Photo courtesy Prudence Upton And so it transpires, this weekend is the opening of Sydney’s Vivid Live 2018 festival, in its 10th year. I’ve made the trip up from Melbourne to see Sam Beam and his full band, Iron & Wine, play at the Sydney Opera House having never set foot inside the building. I […]
Unaddressed allegations of racism, misogyny, violent abuse and bad behaviour. There’s a problem with Sticky Fingers. We know this, but let’s be real. There are others too minded in profit or self-assured ignorance. These complaints will never speak to them. So with that comes the hoary old question. What do we actually do about it? […]
You break up with your ex. You like them, but they’ve pushed the limits of what you can take. You no longer feel comfortable around them. You kick them out of your share house. A few weeks later you get out of the shower. Opening the door and walking through the living room there they […]
Of course I never paid attention when this band picked up homeland awards. I hold no truck with awards, see no rhyme nor reason to them. Bunch of self-important blowtards pretending they’re supporting something aside from their own egos. If anything, a band being ‘recognised’ by a bunch of self-serving industry nepotists is going to […]
Sky Ferreira’s Sydney show, the only date on her ludicrously short inaugural Australian tour, was itself a tad on the skint side. I mean, on their first tour in 2011 OFF! played every song from their 25-odd minute first album and then started playing it again from the top to fill out the time. Anywho, […]
I have a soft spot for both The Cardigans and Rainbow Chan.
Just a great fuckin’ rock’n’roll song from Sydney.
A few hours later I’m on the next train outta Melbourne on Collapse Board’s dime.
Just fuck man and enjoy yourselves and get wasted and listen to sweet, sweet music all life long because this fucking sweet, sweet music is going to last you all life long.
I love it when a band make it look this easy.