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Three-piece punk outfit Cable Ties hit out with an angry, righteous go at people who cannot handle diversity with new track 'Sandcastles'

Three-piece punk outfit Cable Ties hit out with an angry, righteous go at people who cannot handle diversity with new track ‘Sandcastles’

Cable Ties are a three-piece punk outfit which laid its credentials down in 2016 with the appealing rhythms of the ...
Indie-pop-punk duo Cry Club's single 'Robert Smith' is a rollicking egotistical fantasy exploring self-image and the desire to appear as others want you to be

Indie-pop-punk duo Cry Club’s single ‘Robert Smith’ is a rollicking egotistical fantasy exploring self-image and the desire to appear as others want you to be

Wollongong-spawned indie-pop-punk duo Cry Club won a place on the Lorne leg of the Falls Festival, courtesy of JJJ Unearthed ...
Keith Potger @ Beyond Q, Saturday, November 21

Keith Potger @ Beyond Q, Saturday, November 21

Live music venues are a bit thin south of the lake, especially anywhere outside the Woden area. It is a ...
Grace & Hugh @ Beyond Q, Sunday, 29 November

Grace & Hugh @ Beyond Q, Sunday, 29 November

Have piano will travel! While it is only a small outfit, the sound-check for Grace & Hugh took longer than ...
TJ Patrick has further lifted his game with the joyous love song 'Bluebird'

TJ Patrick has further lifted his game with the joyous love song ‘Bluebird’

Melbourne-based singer-songwriter TJ Patrick contributed his blues guitar sound to albums by such hip-hop luminaries as Urthboy, Drapht, and the Hilltop Hoods. However, ...
Canberra's Muddy Wolfe tell the harrowing story of 'Willie Allen' via a great song

Canberra’s Muddy Wolfe tell the harrowing story of ‘Willie Allen’ via a great song

It has been a big year for Canberra indie blues rockers Muddy Wolfe. Formed in 2017, they released a debut ...
Bec Sandridge's brilliant 'Try + Save Me' deals with deep identity issues with raw honesty and a bold employment of synths

Bec Sandridge’s brilliant ‘Try + Save Me’ deals with deep identity issues with raw honesty and a bold employment of synths

Following the 2016 indie pop EP In The Fog, Wollongong’s Bec Sandridge has released a very personally focussed debut album ...
Pat Tierney's 'Red Moon' casts a sombre glow with a beautiful LP of entrancing lyrics, captivating vocals, and superb instrumentation

Pat Tierney’s ‘Red Moon’ casts a sombre glow with a beautiful LP of entrancing lyrics, captivating vocals, and superb instrumentation

Roots singer-songwriter Pat Tierney launched his debut album Wild World Blues in 2015. It comprised a mix of blues and ...
Brendan McMahon - 'In The Moment' - a storyteller projecting messages of joy, celebration, and personal growth

Brendan McMahon – ‘In The Moment’ – a storyteller projecting messages of joy, celebration, and personal growth

Melbourne-based roots artist Brendan McMahon started out as a glam rock fan and member of cover and pop-rock bands. He ...