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Gig review: Caribou & Four Tet, Metro Theatre, 17/2/2011

There was something so right about the combination of Caribou and Four Tet on one lineup. Despite creating distinctly different soundscapes, their names have become synonymous with the electronic elite, and thus the sold out crowd who came to witness … Continue reading

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Gig review: Menomena, Factory Theatre, 7/2/2011

I’m going to be honest with you, there was a lot of man love in the room for Menomena. I’m talking the sort of dude on dude excitement that is as embarrassing as it is endearing. Not to suggest that … Continue reading

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Gig review: Primal Scream, Selina’s Coogee Bay Hotel, 29/1/11

Screamadelica being performed in full is many a Primal Scream fans dream. It had the potential to be a hackneyed affair, but the luck lies in the uplifting 1991 album, still a completely unique record brimming with good vibes. From … Continue reading

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Gig review: Double Dragon III, Oxford Art Factory, 21/1/11

Double Dragon nights are a unique beast in their musical diversity, go in with no expectations and you’ll be pleasantly surprised with the creativity brewing amongst local bands. All bases are covered, from 80s pop to psych rock and every … Continue reading

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Gig review: Gorillaz, Sydney Entertainment Centre, 16/12/2010

I don’t believe in idolizing musicians. They’re only people after all. Often ridiculously talented people who can read my mind and project my emotions in song far more articulately than I ever could, but people nonetheless. What I can say … Continue reading

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Gig review: Kyü, Paddington Uniting Church, 22/10/2010

The communal feeling struck up by watching bands in a church was warming on this Friday night and there couldn’t have been a more fitting band than Sydney duo Kyü to overtake such an atmospheric venue.

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Gig review: Boredoms, Metro Theatre, 11/10/2010

When the main act is a Japanese noise band that’s been kicking around for 20 odd years, the task of finding the perfect support band can’t be easy. Yet Holy Balm proved to be the perfect opening for the Monday … Continue reading

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