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In Photos: J Mascis + Mick Turner @ Triffid, 07.03.2019

In Photos: J Mascis + Mick Turner @ Triffid, 07.03.2019

J Mascis plays a headline show at Triffid in Brisbane, with support from Mick Turner.

 Ben Green

In Words: Mogwai + Mick Turner @ The Tivoli, 04.03.15

In Words: Mogwai + Mick Turner @ The Tivoli, 04.03.15

“This song’s called ‘Sister’, it’s for Gillian Triggs, for standing up to the bully boys.” Mick Turner throws up a long arm with devil horns at the end and smiles slightly. “Fuck Brandis”, yells an audience member and Turner turns thoughtful. “Yeah, Bookshelves Brandis,” he muses. “What a turd.” He brushes his guitar strings into […]

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In Photos: Mogwai + Mick Turner @ The Tivoli, 04.03.2015

In Photos: Mogwai + Mick Turner @ The Tivoli, 04.03.2015

Mogwai return to Brisbane for a show at The Tivoli, with support from Mick Turner.

 Ben Green

Bonnie “Prince” Billy & Marquis de Tren – Solemns 12″ (Domino)

Bonnie “Prince” Billy & Marquis de Tren – Solemns 12″ (Domino)

These masterly musicians are in top form here, ambling arm-in-arm and conversing as only decades of friendship allows.

 Ben Green

Cat Power @ The Tivoli, Brisbane 05.03.13

Even as I leave she’s still walking the stage, taking and giving flowers and hands, smiling and talking.

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In Photos: Cat Power + Mick Turner @ The Tivoli, Brisbane 05.03.13

Cat Power plays at The Tivoli in Brisbane, with support from Mick Turner.

 Everett True

Song of the day – 452: Dirty Three

For when words are pointless.

 Everett True

Song of the day (Australia) – 143: Venom P. Stinger

OK. Day two of my tribute to becoming Australian, and this group have significance for me. I’m sure my pal David Nichols can remind me of this, but when he found himself at a loose end for those crucial 12 hours in London on a stopover back from Olympia, WA to Melbourne in 1985, and […]

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Hope Sandoval & The Warm Inventions live @ The Tivoli, 24.06.10

One thing I often wonder about the move away from music as a physical product to a digital one is whether the same emotional attachment is there as it was for the older generation. It’s just not the ritualistic nature that used to exist – buying the album, looking at the photos on the inlay […]