It keeps coming back to nostalgia. It’s less the wallowing in it than trying to understand it. Is it a natural part of the ageing process or is it a commercial construct? It’s a slow creep, something that’s getting worse, and yet something that I don’t feel wholly responsible for or in control of. It’s […]
The Flaming Lips perform The Soft Bulletin at Fortitude Music Hall in Brisbane to celebrate the album’s 20th anniversary. Support from The Grates.
Photos from the opening party at Brisbane’s latest venue, Fortitude Music Hall, featuring Tia Gostelow, Thelma Plum, Busby Marou, DZ Deathrays, Ian Haug, Bernard Fanning, Sahara Beck, Jeremy Neale, Ball Park Music, Patience Hodgson and Dave McCormack.
It had the hype. The media was all over it. Radio or TV, turn on either and you couldn’t escape the coverage. The opening of the Fortitude Valley Music Hall was an event. But it wasn’t just a happening for the city’s musical community. It was a bigger moment, one which made a statement about […]