Posts by Alice Bopf

Gig Reviews

BIGSOUND Live 2014 Day 2 – Fortitude Valley, Brisbane 11/09/14

Here we go again, BIGSOUND Day Two. Everyone was looking a little worse for wear, with heavy eyes and heads after the massive night before. Nevertheless, everybody was ready to rumble, eagerly awaiting a lineup of big names and an evening of clashes galore. The first artist that anyone could get near was Eves. The […]

Gig Reviews

BIGSOUND Live 2014 Day 1 – Fortitude Valley, Brisbane 10/09/14

To arrive in Brisbane’s Fortitude Valley on any day during or surrounding the annual BIGSOUND conference is to inject yourself into the pumping veins of the nation’s music industry. There are people hurrying – running – around from bar to eatery and back again, the anticipation is high and excitement can be heard through the […]


The Bennies: “We’re Approaching This Band Like It Won’t Last Forever”

Life’s pretty sweet if you’re in The Bennies. With a solid 18 months of touring, recording and straight-up partying now under their belts, the Melbourne four-piece have their sights set on new horizons, new adventures and some even bigger opportunities, not the least of which is the 2015 Soundwave Festival. The band are also set […]


Jonathan Boulet Talks Making “Fun, Dumb Rock & Roll” On ‘Gubba’

Sydney-born singer-songwriter and certified jet-setter Jonathan Boulet is proving himself quite the chameleon of the music world. He followed-up his deliciously smooth debut with a vibrant and explosive sophomore effort, and now on new album Gubba, he’s getting experimental. Gubba is the result of the artist’s very own ‘Berlin era,’ on which Jonathan embarked after […]


Kasabian’s Tom Meighan: “We ARE Like Spinal Tap!”

If you’ve ever seen Kasabian’s Tom Meighan’s on stage you’ll be familiar with his particular brand of braggadocio. The well-seasoned UK rock outfit’s singer is loudly confident in both himself and his band’s talents. It’s no surprise that the peppy and somewhat impenetrable singer is the same in conversation. Meighan doesn’t shy from making favourable […]

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