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The Drones – Sydney Opera House, 24/05/15

Let the record show that there is only one band that can open their set with a song that was voted by a group of their peers as the greatest Australian song of all time.

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Sufjan Stevens – Sydney, Opera House 22/05/15

When Sufjan Stevens announced his intention to produce albums based on all 50 states of the US – beginning with the release of Michigan in 2003, followed by the much acclaimed Illinois in 2005 – it was seen as eager and not to mention impossibly ambitious.

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Mötley Crüe, Alice Cooper – Sydney, Allphones Arena 16/05/15

Smokin’ Mirrors are swimming with sharks on an arena stage.

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Mötley Crüe, Alice Cooper – Melbourne, Rod Laver Arena 12/05/15

Mötley Crüe are synonymous with debauchery and excess.

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7 Things A Soundwave Fan Learned At Groovin The Moo, Maitland

I have a confession to make.

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alt-J, Ásgeir – Brisbane,Riverstage 08/05/15

After an all-too-brief stint here over the New Year’s festival period, England’s uniquely ‘alt’ indie rockers, alt-J, kicked off their biggest Australian tour yet last night in Brisbane.

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Courtney Barnett, Teeth & Tongue – Sydney, Metro Theatre 08/05/15

The night kicked off with a tight set from soulful garage rock of locals Polish Club, making a lot of noise for just a guitar and drum duo.

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Karnivool, Cairo Knife Fight – Sydney, Metro Theatre 02/05/15

One would wager that Nick Gaffaney is the type that could rub his stomach and pat his head with the utmost of ease.

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Groovin The Moo 2015 – Bendigo, Prince Of Wales Showgrounds, 02/05/15

Normally when you tell people you’re heading to Groovin, advice comes in thick and fast to rug up and wear wellies.

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SAFIA – Sydney, Newtown Social Club 30/04/15

Safia are pretty good at playing the clichéd “stadium rock” type band.

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George Maple – Sydney, Oxford Art Factory 24/04/15

There’s a reason why George Maple is riding on a wave of success right now.

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Montaigne – Sydney, Brighton Up Bar 24/4/15

From the painted skeletons and photos of musicians on the wall, to the red curtains that look like they may or may not have come from Kmart, the Brighton Up Bar has a strong student-house-living-room vibe.