MUSIC

The Presets – Apocalypso

Apocalypso ‘ The Presets By Aidan Roberts Right now, if there were a flagship band to herald the next wave of Australian electronic hipster genius, … Read more

MUSIC: TANGLED UP IN BOB DYLAN

BY JASMINE MCLENNAN Bob Dylan, the elusive, talented, revolutionary, musical activist, is being celebrated this May in a reinterpretation of his words and music at … Read more

Cajun Dance Party – The Colourful Life

The Colourful Life – Cajun Dance Party By Chris Peken One of my favourite Sci-Fi┬áplots involves the sucking of life from the youth to … Read more

The Hands – Everything is Wonderful

Everything is Wonderful – The Hands By Chris Peken If I mentioned two brothers playing together on the same instrument you might think the Emmanuel … Read more

Tindersticks – The Hungry Saw

The Hungry Saw – Tindersticks By Chris Peken Five years is a long time between albums (and an even longer time between drinks). Once the … Read more

Be Your Own Pet – Get Awkward

Get Awkward – Be Your Own Pet By Chris Peken This little quartet may hail from Nashville but don’t start thinking Johnny Cash and June … Read more

Jesse Younan – A Good Day For a Migraine

A Good Day For a Migraine – Jesse Younan By Chris Peken Jesse Younan sets himself apart from the “another man, another guitar, another singer/songwriter” … Read more

The Teenagers – Reality Check

Reality Check – The Teenagers By Chris Peken Name three great French bands of the last decade. No, Plastic Bertrand doesn’t count. Paris may be … Read more

MUSIC: XENAKIS & REICH BY SYNERGY PERCUSSION

PREVIEW BY AMELIA GROOM With bongos, congos, bass drums, timpani and marimbas, this weekend Synergy Percussion will be sharing the energy, power and rhythmic dexterity … Read more

The Black Keys – Attack & Release

Attack & Release – The Black Keys By Chris Peken The tracks that have become Attack & Release had their beginnings as a collaboration between … Read more