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Kasey Chambers

Next year will mark 20 years since the release of Kasey Chambers’ debut album, The Captain, and yet despite this she is still incredibly humble and self deprecating when speaking about her journey. “To be honest when I first started playing music, even before The Captain, I resigned myself to the fact I would never […]

Middle Kids

Sydney trio Middle Kids made a powerful debut last year with the release of their self-titled EP which has seen them go on to tour the world and perform on worldwide television. This month has seen the group achieve yet another milestone with the release of their debut full length album, Lost Friends, ahead of […]

A Decade Of OAF

By Rita Bratovich. Since the NSW government introduced Lockout Laws in February 2014, dozens of businesses in the CBD, Darlinghurst and Kings Cross have experienced significant revenue loss, and venues that had been fixtures in Sydney’s nocturnal landscape for decades have boarded up their doors. Oxford Art Factory (OAF) is one of the few venues […]


The commercial radio-flogged, Aussie powerhouse rock group becomes relevant once more with this playlist of H&C tributes. Featuring such notables as Neil Finn, Paul Kelly, Missy Higgins and the great Eddie Vedder, the Hunters are also covered by the likes of Birds of Tokyo, British India, The Panics and more. There are some great crossover […]

RIP Rock ‘N’ Roll: All Hope(toun) Lost

Live music fans are in mourning across Sydney. The Hopetoun Hotel, the original live music venue in Sydney, has closed its Surry Hills doors indefinitely. Conflicting reports have emerged surrounding the closure. The venue’s owners have cited a build up of fines from police and stringent instruction from the council to comply with public safety […]