In Photos: Laneway 2019 @ RNA Showgrounds, Brisbane, 02.02.2019 – Part 4
Part 4/4 of photos from Laneway 2019 at the RNA Showgrounds in Brisbane, featuring Rex Orange County, A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie, Jorja Smith, Jon Hopkins, Courtney Barnett and Gang Of Youths.
In Photos: Courtney Barnett + East Brunswick All Girls Choir @ The Tivoli, 22.08.2018
Courtney Barnett plays at The Tivoli in Brisbane, with support from East Brunswick All Girls Choir.
In Photos: Jen Cloher + Babaganouj + Nice Biscuit @ The Foundry, 24.08.2017
Jen Cloher plays at The Foundry in Brisbane, with support from Babaganouj and Nice Biscuit.
“This is the indie establishment”: Red Hot’s Day of the Dead
Disclaimer: I’ve probably never heard a Grateful Dead song in my life. At least not knowingly. This is an unfortunate position for me to be in, considering I am reviewing an album containing 59 covers of songs by the Grateful Dead. Just so you know. In 2009, the Red Hot Organization, fighting AIDS through pop […]
“Never kiss a Tory”: An interview with Peaness
I’ve just started a zine called Mother’s Pride. It’s a riot grrrl feminist underground punk zine whose manifesto includes inspiring and supporting women to pick up guitars and sing and scream. The first interview for the zine is with local band Peaness. I get to the pancake shop early with a tripod to set up […]
The Worst in Music of 2015
The name “Viet Cong” So this year, we watched as a band named after an off-hand racist comment rose on the charts. They’ll no doubt crop up on bunches of more positive lists this month, even after colleges like Oberlin barred them from playing. Sang Nguyen, a writer at Impose and also a second-generation Vietnamese-American, […]
After the Dole Rush: Beef Jerk and Modern Australia
By Mitchell Judge Early last year a handful of Australia’s greatest music critics published individual thinkpieces on the most recent dominant genre of local independent music: dolewave. Beginning with Sean Prescott’s review of the School of Radiant Living album on Crawlspace, this collection marked the first time that dolewave had been legitimised as a movement. […]
10 recent and inappropriate music headlines
1. “Our new sound will freak people out” (Mumford & Sons in NME) “Initial sessions were helmed by Aaron Dessner, from gods of gloom The National, and the album itself was overseen by Haim, Florence And The Machine and Arctic Monkeys producer James Ford” – ‘review’ of Wilder Mind, NME No. It won’t. It really won’t… […]
Why do you like Courtney Barnett?
Her name sounds like a firm of solicitors. It’s what I look for in an artist. She’s funny, she’s quite odd, she makes up words like emphysemin’, she writes lines like “and in the taxi home, I’ll sing you a Triffids song”, she’s quite nerdy in a way, which I like, but not self consciously […]