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Live Review: Tora’s masterful songwriting on full display in Melbourne

February 23, 2020

It is an undeniable truth that electronic, chillwave band Tora have had a flourishing career. Emerging from Byron Bay, the boys erupted with their album Take a Rest in 2017, catapulting them into immediate international success and touring abroad. Releasing their most recent album Can’t Buy The Mood in October last year, the four-piece have […]

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Live Review: Morcheeba + Chali 2na – Metro Theatre, Sydney (19.04.14)

May 20, 2014

Morcheeba are one of those bands who claimed their success in the 90’s, making a name for themselves all over Europe. Most folk would remember them from their hit single ‘Rome Wasn’t Built in a Day’ which albeit a sweet tune, does not holistically represent their fusion sound. Blending elements of trip-hop, rock and electronica amongst […]

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Live Review: Knox + Sydney Songwriter’s Collective – Crown Hotel Dome Bar, Surry Hills (10.03.13)

March 12, 2013

Listening to live music in an air-conditioned space is a great way to spend a hot Sunday afternoon. Even better is when a veritable smorgasbord of up and coming talent is offered up for the auditory palate in a nurturing atmosphere such as the Sydney Songwriter’s Collective. Chelsea Gibson, with her almost neo-classical lilt was […]

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Live Review: Green Stone Garden + Analechi – The Darwin Railway Sports and Social Club (16.02.13)

February 17, 2013

Playing to a (fairly adoring) home crowd, Darwin’s Green Stone Garden are back on stage for their first gig of the year, fresh from the studio and channeling a new sound. Most importantly, they come armed with some much anticipated new songs, including ‘The Island’, pegged to be the single when the EP North is […]

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Live Review: Josh Pyke + Mark Gray – The Darwin Railway Sports and Social Club (15.11.12)

November 17, 2012

It’s a casual sit-down affair at The Rails on Thursday evening, candle-lit, except for those dastardly flashing fairy lights. Support act Mark Gray is local singer-songwriter, who comes armed to face a sold out crowd with a handful of really decent songs and solid guitar technique. But in the face of an increasingly loud room, […]

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Live Review: Oh Mercy – Darwin Railway Club (27.10.12)

October 29, 2012

Tonight at the hot and sweaty Railway Club, tracks like ‘Deep Heat’, ‘Suffocated’ and ‘Fever’ all seem really appropriate. A layered, deep and funky house party album, Deep Heat is rife with glam-rock references, endearing rock star affectation plus a little bit of reggae. It’s a total and planned departure, Oh Mercy frontman Alex Gow […]

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Live Review: Dappled Cities + Green Stone Garden – The Darwin Railway Sports and Social Club (28.09.12)

September 30, 2012

The balmy late-September air fills Darwin’s stalwart live music venue, the Railway Club, as it one again goes through an on-again, off-again relationship with its air conditioning. Instead, a small upright fan does what it can. It’s special night for live music. Dappled Cities launches their Lake Air tour, and the weekend also marks the […]

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