Gig Reviews

Golden Plains 2015 – Meredith Supernatural Amphitheatre

Now in its ninth year, Golden Plains feels more ritual than festival. Arrange convoy, stock up on tinnies, argue about where to camp and then, finally, arrive to remember you forgot at least a few vital items. But once the tents are up and you stop lamenting about how bad your campsite is compared to […]


Twerps Announce Album Launch Tour, Share ‘Stranger’ Video

Melbourne jangle-pop four-piece Twerps are primed and ready to take their second studio album Range Anxiety around the country with a headline tour this May, and they’ve even released a new video in celebration. Twerps’ album launch tour will see the group play shows in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane, supported by acts such as Free […]


Emerging Aussie Talent Headed To Huge UK Music Festival

The Great Escape – the UK festival which prides itself on supporting exciting new artists – will be graced by a strong Aussie contingent in 2015, thanks in part to the efforts of the Australian music development initiative Sounds Australia. A variety of Australian talent will spend a day at the British seaside for the […]

Gig Reviews

Sugar Mountain – Melbourne, Victorian College of Arts 24/01/15

The VCA feels like the perfect fit for Sugar Mountain. Walking in accompanied by the psychedelic sounds of King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard — they even get the flute out at one point! — a maze of classrooms, galleries and stages reveal themselves in a way that encourages discovery. Sugar Mountain isn’t just settling […]

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