Music

Simon Robert Gibson – The Great Ongoing

​For fans of The Lemonheads and The Go-Betweens, Simon Robert Gibson’s debut as a solo artist is like a breath of fresh air. ​In the first solo album of his career, The Great Ongoing, Gibson demonstrates the innovative instrumentals, pure emotion and expressive songwork that make Australian indie music the masterpiece that it is. ​No […]

Samantha Jade

Over the course of 2020 we have all dealt with challenges and perhaps learned a little about ourselves. For ARIA award winning singer and X Factor winner Samantha Jade she learned just how crucial her friendships were to her emotional and mental wellbeing. This year Jade has released two singles, Back 2 Back and New […]

The Grogans – Day/To/Day

​In their latest album, Day/To/Day, The Grogans deliver fresh material with new sounds and beats. Drawing inspiration from the 60s, The Grogans dive into a heart pumping mix of punk and surf-rock. And while exploring vintage sounds, The Grogans come up with a style that’s all their own. ​Ahead of the album, The Grogans have […]

Azure Ryder

Earlier this year 20 year old artist Azure Ryder came storming onto the Australian, and global, music scene with her stunning debut EP Running With The Wolves. Tomorrow she will begin "chapter two" of her journey with the release of her follow up EP, Crazy With The Light, ahead of two debut live shows in […]

The Fallen Robins

As live music slowly returns venues such as Marrickville's Django Bar are playing an increasingly important  role. Particularly for up and coming local bands such as The Fallen Robins, who would typically be busy on the folk music festival circuit all around the country. As Charlotte Thompson explained to City Hub she and her sisters, […]

Crocodylus

COVID restrictions have impacted every artist in a multitude of different ways. For Sydney band Crocodylus these impacts have been simultaneously "devastating" and "really productive" according to drummer Mikel Salvador. At the beginning of the year Crocodylus were off to a red hot start as they were riding the wave of momentum generated by their European […]

Deadly Hearts – Walking Together

With this week being NAIDOC week it is fitting that we celebrate Indigenous music and culture. Thankfully a number of incredible Australian artists also had a similar thought process and have collaborated on the Deadly Hearts project and the new album, Walking Together. Throughout the 10 track offering artists such as Ziggy Ramo, Miiesha, Isaiah […]

Sydney International Women’s Jazz Festival – Mahalia Barnes

As COVID-19 restrictions continue to ease and live music slowly comes back to life in Sydney and wonderful new event championing the fantastic female artists in our city is set to return in the coming weeks. The Sydney International Women's Jazz Festival (SIWJF) is a yearly highlight on the live music calendar, but will be […]

Caitlyn Shadbolt – Stages

In the face of adversity rising star Caitlyn Shadbolt is continuing to chase her dreams with her second album, Stages. Throughout the 11 track offering Shadbolt delivers incredibly catch songs which build upon her country music roots. For this record Shadbolt injects a pop edge to her sound, which echoes Taylor Swift - another young […]

Anousha Victoire

After 10 years away from music ABC Music Award winner Anousha Victoire has returned with a brand new album, and upcoming live shows in Sydney. Victoire's new album, Precious Things, sees her using her world and life experiences from the past decade to further push her music with a more matured folk/bluegrass/world sound. When describing […]