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For any individual with a true passion for music, they will remember that initial one-in-a-million moment when they first heard their favourite artist or album. It’s a moment that creates doors in the mind and instils an unprecedented passion. It's a moment that Stjepan Hauser, one half of Croatian duo 2Cellos, relays with a smile. […]

Caitlin Park

Never one to submit to popular trends, Sydney’s own folk genius Caitlin Park has followed her initiative to create sophomore release The Sleeper. “Conceptually the whole album is about time and the lightness and darkness of time,” Park explains. “You lose quite a lot of time when you’re asleep, but you could either think of […]

LIVE WIRE – Sydney Live Music Guide May 1st

  Caitlin Park: In honour of her second LP titled The Sleeper, Park will have audiences pumped. Sharing the stage with the likes of James Vincent McMorrow, Big Scary and Thelma Plum in the past means that she’s been showcased to so many, but this night is all about her. Park's signature witty lyricism and […]

Calling All Cars

It’s a sad thing to say goodbye to one of the most promising bands in the Australian music scene, but far be it for us to deny Melbourne rockers Calling All Cars their opportunity for international success. In the midst of sorting through his valuables before relocating to England, frontman Haydn Ing is enthused about […]

SOHN – Tremors

This album's intricate electronic rhythms with a classical music undertone, combined with the soft and often-haunting vocal arrangements, will capture the mind and not let go. It could also induce an odd swaying motion to make listeners look like mental asylum-escapees. The eleven tracks all feature sparse lyrics, melancholy and sorrowful, but complemented by the […]

LIVE WIRE – Sydney Live Music Guide Apr 24th

  Delta Riggs: Their tour is named Supersonic Casualties after their latest single, so it’s fair to expect some major post-show neck ache caused by head-nodding and awkward dance moves. These spacey riff cadets will bring some of the sweet sounds from their anticipated album Dipz Zebazios, as well as some loved classics from their […]

Yacht Club DJs

Starting off from beginnings unknown, Guy Chappell and Gaz Harrison of Yacht Club DJs can boast some of the catchiest and well-crafted mix tapes in Australia. Just don’t ask Harrison when they began. “I don’t think honestly we could tell you the answer because we don’t really know,” admits Harrison. “We were both in with […]

LIVE WIRE – Sydney Live Music Guide April 17th

  Morcheeba: Since the decade when bandannas, overalls and mood rings were cool, this trip-hop trio have carved out a career of smooth, lavish vocals and down-tempo rhythms. With their eighth studio album Head Up High released last October, the sounds of this collection pose a new direction for the trio that will no doubt […]

Dan Sultan

His latest release is currently enjoying top-end iTunes chart success, but back-track to just two days before the release, and Dan Sultan is gushing about the recording process for Blackbird. “We had quite a few songs to choose from,” reveals Sultan. “But [producer] Jacquire King had some great ideas and was able to cull some […]

LIVE WIRE – Sydney Live Music Guide April 10th

  King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard: With a tongue-twisting band name, these Melburnian kids have been churning out tunes with no sign of halting. After releasing their album Float Along – Fill Your Lungs last year, they’ve since released an ode to Australia’s most iconic condiment (Vegemite) and released their latest album Oddments to […]