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Live Review: Boy & Bear, September 13 @ The Tivoli

For several years now, Sydney five-piece Boy & Bear have been at the forefront of Australian music. Internationally, too, they are lauded, and have been touring relentlessly over the past year on the back of their sophomore album, Harlequin Dream. Last night, according to frontman Dave Hosking, was the band’s 102nd performance of the year. […]

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Live Review: Millions w/ Jesse Davidson, August 16 @ Goodgod

Being a colossal Millions fan, I was super excited about the release of their album Max Relax. I was even more stoked that I was lucky enough to attend one of their launch shows after their brief pre-release-hiatus. There had been a lot of chatter around this release, giving the public a lot to soak […]

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Live Review: Twenty One Pilots, August 10 @ The Zoo

American alt-pop duo Twenty One Pilots left nobody sitting in silence at their Brisbane leg of their Quiet is Violent World Tour this past Sunday night. The duo, comprising lead vocalist Tyler Joseph and drummer Josh Dun, played an energy filled twelve song set at The Zoo, supported by local musician, D at Sea. D […]

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Gig Review: Northeast Party House, July 3 @ Alhambra Lounge

After releasing their highly-anticipated debut album in May, Melbourne’s Northeast Party House have been touring the country showcasing their incredible aptitude for live performance. I caught the Brisbane leg of the tour on Thursday, in what was a phenomenal set of high-energy dance-rock and the inimitable vocal prowess of frontman Zach Hamilton-Reeves. Supporting Northeast Party […]

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Gig Review: Dustin Tebbutt, May 23 @ Alhambra Lounge

Since the release of his wistful first single, The Breach, in April last year, Dustin Tebbutt has been gathering momentum. Regular airplay on Triple J and two stellar EPs saw the New England songwriter, who spent two years living and working in Sweden, sell out his entire Bones single tour. I joined an eager crowd […]

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Gig Review: Cut Copy, May 10 @ Eaton’s Hill Hotel

Guest written by Myles McGuire Cut Copy is comprised of three talented dudes and their mate from high school, who is clearly tagging along for the drugs and the shoeless, screaming girls who made up much of their highly receptive audience at the Eaton’s Hill Hotel. Throughout their set the guitarist only very rarely touched […]

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Gig Review: Client Liaison and Chela, May 1 @ Alhambra Lounge

Melbourne dance duo Client Liaison have been making waves recently. Really funky, well-groomed waves. Their delicious brand of ‘90s dance music enticed me to Alhambra Lounge on Thursday night to catch the Brisbane leg of their nationwide tour, and I was not disappointed. Supporting the boys was fellow Melbournian Chela, who describes herself as an […]

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Gig Review: Cut Copy and RÜFÜS: April 17 @ The Forum, London

To round out possibly the most perfect Spring day in London, The Forum played host to two of Australia’s finest synth-pop acts. Up and coming Sydney-siders RÜFÜS set the stage for one their major inspirations and pioneers in the Australian dance music scene, Melbournian band Cut Copy. The combination of the two acts was ideal […]

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