Reviews - Live Music

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...

Pharrell Williams

Pharrell Williams

12th March 2014 @ Brisbane Riverstage

Triple J host/producer Nina Las Vegas was given the job of kicking off the party at Riverstage last Wednesday night. With an early start—barely 7pm—and a...

Neil Finn

Neil Finn

12th March 2014 @ Hamer Hall

“I’m remembering a lot of people I love from this city, and people I love in this room.” Neil Finn has a long history with Melbourne,...

Eagles Of Death Metal

Eagles Of Death Metal

24th February 2014 @ The Hi-Fi Melbourne

With the majority of Australian music festivals announcing sideshows, it can lead to an almost brain-melting scenario when deciding who to see – especially when a...

Dallas Frasca

Dallas Frasca

8th March 2014 @ The Toff In Town

Even the most well-seasoned musicians will tell you what an onerous task it can be to get a seated audience up and dancing. However, this was...

Boom Crash Opera

Boom Crash Opera

8th March 2014 @ Northcote Social Club

Opening three-piece Andy White & Sebastikat proved to be a great fit for the show. Weaving their way through some quirky and highly original material, with...

Queens Of The Stone Age & Nine Inch Nails

Queens Of The Stone Age & Nine Inch Nails

6th March 2014 @ Sydney Entertainment Centre

A Queens Of The Stone Age and Nine Inch Nails double-headline tour was news that made an enormous cross-section of Australian music fans salivate as sure...

The Growlers

The Growlers

8th March 2014 @ The Tote

Psychedelic mind warps, stoner jams, and surfer tomfoolery can pretty much sum up what happened at The Tote on Saturday. It was the Melbourne leg of...

Public Enemy

Public Enemy

5th March 2014 @ The Metro

Canberra-based rapper Citizen Kay was obviously overjoyed to be opening for Public Enemy. He made the most of his short support slot by performing with infectious...

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