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A TASTE of Things to Come

Reformed 70s rock legends TASTE have recently released a new album, Life On Earth, and they’re just about to hit the road to promote the hell out of it with a show scheduled at Sydney’s Frankie’s Pizzeria on July 14. We caught up with TASTE lead vocalist and keyboardist Ken Murdoch during the month… If […]

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Film Review – Mustang

Title: Mustang Genre: Drama Reviewer: Linda Heller-Salvador Children just want to run free, have fun and be allowed to develop their own identities no matter what gender or country they are from. Co-written with Alice Winocour (Augustine), director Deniz Gamze Ergüven‘s first feature film depicts this innocence in a visually rich and breezy manner. Set […]

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Hiaground – a Little Bit Salty, but Also Very Sweet.

With roots deep within the thriving surf culture of the Eastern Suburbs, Hiaground is made up of two best mates, two brothers, and a Spanish rock god (better know as Jimmy Heathwood, Kyle Maguire, Liam Byrne, Pat Byrne, and Fernando Durango). They’re basically a bunch of mates who channel their ADHD into a blend of […]

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The Khanz, As In Genghis Khan

The Khanz are a four-piece act from Bondi. These Eastern Suburbs natives have been representing the region’s burgeoning music scene for some time, and have an organic, jungle-dance vibe that sounds like a slushie mixed with pop-rocks. We caught up with Themba, Nick, Kat, Harrison and Charlotte during the month… If we had to describe […]

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RÜFÜS Ready To Release A Group OF Jellyfish

Sydney electronic trio RÜFÜS lapped the globe several times after the release of their critically acclaimed debut album, Atlas, and now they’re back in town to release their heavily anticipated follow-up, Bloom on January 22. With an album tour slated (but details yet to be released at the time of print), we managed to grab […]

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Yolanda Be Cool Feeling The Vibes This Summer

There are few better blokes in the music industry than Eastern Beaches locals Matt Handley and Andrew Stanley, a.k.a. Yolanda Be Cool. The boys have signed up for the upcoming return of Vibes On A Summer’s Day, which will be held at the Bondi Pavilion on January 24, and we managed to fire a few […]

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Boy & Bear – The Only Name We Could Agree On

After the extraordinary success of their first two albums, Sydney rock-folksters Boy & Bear are back with their third album, ‘Limit of Love’. They’re currently gallivanting around Europe, but they’ll be back to dazzle local crowds in the New Year. We threw a few questions at drummer Tim Hart during the month… Our earliest music […]

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Josh Pyke – Standing The Test Of Time

While it took Sydney singer/songwriter Josh Pyke a good ten years to release his critically acclaimed debut album, he has been rather prolific since, releasing a further four albums in the ten years that has followed. His most recent addition to the stable, ‘But For All These Shrinking Hearts’, was released on the last day […]

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Holy, Holy, Holy Lord

Having initially met while working as volunteer English teachers in Southeast Asia, before reconnecting in 2011 while leading transient lives in Europe, the foundations of the collaboration between Brisbane’s Timothy Carroll and Melbourne’s Oscar Dawson, now known as Holy Holy, were eventually laid in Sweden. Now back on home soil and with an established band […]

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Aussie Rock ‘n’ Roll Royalty – Suze DeMarchi

Suze DeMarchi, Australian rock ‘n’ roll royalty and Baby Animals lead singer, has just released her brand new solo album, ‘Home’, having recently returned to Australia and settled in Coogee after living the rock star lifestyle in Los Angeles for the past 18 years. Her latest record features collaborations with some of Aussie rock’s biggest […]

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