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Monument, 2018

9.0 / 10

The last few years have seen a good amount of great German hip-hop albums, however, now there is Monument. Kollegah’s previous emissions are outstanding, but the way he bookended the ...

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
Book Review

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 ...

Daniel Miller and Terry Burrows - Mute: A visual document from 1978 – tomorrow album cover

Daniel Miller and Terry Burrows

Mute: A visual document from 1978 – tomorrow, 2017

9.0 / 10
Book Review

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”) ...

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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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Dark Mofo Festival 2019

Music Dark Mofo Festival 2019

Posted July 2, 2019, 3:52 p.m.

In its seventh year, it should by now be firmly established that the annual Dark Mofo Festival is hard to rival when it comes to pushing the envelope in every ...

Hip-Hop vs Punk

Regular Columns Hip-Hop vs Punk

Posted May 26, 2019, 11:58 a.m.
era vulgaris

Hmmm, anti-authoritarian views and addressing social concerns and issues related to the government and public affairs? Tick! DIY ethic? Tick! Attire that deliberately deviates from society’s norms? Tick! Rebellion ...

Audio = ground zero

Music Audio = ground zero

Posted Sept. 9, 2018, 1:14 p.m.

Audio = ground zero First instalment - Sonos. Unfamiliar with Sonos yet you enjoy listening to music? Shame on you. They make speakers. They also make smart speakers. You know, “smart” as ...

Musings on the need to be ...

Regular Columns Musings on the need to be ...

Posted Sept. 9, 2018, 12:02 p.m.
era vulgaris

Afterimages Wreckages of the pastEternally damned to repeat it.Exploded views incinerated by the electricity of truthPierced by the arrow of time keeping everything from happening at onceWhile the tombstone ...

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IRON MAIDEN to incarnate on terra australis in 2020

Tours IRON MAIDEN to incarnate on terra australis in 2020

Posted Nov. 10, 2019, 12:36 p.m.

With what is touted to be their biggest production to date - which is quite something if you are familiar with the spectacle that is an Iron Maiden show -- Iron Maiden ...

The Iron Maiden Legacy of the Beast tour dates are: Friday 1st May - Perth - RAC ArenaSunday 3rd May - Adelaide - Entertainment CentreTuesday 5th May - Brisbane - Entertainment CentreThursday 7th May - Sydney - Qudos Bank ArenaSaturday 9th May - Melbourne - Rod Laver ArenaMonday 11th May - Melbourne - Rod Laver Arena
Updated Nov. 18 with an additional show (May 9).

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Mandatory Attendance World Tour

Tours Mandatory Attendance World Tour

Posted Oct. 13, 2019, 9:35 a.m.

A tour with “mandatory” in its title. No really. Tim and Eric, AKA creators of Adult Swim’s best shows (Tom Goes to the Mayor, Tim & Eric’s Bedtime Stories ...

Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim Tour Dates:
Wed. Jan. 15 - Sydney, AU @ Enmore TheatreThu. Jan. 16 - Brisbane, AU @ The TivoliSat. Jan. 18 - Perth, AU @ Astor TheatreMon. Jan. 20 - Adelaide, AU @ The GovTue. Jan. 21 - Melbourne, AU @ Hamer HallMon. Jan. 27 - San Diego, CA @ Balboa TheatreTue. Jan. 28 - Phoenix, AZ @ Orpheum TheatreThu. Jan. 30 - Dallas, TX @ Majestic TheatreFri. Jan. 31 - Austin, TX @ ACL Live at the Moody TheaterSat. Feb. 1 - Houston, TX @ Cullen Performance HallMon. Feb. 3 - New Orleans, LA @ The Joy TheaterTue. Feb. 4 - Atlanta, GA @ TabernacleWed. Feb. 5 - Nashville, TN @ War Memorial AuditoriumFri. Feb. 7 - Durham, NC @ Carolina TheatreSat. Feb. 8 - Washington, DC @ Lincoln TheatreMon. Feb. 10 - Philadelphia, PA @ The Met PhiladelphiaTue. Feb. 11 - Brooklyn, NY @ Kings TheatreThu. Feb. 13 - Boston, MA @ Orpheum TheatreFri. Feb. 14 - Albany, NY @ The EggSat. Feb. 15 - Toronto, ON @ Danforth Music HallMon. Feb. 17 - Pittsburgh, PA @ Carnegie Music Hall of OaklandTue. Feb. 18 - Cleveland, OH @ Agora TheatreWed. Feb. 19 - Detroit, MI @ The Masonic - Jack White TheaterThu. Feb. 20 - Indianapolis, IN @ Clowes Memorial HallFri. Feb. 21 - Columbus, OH @ Express LiveSat. Feb. 22 - Chicago, IL @ Chicago TheatreSun. Feb. 23 - Madison, WI @ Orpheum TheaterTue. Feb. 25 - Minneapolis, MN @ State TheaterFri. Feb. 28 - Seattle, WA @ Moore TheatreSat. Feb. 29 - Vancouver, BC @ Vogue TheatreMon. March 2 - Portland, OR @ Arlene Schnitzer Concert HallWed. March 4 - San Francisco, CA @ The WarfieldFri. March 6 - Los Angeles, CA @ Theatre at Ace HotelSat. March 7 - Los Angeles, CA @ Theatre at Ace Hotel

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Steve Martin and Martin Short schedule Australian tour

Tours Steve Martin and Martin Short schedule Australian tour

Posted May 16, 2019, 5:20 p.m.

Steve Martin is known for many things with his musical prowess being just one of them – not least he is known for establishing that literally everything sounds funny when you ...

Tour Date as per below:
Fri 8 & Sat 9 Nov
PCEC Riverside Theatre, Perth, WA
Mon 11 Nov
Adelaide Entertainment Centre, SA
Wed 13 Nov
Brisbane Entertainment Centre, QLD
Fri 15 Nov
Melbourne Arena, VIC
Sun 17 Nov
ICC Sydney Theatre at Darling Harbour, NSW

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Australia's Blues & Roots Music Festival 2019

Shows Australia's Blues & Roots Music Festival 2019

Posted April 10, 2019, 3:53 p.m.

Showcasing music from every corner of this earthround – not at all merely limited to Blues - on the Easter long weekend close to the beauty that is Byron Bay, Bluesfest serves ...

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The Beasts @ Metro Theatre

Posted Dec. 7, 2019, 10:02 a.m. by T

The Beasts Metro Theatre Sydney, Australia December 6, 2019 Over the span of his illustrious career, there have been many incarnations of Tex Perkins and he has proved times over ...

Gilbert and George – The Great Exhibition

Posted Nov. 27, 2019, 9 p.m. by T

Gilbert and George – The Great Exhibition @ Astrup Fearney Museum   Gilbert & George are two constituents that form an artistic symbiosis the total of which is much more ...

Into the Night book review

Posted Nov. 25, 2019, 8:13 p.m. by T

Into the Night Prestel Publishing   If you pay close attention to the portrayal of night clubs and specifically cabarets, the artistic portrayal thereof plays an integral part in creating ...

Virgil Abloh: Artwork book review

Posted Nov. 24, 2019, 10:33 a.m. by T

Virgil Abloh: Artwork Prestel Publishing   Louis Vuitton’s creative director Virgil Abloh is a phenomenon by any standard. A phenomenon beyond hype and marketing. Abloh’s creative output seems boundless and ...

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