Music

Kilter

“If you haven’t seen one of my shows before it’s dance music on a different level.” With one short, simple sentence Kilter himself perfectly encapsulates what people can look for in one of his live shows. Unlike the run of the mill dance music DJ standing behind a laptop or turntables Kilter’s show sees him […]

Delay 45 – Big Ears

A new Australian band, Delay 45, has just burst onto the jazz scene with the release of the group’s debut album Big Ears.  Although new to the industry, Delay 45 blends its improvised tunes seamlessly, creating a smooth collection of eight tracks.  Each of the songs featured on Big Ears weaves together various instrumental riffs […]

Leif Vollebekk – New Ways

Leif Vollebekk is welcoming November with the release of his latest album New Ways, an emotionally raw record that he said contained everything he wouldn’t ever want to tell anyone.  Vollebekk ventures into new territory in New Ways, exploring riskier themes of change and desire as opposed to his last album Twin Solitude, which focused […]

Press Club

One of Australia’s hardest working live bands is set to hit the road once again tonight, before arriving in Sydney tomorrow. Although the members of Press Club had been playing music in various forms together for a “long time” according to front-woman Natalie Foster it wasn’t until they focused their efforts into Press Club officially […]

Obscura Hail – Zero

Melbourne’s Obscura Hail is set to release its latest EP Zero tomorrow. Although the EP consists of only five songs, each piece experiments with more diverse instrumentation and is strong enough to stand on its own.  Obscura Hail’s latest work deals with the heavy themes of memory loss and death while showcasing the band’s strong […]

Grinspoon

After 25 years of consistent touring together, earning every accolade and playing every major Australian festival possible Grinspoon has more than earned the right to be known as legends in the Australian rock and roll scene. Earlier this month the group kicked off their Chemical Hearts tour, which is a career retrospective come celebration. Before […]

Dami Im

Over the course of the last month Australia’s own Eurovision runner-up, Dami Im, has been crisscrossing the east coast with her own special redesigned headline tour. Before arriving in Sydney next week City Hub was able to snag some rare time to speak with Im about the inspiration behind her new music and this redesigned […]

Zohra Orchestra: All-Female Ensemble of Afghanistan

Courtesy of the Sydney Conservatorium of Music, the Opera House will be hosting a performance by the Zohra Orchestra, an all-woman orchestra from Afghanistan. The event will mark the 100th anniversary of the reclamation of Afghanistan’s independence and the 50th anniversary of Afghanistan-Australian diplomatic relations. Zohra is the name of a Persian goddess of music. Led […]

Art Attack – Mish Shell

Sydneysiders have three fantastic opportunities this week to catch the wonderfully talented Fish Shell performing at various venues throughout the city. Mish is a multi instrumentalist musician, inspired by her love of poetry and passion towards the overall wellbeing of life upon the planet. Her multi-cultural roots have endowed her soulful voice with the ability […]

The Hourglass Ensemble

For many people, classical/chamber music is one of the most intimidating styles of live performance. Thankfully though The Hourglass Ensemble is revolutionising the way chamber music is delivered to audiences and in the process breaking down many of the barriers people often encounter. Formed in 2015 by Artistic Director Dr Andrew Kennedy The Hourglass Ensemble […]