Live Review: Philadelphia Grand Jury + High-tails + Vigilantes – Oxford Art Factory, Sydney (24.10.15)

Reunions are bittersweet, often synonymous with transience and hinting at the struggles of times past. Although when Philadelphia Grand Jury – better known to most as the Philly Jays – rolled into town as part of their first official tour in years, the Sydney trio’s cult following couldn’t help but flock to Sydney’s Oxford Art…

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Festival Review: The Spirit of Bundaberg Festival – Bundaberg Distillery (10.10.15)

For the release of their latest, hugely anticipated release of the Master Distillers Collection Black Barrel – Distilled 2005, Bundaberg Rum threw a day-long celebration of all things rum, music and community. The Spirit of Bundaberg Festival featured performances from the Antipodean Rock Collective (which comprises members of Spiderbait, Jet, Powderfinger and You Am I),…

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GRAPHIC Festival Review: Ólafur Arnalds – Sydney Opera House (10.10.15)

One of the most anticipated musical events at the Sydney Opera House this weekend arrived as part of the House’s GRAPHIC Festival, featuring acclaimed Icelandic pianist Ólafur Arnalds, accompanied by a 15 piece Orchestra and special graphics commissioned specifically for the event, produced by Máni M. Sigfússon. On hand to conduct the 15 piece Sydney Chamber Orchestra…

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