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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 ...

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
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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 ...

Mark Lanegan - I Am the Wolf album cover

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.
era vulgaris

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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John Garcia touring acoustically in Australia

Tours John Garcia touring acoustically in Australia

Posted Jan. 22, 2018, 6:54 p.m.

Ex-Kyuss and Unida frontman -- and stoner rock royalty par excellence -- John Garcia will acoustically perform tracks from his catalogue acoustically for the first time in Australia: Dates are after the ...

TOUR DATESThursday, April 19: Barwon Club, Geelong 18+Friday, April, 20: Cherry Bar, Melbourne 18+Saturday, April 21: Factory Floor, Sydney 18+Sunday, April 22: The Brightside, Brisbane 18+For further info peep: www.tickets. destroyalllines.com

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Goldie announces a new album this June

Records Goldie announces a new album this June

Posted Dec. 15, 2017, 8:29 a.m.

The maverick innovator Goldie - who rewrote the future of the jungle scene with landmark releases that still sound like they were kidnapped from tomorrow - has a unique story to tell ...

Goldie
NYD
01 January 2018
Oxford Art Factory
Sydney, Australia

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Perturbator Australia tour

Tours Perturbator Australia tour

Posted Nov. 16, 2017, 8:10 a.m.

  Producing dark and retrofuturistic music with a strong 80's feeling, Perturbator is one of the spearheads of the new synthwave revival. Supports for his first Australian tour next week ...

PERTURBATOR with supports performing at:
Nov 21st - Melbourne, Max Watt's
Nov 22nd - Sydney, The Factory Theatre
Nov 23rd - Brisbane, Crowbar
Nov 24th - Perth, Tetsuo

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Quicksand released Interiors and announces Australian dates for 2018

Bands Quicksand released Interiors and announces Australian dates for 2018

Posted Nov. 10, 2017, 8:58 p.m.

Today, New York City post-hardcore band Quicksand have released their new album, Interiors -- their first album in 22 years on Epitaph. Interiors features the band’s lineup of drummer Alan ...

THURSDAY
With special guests Quicksand
Wednesday 7 March - Metro Theatre, SydneyFriday 9 March - Max Watts, BrisbaneSunday 11 March - The Corner Hotel, MelbourneTuesday 13 March - The Gov, Adelaide

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Young Henrys

Posted Feb. 21, 2018, 8:20 a.m. by T

Craft beer. To thrive in today’s hip and happening, crowded craft alcoholic beverage business, you will need to bring vision, stamina, brains, heart, and brawn to your venture in equal ...

Death: A Graveside Companion

Posted Feb. 20, 2018, 8:19 a.m. by T

Death: A Graveside Companion  Thames and Hudson   Not sure if you concur with Socrates in that death may the greatest of all human blessings but it is certainly a ...

Degas: A Passion for Perfection

Posted Feb. 19, 2018, 11:55 a.m. by T

Degas: A Passion for Perfection by Jane Munro Yale University Press   Edgar Degas (1834-1917) is heralded as one of the founders and masters of the impressionist movement, with the ...

The Ivory Mirror

Posted Feb. 18, 2018, 10:40 a.m. by T

The Ivory Mirror The Art of Mortality in Renaissance Europe Yale University Press www.footprint.com.au   Renaissance - what associations does the term invoke with you? An age of achievement, “eureka” ...

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