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Live Review: Courtney Barnett, October 11 @ The Zoo

Whether the label of ‘slacker rock’ can be appropriately slapped on to Courtney Barnett’s music, is up for debate; the woman herself, however, is anything but a slacker. She hit Brisbane Saturday night following four sold out shows in Melbourne the week prior. Impressive, considering the only thing most slackers do four nights in a […]

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Live Review: King Gizzard and The Lizard Wizard, September 5 @ Alhambra Lounge

King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard have been touring around the country the past month with psyche-blues quintet, The Murlocs, in tow. Not only do the bands share a common psyche aesthetic across their music, but they also share a number of band members. So to those who were standing around me at the gig […]

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Live Review: Kasabian, August 12 @ Eatons Hill Hotel

Since the release of their eponymous debut album in 2004, Kasabian have become a defining band of our generation, and their stomping, distinctly British brand of rock has seen them win international acclaim. 48:13, Kasabian’s fifth album, sees the band delve into slightly new territory, incorporating more layered electronic elements into their music, while maintaining a unique, […]

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Live Review: Little Bastard, July 10 @ Black Bear Lodge

Sydney’s Little Bastard are like Mumford & Sons, but a lot cooler and a lot drunker. The Brisbane leg of their album launch tour was as raucous and energetic as you’d expect from a band that is notorious for their extremely fast paced version of bluegrass rock’n’roll. If there was anyone in the audience on […]

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Live Review: Sally Seltmann, April 4 @ The Vanguard

Sydney-born, LA-based singer-songwriter Sally Seltmann arrived back in Aus for an east coast tour of her latest offering Hey Daydreamer, and I caught her show at Sydney’s wonderful theatre The Vanguard last weekend. If you haven’t been there, it’s this narrow little vaudevillian theatre, with tables up front, a mezzanine up top, huge red velvet […]

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