Archive | November, 2009

Gig Review: Pearl Jam, Etihad Stadium, 20th November

Warning: What follows is nothing short of an essay, and can probably only be appreciated by other Pearl Jam fans. On Friday night, Pearl Jam played a gig in front of 50,000 people at Etihad Stadium. And, what a gig it was.

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Gig Review: Maximo Park, Billboard, 11th November

Maximo Park are quickly becoming Aussie favourites. Since their stellar debut ‘A Certain Trigger’, they have toured here several times, moving progressively to bigger and bigger venues. It comes as a slight surprise, then, that on the back of their latest LP ‘Quicken The Heart’, and following playing at some of the world’s biggest music […]

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Gig Review: British India, Corner Hotel, 6th November

Last Friday, Aussie rockers British India played a capacity gig at the Corner Hotel in their hometown of Melbourne. The band are touring around the country, apparently for the release of their new single, ‘Vanilla’. Really, though, it’s just an excuse to, well… tour around the country.

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Album Review: Whitley ‘Go Forth, Find Mammoth’

Whitley is an Australian singer/songwriter (actual name: Lawrence Greenwood), and his new album ‘Go Forth, Find Mammoth’, has just been released. I know, funky name, isn’t it? Whitely’s first album, ‘The Submarine’, generated a lot of buzz, and songs from it were featured in commercials, movies, TV shows, you name it. In its finest moments, […]

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Album Review: Girls ‘Album’

San Francisco drug-pop outfit Girls have the dubious honour of being one of the most difficult to Google bands of all time. Not only is the band name a rather popular term for Google, but they even called their first album… ‘Album’. But really, who cares, when it’s this good? Somehow, in a world full […]

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