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Posted 15 Mar 2017 @ 2:43pm

“I like rain but I’m over it,” says Boy & Bear’s Tim Hart.

 

“I’m somewhat a nerd that I started fishing this year – I wanted to do something new and all the mindfulness bullshit… it’s gonna make me want to learn, but I can’t fish when it’s raining.”

 

Hart has had some time on his hands lately, and not just because of the recent Sydney downpours. Boy & Bear...

Posted 15 Dec 2016 @ 1:42pm

After judiciously listening to 364 albums, the 12th annual Australian Music Prize has revealed its longlist for 2016.

 

From debut albums by the likes of D.D Dumbo and Dope Lemon, to the 16th studio album release from Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds, the 12th AMP Longlist represents excellence in Australian music.

 

Making an appearance on this year's longlist are A...

Posted 21 Nov 2016 @ 4:44pm

Featuring a host of your Aussie favourites.

 

The folks behind Party In The Park sure do know how to draw the names, hey? The 2017 iteration of the event is set to feature the likes of Dope Lemon, Boy & Bear, The Preatures and The Delta Riggs, amongst many, many others, with each band included ready to wow audiences.

 

Better still, the Party doesn't just boast...

Posted 14 Sep 2016 @ 1:45pm

For a group that began life as a jam band killing time at the Surfer’s Paradise Hard Rock Cafe, The Delta Riggs have managed to achieve something pretty remarkable.

 

Elliott Hammond and his crew have crafted their own signature sound while touring almost non-stop and amassing a legion of committed fans, even finding a way to keep friendships from imploding while crammed in the...

Posted 8 Sep 2016 @ 12:53pm

★★★☆

 

Active Galactic contains the sort of groovy tunes you’d hear sitting at the bar in The Restaurant at The End of the Universe, smashing Pan Galactic Gargle Blasters with your semi-half-cousin Zaphod Beeblebrox.

 

Think ’70s disco meets reggae with a surfy rock’n’roll creamy centre. Most tracks are so psychedelic that they will probably induce multiple...

Posted 22 Feb 2016 @ 10:11am

Reviewed at Mount Penang Parklands on Saturday February 20

 

Mountain Sounds is establishing itself as the place to go for good vibes, a preview of the best upcoming names to look out for, and a great party at the end of the summer festival season.

 

In its third year running, the festival organisers have ironed out some of the crinkles of past events, with food,...

Posted 5 Nov 2015 @ 12:00pm

You Am I are a band that needs no introduction – however, this would be a much shorter article if it didn’t have one, so let’s recap for those who weren’t paying attention up the back.

 

Formed in the late ’80s in the suburbs of Sydney, You Am I have evolved into an establishment of Australian rock in the quarter-century and change they’ve been around, scoring several number one...

Posted 28 Aug 2015 @ 11:00am

Sex, drugs, rock’n’roll? If only it were that simple. Despite the influence of ’70s and ’80s bands like The Clash, The 101ers and Primal Scream on the look and feel of Melbourne rockers The Delta Riggs, there’s much more to them, according to bassist Michael ‘Monty’ Tramonte.

 

“Although we do have sex, take drugs and play rock’n’roll, we’re pretty tame,” he says. “We’re not...

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