Live Review

REVIEW: Casey Donovan’s ‘Irresistible’ Sydney Festival Performance

At 33, Casey Donovan is at the top of her game. Her vocal range is jaw dropping. She sings soulfully to the heavens with the force of an entire gospel choir. She boogies with such delight that the urge to dance is almost irresistible (current NSW restrictions during the peak of a pandemic not withstanding). […]

REVIEW: The James Morrison Quartet with William Barton

If you don’t know who James Morrison is, you don’t know about jazz.  For decades he has been one of Australia’s leading jazz musicians. And he plays a mean trumpet. A childhood prodigy who grew up on Sydney’s Northern Beaches during the 1970s, Morrison has performed with some of the world’s most famous jazz musicians […]

Northlane – Live At The Roundhouse

In October last year Sydney's Northlane took the stage of The Roundhouse to kickoff the world tour of their latest record, Alien. Fans who missed out on the experience, or those that simply wish to relive it, will have the opportunity to do so this weekend (Aug 21-22) when the concert is presented as a […]

REVIEW: Chase Atlantic – Phases Concert

Entering into Sunday’s Chase Atlantic concert at Marrickville’s Factory Theatre I personally had very limited knowledge or expectations for the show. This was simply because I was rather unfamiliar with the band, aside from small snippets I had been shown by my girlfriend (a self-confessed “huge Chase Atlantic fan”). Upon arriving at the venue we […]

Art Attack – Riot breaks out at The Kids concert

In a moment of ‘you never know what’s going to happen at a live concert’ a warm-up show for Sydney band The Kids was unexpectedly shut down when several drunken patrons stormed the stage mid-set. Whilst the initial aggressors were safely ejected from the venue Glebe Police would send six squad cars and approximately 10 […]

Beth Hart – War In My Mind

Beth Hart explores the full breadth of genres on her latest record, War In My Mind. However, the one key element always tying the record together is her incredible vocal performance throughout. War In My Mind is a lengthy album, clocking in at close to an hour for its 12 tracks. With such a diverse […]