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EP Review: Patrick James – Broken Lines

Hearty riffs, rich harmonies and honest lyrics. This is what you can expect from Patrick James’ second EP, Broken Lines. After the hype over singles Message and Wait, it’s no secret that I have kept my eye out for and hoped for amazing things from Patrick – and I was not let down. Heart & […]

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We know Gabrielle Aplin is heading to Australia…. but why?

Words by Hope Scott It has been an incredible year for English singer/songwriter Gabrielle Aplin, who has taken Australia by storm after her album, English Rain, sky rocketed to number one on the charts this past month; along with her single Please Don’t Say You Love Me. While Australia just can’t get enough of Gabrielle […]

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New single from Lanie Lane!

Lanie Lane is back! After her amazing 2011 debut album, To The Horses, she has just released a new tune, Celeste. Dreamy and gentle, paired with rolling guitar, Celeste is the first taste of her forthcoming sophomore record, Night Shade which will be released in late October. “Celeste is ‘the one who knows’, the best […]

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Motorik!’s third birthday: Art of Rave

Famously cool Sydney ravers Motorik! are turning three, and have just announced a retrospective exhibition to coincide nicely with the celebrations! Taking place at Salerno Gallery in Glebe, Motorik! will be showcasing their incredible three years pioneering Australia’s electronic and party scenes. They’ve recruited long-term collaborators Babekühl, and photographer Sam Whiteside of Voena as curators […]

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Tour Announcement: Ball Park Music

After lighting up the Splendour amphitheatre, the brilliant Ball Park Music are heading out on their Trippin’ the Light Fantastic tour around Australia beginning next month. They are without doubt one of the most musically diverse and original Australian bands around. If there were any lingering doubts, their epic Splendour set once again proved this, […]

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Falls Festival’s massive lineup for 2014/15!

Monday blues around Australia have certainly been cured with the massive lineup Falls Festival dropped this morning. Boasting an incredible reel of local and international talent, this will be an undeniably wonderful way to spend New Years! Australia’s favourite Brits, Alt-J will be over here for the first time since Splendour 2013. You can expect […]

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Tour Announcement: The Cat Empire

To the delight of the legions of diehard Australian fans, the funked up lads from The Cat Empire are again hitting the road on their ‘Steal the Light’ worldwide tour, consisting of a massive seventy shows on four continents – including Australia. No doubt with them will be a veritable orchestra of instruments; trumpets, trombones, guitars, drums […]

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Stranded first lineup announcement

One of the main reasons I work full time is to fund my social life in Summer; with the slew of events on offer, we are almost spoiled for choice these days! Enter Stranded, the newest boutique festival to add to your calendar! Stranded is a series of boutique festivals, and will occur four times […]

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Album Review: Firekites ‘Closing Forever Skies’

A full six years have passed since the Firekites released their debut album The Bowery. In that time they’ve crafted a delicate seven-track album that certainly marks a change from their debut. There are many words that could be used to describe the album. Effortless, serene, calming, mature. Although it has roots in folk-pop, it […]

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Interview: KIM

Best known for his work as part of the explosive duo that is The Presets, Kim Moyes likewise has a alter-ego as a DJ KIM. With the release of his latest EP Kloser, his most coherent release yet, he heads around Australia on tour. We had a chat about fans, the future and a little […]

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