Hill reveals The Preatures, CERES, L-FRESH The Lion & more for 2016 festival

October 19, 2016

The complete line up for NYE On The Hill has arrived and, with the announcement that there are less than 500 tickets on offer, you’d best make up your minds quick as to where you’re going to be ringing in 2017 (hint: this is a bloody good way of doing it). Headlined by The Preatures, the third NYE […]

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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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The Preatures, Pierce Brothers and more for NYE on the Hill in Gippsland!

August 10, 2016

The NYE on the Hill crew have delivered once more for their 2016 event, positioning The Preatures and the Pierce Brothers at the top of their line up announcement, unveiled today. Known for celebrating emerging and some of our favourite established touring bands, the festival has curated a diverse line up rich in talent another year running. The three day, two night […]

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Album News Weekly: 29th July 2016

July 29, 2016

In this issue: Phantogram eye up the release of Three, Dinosaur Jr prepares for people to Give a Glimpse of What Yer Not this August, Melbourne’s Acolyte are set to drop their debut album Shades of Black next month and more! PHANTOGRAM The third studio album from Phantogram, aptly titled Three, will be released via Republic Records on September 16th. […]

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Columbus announce national tour on the back of debut album Spring Forever

July 21, 2016

Fresh from supporting The Ataris on their Australian tour in June, Brisbane throwback punks Columbus have announced the release of their debut album Spring Forever. This twelve track promises to take fans on a ride through the best and worst bits of growing up, using the seasons as a metaphor. To follow up the release of Spring […]

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BIGSOUND unleashes excellent first artist announcement including Tigertown, Alex Lahey, Gideon Bensen & more

June 22, 2016

Here we go! The first round of artists set to perform at BIGSOUND this year has been officially released, giving us a taste of the high calibre of quality we can be expecting in September. We already expected the Brisbane music conference and showcase event to be coming out swinging, as it does every year, […]

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Live Review: The Ataris + Columbus + Dead Joe – Fowlers Live, Adelaide (09.06.16)

June 12, 2016

Adelaide took a step down memory lane on Thursday night at Fowler’s Live. The Ataris, the early 2000s punk rock band that you could take home to mum were back in town for the first time in many years. Being there conjured memories of the glory days of punk in Adelaide when every pub had […]

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