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LIVE WIRE – Sydney’s Live Music Guide February 12

Scotdrakula: Beloved Melbourne lo-fi garage rock trio set to make their way to Sydney as part of their debut album launch tour. Known for their high energy garage rock with pop-punk infusions this trio is sure to have the crowd buzzing from the outset. Joining them will be local band The Mighty Boys to round […]

NEEDTOBREATHE – Brother

Hailing from South Carolina the band brings a heartfelt american sound fused with gospel choir and Christian rock influences. Their single Brother appears initially to be yet another Christian rock ballad but is quickly given a special glimmer as the strong chorus vocals “Brother let me be your shelter!” hit and shift the dynamic. To […]

Live And Originals Nights

Originally formed as a musicians collective looking to rejuvenate the live music scene the Live and Originals Nights have since grown and evolved into something much more grand, far reaching and comprehensive during its almost ten year existence. From it’s inception the primary concept and goal of the night has been to provide a platform […]

Storm The Sky – Permanence

Young Melbourne metalcore six-piece arrive onto the scene with a crash with their deut full length album Permanence. Behind the flawless production the band has an innate talent for quality songwriting however at times can be a little to reticent to fall back on metalcore tropes often leaving the album sounding stale rather than fresh. […]

LIVE WIRE – Sydney’s Live Music Guide February 5

Swamp Stompers: Departing from their NSW Northern Rivers home the funky roots-rock band is excited to be celebrating the release of their new EP Stepping Stones with an extensive east coast tour. The band employs a rather unusual dual lead vocal line-up supported by the exceptional slide and lead guitar of Corey Legge which makes […]

Steve Clisby

Most well known by the Australian public for his appearance on The Voice, Steve Clisby has a long and extraordinary story to tell. The story began in the early 1970s when he and a band of high school buddies decided to pack their bags and follow the trail legends such as Jimi Hendrix had paved […]

LIVE WIRE – Sydney’s Live Music Guide January 29

Sohn: Multi-instrumentalist/producer Sohn will return to Australia this week for a two stop headline tour with the first stop in Sydney. Now based out of Vienna the English ex-pat recently released his highly anticipated album Tremors and hit it out of the park. Exploring experimental elements and drawing from his surroundings, Tremors was recorded entirely […]

Casey Golden Trio

After playing together for the past five years jazz band Casey Golden Trio, made up of Casey Golden, Bill Williams and Ed Rodrigues will finally release their debut album Outliers with a launch show set for early next month. Before stepping into the studio to record the band were determined and focused on building a […]

LIVE WIRE – Sydney’s Live Music Guide January 22

Swans: The long enduring experimental rock band which first emerged in the 1980s is set to return to Australia for a run of festival dates but will also be treating Sydney fans to a one off headline performance this week. During their 35 year career Swans have released an outstanding 13 albums, despite a 13 […]

So Frenchy So Chic Festival – The Dø

The ultimate French picnic with a soundtrack descends upon Sydney this weekend with the So Frenchy So Chic Festival in conjunction with the Sydney Festival. This event is a celebration of provincial France with a twist of Parisian attitude which gives Sydneysiders a unique opportunity to be fully immersed in the French food and wine […]