If ‘Best Albums of the Year’ lists serve any good purpose, it’s to point out a few albums that went completely under my radar in the last 12 months (or more like 9 months given how early they come out these days). In at Number 43 with a bullet in The Guardian’s Best Albums of […]
It’s been a year this week since I started working from home. Last week was the one year anniversary of the last time I went out and saw live music, with the Sleaford Mods show at Triffid. I think by then the following night’s Pixies show had already been cancelled as everyone ran for cover […]
Formed by members of old Collapse Board favourites, Golden Grrrls, Shopping and Trash Kit, we were always going find it hard not to love Sacred Paws. The duo – guitarist Rachel Aggs and drummer Eilidh Rogers – released their debut album, Strike A Match to widespread acclaim in 2017, culminating with it winning Scottish Album […]
J Mascis plays a headline show at Triffid in Brisbane, with support from Mick Turner.
The San Sebastian’s debut album, Alive on the Black Sea, is an intriguing debut for Adelaide brothers, Dan and Joel Crannitch. If you were a fan of Sydney’s 78 SAAB in the early 2000s, or love other alt-country rock bands such as The Decemberists or Band of Horses, you might care to have a listen […]
Words: Boris van de Legende Melbourne’s had a long-term love affair with the Dirty Three, and a long history of Greek migration – the largest Greek population outside of Athens they used to say, or some such rubbish. Anyway, there’s lots of Greeks – I’m married to one, for example; I live in Melbourne, so the […]
These masterly musicians are in top form here, ambling arm-in-arm and conversing as only decades of friendship allows.
This is what it feels like to be alive in 2012 — connected to everything and more isolated than ever.
For when words are pointless.
If you want to be immortal, have them play Dirty Three at your funeral.