Category: Reviews

(Sandy) Alex G – Rocket

(Sandy) Alex G – Rocket

[Domino] For better or worse, Bandcamp.com has changed what it means to be an independent artist in the twenty-first century ...
SZA – Ctrl

SZA – Ctrl

[RCA] Ctrl’s been a long-time coming. SZA, who dropped debut project See.SZA.Run in late 2012, gained real traction in 2013, ...
Peaking Lights – The Fifth State of Consciousness

Peaking Lights – The Fifth State of Consciousness

This one is something special. An intricate mosaic of bliss painted amongst the background ambience of traffic congestion and forceful ...
Screaming Trees – Dust: 2017 Deluxe Edition

Screaming Trees – Dust: 2017 Deluxe Edition

The entire package highlights the intense creativity of a band that followed no trend other than what it set for ...
Toxicon @ The Basement, Saturday July 8

Toxicon @ The Basement, Saturday July 8

Presented by Shananigan’s Entertainment, six local and three interstate bands performed to an intimate crowd of 75 attendees. Primitive (Melb) ...
Shoeb Ahmad, Wives, Naif @ Ralph Wilson Theatre, Gorman Arts Centre, Saturday July 8

Shoeb Ahmad, Wives, Naif @ Ralph Wilson Theatre, Gorman Arts Centre, Saturday July 8

The night began, unlike almost any other gig review in these pages, with a panel discussion involving the three bands ...
Cable Ties, Moaning Lisa, Slagatha Cristie @ The Phoenix, Saturday July 8

Cable Ties, Moaning Lisa, Slagatha Cristie @ The Phoenix, Saturday July 8

Cable Ties are the best band I’ve seen at The Phoenix since Destrends last visited us. This was proper punk, ...
Eclipse – An Illusion & Dance Spectacular @ Canberra Theatre Centre, Friday July 7

Eclipse – An Illusion & Dance Spectacular @ Canberra Theatre Centre, Friday July 7

Billed as ‘An Illusion & Dance Spectacular’, Eclipse was a bit like Mandrake the Magician meets Riverdance. It was a ...
Bay City Rollers @ Southern Cross Club, Thursday June 29

Bay City Rollers @ Southern Cross Club, Thursday June 29

Rollermania swept through the Southern Cross Club on Thursday June 29 with three generations of tartan-donned Bay City Rollers fans ...
Miss Kitka’s House of Burlesque: Grindhouse @ Canberra Irish Club, Saturday June 24

Miss Kitka’s House of Burlesque: Grindhouse @ Canberra Irish Club, Saturday June 24

This sold-out show by Miss Kitka’s House of Burlesque was themed on Grindhouse; the old-style American exploitation movies from the ...