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Kollegah

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 ...

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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

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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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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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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Hugh Jackman: The Man, The Music and The Show in the flesh

Tours Hugh Jackman: The Man, The Music and The Show in the flesh

Posted Feb. 26, 2019, 8:59 p.m.

One of Australian’s more prominent exports apart from vegemite and Crocodile Dundee is everyone’s darling and accomplished entertainer Mr Hugh Jackman. Needless to say that due to his ...

Show dates as per below:

SYDNEY  -  3 SHOWS - Fri August 2 at 8pm, Sat August 3 at 2pm & 8pm Qudos Bank Arena
ADELAIDE - 3 SHOWS - Sat August 10 at 2pm & 8pm, Sun Aug 11 at 8pm Adelaide Entertainment Centre
MELBOURNE -  3 SHOWS - Fri August 16 at 8pm, Sat August 17 at 2pm & 8pm Rod Laver Arena
PERTH - 2 SHOWS - Wed August 21 at 8pm, Sat August 24 at 2pm RAC Arena
BRISBANE - 2 SHOWS - Sat August 31 at 2pm & 8pm Brisbane Entertainment Centre

Check www.hughjackmantheshow.com for more information.

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Eddie Izzard's Wunderbar

Tours Eddie Izzard's Wunderbar

Posted Feb. 2, 2019, 11:30 a.m.

Eddie Izzard is a conferencier par excellence and apart from that a veritable renaissance man. Not only being a cunning linguist and marathon runner, his on-point observations and quips make ...


Saturday, 16 February 2019 @ Canberra Theatre
Sunday, 17/18 February 2019 @ Arts Centre Melbourne
Thursday, 21/22 February 2019 @ State Theatre Sydney
Tuesday, 26 February 2019 @ Wellington Michael Fowler Centre
Wednesday, 27 February 2019 @ Christchurch Homcastle Arena
Monday, 4 / 5 March 2019 @ Perth Concert Hall
Thursday, 7 March 2019 @ Brisbane Convention Centre
Friday, 8 March 2019 @ Newcastle Civic Theatre
Sunday, 10 March 2019 @ Torrensville The Barton Theatre   

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Stick To Your Guns and Terror coming to town (Australia)

Tours Stick To Your Guns and Terror coming to town (Australia)

Posted Jan. 8, 2019, 9:39 p.m.

Talking of hard to the core: Stick To Your Guns will be incarnating in Australia alongside the mighty Terror. It would be surprising if anyone remotely into hardcore would have ...

Stick To Your Guns – The True View AU Tour with Terror
Friday 25th January – The Brightside, Brisbane 18+
Saturday 26th January – Shark Bar, Gold Coast 18+
Sunday 27th January – Crowbar, Sydney 18+
Monday 28th January – Small Ballroom, Newcastle 18+
Tuesday 29th January – The Basement, Canberra 18+
Thursday 31st January – Pelly Bar, Frankston 18+
Friday 1st February – Stay Gold, Melbourne 18+
Saturday 2nd February – Enigma Bar, Adelaide 18+
Sunday 3rd February – Amplifier Bar, Perth 18+

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Water of Life - Arran

Posted April 23, 2019, 9:31 p.m. by T

Water of Life - Arran Arran is not exactly one of the oldest island distilleries – having been around for less than three decades and based at Lochranza - that ...

Water of Life – Hobart Whisky

Posted April 22, 2019, 8:35 p.m. by T

Water of Life – Hobart Whisky Tasmania is quite something. Hobart and MONA have become a second home. We have covered Tasmania in terms of whisky numerous times and just ...

George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic @ Enmore

Posted April 20, 2019, 10:17 a.m. by T

George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic Enmore Theatre Sydney, Australia April 20, 2019 There are bands and the protagonists driving them that you want to experience in the third dimension at ...

Iggy Pop @ Opera House

Posted April 18, 2019, 9:42 p.m. by T

Iggy Pop Opera House Sydney, Australia April 15, 2019 The godfather of punk is certainly a big title. Having been active since the second half of the 1960s and actively ...

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