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Gig Review: Powderfinger @ The Sidney Myer Music Bowl, 29th October

Powderfinger played their last Melbourne show to a sold out, enormous, and lovestruck crowd at the Sidney Music Bowl last night. It was a fitting farewell to the Australian music stalwarts, who played a remarkably well balanced set full of old classics. They overcame the inherent problems of playing a venue such as the Sidney […]

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Powderfinger Farewell Tour

“Slow burn, watching the world turn, from my arms. New way of measuring each day, until it’s gone.” Love them or hate them, you can’t deny what Powderfinger have done for Australian music. After countless tours and seven studio albums, the boys have announced that it is time to call it quits. Personally I believe […]

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Melbourne Big Day Out Review

One of the biggest days for music in Victoria each year is always the Big Day Out, and with a phenomenal (albeit predictable) lineup of local and international acts, and with tickets having sold out in a matter of minutes, 2010 looked to be no different. Having never really been a fan of the all-ages […]

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My 50 Favourite Albums (And EPs) Of The Decade

Well all the cool kids are doing it. So, looking back on the decade that was, here are my top 50 recordings from 2000-2009. Regular Pluck readers will notice that there are some inconsistencies with my Best Albums Of 2009, this is because when looking back on a decade, I am thinking of albums that […]

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Homebake 2009 Review

Homebake, the annual all Aussie (and Kiwi) music festival, was held in The Domain in Sydney last Saturday. And by nearly all measurements, it was a resounding success. I travelled up to Sydney from Melbourne for basically the sole reason of attending Homebake. I had heard glowing praise for previous Homebake festivals, and the lineup […]

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Album Review: Powderfinger ‘Golden Rule’

Powderfinger are probably the biggest rock band in Australia. Strangely, however, they have received very little international attention, which is a real pity when you consider that other Aussie bands like Wolfmother and Jet are probably more recognisable overseas. Powderfinger have a reputation as a consistent band, and while this is true, it also doesn’t […]

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