It’s been a year this week since I started working from home. Last week was the one year anniversary of the last time I went out and saw live music, with the Sleaford Mods show at Triffid. I think by then the following night’s Pixies show had already been cancelled as everyone ran for cover […]
J Mascis plays a headline show at Triffid in Brisbane, with support from Mick Turner.
“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 […]
Mogwai return to Brisbane for a show at The Tivoli, with support from Mick Turner.
These masterly musicians are in top form here, ambling arm-in-arm and conversing as only decades of friendship allows.
Even as I leave she’s still walking the stage, taking and giving flowers and hands, smiling and talking.
Cat Power plays at The Tivoli in Brisbane, with support from Mick Turner.
For when words are pointless.
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 […]
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 […]