We discuss a particular South By South West highlight – a special screening of the eye-opening film, The Chills: The Triumph and Tragedy of Martin Phillipps.
Review: Mitski’s Laneway Sideshow
The album version of Mitski’s ‘Me and My Husband’ begins with a sigh, and so does her performance tonight.
Bob Dylan Review: Nothing Has Changed
Bob Dylan has always exuded authenticity. From refusing to be pigeonholed as a folk singer and donning an electric guitar, Dylan has become known as a musician who does whatever he wants whenever he feels like it.
We Need To Talk About ‘Tranquility Base Hotel’
A concept album of sorts, set in the ‘not too distant future colony’ of the album’s title, Tranquility Base is made up of lunar lounge music; a soundtrack to a life of human excess in deep space.
Cat Power Review: Moon Pix Still Resonating After 20 Years
There is a particular understanding between Cat Power fans, of their much-adored singer-songwriter’s habits and idiosyncrasies.
Superorganism: Chatroom pop with heart
Loads of like-minded people meet online. Few have already formed a band by the time they meet in person.
Parramasala Festival feat. Tinariwen: A Celebration of Creative and Cultural Diversity
The Grammy Award-winning and stadium-filling Tinariwen left no-one guessing as to how their fame had them playing shows all over the world, with their reverential songs sung in the traditional Berber language of Tamasheq a true thing of beauty.
A Night Out in Disgracelands (Sounds of the South Coast)
‘I’ve got the fucking Tall Grass in my backyard!’
Aldous Harding Doesn’t Care What You Think
Aldous Harding walks onto the Magic Mirrors Spiegeltent stage without fanfare.
Gig Review: The Aints Play The Saints
To celebrate the 40th anniversary of The Saints debut record (I’m) Stranded, principle songwriter Ed Kuepper reformed his 90’s outfit The Aints to perform the golden age of the Brisbane group’s material.