Interview: ‘People think we’re Geronimo still’, Sheppard returns with ambitious new album

February 25, 2021

Brisbane indie pop band Sheppard have never quite been wholly accepted by Australian audiences, despite massive world tours, top 10 hits around the globe and boasting more than 740 million streams across all platforms led by huge 2014 hit “Geronimo”. Sheppard – now a core three-piece consisting of siblings George, Amy and Emma – are […]

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Interview: Mason Watts on “Enough’s Enough”, heartbreak and working with Sheppard

December 3, 2020

With just three singles under his belt, Mason Watts is one of the most exciting pop up-and-comers in the Australian industry at this moment. His heart-wrenching vocals have already scored him commercial radio plays as well as opening for the likes of Missy Higgins, Dami Im and Lime Cordiale,plus over 500K streams on Spotify. His latest offering, […]

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Celebrate the Brisbane music scene at High Rotation, now exhibiting at the Museum of Brisbane

September 22, 2019

Recently opening at the Museum of Brisbane, High Rotation celebrates three decades of local music, from Keith Urban to Violent Soho, Sheppard to Powderfinger, and The Veronicas to WAAX. A celebration of Brisbane artists thirty years in the making, visitors will be able to explore a vast catalogue of film clips, photographs, instruments, and ephemera, […]

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Photo Gallery: Shannon Noll joins Sheppard + Nathaniel + Jacob Lee – Metro Theatre, Sydney (09.09.18)

September 10, 2018

Sheppard hit the stage in Sydney on Sunday night, with a surprise appearance from Shannon Noll, and support from Nathaniel and Jacob Lee. Gwendolyn Lee brings us these photos from the energetic and memorable evening from one of Australia’s finest pop ensembles:

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The 2016 Queensland Music Awards – what went down on the inside!

March 23, 2016

As the stars of Queensland’s vibrant music scene rocked the red carpet, the Brisbane Powerhouse foyer fills with industry workers, friends and supporters all waiting to find out who will take out this year’s Queensland Music Awards. Gloriously, the whole night is very much devoid of the usual pretension that can overtake these kinds of […]

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Winners announced for the Queensland Music Awards 2016

March 22, 2016

The Queensland Music industry recently announced the winners of the annual Queensland Music Awards for this year, celebrating statewide excellence across a variety of categories at a ceremony held at Brisbane Powerhouse. Presented by BOQ and Hutchinson Builders, the awards seek to acknowledge the previous 12 months in Queensland music as well as look towards […]

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Courtney Barnett, Hiatus Kaiyote & more nominated for APRA Song of the Year!

January 19, 2016

The 20 contenders for this year’s APRA Song of the Year accolade have been announced this week, with a diverse range of Australian songwriters being acknowledged for some great releases through 2015. There were thousands of votes taken in over the last month or so, with a mix of established artists and emerging frontrunners on […]

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Six artists not to miss during Day Three (Sunday October 4th) of Weekend One at the Austin City Limits Festival

October 4, 2015

The final day of the first weekend of Austin City Limits 2015 wraps up with some exciting appearances from the realms of pop, hip-hop, Americana, blues and more. We’ve been bringing you our tips for the festival so far this weekend, click through to see who we’d recommend catching if you’re out at Zilker Park […]

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Photo Gallery: Sheppard + Microwave Jenny – Enmore Theatre, Sydney (12.10.14)

October 13, 2014

Sheppard headlined the Enmore Theatre in Sydney last night as part of their Bombs Away national tour, supported by Microwave Jenny. Gwendolyn Lee was there and brings us these photos from the night:

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Live Review: Keith Urban + Sheppard – Allphones Arena, Sydney (21.06.14)

June 22, 2014

For anybody who thinks that going to a Keith Urban concert is going to be littered with a country-hoedown-experience, they’re way off the mark. It’s a fast-paced rock ‘n’ roll extravaganza with some notable guest-stars hopping on stage and some fine showmanship from one of the nicest guys in the music business.

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The Festival Diaries: CMJ Day Five Ft The Preatures, Bored Nothing, Hermitude + More – New York City (19.10.13)

October 21, 2013

The last day is here. I write this in a state of both sadness and joy, because I have seen so many great bands perform in front of pretty enthusiastic crowds. NYC really likes to cheer and woo for their entertainment, and it’ll be something I really miss from this city. Then again, I’m sitting […]

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