The one and only Moshpitson, ALLAN ALLPORT scored a hardcore trifecta at Brisbane’s Sun Distortion Studios a fortnight ago — here are some of his adrenalin-charged stills from TOUCHE AMORE/MAKE DO AND MEND‘s joint gig.
A longtime fan of the band, TOM HERSEY has conflicting thoughts after witnessing ’90s US rock fixtures EVERCLEAR‘s recent Brisbane gig. Everclear + Emperors + Smoking Martha The Hi-Fi, Thursday October 11 In hindsight, the mid-to-late ‘90s seem like some of rock & roll’s darkest days. Post-grunge and prior to the garage/indie resurrection of the early … Continue reading
ALLAN ALLPORT doesn’t call himself Moshpitson for nothing — he was wielding his trusty camera in the middle of the mosh at The Zoo for DEFEATER‘s October 2 show.
Never one to miss an opportunity to take some exquisite B&W live photos (or spot an Elmo head), ANDREW ‘Sick of Skrillex remixes’ WADE captured some of PARKLIFE 2012 artists in action at the Brisbane Botanic Gardens on the weekend.
DON SINNAMON wishes the crowd loosened up some more at an electrifying MACY GRAY show at a certain Brisbane landmark. QPAC, Thursday September 20 Emma Dean performing solo still fills the stage in a way that one woman seated at a piano shouldn’t be able to. It seems some mad scientist with a good ear … Continue reading
Nominally a Brisbane resident, BRADY CLARKE finds time to catch KIRIN J CALLINAN during his trip to Melbourne — and duly gets blown away. Northcote Social Club, Saturday September 15 Scattered Order formed in 1979: not a bad run. They slay the audience’s eardrums with industrial white noise. There is an analogue synthesiser slashing through distorted drum … Continue reading
SUZANNAH BENTLEY ventured to BigSound Live showcases last week and caught a number of acts. Here are recaps of two sets that impressed her the most. Mia Dyson @ Mustang Bar, Thu Sep 13 After a few years touring America, Victoria’s Mia Dyson is back in Australia with her newly-released fourth album The Moment. Dyson’s particular blend … Continue reading
ANDREW WADE was out shooting bands at BIGSOUND LIVE showcases — here are some select photos from two electric nights.
The Zoo, Fortitude Valley, Sunday September 9 Three acts, no vocals. It might seem like a tough sell for the average music fan, but the people filling The Zoo tonight are stoked at the prospect of a night of textural instrumental music. Trio Henry, MacManus, Richards kick things off with an inspired jam. Treating The … Continue reading
The Waiting Room, West End, Sat Sep 8 A night of local Brisbane punk/noise/everything in between. Photos by ANDREW WADE.