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Song of the Day 169: Tropical Fuck Storm

Song of the Day 169: Tropical Fuck Storm

One of the many things I spend far too much time thinking about (I really should write a list and see if there’s any consensus or if it’s just me) is the ‘side project’.  It’s funny how musicians all have ‘projects’ now.  What perplexes me as a non-musician type (well, I can bash out a […]

 Riley Fitzgerald

Gareth Liddiard @ The Brightside, Brisbane, 21.04.2017

Gareth Liddiard @ The Brightside, Brisbane, 21.04.2017

As a central creative force behind The Drones, Gareth Liddiard has been a cult presence within Australian music for more than a decade. While his group seems to have solidified its claim on popular culture with a growing string of much lauded albums, they remain resolutely on the periphery. Yet all in all, Liddiard doesn’t […]

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In Photos: Gareth Liddiard + Orlando Furious @ The Brightside, 21.04.2017

In Photos: Gareth Liddiard + Orlando Furious @ The Brightside, 21.04.2017

The Drones’ Gareth Liddiard plays a solo show at the Brightside in Brisbane, with support from Orlando Furious.

 Tom McCall

“We’re the biggest band that no-one’s ever heard of basically” – an interview with Gareth Liddiard

“We’re the biggest band that no-one’s ever heard of basically” – an interview with Gareth Liddiard

Gareth Liddiard, frontman of The Drones, has spent nearly 20 years delivering some of Australia’s most distinct and uncompromising music in recent memory. Between embarking on an East-coast tour, producing the new Gold Class record and forming brand new group National Cocktail Favourites with fellow Drones member Fiona Kitschin, he’s showing no signs of letting […]

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In Photos: The Drones + Harmony @ Triffid, 06.05.2016

In Photos: The Drones + Harmony @ Triffid, 06.05.2016

Touring in support of their Feelin Kinda Free album, The Drones play at Triffid in Brisbane, with support from Harmony.

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A Different Kind of Free: A Review of The Drones’ Feelin Kinda Free (TFS Records)

A Different Kind of Free: A Review of The Drones’ Feelin Kinda Free (TFS Records)

By Alexis Late When I first heard The Drones it was hard to force them into a genre, thank fuck. I mean, are they blues? They’ve covered Blind Willie Johnson and Leadbelly, and songs like ‘The Miller’s Daughter’ are of that tradition, but could be folk too. Are they garage? They can make a racket […]

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The Drones – Feelin Kinda Free (Tropical Fuck Storm Records)

The Drones – Feelin Kinda Free (Tropical Fuck Storm Records)

By Boris van de Legende Trennno rates it 1/5 This is the most shittest piece of shit album I have ever heard! Terrible singer terrible music. Just when you think it can’t get worse the next song plays… Ohhh my god f*** it off triple j The Drones Suck Balls rates it 1/5 0/5! i […]

 Everett True

TAKE 2 | The Drones + Harmony @ The Hi-Fi, Brisbane 26.09.13

TAKE 2 | The Drones + Harmony @ The Hi-Fi, Brisbane 26.09.13

The Drones – they don’t need commendations, they probably don’t want them. But I’m going to proselytise anyway.

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In Photos: The Drones + Harmony @ The Hi-Fi, Brisbane, 27.09.2013

In Photos: The Drones + Harmony @ The Hi-Fi, Brisbane, 27.09.2013

The Drones bring their ‘A Moat You Can Stand In’ Tour to Brisbane, with support from Harmony.

 Everett True

Song of the day – 416: Kimya Dawson

It’s rare that hearing a new song will start me crying.