Category: Bands / Music

PUNK & DISORDERLY JUNE-JULY - A long-dead label resurrected, local bands respected, and new music prospected

PUNK & DISORDERLY JUNE-JULY – A long-dead label resurrected, local bands respected, and new music prospected

With Alice Worley Hey y’all! Got a bunch more release rumblings and a couple of ACT punk rock bands about ...
SHOTGUN MISTRESS blasts out another blistering blend of indie contemporary hard rock with BLEED ME OUT

SHOTGUN MISTRESS blasts out another blistering blend of indie contemporary hard rock with BLEED ME OUT

Review by Vince Leigh / Photo by Oli Sansom Melbourne-based band Shotgun Mistress has just released their first track for ...
SPUTNIK SWEETHEART has delivered yet again— JEALOUSY is a splendidly potent indie-rock experience

SPUTNIK SWEETHEART has delivered yet again— JEALOUSY is a splendidly potent indie-rock experience

Review by Vince Leigh In support of their new release, Jealousy, Sputnik Sweetheart will be hitting the road for a ...
The Skywhale's the limit! Jess Green as PhEnO breathes further air both into the iconic creature and Canberra music

The Skywhale’s the limit! Jess Green as PhEnO breathes further air both into the iconic creature and Canberra music

By Ruth O’Brien Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it’s a bloody Skywhale!  Never in my wildest ...
Locality Apr/May - An old venue gets new life; Skywhales get musical; opportunities for artists galore, 'n' plenty-plenty more

Locality Apr/May – An old venue gets new life; Skywhales get musical; opportunities for artists galore, ‘n’ plenty-plenty more

With Ruth O'Brien Alright everyone, I’m excited! It might have something to do with having a new little kitten in ...
16-year-old CASTLE contemplates the evolution of a teenager atop rock-pop-dance tune MOVING ON

16-year-old CASTLE contemplates the evolution of a teenager atop rock-pop-dance tune MOVING ON

Review by Vince Leigh Perth-born independent singer-songwriter Castle has just released her debut single Moving On. The new track attempts ...
By george! It's KATIE NOONAN, with three bits of artistic cheer to share

By george! It’s KATIE NOONAN, with three bits of artistic cheer to share

BY RUTH O’BRIEN Katie Noonan’s career has been an incredible journey to watch. From co-lead singer of the band george ...
Putting First Nations First - Midnight Oil, Dan Sultan, Alice Skye, Troy Cassar-Daley, Tasman Keith & Leah Flanagan unite in Canberra for Makarrata Live

Putting First Nations First – Midnight Oil, Dan Sultan, Alice Skye, Troy Cassar-Daley, Tasman Keith & Leah Flanagan unite in Canberra for Makarrata Live

BY ANTHONY PLEVEY Trust is a powerful thing. Knowing Peter Garrett was a busy bloke and that only we had ...
Melbourne-via-Canberra singer-songwriter Laura Ingram gifts us two Christmas tunes and local show to boot

Melbourne-via-Canberra singer-songwriter Laura Ingram gifts us two Christmas tunes and local show to boot

In 2020 Victoria bushfires soared, a global pandemic raged, and the world’s strictest physical isolation measures forced Melbournians inside. For ...
NFSA's Arc Cinema announces packed January film line-up + new booking system

NFSA’s Arc Cinema announces packed January film line-up + new booking system

Today the NFSA launches a new ticketing system for all Arc Cinema, event, and exhibition bookings. Whether you're part of ...