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Elbow @ Festival Hall, 21st Of March

There were a couple of strange things about Wednesday night’s Elbow show. Firstly, the band were returning to Australia despite touring as recently as mid-last year while playing Splendour In The Grass. Secondly, the choice of Festival Hall as a venue was very peculiar: it’s not exactly a mystery that it’s my least favourite music venue in Melbourne, and I would have far preferred to have seen Elbow at a venue such as The Palace or Forum. But, once the night’s music started none of this seemed to matter very much, because one thing that was very, very predictable about the gig was that Elbow were just fantastic.

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Elbow And Bombay Bicycle Club Australian Tour

In the most exciting tour announcement in quite some time, UK band Elbow have revealed that they will be returning to Australia less than a year after absolutely killing it at Splendour In The Grass. And, as if that wasn’t enough, they are also bringing fellow UK band, the excellent Bombay Bicycle Club, with them for the series of shows. This is not a tour to be missed, and it looks like I may just have to break my ‘no festival hall gigs’ policy. Tickets are on sale December 6th.

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Bombay Bicycle Club ‘Shuffle’

Bombay Bicycle Club have debuted their new single ‘Shuffle’ online and on Zan Lowe’s radio show.

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The Best Albums Of 2010

This was a surprisingly difficult list to put together. Despite 2010 being an undeniably amazing year for music, I found that there were very few albums that I absolutely and unreservedly loved. This being said, there were some stunning records released this year, with a large percentage of these coming from already established international bands. […]

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The Best Songs Of 2010

This has been one hell of a year for music. Plenty of enduring acts have released some of their best work to date, other up and coming bands have established themselves with strong debut albums, and a ton of new and exciting acts have also emerged both from the international scene and in Australia. It’s […]

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The Best Albums Of 2009 [Part 4 Of 3]

Here is part four of my three part series on the best albums of 2009. Seeing as I have covered the my top 30, I thought I would quickly run over a few of the records that were very close to making the cut and are still whole-heartedly recommended, and a few that were ineligible […]

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