Martha Wainwright Aussie Tour
The Goodnight City Tour begins at Perth’s Astor Theatre on Wednesday 8th March, before traversing the country to take in Sydney, Thirroul, Canberra, Newcastle, Lismore and Brisbane. The tour will wrap up with Hobart, Devonport and Bendigo performances. Tickets are on sale at 10am local time, Friday 11th November.
On this visit, Martha will be accompanied on vocals and guitar by a three-piece band, comprising drums, piano and bass.
Martha’s new album and ...
Dewa Budjana – Zentuary Album Review
It also highlights how effective a band leader Budjana is as he coaxes some amazing performances from his fellow contributors. Takes the guitar work from guest ax man Guthrie Govan. Govan steps way outside his pyrotechnical Aristocrats wrangling and delivers a rubbery tone poem so drenched in selective emotions it’s remarkable. Elsewhere Danny Markovich breathes life into his woodwind with some unison playing that lock steps on the road to nirvana.
The backing ...
The Dandy Warhols Distortland Tour
The Dandy Warhols return to Australia in support of their latest album, 'Distortland'.
'Distortland' was first recorded in'frontman, Courtney Taylor’s basement on an 80s cassette recorder with the band'putting on the finishing touches in a studio. Jim Lowe – best known for his work with Taylor Swift and Beyonce – mixed' the album. Courtney notes that the end result is an album that is “organized like a pop record but still has the sonic garbage still in there”. This will be ...
Katy Steele “Where’s The Laughter” National Tour
‘Where’s The Laughter’ was written and recorded by Steele in the basement studio of her childhood home in Perth and co-produced with fellow Perth native Matt Gio (Abbe May, San Cisco, Birds Of Tokyo). Of working with Gio, Steele says their collaboration was inspired by experimentation and hip hop production. “We started to experiment with making our own loops out of percussive layers like clicks, claps and things really started to change feel. The sngs started to feel real and ...
Tegan & Sara 2016 Australian Tour
Love You To Death is the band’s 8th studio album and once again finds the group working with producer Greg Kurstin (Adele, Sia, Beck, Ellie Goulding). It is slated for release on June 3rd, with the first single ‘Boyfriend’ out now.
Boyfriend has already received rave reviews from fans and press alike. Vulture exclaims “Are there two greater pop songwriters walking this Earth than Tegan & Sara Quin? Not many. And oh baby, they’re finally back with more ...
David Bowie is Exhibition at ACMI
David Bowie is was created by the prestigious Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) in London drawing upon unprecedented access to the David Bowie Archive of costumes, objects, album artwork, and memorabilia. The exhibition includes lyric sheets, hundreds of photographs, stage sets, rare videos, filmed live shows, over 50 costumes and interviews with key collaborators.
Special displays within the exhibition explore Bowie’s influences as musician, stage performer, writer and actor – ...