The doors are closed when I arrive. This is because the gig is on the other side of town. I’ve wrongly assumed Wire would play at The Hi Fi, a larger, air-conditioned venue that’s hosted a series of older/reformed bands lately. Instead they are playing The Zoo, a smaller, hotter venue that tends a little […]
Mudhoney play a Brisbane Big Day Out sideshow at The Zoo, with support from feedtime and Gravel Samwidge.
“I’ve never see as many men in my life”, says guitarist Jimmy Watkins. “Cock forest”, a nameless heckler yells out. “Cock forest?”, Watkins seemingly asks himself. A Future of the Left concert in Brisbane never fails to retain a poignant sense of familiarity. *** Almost exactly two years ago, I reviewed Future of the Left […]
“We gotta go to school today, gotta learn THAT! STUPID! SHIT!/Soon as I can get a car to drive then I’m gonna be DONE WITH IT!”
The thing I like the most about Regurgitator is their complete lack of irony (in the hipster sense anyway)
The Drones – they don’t need commendations, they probably don’t want them. But I’m going to proselytise anyway.
By Jodi Biddle There’s something special about going to gigs held upstairs at sort-of-dodgy pubs. Kinda hot, sipping a drink in front of the Keno screens while waiting for doors to open (late), loitering with the other ill-fitting miscreants who aren’t the kind of rusted on regulars that frequent The Trans but still nonetheless don’t […]
By Darragh Murray The Drones – the Australian rock group that platitudes need not be draped upon. They don’t need them and I don’t think they really care for them anyway.
Bardo Pond shouldn’t have faces because their music doesn’t sound like it comes from people.
Depression 0 Rock’n'roll 1.