Reviews - Live Music

Baby Animals

Baby Animals

29th March 2014 @ Revesby Workers' Club

It had been some time since the Baby Animals had last played Revesby Workers’ Club. One person guessed it had been over 20 years, but one...

The Jungle Giants

The Jungle Giants

28th March 2014 @ The Metro

Following their exciting trip to the USA to play at SXSW in Texas, The Jungle Giants kicked off yet another tour around the nation’s capital cities,...

30 Seconds To Mars

30 Seconds To Mars

28th March 2014 @ Hisense Arena

It was a long time coming. After a lengthy tour postponement, loyal fans of the cult band 30 Seconds To Mars were rewarded with a spectacle...

King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard

King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard

26th March 2014 @ Old Bar

If there’s one good to reason rug up and head out on a wet and miserable Wednesday night, it’s got to be ‘Head On/Pill’. King Gizzard...

Snakadaktal

Snakadaktal

29th March 2014 @ Northcote Social Club

Saturday night was the end of an era. After announcing their split earlier this month, the young Melbourne band Snakadaktal said their goodbyes and played their...

Jurassic 5

Jurassic 5

23rd March 2014 @ Thebarton Theatre

In 2007, hearts across the globe broke as one of America’s biggest alternative hip hop groups split up citing musical differences. This year, hip hop hearts...

Sebadoh

Sebadoh

21st March 2014 @ Corner Hotel

“We made a new record so we could have new songs to play.” From anyone else, this dry pronouncement could seem a touch superfluous, but when...

Luca Brasi

Luca Brasi

21st March 2014 @ The John Curtain Hotel

While standing among the gathering crowd in the front bar of The John Curtain Hotel, the energetic vibe of the Poison City crew emanated as they waited...

Baths

Baths

22nd March 2014 @ Corner Hotel

Obsidian, the second album from Will Wiesenfeld under his stage name Baths, was released last year to a chorus of acclaim from the alternative music press....

Sticky Fingers

Sticky Fingers

21st March 2014 @ The Metro

Despite approaching the end of their Gold Snafu tour, Sticky Fingers have yet to run out of energy. The band played the first of their two...

Illy

Illy

20th March 2014 @ The Gov

Illy’s return to Adelaide saw him armed with a fresh new album. The Melbourne artist’s fourth release in as many years has prompted a massive spate...

Kate Miller-Heidke

Kate Miller-Heidke

18th March 2014 @ Athenaeum Theatre

Kate Miller-Heidke has built a strong name for herself over the course of her four-album career. This year, the artist took a different approach; her latest...

Gay Paris

Gay Paris

15th March 2014 @ Cherry Bar

It was the second last show of Gay Paris’ After Party tour and the line at Cherry Bar on Saturday night went all the way around the...

Mikhael Paskalev

Mikhael Paskalev

7th March 2014 @ Howler

It’s always interesting when artists do gigs on the day of their album release – particularly a debut LP. There’s a risk of the audience only...

The Frowning Clouds

The Frowning Clouds

15th March 2014 @ The Workers Club

It’s a common belief that there must be something in the water over in Perth, with the city having produced top-notch acts like Tame Impala and...

Yo La Tengo

Yo La Tengo

13th March 2014 @ Sydney Opera House

Darkness filled the room and the lone beam of a flashlight guided the members of Yo La Tengo to the Sydney Opera House stage. Appreciative hoots...

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