Leave your wallet at home because this week is packed with FREE (!!!) gigs across Sydney. E For ECHO bring their tender, intimate indie-folk sounds to Redfern’s Arcadia Liquors. Papa Pilko and The Binrats’ visceral razor-sharp rock can be heard at the Hotel Steyne, Manly.
Sinking beers with mates, drives down the coast, lazy afternoons at the beach; Courtney Barnett and Kurt Vile’s collaborative new single, Over Everything, summons memories of summers past with its sunny disposition and blues-infused haze.
For beloved indie-trio Cloud Control their latest album ‘ZONE’ is the mark of a new beginning. Heidi, Ulrich and Alistair Wright caught up with Dan from Backyard Opera to discuss ZONE’s arduous four-year recording process, embracing the magic of Roland drum-machines, and the creative freedom of producing your own record.
Put on your dancing shoes and forgo the mascara because this weekend in Sydney is for groovin’ and cryin’. Sydney funk-lords Breizers are performing with Shag Rock at the Oxford Art Factory, and Le Pie (bless her damn beautiful soul) is headlining the Lansdowne this Friday alongside Egoism.
When first exposed to the enigma that is Donny Benét, a few pressing questions might come to mind: is that moustache serious? Isn’t this a headshot of a Miami Vice extra? And if he’s a musician, what on earth does he sound like?
Bermuda Bloom consist of Luke Davis: vocals/guitar; Dave Hutchinson: guitars; John Coyne: bass; Casey Allan: drums. Dan from BYO was invited by the group to their show at The Vic On The Park, Marrickville on Thursday 31st August 2017.
High-rollers get out your wallets because there are a bunch of great gigs at a hefty price this week in Sydney. Emo-lords AFI are performing at the Big Top, Australian legend James Reyne from Aussie Crawl plays the Enmore Theatre ...
Meet Sophie Payten, aka Gordi – a young songwriter hailing from rural New South Wales, Australia. Her hometown of Canowindra boasts a quaint township, whose nurturing green landscapes helped foster Gordi’s creative intuition growing up.
On the back of their latest single ‘Blood’ and a national tour spanning six capital shows, City Calm Down squeezed in some time with Backyard Opera to chat about their upcoming full-length and its inspirations.
“Intimate without ever feeling too precious”, says Jen Cloher about her latest self-titled release. Characterised by a variation of outwards and inwards focus, the punk-rock figurehead of the Melbourne DIY music scene shines us a light into her processes of artistic and personal growth.
Small Voices is the creative efforts of Sydney-based producer Jack Perry who hails from far north NSW, near Byron. His newest effort comes in the form of ‘Russian Letter Syndrome’, which achieves much in its pared-back, chilled simplicity.
Infinite Bisous (or Infinite Kiss) is indie-romance-rock for all of our unrequited (and requited) loves. Rory McCarthy – the projects sole creative progenitor – has an affinity for retro synths, simple arrangements and laid-back tempos.
Retro culture is equal parts Tears for Fears, HAIM, and Culture Club, and in their newest video for ‘Heart Attack’ they capitalize on their knack for things past through video director and Melbourne game designer.
Dubbed, ‘Chamber of Reflection 2.0, Mac Demarco’s latest song, ‘On the level’ – due to appear May 5th on the album, ‘This Old Dog’ – expresses similar themes of introspection, all the while delving deeper into autobiographical experience.
The Murlocs are a stones throw away from the ludicrously creative psych-rock trailblazers King Gizzard and The Lizard Wizard; sharing a few sonic similarities, except in a more blues-driven, indie-rock fashion.
Guys and gals, layout your finest sequined outfits and lay that eyeliner on thick. It’s time for a night of strobe-lit, heart-rumbling synth pop catharsis in the shape of Retro Culture’s latest single, ‘Heart Attack’.
My photographic self-portrait series "The Chronic Diaries" is currently being exhibited at the Sydney Fringe Festival's HPG Festival Hub, and I am going to be hosting a Meet The Artist Event at the exhibition while I am in Sydney this weekend.
What do you want to do this Weekend? You should get out there and make the most of it, with Busby’s Bar showing off the beautiful harbour, Sydney Underground Film Festival getting weird and wonderful and the Round She Goes Indoor Market returning for Spring, there’s plenty on this weekend in Sydney.