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Review: Purity Ring @ Berghain, Berlin November 2015.

Usually it takes about this long to recover from a session at this monstrosity of a club, but this time it was something completely different. Purity Ring live at Berghain was not to be missed, and the masses all had the same outlook, with the gig selling out in advance.  Not catching the support act, […]

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lepers and crooks

Best Sydney Gigs: Early August

I can see it in your eyes. They’re calling out to me. Saying: “Help me! I’m in desparate need of some sweet live tunes. I can’t take these crappy laptop speakers anymore.” Well, don’t you despair. I have some great news. Your neighbourhood is hosting some killer bands this month, so come fill your earholes: Lepers […]

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Passenger Tour Announcement

He had his humble beginnings busking his way not only around the UK and Australia but into our hearts, and now Mike Rosenberg, better known as Passenger, will be bringing his headlining tour to Australia this month in support of his most recent album, Whispers. The Brighton based singer/songwriter saw massive success with his single […]

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The 1975

The 1975 Tour Announcement

After an incredible string of 195 shows in 2014, Manchester based indie-rock band The 1975 have no intention of slowing down, bringing their headlining to Australia this month in support of their self-titled debut album. After the release of four EP’s, the bands self titled album debut at No. 1 on the UK album charts […]

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The John Steel Singers

The John Steel Singers live in Brisbane this weekend

The John Steel Singers are set to play The Triffid this weekend to put us into second gear of Christmas festivities. They’re joined by The Jensens and Love Sings for this glorious home show. Having witnessed their antics in London at the Aussie BBQ earlier this year, we and many others know their insane live […]

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Introducing: Tonstartssbandht

This might sound like an outrageous comment, but it’s one that i’m going to stick to. Tonstartssbandht are possibly the most energetic live music performance I’ve seen in 2014. Now before you start jumping to conclusions, there are many factors that go into this comment and to be honest, it wasn’t that hard. The factors include, the venue, […]

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Band of Skulls announce 2015 Aus/NZ tour

Rowdy Southampton three-piece Band of Skulls have announced plans to tour Australia and New Zealand in April next year. Band of Skulls play a fierce, rollicking brand of rock, to which vocalists Russell Marsden and Emma Richardson add invaluable depth and personality. The last time we saw the trio, whose third album Himalayan was released […]

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Danny Brown sideshows announced!

HE’S COMING BACK! That’s right, the legend that is Danny Brown just hasn’t had his fill of Australian crowds yet, and has just announced two sideshows for his Field Day appearance! Brisbane and Melbourne will be treated to performance from one of this year’s hottest acts, as he wraps up his incredibly packed tour schedule […]

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Why you should go to Laneway and see Future Islands

Sam Herring, the most peculiar breakout celebrity of this year, has just hurled himself across the stage at the Joy Eslava in Madrid. He bellows out one of those Letterman-famed guttural growls, and slices up his arm and hand on the equipment. Blood streams down his arm and, no doubt, he doesn´t notice it for […]

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Live Review: The Blurst of Times, Saturday October 20 @ The Brightside/The Zoo

Saturday morning was rough. Having lost a battle between myself and a BYO Asian restaurant, the thought of The Blurst of Times that day was making me cringe from my sick bed. However, Coopers Red always comes in handy, and we were off to Fortitude Valley for the second year of the event. Whatever remnants […]

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