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Steve Poltz @ The Northcote Social Club, 3rd Of March

At a Steve Poltz gig you’re never quite sure whether you’re witnessing an inspired solo show or one man’s slow descent into insanity. This time round, I’m pretty sure it was mostly the latter, however there was also a fair share of moments leaning towards genius as well.

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Splendour Sideshows Guide

Back by popular demand, here’s my trademark easy-to-read guide to Splendour In The Grass sideshows (there are two lies in that sentence). If you’re sick of lists that are arranged alphabetically or that only include ‘official sideshows’, then this is for you: every sideshow announced so far arranged by date so that clashes are obvious and with ticket prices, venues, and support acts all listed.

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The Twoks ‘240 Volts’

The Twoks play music quite unlike anything I’ve ever heard before, and that in itself is something to be celebrated. Their sound is the perfect fusion of experimentation, pop, jazz, and electronica. Kolac is an electric violinist, and this permeates all of their music to create a very unique and memorable sound.

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Gig Review: Foster The People @ The Northcote Social Club, 16th February

Last night LA band Foster The People played a staggeringly good show to a sold out crowd at the Northcote Social Club as a part of their first ever international tour. They showed no signs of their relative youth as a band, instead delivering a flawless and exhilarating set that lived up to the hype and confirmed Foster The People’s position as pretty much the hottest new band in the world right now.

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Gig Review: Born Ruffians @ The Northcote Social Club, 2nd January

Last night Born Ruffians began 2011 with a show where pretty much everything that could go wrong did, from broken strings to broken drum pedals to mics cutting off. However somehow all of this only served to make the show more entertaining and special which, coupled with one of the most awesome crowds I have […]

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Gig Review: The Basics @ The Northcote Social Club, 30th October

Thanks to Keith Parsons for the photos. Last Saturday night Melbourne’s hardest working band, The Basics, played a wonderfully energetic, humorous, and fun show at the Northcote Social Club, very ably supported by Georgia Fair, who themselves seem destined for very big things.

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