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From Sydney To Stardom: Imogen Clark Set To Release EP ‘Bastards’

Homegrown singer-songwriter Imogen Clark is set to release her second EP, Bastards on May 21. A follow-up to her first EP, The Making of Me, Clark’s unique indie-pop-rock tunes are sure to have heads turning. She will also be gracing the Low 302 in Surry Hills with a residency, performing every Tuesday night in May, […]

Timor Fundraising Concert

This weekend a special concert will help raise fund to support the cyclone devastated East Timor. The concert entitled, Charisma: Celebrating The Creativity Of Women, will celebrate the creativity of women both in art and life. The programme is filled with an eclectic an eclectic mix of performers, who are predominantly Australian women composers. During […]

No more noise complaints: Say goodbye to the Enmore Theatre “fun police”

By ALLISON HORE A motion before the Inner West council would see Newtown’s Enmore Theatre declared as the state’s first “Special Entertainment Precinct.” The motion, tabled by Inner West Mayor Darcy Byrne and Labor councillor Anna York, comes after the NSW parliament passed special laws allowing local councils to declare venues and geographic areas as […]

A Night Of Underground Folk Music

As live music returns around Sydney local concert venues such as the Petersham Bowling Club are helping to rebuild local communities for independent musicians. For the curator of A Night Of Underground Folk Music at the Petersham Bowling Club, Darren Cross, this is a crucial first step in reinvigorating the live music scene. Speaking to […]

The Rubens

After four albums The Rubens achieved something many of them didn't think possible, they had a record debut at number one on the ARIA chart. Perhaps what made this even more shocking was that this record was produced under entirely new circumstances than they had ever employed before. 0202 was the first record The Rubens […]

Spacey Jane

Over the last 12 months Perth band Spacey Jane released their debut album, which peaked at number two on the ARIA charts and was voted the 'Album Of The Year' in Triple J's listener poll despite being unable to tour it around the country. That all changes shortly when Spacey Jane arrive in Sydney for […]

Sydney after dark: Open for business

By ALLISON HORE The City of Sydney council voted unanimously to approve a plan which would allow shops and businesses in the city to stay open until 10pm, without needing further approval. Under a suite of changes aimed to revitalise the city’s struggling economy, existing shops and businesses in the City of Sydney local government […]

Hauskey

Australian artists Hauskey describes the latest single from his debut EP as the means by which he overcomes his natural state of pessimism, a state of thinking that perhaps resonates with us all after the year that we've just endured. The Inner West Independent spoke to Hauskey last week, ahead of his performance at the […]

Eskimo Joe

Over the past year concert cancelations or postponements have become commonplace. Aussie rock extends Eskimo Joe didn't want to become yet another of those so they are planning to return to Australian stages one year from now. Obviously by announcing a show so far out they had to ensure they came to the party with […]

The Smith Street Band

With all of the restrictions that have been imposed on live music performance we as the general public have had to come to terms with the changes, but we are not alone. The bands and artists that are performing during this period are also coming to terms with what this means for the atmosphere and […]