Spoon deliver Hot Thoughts to Sydney; captivate their audience free of gimmick

Thursday night, American act Spoon performed to a fully packed Metro Theatre, travelling in the wake of their latest release, Hot Thoughts. The most noticeable and impressing aspect of the band’s performance was its intentional understatement: the set was free of gimmick, distracting light design, or larger-than-life rock star ego, and yet was effectively captivating in…

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Wind Back Wednesday: Peter Silberman’s Impermanence still exudes emotional depth, a year on

Impermanence was the first full length, solo effort from Peter Silberman. Acclaimed for his work with The Antlers, this album saw Silberman navigate down a road of personal healing as he uses music to illustrate the transitory nature of peace and pain. In what might be his most reflective body of work yet, Impermanence documents the slow yet crucial…

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