Protomartyr start their Australian tour in Brisbane with a show at The Foundry, with support from Mere Women and The Goon Sax.
BRIGHTON KOMEDIA: I have never felt very comfortable with my body. This feels like home. It shouldn’t. The venue is dismal; crap sound and a few punters shuffling around. My shoulder hurts, or is the ache in the pit of my elbow? I stand by the front of the stage, to the left – remembering some […]
The Goon Sax have recently been enjoying a quite rapid ascension in popularity as a well-known presence within Australian music, along with growing attention from overseas. Before taking off on a European tour, they play what is billed as their last show for “quite a while” in their home city, at The Foundry with support […]
Prior to an upcoming move to Europe, The Goon Sax play a farewell show at Brisbane’s Foundry, with support from Scraps and The Mosaics.
Teenage Fanclub return to Brisbane for a show at Triffid, with support from The Goon Sax.
For all my years of Teenage Fanclub appreciation, I’d never seen them live. I’d mentioned to my partner as we were in the Uber on the way to The Triffid in Brisbane that the likely clientele would resemble myself – mid to late 30s, males, slightly overweight, probably nerdy and white (oh, so WHITE). I […]
The Goon Sax return to Brisbane with a show at Woolly Mammoth, with support from 100% and Pious Faults.
1. RIP Bek Moore Putting together this list of times Bek’s bands were written about, it looks like she has to have been one of the most written about Brisbane musicians in the five and a half years that Collapse Board has been running. (Justin Edwards) 2. Why The Australian Music Press needs to get […]
Earlier in the year I wrote a few haiku reviews that I didn’t get around to publishing, the story of my life given the collection of half written pieces and sketched out ideas that clog my hard drive. As I was recently in Japan on holiday, it seemed an apt time to think about posting them […]
2015 was a disappointing year of so many follow-up albums and anticipated new releases that just didn’t live up to expectations. 2016 may have been a terrible year in many respects, but for new music, it was a winner. Here’s a selection (in no particular order) of some of my favourite albums from the year. […]