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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
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”) ...

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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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 ...

Dark Mofo Festival 2018

Music Dark Mofo Festival 2018

Posted July 2, 2018, 3:44 p.m.

Hobart, Tasmania Australia Dark Mofo is unlike any other festival on this earthround. Never merely l’art pour l’art. Dark. Weird. Sexy. Transcendent. Joyous. Provocative. Unapologetic. Curious. Challenging. Surprising ...

Review: Iron & Wine (Sydney Opera House)

Music Review: Iron & Wine (Sydney Opera House)

Posted May 29, 2018, 12:22 p.m.

Alright. Full disclosure: While the moniker Iron & Wine blipped here and there on my radar and your humble narrator thinking that it would not be the worst name for a ...

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Interpol return down under

Tours Interpol return down under

Posted Oct. 12, 2018, 9:03 p.m.

Joy Division has surely left its imprint not only on a large array of bands but is omnipresent in whole musical genres. Interpol is a band where it would prove ...

Electric Gardens 2019 dates

Shows Electric Gardens 2019 dates

Posted Oct. 11, 2018, 8:08 p.m.

The extravaganza that has firmly established itself as a highlight on the festival calendar in the Southern hemisphere, i.e. Electric Gardens has announced its descent onto Melbourne, Perth, Sydney ...

Reggie Watts Australian dates

Tours Reggie Watts Australian dates

Posted Sept. 10, 2018, 7:13 p.m.

Hooray! Known from a myriad of late night show residences and his own endeavours, vocal phenomenon, musician and comedic enfant terrible Reggie Watts returns to Australia for an exclusive AAMI ...

Dates for his spectacularly original shows are as follows:
Just For Laughs Sydney Feat.
23.11.18
Sydney Opera House, SYDNEY
25.11.18
Palais Theatre, ST KILDA
26.11.18
City Hall, BRISBANE

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Gene Simmons and Ace Frehley in Australia

Tours Gene Simmons and Ace Frehley in Australia

Posted Aug. 6, 2018, 5:44 p.m.

After postponing his first ever Australian solo tour, Maestro Simmons a.k.a. the long tongued 4-string demon of the legendary KISS, will incarnate down under in August and September ...

Tuesday, 28 August 2018, Entertainment Centre Theatre, Adelaide.
Thursday, 30 August 2018, Festival Hall, Melbourne.
Friday, 31 August 2018, The Enmore Theatre, Sydney.
Saturday, 1 September 2018, Tivoli Theatre, Brisbane.

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The Merchant of Venice @ Pop-up Globe

Posted Oct. 14, 2018, 6:54 p.m. by T

The Merchant of Venice Pop-up Globe Sydney, Australia September 28, 2018 The Buckingham’s Company's comedic take on Shakespeare’s The Merchant of Venice is an exuberant exercise in engaging theatre. Set ...

Water of Life - Bruichladdich

Posted Oct. 13, 2018, 11:32 a.m. by T

Water of Life Bruichladdich The Isle of Islay is the mecca for whisky connoisseurs, specifically for ones into the smoky and peaty variants. Bruichladdich is a distillery that reopened its doors ...

The Good, the Tasty, the Sustainable - Part 2

Posted Oct. 12, 2018, 7:38 p.m. by T

The Good, the Tasty, the Sustainable Show me a human being that does not like snacking. No matter if you are a health nut or a couch potato, devour leftover ...

Hokusai: Beyond the Great Wave

Posted Oct. 11, 2018, 7:21 p.m. by T

Hokusai: Beyond the Great Wave Thames and Hudson   Japan and art is not one but a myriad of chapters for themselves. One of Japan’s preeminent artists is Hokusai, a ...

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