Tetrahedra, BATTS and GlamouRatz’s Melbourne gig at The Gasometer Hotel proves a highlight of the holidays

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You’d be forgiven if you saw this Melbourne band’s name and thought, ‘These guys must really be into maths’… They sure do know how to cut shapes on the stage, but once their musical talents are unveiled, you’ll soon forget you initially confused them with a geometrical shape (tetrahedron), and their actual name – Tetrahedra…

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Live Review: Coldplay + Jess Kent + Lianne La Havas – Etihad Stadium, Melbourne (09.12.16)

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Fireworks. Lasers. Bird shaped confetti. Fire. Glowing wrist bands. Multiple stage changes. Weird but mesmerising images circulating on the big screens. Massive crowds. Massive singalongs… all the things you’d expect from a commercially popular band performing a stadium concert. And yet, even though you expect, even though you know it’s going to be obnoxiously over…

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Live Review: A Day On The Green ft. Garbage + The Temper Trap + The Preatures + Tash Sultana + Adalita – Rochford Wines, Yarra Valley (26.11.16)

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The A Day on the Green concert series has boasted some spectacular lineups since its inception in 2001 – from collections of 90s Australian Triple J darlings, to spectacular 80s reunions. But upon first glance of this season’s bill, I couldn’t help but feel that one of the acts was the odd one out. There…

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Face The Music 2016: Day Two Highlights

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The Face The Music contemporary music summit continued for a second day yesterday, focussing on music sharing platforms, music criticism, nurturing community in Australian music, and economics of music in Australia. Speakers included renowned YouTube vloggers, musicians, radio hosts, music critics, managers, and many more industry professionals, the day rounding out with live music throughout…

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Face The Music 2016: Day One Highlights

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Melbourne Music Week 2016 is culminating with Face The Music, a contemporary music summit that, well, lives up to its name. This year sees some of the best and brightest in the industry coming together for two days of discussions, deliberations, demonstrations (and debaucheries). With over fifty different talks, panels, workshops and networking sessions, the…

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Live Review: The Jezabels + Ali Barter – Croxton Bandroom, Melbourne (14.10.16)

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The Jezabels’ third full-length album, Synthia, was released in February this year, delivering more of the powerful synth-pop that the band is revered for. Unfortunately, the supporting tour (planned for earlier this year) had to be cancelled, due to synth player Heather Shannon undergoing treatment for ovarian cancer. Now that everyone’s health is in check,…

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