If there’s a rival to the rolling stones for the band with the most number of Greatest Hits albums, it’s probably the Who. Like most people, that was my way into the band and what a great singles band they were. For that reason, it’s always slightly bizarre that to the general population, ‘Pinwall Wizard‘ […]
You Am I, with special guests Sarah Mcleod and Hayley Mary, perform The Who’s classic rock opera Tommy, plus an encore of some of the British band’s greatest hits.
By Tom McCall Pavement are finally back to tour Australia for the first time since their brief previous reunion in 2010 and 30 years on since their first appearance in Brisbane. There was cautious optimism from myself and likely many other Pavement fans when the gigs were announced, with the caution resulting from the classic […]
Pavement return to Brisbane for the first time since 2010, with a show at the Fortitude Music Hall, supported by Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever.
It keeps coming back to nostalgia. It’s less the wallowing in it than trying to understand it. Is it a natural part of the ageing process or is it a commercial construct? It’s a slow creep, something that’s getting worse, and yet something that I don’t feel wholly responsible for or in control of. It’s […]
The Flaming Lips perform The Soft Bulletin at Fortitude Music Hall in Brisbane to celebrate the album’s 20th anniversary. Support from The Grates.
Photos from the opening party at Brisbane’s latest venue, Fortitude Music Hall, featuring Tia Gostelow, Thelma Plum, Busby Marou, DZ Deathrays, Ian Haug, Bernard Fanning, Sahara Beck, Jeremy Neale, Ball Park Music, Patience Hodgson and Dave McCormack.
It had the hype. The media was all over it. Radio or TV, turn on either and you couldn’t escape the coverage. The opening of the Fortitude Valley Music Hall was an event. But it wasn’t just a happening for the city’s musical community. It was a bigger moment, one which made a statement about […]