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Archive | December, 2010

Gig Review: The Basics @ The Espy, 27th December

Last night The Basics played what could well be one of their last headline shows to a packed bandroom at the iconic Espy. Ably assisted by some quality support acts, the guys put on a great show that only further demonstrated that this is one of the most charming and likable bands you can possibly […]

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I Love A Girl With A Scar And A Car And A Dress That Matches The Both Of Them

Hope everyone had a happy christmas, I certainly did. Naturally the blog has been a bit quiet over the last week or so, but if you haven’t already then don’t forget to check my ‘Best Of 2010’ lists, the links are in the sidebar. But anyway I’m heading to The Basics tonight, which will be […]

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The Essential EPs Of The Year

This will be my last end of year list, I promise. But when I was sorting out my favourite albums of the year, I realised that much of the music I have listened to this year has been  in the form of EPs rather than albums, especially when it came to Australian music. I won’t […]

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And I’m Thinking That It Just Don’t Taste Quite Right, Ten Bucks For A Coca-Cola Seems Pretty Overpriced

Another summer fun tune, Cala Cola, from Californian (where else?) beach rock outfit The Smiles. A free download of their EP is available via their bandcamp page, or nominate your own price if you’re feeling generous.

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My Favourite Gigs Of The Year

So yeah, I really like my best of lists. I’ve been lucky enough to go to some truly remarkable shows and festivals this year. When 2010 began, I could have never in my wildest dreams imagine that throughout the year I would go to a grand total of 47 gigs, ranging from the best weekend […]

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Gig Review: Jonathan Boulet @ The East Brunswick Club, 17th December

On Friday night Sydney’s Jonathan Boulet played a great set to a packed East Brunswick Club that backed up his killer Splendour performance earlier in the year and gave him a chance to show off a few of his new tricks.

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