A Reminder: A Weekend in the Gardens offers up possibly the best way to spend your weekend in Melbourne

Starting on Friday, A Weekend in The Gardens is giving Melbourne music lovers three days of prime live music. From one of Australia’s greatest songwriters in Paul Kelly, to some of the country’s best hip hop artists and songwriting collectives, the three-day festival event is not like your usual branded series of shows. Playing to the likes…

Continue reading →

Live Review: Ryan Adams + Middle Kids – Margaret Court Arena, Melbourne (26.05.17)

If there is a personification of the word “chill”, it’s US singer-songwriter, Ryan Adams. His hidden-eye mop hairstyle, mumbling presence and sizable discography took to a security-laden (and now-controversially named) Margaret Court Arena on Friday night and delivered a slick, calming performance. Supporting Adams were popular Australian up-and-comers Middle Kids, who were an absolutely killer…

Continue reading →

Tyson Koh, Shining Bird, Julia Jacklin among 2016 FBi SMAC winners

The 2016 FBi SMAC Awards were held at Carriageworks in Sydney overnight, celebrating the city’s arts, culture and music communities. The recognition of Sydney performers, musicians, artists, events and restaurants – and their impact on the creative network – was immense, with thousands of Sydneysiders having their say in the publicly voted categories. At the awards…

Continue reading →

Photo Gallery: Festival of the Sun (Day One) – Breakwall Tourist Park, Port Macquarie (09.12.16)

Festival of the Sun has returned to Port Macquarie for a weekend of stellar Australian live music. Friday has already brought the goods, with the likes of Montaigne, Urthboy and Middle Kids shining throughout, while Sydney heroes Gang of Youths headlined the official opening night. Check out Adam’s photos and stay tuned for more coverage from FOTSUN 2016!

Continue reading →