In Sydney last night, Kitty, Daisy and Lewis Durham from North London took the audience on a musical adventure from the southern states of 1950’s USA to the island of Trinidad and back again. The siblings, joined on stage by ma and pa Durham, delivered an eclectic and electric set of retro-inspired tunes that had […]
Sydney Festival 2012
It’s hard to define Shabazz Palaces and their caper. Indie label sub-pop considers them their first ever hip hop signing, but tagging them as ‘hip hop artists’ doesn’t do justice to the sound they’re pioneering. Like an intricate patchwork Persian rug, they weave Middle Eastern come North African beats with Bedouin prophecy – all embellished with […]
Since The Fiery Furnaces debut in 2003, one half of the brother-sister duo, Eleanor Friedberger, has wooed us with her wordplay and evocative songwriting.
Sydney Festival has announced its Festival First Night line-up – an extravaganza that invites everyone to experience Sydney in spectacular and surprising new ways; and what’s best is that it’s all free. The line-up promises a huge night in The Domain, Starting with a special Welcome to Country, and followed by the enigmatic Gurrumul Yunupingu. […]