Steve Smyth

Interview: Steve Smyth on recording his latest EP Blood in a church, and life in lockdown in Spain

May 15, 2020

Steve Smyth is arguably one of Australia’s most talented singer-songwriters. These days Steve calls Barcelona home, and with Spain being one of the worst affected by the Covid-19 pandemic,  his lock-down conditions have been more stringent than most. I caught up with Steve a couple of weeks ago, as he was releasing “Yours Sincerely”, a […]

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Exclusive Video Premiere: Steve Smyth “Yours Sincerely” (2020)

April 22, 2020

Last week Steve Smyth released the second single, “Yours Sincerely” off his forthcoming EP, Blood. This follows on from “Stages” which was released back in February. Steve calls Barcelona home these days, and the song was recorded in live takes in a church. He had the idea of recording Blood in a church, so wandered […]

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Photo Gallery: In The Round #014 Ft. Elska, Ayla, Steve Smyth & Tamma – The Vanguard, Sydney (12.02.19)

February 13, 2019

The fourteenth edition of In The Round was held last night at the Vanguard in Newtown, Sydney. It was a great combination of instruments and vocals in the unique and intimate setting which governs these shows. Elska from the Gold Coast was the curator of this edition. She plays the harps, employing loops and had […]

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Seven reasons the Dungog Festival is one of Australia’s finest regional events

October 18, 2016

Spanning four days from the 27th to the 30th of October, the annual Dungog Festival returns to regional NSW later this month for an incredible mix of food, film, music and a dose of bush poetry. To give you an idea of what you’re in store for with this fantastic event, here are seven reasons […]

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12 Aussie Album & EP releases you may have missed…Part I!

April 4, 2016

2016 has been producing some strong music already from some of our favourite Australian artists while some new kids on the block have also been coming through strong and making their impact known with some solid debut albums. Over the past few months, we’ve been looking back at the year that was, 2015, sifting through […]

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9 Unmissable Acts at this year’s Byron Bay Bluesfest!

March 24, 2016

We’re stoked to be spending Easter weekend out at Bluesfest, a return to the amazing Tyagarah Tea Tree Farm for another five day series of live music spanning a diverse array of genres. Featured artists represent for hip hop, jazz, blues, experimental and more, and below are just some of the fantastic talent we can’t wait to […]

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D’Angelo & The Vanguard, Cold War Kids, and more added to the 27th Bluesfest Byron Bay

November 25, 2015

As if the line-up for the 27th Bluesfest Byron Bay wasn’t big enough, today the promoters have announced that joining headliners Kendrick Lamar, Brian Wilson, and Tom Jones will be none other than neo-soul icon D’Angelo, who will be in full-band mode with supergroup The Vanguard. Oh, and he’s playing on the same night as […]

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Live Review: Kim Churchill + Steve Smyth + Riley Pearce – Mojo’s Bar, Perth (05.06.14)

June 7, 2014

Kim Churchill’s national tour made it to Fremantle on Thursday night, with a packed out mid-week show at Mojos, the second of three shows in Western Australia. Impressively and a little surprisingly roughly 80-90% of the crowd were already milling about outside the venue before the doors had even been opened, guaranteeing a great atmosphere […]

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Live Review: Deap Vally + Gung Ho + Steve Smyth – Oxford Art Factory (05.04.13)

April 6, 2013

The structure of “support-support-headliner” is a common one, so it’s rare for it to produce a well-balanced line up. But Steve Smyth, Gung Ho, and headliners Deap Vally are each as talented as they are stylistically diverse; making their recent show at Oxford Art Factory an unusual delight.

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