Live Review: Julien Baker, Northcote Social Club

July 19, 2017

Saturday July 15 “Trash people are people too, you know?” whispers Memphis moodie Julien Baker through the dark Northcote Social Club cavern. Baker makes the call in reference to a scratchy start to her 45-minute […]

Live Review: Jae Laffer, Theatre Royal, Castlemaine

July 12, 2017

Theatre Royal, Castlemaine June 25 There’s nothing quite like a private concert. On a wintery Sunday evening in Central Victoria, my friend and I ventured away from our firesides and were rewarded like Saudi princesses.  “Bring […]

LIVE REVIEW: Patti Smith

April 25, 2017

PATTI SMITH Festival Hall, Melbourne April 20th 2017 I’m tempted to say simply, “No Words”. But I want to share a scintilla of the life-affirming energy and wonder that Patti Smith transfused us with on […]

Nathaniel Rateliff and The Night Sweats

March 8, 2017

Put on your dancing shoes, Nathaniel Rateliff and The Night Sweats are back in Australia. Rarely do you see a large crowd on a Tuesday night, but Nathaniel Rateliff and The Night Sweats drew quite […]