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LIVE WIRE – Sydney’s Live Music Guide Aug 3

Minus The Bear: Over the course of their 15-year career, Seattle band Minus The Bear have made music on their own terms while carving out their own unique musical world, which they will be bringing to Sydney tonight. Thu, Aug 3, Oxford Art Factory Steve Hackett: As the powerhouse guitarist for Genesis, inarguably one of […]

Sydney’s food waste reaching new heights

BY SATHSARA RADALIYAGODA   Wastefulness and Sydney have become synonymous, where food waste, in particular, has become an increasingly difficult issue to solve.   According to the NSW government’s ‘Love Food Hate Waste’ report, $1,036 of food is being thrown away yearly by the average Australian in New South Wales in spite of two million […]

Hide and Squeak – Rat Tales Increasing Across City

BY ALEC SMART   Loiter behind a city restaurant after sunset and chances are you’ll encounter some of our oldest, and often most feared, companions rummaging for food scraps. Usually reticent and inclined to nocturnal wanderings, lately they’re becoming bolder, frequently seen scrounging in broad daylight. An increase in rat activity across Sydney’s city and […]

LIVE WIRE – Sydney’s Live Music Guide Jul 13

The Teskey Brothers: Honouring that old school Motown sound and working it into something of their very own, The Teskey Brothers, bring their debut album Half Mile Harvest to Sydney tonight. Thu, Jul 13, Brighton Up Bar Ainslie Wills: With her beautifully crafted and honestly told stories, Wills has gathered an army of lifelong converts […]

In Hearts Wake

With the release of their latest album, Ark, Byron Bay band In Hearts Wake completed their trinity of albums celebrating the environment and its three major elements. Kicking off the trilogy was Earthwalker which celebrated the land, that record was then followed up by Skydancer celebrating the air and now we have Ark which is focused on […]

LIVE WIRE – Sydney’s Live Music Guide Jul 6

Sydney Symphony Orchestra - George Michael Tribute: Originally planned by the SSO as an anniversary concert marking 30 years since the release of Michael’s seminal debut album Faith, the SSO will now pay tribute to a star gone too soon with a 30-song bill of his greatest hits. Thu, Jul 6, Opera House Golden Vessel: […]


Whilst a musician/producer today can find phenomenal success through single releases for radio often there will still be a piece of them that nags away for something more. For Sydney’s Kilter that nagging voice wanted an opportunity to fully express it’s voice without commercial constraints, which led to his new record Through The Distortion. “For vocalists the […]


Brisbane’s young singer/songwriter Ayla is the latest in a batch of musicians who make you contemplate how and why you hadn’t achieved as much as they have at such a young age. Ayla first broke onto the scene at just 18 and has now returned at 21 years old with a fantastic new single, Shallow […]

Bare Bones – Bad Habits

Sydney’s own Bare Bones have come out of the gate with the accelerator already flat to the floor despite Bad Habits being their debut full length record. Opening track Thick As Thieves kicks the maelstrom of off-kilter guitar riffs and southern punk inspired record instantly into gear, so if you’re immediately hooked then this record […]

LIVE WIRE – Sydney’s Live Music Guide May 11

The Angry Anderson Band: Recapture the sweaty, alcohol soaked, intense assault on the senses of the 80s when the classic lineup of Aussie rockers Rose Tattoo come together for a special performance tonight. Thu, May 11, The Bridge Hotel Band Of Frequencies: The roots rockers from the Sunshine Coast arrive in Sydney tonight to launch […]