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Art vs. Science

Art vs. Science sticks man Daniel Williams laughs when quizzed about the video for their latest harmonious triumph single, Create/Destroy: “It’s really funny because we were on set and we all kind of thought, 'Is this potentially going to be a catastrophe?'" He continues, “We were trying to create a bit of controversy you know? […]

LIVE WIRE – Sydney Live Music Guide April 3rd

  Kylesa: Their home state seems to be consistently spitting out class metal acts and these guys are no exception. For over ten years, this quintet from Georgia has been constantly redeveloping their sound to encapsulate the many points in their career. With six album releases since their inception, including last year's revered effort Ultraviolet […]

A$AP Ferg

Rising from the notorious streets of Harlem, New York, the hip hop collective known as the A$AP Mob are making waves within the global music scene. It’s an organisation that houses rappers, producers, video directors and fashion designers, all dedicated to taking the brand to the pinnacle of culture. An ambitious goal, one that rapper […]

LIVE WIRE – Sydney Live Music Guide March 27th

  Sandy Evans Quartet: In the jazzy heartbeat of our city, these four musicians will be re-creating the unique rhythmic jazz that has garnered them appreciation from all over the globe. Performing sets for the likes of JazzFest Berlin and The Montreal Jazz Festival. Evans will be joined by Alister Spence, Lloyd Swanton and Toby […]

LIVE WIRE – Sydney Live Music Guide March 20th

  Glen Hansard: He’s won a Tony Award and played sold-out shows with his band The Frames, but this Irish troubadour will be hitting the white sails alone this time. His solo shows have been known to rouse his most devoted fans, with impromptu sing-a-longs and classic covers. Joined by fellow Irish sensation Lisa O’Neill. […]

LIVE WIRE – Sydney Live Music Guide March 13th

  Yo La Tango: With 30 years of balladry to choose from, these indie-pop pioneers will no doubt be spoilt for choice when it comes to their set list. Providing a wealth of hits, their latest effort released in January this year was a definite foot-forward. Fade shows no signs of the New Jersey band […]

JON CLEARY AND THE ABSOLUTE MONSTER GENTLEMEN

It was once stated by French writer and musician Boris Vian that, “there are only two things: love, all sorts of love, with pretty girls, and the music of New Orleans... Everything else ought to go, because everything else is ugly.” A sentiment that, though it was made over sixty years ago, echoes true through revered […]

LIVE WIRE – Sydney Live Music Guide March 6th

  Gold Panda: He has a pretty extensive list of collaborative projects on his resume, but this week Derwin Schlecker will be gracing audiences with his London charm completely solo. Hailing from Peckham, Schlecker has dabbled in a range of electronic genres, including dubstep, chillwave and ambient throughout seven EPs and two studio albums Lucky […]

LIOR

The idea that the audience can literally invest in an artist's work has been slowly gaining momentum over the last few years. Performers such as Eskimo Joe, Calling All Cars, Kate Miller-Heidke and Melbourne singer-songwriter Lior Attar have all used websites such as Pozible and PledgeMusic to raise the necessary funds to embark on their […]

LIVE WIRE – Sydney Live Music Guide February 27th

  Sketch The Rhyme: The visual meets the lyrical in this live game show with an intriguing hip hop twist. Said to be inspired by children’s TV deity Mr Squiggle, STR is a competition where two teams of artists and rappers compete in a series of playoffs involving speed sketching and freestyle rapping. Created in […]