Where you come into a band’s existence is everything. Discover a band early on, buy their records when they’re on tiny record labels, see them play small 400 or 500 people venues, before they end up becoming massive stadium bands and festival headliners, and you have bragging rights forever. Even if the band ends up […]
Spiderbait bring their ‘Tour in the Key of J’ show to Brisbane at the Princess Theatre, with support from Cheap Date and Platonic Sex.
Everett True details what he did tonight instead of watching rambunctious drunken Brisbane types DZ Deathrays. I cursed this fucking dry cough that means I won’t get a proper night’s sleep for the fourth night in a row. I drank water from a bottle – tap water. I played Stick Cricket, and cursed my eyes. I […]
Well, how bloody convenient! So here we were, musing about how Triple J has gripped the Aussie music industry so tightly that even writers are falling all over each other to sound exactly alike – when along comes this compilation. Fantastic! Now we have here a bona fide aural coffee table book – 25 tracks, […]
A few weeks ago I made Collapse Board a mix tape of great Australian pop and indie-rock. Check it out here: collapse-board-mixtape-1-downunder and http://pictureofthewind.wordpress.com So I thought I’d tackle the flipside with a mix of Australian rock from the heavier, darker and grittier side of the tracks. I could have gone to town on the […]