Category: Bands / Music

Canberra Bands & Solo Artists To Watch In 2018

Canberra Bands & Solo Artists To Watch In 2018

Ever get caught out on a Friday night checking the Phoenix gig guide but not recognising any of the names? ...
Frenzal Rhomb: Ready To Sell Out

Frenzal Rhomb: Ready To Sell Out

"Grinspoon, Spiderbait, The Living End all own houses in Byron" ...
BMA's Top 50 Canberra Songs Of 2017

BMA’s Top 50 Canberra Songs Of 2017

In January 2017, then-BMA editor Andrew Nardi “got really bored and decided to put together a list of what he ...
Rush To Relax: Slow Turismo Streamline On 'Pistol Powder'

Rush To Relax: Slow Turismo Streamline On ‘Pistol Powder’

As a concept, the rock ‘n’ roll sharehouse is both romantic and maligned, and eclectic indie-dreamsters SLOW TURISMO have forged ...
Like Punching In A Dream: Happy Axe And The Album Of Your Dreams

Like Punching In A Dream: Happy Axe And The Album Of Your Dreams

“It feels like I’ve got a little diary of all my thoughts and experiences and interactions with friends over the ...
Birds And The Bees: Sampa Continues On The Path Of Greatness

Birds And The Bees: Sampa Continues On The Path Of Greatness

SAMPA THE GREAT continues to be influenced by the afrobeat and hip-hop she grew up listening to. Born in Zambia ...
Everything All The Time: Lucy Sugerman Forges Her Own Path

Everything All The Time: Lucy Sugerman Forges Her Own Path

“That shouldn’t be a problem,” is the reply from LUCY SUGERMAN’s mother/business manager to my email about interview times. I’d ...
Road To Rocky's Diner: Sarah McLeod And Chachi Hit The Road

Road To Rocky’s Diner: Sarah McLeod And Chachi Hit The Road

It’s at this time of year that I can’t help but think about what I actually look forward to about ...
Waterford's Ten Years On The Fridge (And Into The Spotlight)

Waterford’s Ten Years On The Fridge (And Into The Spotlight)

WATERFORD was never necessarily meant to last beyond its first gig. My friend Pete Huet was on a late 20s ...
Hoolahan Are The Comeback Kings: Following Up Their Debut After 18 Years

Hoolahan Are The Comeback Kings: Following Up Their Debut After 18 Years

18 years after their debut King Autumn, HOOLAHAN have released the follow-up, Casuarina. To call it long-awaited seems inappropriate – ...