Reviews - Live Music

The Magic Band & The Grandmothers Of Invention

The Magic Band & The Grandmothers Of Invention

11th April 2014 @ Corner Hotel

It’s a real sign of notoriety and genius when a band’s music can outlive its composer. Back in their heyday, these two groups were some of...

Art Vs Science

Art Vs Science

10th April 2014 @ Corner Hotel

Despite taking time off to travel the world and write new material, Art Vs Science re-emerged on Thursday night as if they’d never left. The Sydney...

St.Lucia

St.Lucia

8th April 2014 @ Corner Hotel

Sydneysiders The Griswolds put on an incredible support set that could have easily been redefined as a co-headline spot. The quintet oozed tropical flamboyance and Aussie...

A$AP Ferg

A$AP Ferg

4th April 2014 @ The Metro

Lines around the corner and up the alley beside the iconic Metro Theatre brimmed with excitement and dripped with anticipation as fans were slowly shunted through...

Darkside

Darkside

4th April 2014 @ Palace Theatre

If there was one thing to take away from Nicolas Jaar and Dave Harrington’s all-encompassing sensory spectacle at the Palace Theatre, it’s that the duo’s cerebral...

Wolfmother

Wolfmother

31st March 2014 @ Corner Hotel

A host of wild-eyed youths are slammed against the front barrier as a young girl flies over the heads of the sweat-drenched mob, crowd-surfing to the...

The Fratellis

The Fratellis

3rd April 2014 @ The Tivoli

Despite the fact that the headliners haven’t played on our shores for five years, The Tivoli is, surprisingly, only a third full. However, it’s clear that...

Monster Magnet

Monster Magnet

3rd April 2014 @ Amplifier Bar

After having last set foot in Australia during the 2011 Soundwave Festival, American stoner-rock band Monster Magnet finally returned to our shores. With their new album...

Loon Lake

Loon Lake

3rd April 2014 @ Corner Hotel

For a Thursday night, Loon Lake’s hometown show at the Corner Hotel brought out a surprisingly energetic crowd. Despite the fact that they haven’t had as...

Glass Animals

Glass Animals

2nd April 2014 @ Ding Dong Lounge

With a decent queue waiting to get into Chinatown’s intimate Ding Dong Lounge, Glass Animals’ sold out gig had a wealth of people eagerly anticipating their...

Hunters & Collectors

Hunters & Collectors

4th April 2014 @ Enmore Theatre

Anyone who witnessed Hunters & Collectors in their heyday can attest to the primal beats and rock n’ roll authenticity they delivered night after night in...

John Butler Trio

John Butler Trio

1st April 2014 @ Palais Theatre

Tuesday may have been April Fool’s Day, but John Butler Trio’s Melbourne leg of the Flesh And Blood Tour was certainly no joke. Playing at the...

Scientists

Scientists

29th March 2014 @ Howler

The Scientists’ show managed to draw in quite a large number of Melbourne’s original punk-rock loving community, as Brunswick’s Howler was crammed with punters a good 20 minutes before the headliners hit the stage....

The Smith Street Band

The Smith Street Band

29th March 2014 @ The Lair

Playing the penultimate leg of their national tour, Pennsylvania punk rockers The Menzingers and Melbourne folk-punk act The Smith Street Band lit up Sydney’s The Lair...

Lior

Lior

28th March 2014 @ Corner Hotel

Whilst completing his orchestral collection Compassion and performing an extended run of shows at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, acclaimed singer-songwriter Lior somehow also found the time to...

The Holidays

The Holidays

28th March 2014 @ Pirie & Co. Social Club

The end of March can be a mildly depressing time of year in Adelaide. The annual Fringe and Adelaide Festivals are over, the culturally diverse WOMADelaide...

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