Dave Faulkner

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Six Video Highlights From Triple J’s Beat The Drum Birthday Gig

Triple j turned the big 4-0 this week and rather than hosting a respectable and intimate dinner party, our national broadcaster decided to throw a massive, public concert at Sydney’s Domain featuring performances from a number of their friends who also happen to be some of Australia’s most loved musicians. Around 25,000 people descended upon […]

Gig Reviews

Big Star’s ‘Third’ – Enmore Theatre, Sydney 23/01/14

This all-star recreation of cult band Big Star’s album Third (also know as Sister Lovers), a feature performance for Sydney Festival 2014, could be described in similar language to the album itself – the oft-quoted “shambling wreck” alongside “impassioned, erratic and stark” come to mind. Here, though, the observable decay of Alex Chilton’s mind and […]

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Hoodoo Gurus Frontman Says No Dig It Up! For 2014

Dave Faulkner, frontman of Aussie rock outfit the Hoodoo Gurus, has taken to the band’s official Facebook page to announce that the Dig It Up! event, a recently launched series of invitational concerts curated by the band and featuring acts like Tumbleweed, will not go ahead in 2014. Over the last few years, Dig It […]

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Sydney Festival 2014 Adds More Big Names To Lineup

If you thought the enormous lineup for Sydney Festival 2014 couldn’t get any better, you’d be all kinds of wrong. Organisers today announced that Mick Turner, Cat Power and more will join previously announced headliners Chaka Khan, Amanda Palmer, Lee Ronaldo and Mike Patton. Big Star’s Third, a special tribute to Big Star’s Third/Sister Lovers […]

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