Event Reviews

Dinosaur Jr + Luluc @ Capitol Perth 18/01/17

Dinosaur Jr + Luluc @ Capitol Perth 18/01/17

You know you’re in for a reasonably loud show when the number of amps on stage dwarfs that of the musicians in the band.  Alt-rock legends Dinosaur Jr hit up Perth’s Capitol Nightclub on Wednesday night, and from the look of those who and forsaken their earplugs there were going to be a few hard of hearing employees the next morning. A veritable phalanx of […]

Jarrod Henry

January 20th, 2017

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Dinosaur Jr @ Metro Theatre 13/1/17 (Live Review)

Dinosaur Jr @ Metro Theatre 13/1/17 (Live Review)

It’s the hottest, stickiest night of the year. A meth-deranged stench wrapped in human form rules a mosh pit only he knows exists. Steam rises from the bodies of the huddled crowd. The anticipation builds, fills the room and works its way through the tiny gaps between punters old and young. This is Dinosaur Jr. .   . J. Mascis, a man not known for […]

Benjamin Smith

January 20th, 2017

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PJ Harvey @ Fremantle Arts Centre 17/01/17 (Live Review)

PJ Harvey @ Fremantle Arts Centre 17/01/17 (Live Review)

There are number of the labels that are often thrown around about musicians; singer, songwriter, poet, performer. Often inflated descriptions which means very little once the artist is seen in person. On the first stop of her Australian tour at the Fremantle Arts Centre, PJ Harvey did not so much prove but exuded the intangible mystique of a true artist with a concert that slowly […]

Melanie Griffiths

January 20th, 2017

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Ali Campbell’s UB40  @ Fremantle Arts Centre 10/01/17 (Live Review)

Ali Campbell’s UB40 @ Fremantle Arts Centre 10/01/17 (Live Review)

UB40 –  the band known for their reggae covers of old favourites gave fans their money’s worth when they performed a two hour set traversing many of their new and old songs. This is however Ali Campbell’s UB40, the singer who left the band in 2008 due to management disputes, along with fellow original band mates keyboardist Mickey Virtue and vocalist Astro pipped the other […]

Melanie Griffiths

January 17th, 2017

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Falls Festival Downtown (Day Two) – Fremantle, 08/01/17

Falls Festival Downtown (Day Two) – Fremantle, 08/01/17

Day Two “What time do you call this young lady?” Day Two brought with it glorious weather and a prepared crowd. With many arriving far earlier than the Saturday Client Liaison had a healthy crowd to keen to get as much of a dance in as they could. Looking like at glorious disco lounge lizard, singer Monte Morgan excited as they rocked out with an […]

Melanie Griffiths

January 17th, 2017

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Halestorm + Devilskin @ The Triffid 12/01/16 (Live Review)

Halestorm + Devilskin @ The Triffid 12/01/16 (Live Review)

The Pennsylvanian hard rockers Halestorm made their second trip back to our humble island only 13 months after their successful maiden voyage. Two Australian tours under the umbrella of the same album, Into the Wild Life, is not entirely typical – they must have missed us something fierce! This time the tour focused heavily on New Zealand dates and only the three mainstays of Australia’s […]

Kae McKenzie

January 13th, 2017

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Falls Festival Downtown (Day 1) – Fremantle WA, 07/01/17

2017 may have started a week ago with a flurry of fireworks and new year events, but it really wasn’t kicked off until the huge Falls Festival troupe rolled into the port city for the first time. Marred by a gut-churning crowd crush in Lorne, Victoria, and amid allegations of sexual assaults occurring in the pit at Marion Bay, Tasmania, Falls Festival had picked up […]

Melanie Griffiths

January 13th, 2017

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FOMO Festival @ Riverstage 07/01/17 (Live Review)

FOMO Festival @ Riverstage 07/01/17 (Live Review)

As FOMO rolls around for its second year, now expanding to both Adelaide and Sydney, Brisbane was in for a treat, rappers, producers and other incredible performers descending upon Brisbane’s Riverstage in the hot sun to put on one of the best days ever. . . The lovely Lastlings opened up the day with an emotional and exciting set. The dedicated fans were running down […]

Rohan Osborne

January 8th, 2017

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Top Five New Aussie Acts from Falls Festival Lorne

Top Five New Aussie Acts from Falls Festival Lorne

Australia’s music scene is something worth being proud of. At Falls Festival in Lorne, there was an abundance of Australian artists on show, highlighting the best of what Australia has to offer. I attended the festival, and here is my Top 5 New(ish) Aussie Acts from Falls Lorne. . Gretta Ray Triple J’s 2016 high-school starlet had a ridiculously good year in 2016. She won […]

Sean Wales

January 4th, 2017

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Falls Festival Lorne (Live Review), Part Two

Falls Festival Lorne (Live Review), Part Two

Sleep ins were valued at Falls after two big opening days. Day Three will unfortunately be remembered for the ‘stampede’ incident that left many injured. I didn’t see it happen, so I’ll focus on the musical acts. . Ball Park Music was one of the best acts of the day, and they brought a huge crowd to the main stage for their mid-afternoon set. Playing […]

Sean Wales

January 2nd, 2017

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