Gyroscope: Have been in the ether since 2010 but with their new double A-sided single Crooked Thought/DABS the group are set to return to the forefront of the Australian music scene. These new recordings were designed for the live show so head out and check them out tomorrow night.
Fri, Jan 12, Oxford Art Factory
Felix Bornholdt & Band: SIMA’s Trigger initiative spotlights an outstanding young jazz talent on the brink of their professional career, whose calibre of improvisation and composition has stood them apart. Felix has performed with Anthony Pateras, Sandy Evans and maintains a busy touring schedule as keyboardist for extremely successful pop outfit Lime Cordiale. For his live-recorded Trigger performance, Felix plays with highly established jazz musicians, Clayton Thomas and Laurence Pike.
Sat, Jan 13, Seymour Centre
Jarface: It’s been a long journey to Now They See for Jarface. Despite the long development behind the record, Jarface have crafted a strong showcase of post-grunge that defines and sets the band apart. This weekend Sydneysiders have the chance to witness the new record live.
Sat, Jan 13, Frankies Pizza
Future Of The Left: On their fifth tour of Australia, Future Of The Left will forge a deluge of tense, confrontational and bloody furious rock music for eager Australian ears. Crackling with animosity, Future Of The Left’s live appearances are typically driven by frontman Andrew ‘Falco’ Falkous’s salient social commentary and nihilistic humour. It’s addictive suff.
Sat, Jan 13, Oxford Art Factory
Glassjaw: The Long Island, New York Post-Hardcore legends will be gracing Sydney with their presence early next week. The influential and revered outfit are renowned for their intense live shows and their bombastic and hard-edged music.
Mon, Jan 15, Metro Theatre
Parcels: Return home for their first run of live shows since relocating to Berlin, signing with mega-hip Paris label Kitsuné and creating waves of buzz across Europe with their harmony rich, funk-pop sound.
Mon, Jan 15, Selina’s
Sam Smith: Acclaimed UK singer-songwriter Sam Smith returns to Australian shores for a very special show at one of the country’s most stunning and iconic venues, those lucky enough to attend this intimate show will be among the first in the world to hear tracks from Smith’s much-awaited second album The Thrill Of It All.
Tue, Jan 16, Sydney Opera House
Stick To Your Guns: Merging socially conscious and outspoken lyricism with hardcore energy and hammering metallic force in their live show fans can expect a blistering, no-holds-barred performance.
Tue, Jan 16, Factory Theatre