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Jesse Fink - Bon: The Last Highway: The Untold Story of Bon Scott and AC/DC's Back in Black album cover

Jesse Fink

Bon: The Last Highway: The Untold Story of Bon Scott and AC/DC's Back in Black, 2017

7.5 / 10
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Ronald Belford “Bon” Scott.Lyrics, the personality and presence – it is not merely because of his vocal range and the band he headed that he is considered to be one ...

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Daniel Miller and Terry Burrows

Mute: A visual document from 1978 – tomorrow, 2017

9.0 / 10
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For the uninitiated, and if you are, you might want to look at changing that immediately – shame on you: Mute Records (commonly known, referred to and stylized as “mute”) ...

NOFX - NOFX: The Hepatitis Bathtub and Other Stories album cover

NOFX

NOFX: The Hepatitis Bathtub and Other Stories, 2017

8.0 / 10
Book Review

NOFX: The Hepatitis Bathtub and Other Stories is a comprehensive autobiography from one of the world’s most prominent punk bands that worked its way up. New aficionados as well as die-hard ...

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Mark Lanegan

I Am the Wolf, 2017

8.0 / 10
Book Review

I came late to the party when it comes to Mark Lanegan and his career. It was him opening for Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds in 2013 and I ...

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MONA FOMA Festival 2018

Music MONA FOMA Festival 2018

Posted Feb. 6, 2018, 4 p.m.

19-21 January 2018 Hobart, Tasmania – Australia Nine is fabled to be the number of completion and fulfillment. After nine incarnations in Hobart and not only adding spark but providing much ...

Guest Column: T (Vegas) - Portable Loudspeakers

Regular Columns Guest Column: T (Vegas) - Portable Loudspeakers

Posted Nov. 23, 2017, 3:47 p.m.
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As the good ole shock jock Plato so eloquently put it, music is the movement of sound to reach the soul for the education of its virtue. Loudspeakers are instrumental ...

Guest Column: T (Vegas) - Portable Turntables

Regular Columns Guest Column: T (Vegas) - Portable Turntables

Posted Aug. 6, 2017, 3:43 p.m.
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I do travel. A bit. An iPod or portable device is a great, convenient yet soulless asset to have. It fits your music collection into your pocket and the capability ...

Dark Mofo 2017

Music Dark Mofo 2017

Posted July 4, 2017, 3:29 p.m.

Hobart, Tasmania June, 2017 MONA, the Museum of Old and New Art, does not do advertising. If you have visited, you will know that it does not need it. To ...

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Come Together Recharged 2018

Shows Come Together Recharged 2018

Posted May 12, 2018, 10:07 a.m.

Come Together returns on Queen Elizabeth’s long weekend to Big Top Sydney at Luna Park. Sydney Festival Come Together returns in 2018 on June 10 featuring, Spiderbait, The Superjesus ...

Splendour in the Grass 2018 lineup announcement

Shows Splendour in the Grass 2018 lineup announcement

Posted April 15, 2018, 3:43 p.m.

Australia has to offer a myriad of festivals. Good ones. Big ones. Genre specific ones. Overarching ones transcending labels and scenes. Boutique-y ones. Splendour in the Grass is without an ...

In terms of performers, the 2018 incarnation includes:
KENDRICK LAMAR • LORDE (ONLY AUS SHOW) • VAMPIRE WEEKEND (ONLY AUS SHOW) • KHALID (ONLY AUS SHOW) • THE WOMBATS • HILLTOP HOODS • CHVRCHES • MIGUEL • GIRL TALK (ONLY AUS SHOW) • ANGUS & JULIA STONE • GANG OF YOUTHS • FRANZ FERDINAND • MGMT • BEN HOWARD • DUNE RATS & FRIENDS • BEN HARPER & CHARLIE MUSSELWHITE • PNAU • JAMES BAY • THE AVALANCHES DJ SET • CHROMEO • DMA’S • BALL PARK MUSIC • HENRY ROLLINS (ONLY AUS SHOW) • SAFIA • THE JUNGLE GIANTS • LIL XAN • METHYL ETHEL • AMY SHARK • THE BRONX • OCEAN ALLEY • CARMADA BY L D R U & YAHTZEL • DZ DEATHRAYS • LORD HURON • MIDDLE KIDS • HOCKEY DAD • TOWKIO •CUB SPORT • TOUCH SENSITIVE • SAMPA THE GREAT • DEAN LEWIS • SKEGSS • ALBERT HAMMOND JR • MALLRAT • MARMOZETS • ALEX LAHEY • RITON & KAH-LO • JACK RIVER • SUPERORGANISM • ANNA LUNOE • LEWIS CAPALDI • ALL OUR EXES LIVE IN TEXAS • ALEX THE ASTRONAUT • YUNGBLUD • CROOKED COLOURS • NINA LAS VEGAS • SOCCER MOMMY (ONLY AUS SHOW) • ELDERBROOK • ROLLING BLACKOUTS COASTAL FEVER • TIM SWEENEY • STELLA DONNELLY • BULLY • BAKER BOY • WAFIA • NO MONO • WAAX • ANGIE MCMAHON • WEST THEBARTON • EVES KARYDAS • G FLIP • THE BABE RAINBOW • HAIKU HANDS • DIDIRRI • ALICE IVY • AMYL & THE SNIFFERS • ZIGGY RAMO • FANTASTIC MAN • LO’99 • HUMAN MOVEMENT • MANU CROOK$ • KASBO • MADAM X • ANDRAS ALTA • ARA KOUFAX • TWO PEOPLE • B WISE • MADE IN PARIS • JENSEN INTERCEPTOR • WOODES • TEISCHA • ANTONY & CLEOPATRA • MUTO • ELK ROAD • TRIPLE J UNEARTHED WINNERS
PLUS MIKE GURRIERI • LOVE DELUXE • LAUREN HANSOM • POOLCLVB • GODLANDS • NYXEN • EMMA STEVENSON • EBONY BOADU

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Dark MOFO 2018 to feature Jarboe, Merzbow, Einstüzende Neubauten and more

Shows Dark MOFO 2018 to feature Jarboe, Merzbow, Einstüzende Neubauten and more

Posted April 8, 2018, 9:48 a.m.

Right. For the upcoming sixth annual DARK MOFO festival from 3–24 June 2018 in Hobart, Tasmania, Australia from 13-24 of June I was going to work on a “X ...

As usual, the artistic and music performances are only part of Dark Mofo: The annual Winter Feast will open its gates at Hobart’s waterfront to frame the festival with culinary delights and a masked costume ball, multi-venue late-night party precinct, Twin Peaks-esque Bang Bang Bar, guest curation by Berlin Atonal  (DEU), Dark Park, Winter Feast, Nude Solstice Swim, ogoh-ogoh purging and burning, theatre, orchestra, opera, more 
Dark Mofo 2018 will be preluded from 7–10 June with a weekend featuring new major exhibition openings of ZERO at Mona (Museum of Old and New Art) and A Journey to Freedom at the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery (TMAG), an orchestral quartet at the Port Arthur Historic Site, plus the new weekend-long literature, film, and ideas event Dark and Dangerous Thoughts, a masked costume ball taking over an historic hotel, and art exhibitions across the city of Hobart.

For additional information visit https://darkmofo.net.au & https://mona.net.au.
 

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Taste da ruckus - Wu-Tang Clan launch their own vodka

Music News Taste da ruckus - Wu-Tang Clan launch their own vodka

Posted March 28, 2018, 10:17 p.m.

Coinciding with Wu Tang Clan’s 25th anniversary, hip hop super group channels its alchemy in liquid form: With H2O sources from the mountain glacier springs of New Zealand, Wu ...

To celebrate the occasion, the launch will be graced with performances by Jay Sean, Timomatic, Nino Brown, Troy T, Suite Az and a fashion showcase on Friday, 18 April in Sydney at Max Watts.

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Going Down @ Malthouse Theatre

Posted May 20, 2018, 9:40 a.m. by T

Going Down Malthouse Theatre Melbourne, Australia May 19, 2018 A migrant story. Feminism. Cultural identity. Sense of belonging. Racism. Rebellion. Sexism. Individualism. Stereotyping. Labeling. Lightheartedness. Egotism. Perseverance. True north. Self-righteousness. ...

Erwin Wurm

Posted May 12, 2018, 4:28 p.m. by T

Erwin Wurm. Prestel Publishing A humorous and playful artist heavily influenced by the all too familiar trivialities and banal objects of the daily humdrum, which he extends or manipulates to ...

Water of Life, part 2: Talisker

Posted May 10, 2018, 8:30 p.m. by T

Talisker  - Made by the Sea Neighbourhood Bondi Sydney, Australia May 3, 2018 Talisker. One of the triumvirates of whiskies that Robert Louis Stevenson claimed to be the king of ...

Water of Life, Part 1

Posted May 5, 2018, 9:48 a.m. by T

Whisky and Cheese Tasting Stamford Plaza Circular Quay Sydney, Australia April 25, 2018 Wine and cheese. Sure. Natural companions whose strengths of flavors cross-pollinate and complement each other. Now, sommeliers ...

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