Sydney Festival Review: Weyes Blood makes her spellbinding Australian debut with bandmates Kirin J Callinan, Jack Ladder and more

It took three LPs and an EP for Natalie Mering aka Weyes Blood to finally make it to Australia, with the American musician making her debut on our shores earlier tonight at Sydney Festival’s Magic Mirrors Spiegeltent. Unaccompanied o our country by her usual band, she enlisted the help of a group of fantastic local…

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Sydney Festival Review: Moses Sumney blows crowds away in two sold out shows this weekend

For his second sold out show at Sydney Festival this weekend, Los Angeles based musician Moses Sumney moved from the ethereal church to the Magic Mirrors Spiegeltent (a circus tent of sorts), with crowds spiraling around the Meriton Festival Village well in advance of his arrival. Opening with his vocal only Hebrew prayer “Incantation”, standing in…

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Live Review: A Day On The Green ft. Garbage + The Temper Trap + The Preatures + Tash Sultana + Adalita – Bimbadgen Winery, Hunter Valley (03.12.16)

A Day on the Green is a unique touring event, halfway between a music festival and a classy day out among the grapes. There’s something poetic about the way punters begin the day with picnic blankets and cheese platters and end it dancing with strangers in a drunken haze. Saturday afternoon in the Hunter Valley,…

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Review: Lisa Mitchell wraps up a weekend of sold out shows in Sydney with support from BUOY

It was early on Sunday evening when I arrived at the Newtown Social Club; former Lisa Mitchell touring member Charmian Kingston – now performing under the moniker BUOY – had just kicked off her set, playing solo on the keys, with some pre-recorded samples. Her beautiful vocals were the most striking element of her performance, sometimes adding a…

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Photo Gallery and Review: Jack Colwell with Strings + Marcus Whale + Miles Brown – Sydney Opera House (14.10.16)

Jack Colwell headlined the Sydney Opera House’s Studio last night, accompanied by a five piece string ensemble and a guitarist, with support from Marcus Whale and Miles Brown. The sold out show gave the Sydney artist the opportunity to take his audience on a trip through his catalogue – throwing a cover of Smashing Pumpkins’…

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