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.
Ah, Tim. How many performers, in the straight-up ‘rock band’ world or indeed elsewhere, self-censor as little as Tim Rogers?
You Am I play the first of two nights at The Tivoli in Brisbane on their “Hi Fi Daily Double” National Tour, featuring live performances of their Hourly Daily and Hi Fi Way albums played back-to-back.
Collapse Board’s Ben Green speaks to You Am I’s Andy Kent about the band’s past and its claim on the present.
Iconic/shambolic Valley bar Ric’s has decided to join the dubious ranks of the festival circuit.
“Hey it’s You Am I on the TV! They’re playing at the finals!” my mum calls out excitedly to me from the living room. Tim Rogers’ perpetually scruffy, lanky frame bounces briefly across our TV screen to the roar of 83,000 punters packed into Sydney’s ANZ Stadium. (He’s next to Dan Sultan and Phil Jamieson, […]
Some of the characters and songs of the eight You Am I albums before this one could well have framed themselves through the theatrical tales of Greek tragedy. Even Tim Rogers, the singer, guitarist and epicentre of the band has had his fair share of tragic and comedic episodes throughout the band’s 20-odd years. In […]
Collapse Board thought it would be good if I made a (virtual) mix tape. We all love mix tapes, what better way to mesh what we already know and love with new discoveries and soon-to-be favourites! When I was finished with the first mix tape I made for Collapse Board, I realised there was only […]