Ed Kuepper is no yesterday man. He was quick to distance himself from pre-emptive punk outfit The Saints following the group’s dissipation in 1978. Yet as the years have been marched by, this oft-bleak voice of Australian music has never hidden his affection for the iconic group’s formative iteration. With 40–years passing since The Saints […]
On the 40th anniversary of the release of The Saints classic (I’m) Stranded album; founding member, guitarist and songwriter Ed Kuepper revisits the material performed by the seminal band with The Aints, the band he formed during the early 1990s, as part of this year’s Brisbane Festival line-up.
Eyerolling and inevitable they may be, but comparisons to horror movie soundtracks come as a staple when we’re talking about music. The overwhelming amount of the time the analogy arrives as a compliment. A positive association with the tense, exhilarating and irresistibly dark. Of all the Italian prog outfits to ever noddle, none have left […]
As a body of music, The Velvet Underground and Nico remains a moment of beauty, rawness and twisted innovation. With 2017 being the album’s 50th anniversary, Regurgitator alongside the minds behind Brisbane Festival bring the celebration to the Tivoli. Despite claiming to have taken a slightly interpretative approach to the Velvets’ debut, the set plays […]
As part of this year’s Brisbane Festival, Claudio Simonetti’s Goblin play the live score to Dario Argento’s Suspiria.
When there’s 130+ bands playing over the three days, how did you pick who you want to see? Sure you could look at Rolling Stone and see their recommendations, but do you really want to go by their recommendations? All the Australian music websites post up their usual FOMO ‘Five Bands You Have To See […]
As part of this year’s Brisbane Festival, Regurgitator perform The Velvet Underground & Nico, with Seja on keys and key vocal duties and Mindy Meng Wang on the Chinese guzheng.
It’s that time of year again when men with beards and trousers six inches too short stand around at alcohol-sponsored events drinking copious amounts of alcohol and chatting while watching men with beards and trousers that are six inches too short play on stage before complaining about the size of their hangovers the next morning […]
Part 2 of photos from the third day of BIGSOUND 2017, featuring Isabel, RVG, Stella Donnelly and WHALEHOUSE.
Part 1 of photos from the third day of BIGSOUND 2017 in Brisbane, featuring Jess Ribeiro, Maddy Jane, OKBadlands and Pagan.