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Phil Stack

Australian multi-instrumentalist and singer/songwriter Phil Stack has announced two concerts to celebrate the launch of his debut album, Colourful, Noisy. He will play at Sydney’s Mary’s Underground on October 15 at 6pm and 8:45pm. The album, marking Phil’s first musical endeavour in five years, has gained praise from critics and fans alike. This is also […]

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 […]

The Dead Love Get Tattooed During Concert

Last Wednesday Sydney punk band The Dead Love performed perhaps the most innovative COVIDSafe concert ever.  The concert was held within the intimate confines of tattoo parlour The Tattoo Movement for a small number of fans and media. To add yet another wrinkle to this interesting concert the band performed whilst being tattooed by the […]

36 Husbands

36 Husbands is true community film-making. The cast and crew spent five months traveling and working together with a tiny budget, with many playing both on and off-screen roles. The film follows the story of three powerful women with masterful kung-fu skills. They’re employed by an unidentified organisation as spies, tasked with luring 36 men […]

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. […]

Shutter disgrace: snappers in a flap

BY JADE MORELLINI 80s pop icon Adam Ant, performing in Sydney last week, issued restrictive waivers demanding photographers relinquish copyright on images of him taken in concert. Subsequently, many photographers boycotted his shows. Photographers are often exploited by artists in the music industry, who expect them to work for free and hand over images without […]

Naked City: Sydney’s make do concert venues

  Apart from notables like the Opera House, the City Recital Hall, Sydney Lyric Theatre and the all-purpose Entertainment Centre, Sydney boasts very few purpose-built concert venues – especially for a city that aspires to international status. When it comes to staging concert-style music events there’s a long history of making do with an infrastructure […]

GIG: LOS VAN VAN

The time has come to dust off your dancing shoes and start moving those hips, as Cuban salsa sensations Los Van Van get set for a one night only appearance at the Sydney Opera House, playing their renowned fusion of Afro-Cuban rhythms with Latin jazz, salsa, rock, funk, disco, and hip-hop. The 16-piece timba band […]

GIG: ARTHUR RUSSELL – TAPES OF THOUGHT

From minimalism and Ginsberg to proto-punk and the Modern Lovers to underground disco and David Byrne, Arthur Russell’s plethora of musical experiments – frequently caught between avant-garde and pop – have left quite a legacy. Like so many of our great innovators, Russell was relatively unknown during his lifetime. The Village Voice said of his […]