Category Archives: Gig Reviews

Gig review: Mike Patton’s Mondo Cane, State Theatre, 16/1/12

An evening of 60s Italian pop songs transformed into big band tunes with Patton’s trademark screeching embellishments, few could have witnessed anything like Mike Patton’s Mondo Cane before.

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Gig review: Dan Deacon Ensemble, John Maus, Keystone Festival Bar, 11/1/12

Two opposite ends of the emotion spectrum were showcased tonight; pure agony in the passionate actions of John Maus, and sheer ecstasy with the buoyant Dan Deacon Ensemble.

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Gig review: Seekae, Metro Theatre, 20/8/2011

Occasionally you get a left-of-field support act that reminds you that you can think outside the box and still be entertaining.

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Gig review: Splendour In The Grass, Woodfordia, 29/7/2011 – 1/8/2011

Waking up to brisk cold and laughing  kookaburras isn’t too bad a way to start off your first day at Splendour.

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Gig review: Pulp, Hordern Pavilion, 27/7/2011

Opener Belles Will Ring set a deceptively calm mood with their harmonious indie rock serving as an inviting opener to the night. Though it doesn’t matter who you are, it’d be tough opening for Britpop legends.

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Gig review: The Laurels, Lansdowne Hotel, 8/7/2011

Three supports ensured audience members were soaked in an array of noise and primed for the headline act.

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Gig review: WU LYF, Sydney Opera House, 30/5/2011

When’s the last time you were genuinely excited about a band? That they lived up to the hype and blew you out of the water after all the cryptic online clues, NME speculation and mystery. I approached WU LYF’s show … Continue reading

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