Behind the scenes with Skegss: three Byron boys letting the good times roll

"Half the reason we’re in the band is so we can all hang out and have a few beers and a laugh."

This week's issue

The BRAG #709

Tim Rogers’ An Actor Repairs is a concept record about the end of a career (but not his own)

Tim Rogers’ new solo album, An Actor Repairs, follows the story of an elderly actor as they’re coming to terms...

Phill Jupitus is ready to share his personal secrets in his new stand-up show

Describing his latest show Juplicity as "low-energy chaos", Jupitus will be heading to Sydney this Comedy Festival season with a...

NSW Parliament to hold Sydney live music roundtable this week

The closure of Newtown Social Club on the weekend — once one of Sydney’s most viable live music venues —...

Off The Record: catching up on the latest in electronic music this week

Mika Vainio, one of electronic music’s most interesting craftsmen of noise and sound, sadly passed away recently.

Gareth Liddiard bid farewell to Newtown Social Club with an electrifying solo show

The packed audience at this Newtown Social Club send-off show hung on Liddiard’s words like carcasses on abattoir hooks.

St. Paul and The Broken Bones backed up from Bluesfest with a fun Sydney show

About a year ago, I was at the Metro Theatre watching All Our Exes Live In Texas support Nathaniel Rateliff.

Booker T. Jones’ Sydney tribute to Stax was an era-spanning journey through soul

Entering the Metro Theatre for this Bluesfest sideshow, Jones was smiling and sincere; a grandfatherly presence in a sharp suit.

Sydney’s Ruby Fields gets BBC radio love after blowing up on triple j

18-year-old Sydney artist Ruby Fields just received her first spin on UK radio, with BBC Radio 1 DJ Phil Taggart...

A Hot Tub Cinema is heading to Sydney, and the timing couldn’t be better

With winter making its way towards us, you’ll be forgiven for rugging up on those increasingly cold nights.

Ed Sheeran back on top of the charts, but Kendrick Lamar isn’t far behind

Last week’s charts were the first time in 13 weeks that Ed Sheeran was not on top with his single...