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REVIEW: Beach House

Beach House, Wintercoats The Tivoli, Brisbane, Friday January 11 Melbourne’s Wintercoats (James Wallace) takes the stage with a violin. Plays. Loops. Plays more. Layers and layers. There are smooth violin lines turned into chords and pizzicato pluckings turned to bass through a pedal; bow and body tapping turned to processed electronic rhythm tracks. And histrionics —the histrionics … Continue reading

PREVIEW: Northlane

The upcoming Soundwave lineup has been marred by a growing controvesy about the festival’s wariness of booking Australian bands. So when OffStreet Press sat down with ADRIAN FITIPALDES, vocalist for Sydney metalcore upstarts NORTHLANE, we talked about festival politics, the band’s stellar run in 2012 and what it means to kick off 2013 with a … Continue reading

Au revoir from OffStreet Press

2 January, 2012   MEDIA RELEASE  Statement of closure: OffStreet Press In the six months since the closure of Rave Magazine, OffStreet Press has endeavoured to maintain diversity in Brisbane arts and music journalism. OSP has also supported the vibrant, vital and extraordinary artists and musicians who work in and visit Brisbane — a city … Continue reading

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