Music

Mat Ward – Filter Bubble

Mat Ward has just released Filter Bubble, a future drum and bass album. The artist mashes jungle with future bass to create an entirely unique genre that’s all his own.  The album is politically provocative by being critical of the corporate media, leaving listeners with disturbing truths to grapple with. Filter Bubble’s electric instrumentals lends the […]

Tiny Moving Parts

Typically when we think of family bands we jump to siblings or parents with their children. Minnesota trio Tiny Moving Parts though are a family band of a different kind. The band consists of brother Matthew and William ‘Billy’  Chevalier alongside their cousin Dylan Mattheisen. Despite this slightly unconventional family lineup, Mattheisen told City Hub […]

Gabrielle Aplin – Dear Happy

Gabrielle Aplin is ringing in the new year with the release of her latest album Dear Happy.  Aplin shows off her versatility throughout the album from upbeat tunes like So Far So Good to sombre songs like Just One of Those Days. At times, Aplin sounds eerily similar to Selena Gomez, with the same velvety voice […]

Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes

For the fourth time in just over two years UK punk rockers Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes will make their way down under. This time around the band will be commemorating the release of their third album, End Of Suffering. Which is somewhat fitting given the recent bushfire tragedies which have befallen our beautiful country. […]

Poppy – I Disagree

Much like the artist herself Poppy’s latest record I Disagree is an incredibly hard one to nail down and describe. Throughout the 10 track offering there’s a smattering of different genres. For example, there are beautiful melodies and ballads sitting right alongside up-tempo electro tracks, and then out of nowhere she’ll drop an aggressive rock number […]

Illawarra Folk Festival 2020

Perennial favourite Eric Bogle heads a great lineup of around 150 international, national and local acts as the Illawarra Folk Festival celebrates its 35th anniversary later this month. The annual four-day event, which is the State’s largest folk festival, will be held at Bulli Showground and begins next week. The Illawarra Folk Festival is just […]

FOMO – Ninajirachi

On Saturday 19-year-old musician and producer Ninajirachi will step onto the stage of FOMO Festival, alongside many artists who have inspired her, and perform to perhaps the biggest audience in her career. FOMO Festival is a one day, one stage music festival designed by music lovers for music lovers. It is for this exact reason […]

Of Monsters And Men

Of Monsters And Men are very soon to arrive in Sydney a concert booked at The Enmore Theatre. It has been said that this is a very indie band, heavily influenced by folk music, which gives them their distinctive sound. Their ability to tell stories with lyrics evoking the magic and myth of children's tales. […]

Pinegrove – Marigold

Pinegrove’s latest album, Marigold, is a marvellous collection of stories as the group continues to master the sound of its unique blend of alt-country, indie rock and cerebral humanism.  Pinegrove has always focused on being authentic and caring for the community around it, which shines through in the empathetic lyrics found throughout the tracks on […]

Lloyd Cole

As legendary musician Lloyd Cole approaches 35 years in the music business he took some time to sit down and chat with City Hub. During the conversation, Cole spoke about his career and the hidden challenges of the creative process. Although many years ago Cole still recalls with clarity the moment he realised music could […]