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These New South Whales

Written by on 17 October 2017

14 October, The Lansdowne Hotel Nipple tape – that’s really the only introduction to These New South Whales that you will ever need. The show started off with a bang – "We don’t need you anymore," kind of ironic, since the song was written about their bass player who left the band, and is now back in [...]

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Ecca Vandal – ‘Ecca Vandal’

Written by on 12 October 2017

If you are a millennial, your teenage years were probably spent listening to rap music on your headphones. Or, maybe you were into the whole pop-punk movement or even the nu-metal craze. Music identifies who we are and is a means to being accepted, nurturing a sense of belonging and a method of self-expression. But [...]

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Dune Rats, Wavves, Hockey Dad, WAAX

Written by on 2 October 2017

1 October, Big Top, Luna Park This is going to sound like a big old whinge, and believe me it’s not, but I have to go to a lot of shows alone. It’s part of the job and I love it, in fact, I enjoy them all the more. Being able to really soak up [...]

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Tired Lion – ‘Dumb Days’

Written by on 15 September 2017

There’s something very comfortable about listening to Tired Lion’s debut album, Dumb Days. If, like me, you fondly remember ‘90s bands like Veruca Salt, Sonic Youth, The Breeders, Hole and Garbage, you’ll hear Sophie Hopes' vocals fronting Tired Lion and reminisce with a smile. Times may change, but thankfully, music spins around itself to deliver [...]

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Q&A: Elegant Shiva

Written by on 12 April 2017

Band: Elegant Shiva Answered by: Matt Swan (Swanny) Position/role: Drummer Give us your wicked-cool backstory. Where did the name come from and how did you start out? In 2012 we got wasted at a gig. Afterwards everything was shutting so we ended up having a jam at 3am under this random house. Not long after [...]

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Ali Barter: On Being Part Of The Movement

Written by on 2 April 2017

There's no denying that Ali Barter has become a powerful voice for both women in the music industry and for female creatives across all forums, but as I sit down to speak with the Melbourne-based artist it becomes apparent that while she recognises the role she plays in the conversation, hers is one of many perspectives. "I think there [...]

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