“The project we started as a source of joy and positive expression had become something that was slowly eating away at our mental health and our friendships.”
“We’re just finding the proper way to pace ourselves. It’s a long lesson but we’re getting there.”
Plenty of delicious sideshow goodness to get around.
“There is a big blood thirsty monster, stage right. Please send help!!”
Dope Calypso gets a dope, modern cover from Modern Baseball
Floodgates are open.
Philly punk-rockers Modern Baseball have this morning posted to Facebook the unfortunate news that their upcoming trip to Australia for Poison City Weekender has been cancelled, with frontman Brendan Lukens opening up on dealing with anxiety and depression. In the bravely honest statement, Brendan has said “I’ve spent most of my life struggling with anxiety
According to a scientific study in 2012, French Buddhist monk Matthieu Ricard is the world’s happiest man, after brain scans revealed that his capacity to experience joy produced a level of gamma waves “never reported before in the neuroscience literature.” Now, I’ve never met Ricard, but based on the two times I’ve spoken to Modern
Melbourne group The Smith Street Band have been announced as headliners of I Love Life, a new mini-festival co-presented by their longtime label Poison City Records, which will hit Brisbane and Sydney this September. I Love Life will be co-curated by the band, and will take some inspiration from Poison City Records’ annual Melbourne music
After dropping a dynamite bill into our laps last week, Poison City Weekender has unveiled its official venue lineups for 2015, as well as adding a smattering of extra acts on top of this year’s chosen crop. The newest additions to the bill, already headed up by Melbourne’s mighty punk rock sons, The Smith Street
The Smith Street Band have been named to headline Poison City Records’ annual Melbourne music festival, Poison City Weekender. The local rabble-rousers headline a bill stuffed with some of the label’s finest punk and indie-rock acts, including Clowns, Luca Brasi and Soundwave 2015 alumni, The Bennies. There’s also an influx of heavy-hitters from the US,