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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 ...

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

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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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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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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I Do Not Know What It Is I Am Like - Bill Viola

Posted Oct. 20, 2019, 9:39 a.m. by T

I Do Not Know What It Is I Am Like: The Art of Bill Viola Yale University Press   Bill Viola has long been on my lists or artists to ...

Water of Life – Whipper Snapper Distillery

Posted Oct. 14, 2019, 5:51 p.m. by T

Water of Life – Whipper Snapper Distillery Upshot   As part of our Water of Life series, we have covered whisky from terra australis in many variations, however, the focus ...

Water of Life – Iniquity Distillery Batch 017

Posted Oct. 13, 2019, 9:56 a.m. by T

Water of Life – Iniquity Distillery Batch 017   You are not mistaken if you claim that Iniquity and its artisanal expressions have been previously covered as part of our ...

The World’s Toughest Races book review

Posted Oct. 12, 2019, 11:21 a.m. by T

The World’s Toughest Races Ali Clarke Affirm Press   People sometimes sneer at those who run every day, claiming they’ll go to any length to live longer. But I don’t ...

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