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Tex, Don and Charlie - You Don’t Know Lonely album cover

Tex, Don and Charlie

You Don’t Know Lonely, 2017

7.0 / 10
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Bonafide legends of the Australian music scene, Tex, Don and Charlie are somewhat an Australian super group with gravitas aplomb.Comprised of Tex Perkins (The Cruel Sea, Beasts of Bourbon), Don ...

Tex Perkins  - Tex album cover

Tex Perkins

Tex, 2017

9.0 / 10
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Pizzazz. Omph. Attitude.Sensibility.A sardonic sense of humour.Charisma.Swagger. If your music depends entirely on that, the dependency is too great. Tex Perkins has been in the game for close to four decades.  He ...

Rammstein - Paris – the special edition album cover


Paris – the special edition, 2017

8.5 / 10

Ah, Rammstein.  Härte. Neue deutsche. Grinding metal guitars, brute masculinity, pyromania, double entendres, operatic sub-sonic vocals, wordplays galore and taboo subjects.  In a live context, they burn – literally, being ...

Cosey Fanni Tutti - Art Sex Music album cover

Cosey Fanni Tutti

Art Sex Music, 2017

7.5 / 10
Book Review

Art Sex Music is more than a memoir. It is Cosey’s way of setting the record straight and clear up misconceptions about her and her roles in the creative projects ...

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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 ...

Guest Column: T (Vegas) -  A Hot Sauce Tour

Regular Columns Guest Column: T (Vegas) - A Hot Sauce Tour

Posted May 16, 2017, 1:51 a.m.
era vulgaris

SPB contributor T is a global traveler. In visiting countries he’s a fan of music (that is the Scene Point Blank focus), but also a wide range of arts ...

MONA FOMA Festival

Music MONA FOMA Festival

Posted Feb. 1, 2017, 2:26 p.m.

Hobart, Tasmania January, 18-22, 2017 We no longer engage, sing nor dance. We do not know how to anymore. Instead, we watch other glorified people sing and dance on stages ...

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Drake announces Australian tour

Tours Drake announces Australian tour

Posted Sept. 16, 2017, 9:55 a.m.

The teasing and the waiting is over — Drake has announced that he will tour Australia in 2017. Drizzy is set to play some huge all-ages arena shows in Sydney, Brisbane ...

Drake 2017 Australian Tour
All shows all-ages
Tickets on sale Friday, 15th September:1pm: Sydney3pm: Melbourne4pm: Brisbane
Tuesday, 7th NovemberQudos Bank Arena, Sydney
Wednesday, 8th NovemberQudos Bank Arena, Sydney
Friday, 10th NovemberEntertainment Centre, Brisbane
Saturday, 18th NovemberRod Laver Arena, Melbourne
Monday, 20th NovemberRod Laver Arena, Melbourne

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The Bronx & Pennywise to hit Australia

Tours The Bronx & Pennywise to hit Australia

Posted Sept. 13, 2017, 9:35 p.m.

With the Pennywise + The Bronx Sydney show at the Enmore Theatre on Sunday October 29 on the verge of selling out, an exclusive headline show for The Bronx has been ...

TOUR DATES:Thursday 26 October – Corner Hotel, Melbourne – 18+Monday 30 October – Oxford Art Factory, Sydney – 18+The Bronx also touring nationally with Pennywise through October / November.

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Stevie Nicks and The Pretenders announce Australia Shows

Tours Stevie Nicks and The Pretenders announce Australia Shows

Posted Aug. 27, 2017, 11:14 a.m.

Singer-songwriter Stevie Nicks announced her return to Australia for an exclusive run of her 24 Karat Gold shows this November. Tickets will go on sale on Friday, August 18 at ...

Tour dates:
Thursday, November 2                            Perth Arena                          Perth
Tuesday, November 7                              ICC Sydney Theatre             Sydney
Thursday, November 16                          Rod Laver Arena                   Melbourne
Saturday, November 4                             Botanic Park                          Adelaide
Saturday, November 11                           Bimbadgen                           Hunter Valley, NSW
Sunday, November 12                              Sirromet Wines                    Mt. Cotton, QLD
Saturday, November 18                           Rochford Wines                    Yarra Valley, VIC

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Pennywise Full Circle Twentieth Anniversary Australian Tour

Tours Pennywise Full Circle Twentieth Anniversary Australian Tour

Posted July 31, 2017, 10 p.m.

2017 sees the 20th anniversary of the album that helped define a genre. Full Circle is the emotional and pivotal album that followed the tragic death of founding member and ...

TOUR DATES:Friday 27 October – Forum Theatre, Melbourne – 18+Saturday 28 October, Eatons Hill Hotel, Brisbane – Licensed All AgesSunday 29 October – Enmore Theatre, Sydney - Licensed All AgesTuesday 31 October – Nex, Newcastle – 18+Thursday 2 November – HQ, Adelaide – 18+Friday 3 November – Metropolis, Fremantle – 18+

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Exploded View by Sam McPheeters

Posted Sept. 18, 2017, 9:40 p.m. by T

Exploded View Sam McPheeters Talos Publishing Born Against. Vermiform Records. Error Fanzine. Men’s Recovery Project. Wrangler Brutes. Punk Planet. On-air disputes with Sick of it All. Touring Europe with Articles ...

Sydney Underground Film Festival 2017

Posted Sept. 16, 2017, 9:58 a.m. by T

Sydney Underground Film Festival 2017 Marrickville Factory Theatre September 14-17, 2017 Dedicated to nurturing an alternative film culture through the promotion of independent and experimental films and with the 2017 ...

Italian Film Festival 2017 - Sydney

Posted Sept. 14, 2017, 8:18 a.m. by T

Italian Film Festival 2017 Palace Cinemas Sydney, AU September 12, 2017 The twelfth of September saw the kick off of Italian Film Festival 2017 in Sydney: The Italian Film Festival was ...

MEW @ Manning Bar

Posted Sept. 12, 2017, 9:56 p.m. by T

MEW Manning Bar Sydney, AU September 12, 2017 MEW are a Danish alternative, experimental outfit pivoting between styles with a career spanning more than twenty years, across seven acclaimed studio albums, that ...

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