By Billie Stimpson Photos by Bianca Holderness In Brisbane Sunday the first of March, The Tivoli, Jet Black Cat and handsome tours collaborated on Nine Lives – the latest in ongoing efforts to creatively reach beyond the more unpleasant conventions of the large-scale Australian musical festival. Despite my utter lack of credibility or clout in […]
By Jennifer Cheshire The 1975 may have been a last-minute cancellation at Brisbane Laneway Festival this year, however the day as always, does not disappoint. Solid sets from the Last Dinosaurs, Tones and I, and other Aussie talent like Spacey Jane, Hatchie and Hope D keep the good vibes going all day. The sun is […]
Photos by Alicia Scott Photos from the third day of Falls Festival at Byron Bay, featuring Alice Skye, Bishop Briggs, Mahalia, Jack River, Tired Lion, Amy Shark, The Vaccines, Odette, Toto, Vance Joy, Chvrches and Flight Facilities.
Photos by Alicia Scott Photos from the second day of Falls Festival at Byron Bay, featuring Ruel, Briggs, Soccer Mommy, King Gizzard @ The Lizard Wizard, Touch Sensitive, Golden Features and Catfish & The Bottlemen.
Photos by Alicia Scott Photos from the first day of Falls Festival in Byron Bay, featuring Kota Banks, Hobo Johnson & The Love Makers, Hockey Dad, Ocean Alley and Cut Copy.
By Lauren Curtis Keven 007, Malcolm, Tony and Andrew are the Canberra four-piece Glitoris. Back in 2017, Everett gave their ‘Trump Card’ single his Song of The Day blessing. “It ain’t pretty. It ain’t nice. It ain’t all smoothed over or sucked dry. And the battle ain’t lost, I tell you. Not when we have […]
Between rock and a safe space [To suggest that rock is diametrically opposed to safe spaces is abhorrent. Already the author is twisting music to their own political agenda, which, as you will see, is some kind of white heterormative male hegemony of rock.] Tormented by allegations of white supremacy, misogyny and transphobia, the band […]
“Shame the prick! Shame that motherfucker right there!” Shannon Noll bursts into a tirade at his Duck Creek concert. He’s angry. With good cause. One of the crowd, a heckler, has hurled something at him onstage. “Whoever that was come up here!” The crowd quickly identifies the assailant. A “fuckhead in a tie.” Shannon continues […]
“This band cannot accept even the slightest possibility of fault.”
Well, that’s it. Sticky Fingers have withdrawn from what feels like the last Australian festival that will have them. But for a second there – following our last article – things were looking up. In March the band had returned from a long hiatus. They claimed to have been coming to terms with drug addiction […]