The thing about music that uses cutting-edge audio technology is that it tends to age badly.
Any synth sound or electronic drum kit from the ’80s that once seemed incredible now sounds like a bootleg Mario soundtrack, while early digital Pro Tools sessions seem so sterile and clinical that you should have to give your Medicare card to a receptionist in order to listen.
Good tunes are set to meet a great aquatic setting.
Ever get tired of schlubbing over to some crowded, indoor venue to see a band of The Jezabels' calibre? Well, rejoice, because the band have announced that they are set to headline the Australian Open of Surfing concert series, a gig that will see them blasting their fine tunes at an even finer beachside location.
Sydney Uni alumni and triple j hitmakers The Preatures will return to their old stomping ground for O-Week next month.
Isabella Manfredi, Jack Moffitt, Thomas Champion and Luke Davison, themselves products of USyd band nights and competitions, will lead a killer O-Week lineup thanks to the University of Sydney Union in March.
As part of Sydney's 21st Chinese New Year festival, a mass karaoke event is coming to Martin Place this weekend.
The 'massaoke' event will feature a live band and a big screen for crowds to belt out their favourite rock and pop hits, with guest hosts including WSFM's Jonesy and Amanda and SBS PopAsia's Andy Trieu and Natalie Tran.
As part of Chinese New Year, Ken Leanfore is putting on a photography exhibition that explores Chinese-Australians living with last names that were anglicised generations earlier.
The Leanfore family first came to Australia in the 1890s from China, but at the time, their name was Luen Foh. The name was phonetically translated by NSW officials to Leanfore and it's been like that...
Food lovers rejoice, the Taste of Sydney food festival is returning to Centennial Park this March.
From food markets to masterclasses with chefs, Taste of Sydney has it all. Attendees can check out established and new restaurants from around the city, including Saint Peter, Tequila Mockingbird, Four In Hand, Anason, Bouche On Bridge, Mercado and more.
South Australian expat and now Sydney-based jazz singer-songwriter Alison Avron has announced the album launch show for her debut LP, Tiny Little Universe.
Avron will celebrate the release of her debut album with a show at Marrickville's Django Bar on Friday March 3. The album's influences are taken from legendary acts such as Carole King and Brian Wilson.
Sydney indie rock band The Clouds have returned with their first release in 20 years.
The indie rock veterans have made their return with their Zaffre EP, out Tuesday Feburary 14, which will be the first music from the band since 1996. The Clouds will also play a string of shows in March/April.
The band released four albums in its original run in the '90s, all...
Wil Anderson has announced his return to Australia with his Critically Wil stand-up show at the Sydney Opera House.
Anderson has been involved in multiple projects over the years, including ABC's The Gruen Transfer and the 2 Guys One Cup podcast. Over the years, his work has earned him countless awards and nominations, but he's perhaps best known for his comedy chops.