Gideon Bensen

Track of the Day: Fiction Writer “Hiding From Nothing Now” (2019)

September 22, 2019

Fiction Writer is the new project for Gideon Bensen (ex The Preatures). They released an EP “In Too Deep” in late 2018, and have drip-fed some new music since with the latest being “Hiding From Nothing Now”. This is a great rock song, with some contagious 90’s vibes, drums and synths. It builds triumphantly into a gloriously […]

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Review: Bad Friday street festival a reminder of just how Good Sydney can be

April 15, 2017

Bad Friday has become a Good Friday tradition in Sydney, boasting incredible local lineups since it burst onto the scene in 2010 at the Annandale Hotel. This year’s lineup – with DMA’s and The Jezabels at the top of the list – is easily their strongest yet. Though it was the performances that scattered the […]

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Ecca Vandal, Totally Mild, WAAX: The Best of BIGSOUND…so far

September 8, 2016

‘Twas the night before BIGSOUND, when all through the Valley, Not a showcase was playing, it was quiet as a mouse. Except for the pumping opening parties running at venues across the Valley, as well as a few thousand punters, delegates and musicians beginning their BIGSOUND 2016 frivolities early. Unable to wait to dig into […]

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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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Visions Festival announces line-up for 2016, featuring Kirin J Callinan, Montaigne & more

May 2, 2016

Visions Festival is taking place in Sydney on June 4th this year in Chippendale between Fredas and The Lord Gladstone. Part of Vivid Sydney, the festival is once again curated by  Deep Sea Arcade in conjunction with Chugg Music and Rare Finds. The event aims to put together progressive line-ups that showcase exciting local acts who […]

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The Jungle Giants hitting the road with Gideon Bensen, The Lulu Raes and Machine Age this June and July!

April 6, 2016

The Jungle Giants are good at putting together a tour line up, that’s for sure. Their 2015 national run introduced many more to Foreign/National and the Moses Gunn Collective and now, the Brisbane group are hitting the road for the first time this year, joined by Gideon Bensen, The Lulu Raes and Machine Age. Tasty. The ‘Together We Can Work Together Tour’ […]

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Live Review: Gideon Bensen + ADKOB + Service Bells – Newtown Social Club, Sydney (13.02.16)

February 16, 2016

Sydney may be locked out, but we continue to create some of the best music in the country, as proven by the three bands who took to the stage at the Newtown Social Club on Saturday night. The night celebrated the release of Cold Cold Heart, the debut EP from Gideon Bensen, a local artist who is best […]

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Music Video of the Day: Gideon Bensen “All New Low” (2015)

November 20, 2015

Gideon Bensen of The Preatures has surprised us all with a solo single release and two show announcements. Beginning as a polar opposite to The Preatures’ sound, Gideon’s solo work opens with electronic drums before growing into a very danceable funk inspired track. “All New Low”is taken from Gideon Bensen’s forthcoming EP out February 2016, and his pair […]

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The Preatures’ Gideon Bensen announces solo project with live shows lined up for Melbourne & Sydney!

November 2, 2015

The Preatures guitarist/vocalist Gideon Bensen has somehow found time in between touring with the Sydney band to work on solo material that has been announced today! Not only has Bensen released the first taste of his forthcoming solo EP in “All New Low”, but he’s also dropped details about his own record label and some […]

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