Music

Tom Burlinson – Swingin’ The Great Standards

Following a much-applauded run of performances as part of the cast of stage musical Chicago one of Australia’s great crooners, Tom Burlinson, is set to arrive in Sydney. Burlinson will arrive in Sydney tomorrow with his brand new show Swingin’ The Great Standards, which celebrates the greatest songs, composers, and lyricists of the 20th Century. […]

Moonbase – Heathen EP

Sydney producer Moonbase has been on an incredible creative streak in 2019. Just this year he has already released two EPs and is set to release his third, the Heathen EP, this week. The upcoming release is filled with smooth jazz influences, an abundance of piano, and is topped off with vocal work from Florida MC Chester […]

Of Deities And Demons

This December the Sydney Improvised Music Association (SIMA) will host the Australian Art Orchestra (AAO) for the very first time at the Annandale Creative Arts Centre. Of Deities And Demons is a cross-cultural musical celebration of Australian and Sri Lankan music featuring Baliphonics and led by AAO’s Artistic Director Peter Knight. Featuring Sri Lankan Low-Country […]

Homestate EP

The latest self-titled EP from Perth pop-punks Homestate is filled with classic pop-punk hooks, melancholic lyricism and angst. Throughout the EP the group does an awesome job of layering upbeat joyful music with deep emo, emotive lyricism. The record’s major theme is heartbreak and the realisation that sometimes an individual can be “better off without […]

Mariah Carey – Merry Christmas (Deluxe Anniversary Edition)

Nearly everyone can agree that Mariah Carey’s music has become a staple of Christmas, especially All I Want For Christmas Is You, but this year Carey is kicking it up a notch by releasing her album Merry Christmas (Deluxe Anniversary Edition).  The deluxe version of the album includes two-discs featuring previously unreleased recordings and bonus content.  […]

Sydney Gay and Lesbian Choir

Christmas is peak season for choirs and, with a fairly fixed catalogue of tunes, it’s hard for any one group to stand out from the rest. The Sydney Gay and Lesbian Choir (SGLC) however, has managed to distinguish itself, not only through its diverse make-up but also its broad and varied repertoire. The choir is […]

Good Lekker – Samsara

This month marks the release of the Wollongong based group Good Lekker’s debut EP Samsara.  The sequence of songs takes listeners on a whimsical journey through the band’s creative process, featuring instrumental riffs that showcase the group’s well-rounded talent.  For the first set of singles, it is a strong EP. Pipe Dreams is the standout song […]

Montaigne

Montaigne’s second album is an incredible feat of pop songwriting and performance which isn’t simply a sugary hit for the senses. Throughout her music, Montaigne conveys substantial messages as she explores themes of loneliness, isolation, love, confusion and self-image. In a recent conversation with City Hub Montaigne talked us through the process behind this record, how […]

Fenn Wilson – Ghost Heroin

Fenn Wilson has released his first full-length album Ghost Heroin, which is a musical exposition of the journey from darkness to catharsis.  The Melbourne based musician had already developed a reputation for himself as an emotionally raw and rhythmically talented artist through his EP Tales Of The Black Dog, which showcased his guitar skills. But, […]

Supergroup

When All Our Exes Live In Texas singer Georgia Mooney first envisioned the Supergroup concept it was meant to be a short-lived show. Originally debuting in April as part of an Artist In Residence program at Giant Dwarf Theatre the Supergroup saw a range of guests take to one stage together and combine their talents. […]