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Pirra’s Jess Beck Explores Her Indigenous Heritage During Lockdown

Although they are originally from Sydney our close neighbour Wollongong can now lay claim to indie-pop/dance outfit Pirra. This four piece band consisting of Jess Beck (vocals), James McKendry (guitar/synth), Curtis Argent (bass/synth) & Jeffrey Argent (drums) are making huge waves both here in Australia & internationally. Not only do Pirra produce incredible music they […]


Over the past decade many initiatives have been put in place to revitalise live music in Sydney. Both the State Government and local councils have funded programs aimed at bringing back a music scene that flourished in the 80s and 90s. The biggest problem seems to have been the constantly changing landscape when it comes […]

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 […]


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 […]

Live music venues call for a lifeline

By ALLISON HORE More than sixty live music venues around NSW have come together to launch a petition calling on the NSW government to provide support to the state’s live music industry. The 61 independent music venues from across New South Wales launched the petition today as part of their Save Our Stages campaign. Iconic […]

Delightful Darlinghurst

By Rida Babar In light of the COVID-19 restrictions, entertainment venues in Darlinghurst have been forced to shift their business models and operations. Here’s how. Darlinghurst Theatre Company (DTC) has implemented a series of Red Carpet Cabaret shows that have been a major success. Amylia Harris, the co-artistic director at the DTC provided insight into how the […]

Cry Club

Had it not been for a chance meeting on a flight to Japan 2019's 'most played artist' on Triple J Unearthed may not even exist. The duo of Jonathon Tooke and Heather Riley, best known now as Cry Club, first met on a flight to Japan as part of university trip. Surprisingly though the duo […]


“If you haven’t seen one of my shows before it’s dance music on a different level.” With one short, simple sentence Kilter himself perfectly encapsulates what people can look for in one of his live shows. Unlike the run of the mill dance music DJ standing behind a laptop or turntables Kilter’s show sees him […]

Art Attack – Little Quirks

Art Attack has also been given a double pass to another fantastic concert by Little Quirks when they arrive next Friday, Oct 11. The Central Coast trio will be arriving at the Oxford Art Factory following the incredible success they’ve had with their single Crumbled. For such a young folk band Little Quirks live show […]


Prior to becoming a full-time musician American artist K.Flay completed a double degree majoring in psychology and sociology. These studies, as well as her own personal experiences, have heavily influenced how K.Flay approaches life, songwriting and touring. “My studies more than anything taught me the guiding principles of how to ask good questions,” she explained, […]