Laura Gibson – Beasts of Seasons

Beasts of Seasons – Laura Gibson by Aidan Roberts In the current explosion of excellent independent folk music from the States, a release as clear … Read more

Various Artists – Room Service

Room Service Deluxe‘ Various Artists By Chris Peken The sub-title to this double-disc compilation reads ‘The ultimate soundtrack for the seriously hip’. Now it … Read more


Rembetika is a night of music and culture at The Factory Theatre featuring some of Sydney’s most talented Greek-Australian musicians. The show, which includes music, … Read more

Sierra Fin – Shake Stare Sleep

Shake Stare Sleep – Sierra Fin by Aidan Roberts Arriving in a package of curiously antiquated artwork, this EP from local folk-rock grenadiers Sierra Fin … Read more

Fatboy Slim – Dance Bitch

Dance Bitch – Fatboy Slim By Chris Peken Before he jumps into his camper-van and trots around Australia like all good British tourists (as headline … Read more

Seun Kuti & Fela’s Egypt 80 – Many Things

Many Things – Seun Kuti & Fela’s Egypt 80 By Chris Peken I wonder if it was actually stipulated in Fela Kuti’s will that younger … Read more

Various Artists – Moonlight Sounds

Moonlight Sounds – Various Artists by Aidan Roberts Every year, the Moonlight Cinema Festival brings thousands of people to the parks and waterfronts of our … Read more

Beatsteaks – Limbo Messiah

Limbo Messiah – Beatsteaks by Aidan Roberts From the first screeching anthem on this boisterous record, those punk-rocking Germanians Beatsteaks affirm their ethos very clearly; … Read more

Various Gadigal Artists – Making Waves

Making Waves – Various Artists By Aidan Roberts It has now become a very well-known mantra in Sydney and abroad to publicly acknowledge the traditional … Read more

Various Artists – Dark Was the Night

Dark Was the Night – Various Artists By Chris Peken This is an indie-music head’s wet dream. The 20th compilation in the Red Hot series … Read more