Screengrab image via Blend42 Regrets, I’ve had a few, but then again too few to mention. One of my biggest regrets as far as the Brisbane music scene goes is that I never got to see Go Violets. I was forever writing their shows in my diary and missing them never mattered until they went […]
Gold Class launch their ‘It’s You’ album in Brisbane with a show at The Foundry, with support from Per Purpose and Pleasure Symbols.
Today, I reviewed the new Vacant Valley compilation for The Guardian. Hopefully, that will be appearing online in a day or two. For now, though… well, you can think of this as an advance taste. A teaser, if you will. There are 23 tracks on the compilation, it merits four stars out of five (I am […]
Music that doesn’t suck. There’s a Bedroom Suck compilation out: BSR5. It’s there to celebrate five years since the label was started by two discontents living in the steamy undergrowth of Brisbane, 27 tracks featuring… well, I’m guessing it features some fucking great Australian music. (I ain’t heard it, you understand.) Not much of a guess […]
Just cos I’ve slackened up on writing this series doesn’t mean I’ve stopped listening to music, y’know?
The doors are closed when I arrive. This is because the gig is on the other side of town. I’ve wrongly assumed Wire would play at The Hi Fi, a larger, air-conditioned venue that’s hosted a series of older/reformed bands lately. Instead they are playing The Zoo, a smaller, hotter venue that tends a little […]
Wire play at The Zoo, a decade after their last visit to Brisbane, with support from Per Purpose and Multiple Man.
I clutched – and while clutching, I drowned.
BITCHRATCH – Male Eruption Even living in a small city like Brisbane it’s difficult to keep up to date with everything that’s going on and depressingly easy to completely miss amazing bands. A friend posted this on Facebook last night and in the last 12 hours they’ve possibly become my favourite new Brisbane band. Bitchratch’s […]
Kirin J Callinan launches his Embracism album at The Zoo in Brisbane, with support from Standish/Carlyon, Scraps and Per Purpose.