Review: Rain came to dampen The Great Escape but instead, the global music industry embraced the conditions in 2017

Ah, The Great Escape. Snipping at the heels of its American counterpart, SXSW, the British festival – established for music discovery – has grown considerably in recent year, drawing thousands of music fans and industry professionals out to Brighton to watch hundreds of established and emerging bands from the world over showcase their sounds in a variety of…

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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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Lisa Mitchell announces national ‘Something About These Streets’ tour for October

Fresh off some killer shows with Grouplove, one of our favourite songstresses, Lisa Mitchell, has announced a brand new headline tour of Australia to support her highly anticipated new album, Warriors! The Something About These Streets tour will take Lisa around the country through October, showcasing music from the new album, including her latest single “The Boys”, a tune that has…

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