Author: Bruce Baker

Bruce is a keen cyclist, gig-goer and photographer. Instagram at @bruce_a_baker

Track of the Day: Kyle Lionhart “Holding On” (2019)

July 9, 2019

Byron Bay artist Kyle Lionhart has released a cracking new single “Holding On” with a  really stunning video. The song is off his forthcoming album, which was produced by John Hume (Dean Lewis) and Lindsay Jackson, in Jackson’s basement studio in Nashville. Kyles voice is the star of the show. It’s like honey and lemon, […]

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Exclusive Video Premiere: Libby Steel “Miss Me” (2019)

July 9, 2019

We are thrilled today to be bringing you the first look at the video from Libby Steel for her latest release “Miss Me”. Libby hails from Cobden in Victoria, and won the triple j Unearthed competition for the Queenscliff Music Festival in 2018.  Her previous single “Fever Acoustic” received rave reviews, and this is a […]

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Exclusive Single Premiere: BB Sabina “Feast” (2019)

July 5, 2019

We have the Exclusive Premiere of a new release from BB Sabina, an exciting new artist who hails from the Northern Territory. The track is called “Feast”, and it’s an impressively mature first release from BB Sabina. The vocals and delivery is self assured, in a style which can be comfortably compared to PJ Harvey […]

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Exclusive Video Premiere: Jordan Merrick “Low Country” (2019)

July 4, 2019

Jordan Merrick brings his bush-ballad groove, with a touch of Americana and Blues to this lovely track about desire and the reluctance to act upon it. We are fortunate to have the Exclusive first look at “Low Country”. Jordan hails from Brisbane, and prior to releasing his solo material, has released albums with his band Fugitive & […]

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Track of the Day: Boy & Bear “Hold Your Nerve” (2019)

July 4, 2019

“Hold Your Nerve” is the first music out of the group in 4 years, and it’s a worthy reminder of why we loved them so much. They have been absent due to a debilitating illness suffered by guitarist and vocalist Dave Hosking, and the track and forthcoming album have emerged from these challenges. He has […]

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Mark Ronson playing 2 intimate shows – Sydney and Melbourne

July 4, 2019

Mark Ronson is bringing his latest album Late Night Feelings to our shores for two intimate shows. These Club Heartbreak shows will be in Sydney on Wednesday the 10th July, and Melbourne on Thursday the 11th July. Tickets are on sale now HERE These venues have limited capacity, so get in quick. All proceeds are going to […]

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Track of the Day: Miami Horror “Restless” (2019)

July 2, 2019

It’s great to see Melbourne electronica funksters Miami Horror back with new music. “Restless” is their latest release. It’s got a lovely cruisy feel to it, a little bit of R&B and some really beautiful soulful vocals. The electronica is deftly fused with the guitars, drums and delicate keys. It’s nearly 2 years since their breakthrough […]

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Olympia shares first look at new album (Flamingo)

July 2, 2019

We have a sneaky exclusive trailer for Olympia’s sophomore album Flamingo, which is due out this Friday (5th July).  It’s obviously a very heartfelt record, and one which we are looking forward to. We caught Olympia supporting Anna Calvi recently, and were lucky enough to hear a few of the new songs. Olympia explains ““The […]

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Photo Gallery: Washington + Love Songs + Micra – The Lansdowne, Sydney (28.06.19)

June 29, 2019

Washington hit The Landsdowne last night. It was a sold out intimate affair and it was just one of those nights. Heartfelt delivery, adoring crowd, singalongs – it was an incredible night out. They were well supported by Micra and Love Songs,  the latest project for Johnny Mackay (ex Children Collide). Bruce was there to bring […]

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Photo Gallery: Jack Gray + Yorke – Oxford Art Factory, Sydney (27.06.19)

June 28, 2019

Jack Gray played his first headline gig last night at the Oxford Art Factory Gallery bar, and it was a sold-out event. Yorke opened proceedings,  and her warm delivery and heart-felt lyrics was a great start to the evening. She left the crowd wanting more, and that opportunity will come early August when she comes […]

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Exclusive EP Premiere: Dan Vogl – Gifted in Gold (2019)

June 26, 2019

Ahead of its official release, we’ve got the Premiere for Gifted in Gold, the new EP from Melbourne-based indie-rock artist, Dan Vogl.  This is a lovely EP from an emerging singer-songwriter. The first track ‘Carousel’ is a strong catchy opener. It refrains brightly, “… make me smile, make me smile”,  which it certainly does with its  […]

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Track of the Day: Washington “Dirty Churches” (2019)

June 24, 2019

Washington has released a video for her latest single Dirty Churches, and it’s our Track of the Day to kick the week off. The song was produced by Saint Lo producer Dave Hammer (Thundamentals, Lime Cordiale, Baker Boy). It has been described as a “hymn to the imperfection, clash and surrendour of a relationship”. The video […]

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Photo Gallery: Methyl Ethel + Broncho + Ada Lea, Enmore Theatre, Sydney (22.06.19)

June 24, 2019

Methyl Ethel played a sold out gig at the Enmore Theatre on Saturday night. They’ve stepped up to larger venues and are conquering them with aplomb. It was a great night out. Bruce Baker was there to bring you these images.  

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Track of the Day: Mambali – “Yuwani” ft. Emily Wurrumara (2019)

June 20, 2019

There is a treasure-trove of music from our First Nations’ people. Mambali are well known for fusing traditional cultural songs and rhythms, with contemporary sounds and beats. One of the more recent emerging talents is Emily Wurrumara, so it’s a delight to see a collaboration here between the traditional sounds of Mambali and the fresh voice […]

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Exclusive Premiere: Nikkita Ra “747” (2019)

June 20, 2019

From the ashes of the riotous girl-squad She Rex, their front woman Nikkita Ra has emerged to forge her own solo career. We are delighted today to have the Exclusive Premiere of her second single and it’s accompanying video, “747”. The song ls a lovely lush dreamy track. You can put on your dancing shoes, […]

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Sloan Peterson, Lola Scott and Pearl the Girl coming to the Oxford Art Factory

June 18, 2019

We are excited to have the Exclusive announcement today that three very exciting women in Sydney’s music scene are coming to the Oxford Art Factory on August 10th. Sloan Peterson is the headliner of this all-girl affair. She has been working on a new album and has recently released the catchy track Here. Sloan recently […]

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Festival Photos: Barunga 2019 edition

June 17, 2019

This years edition of the Barunga Festival had as always a very strong lineup of First Nations musicians and close friends. As with the last couple of years Justine Clarke has worked with the local kids for their moment of fame on the main stage. This year with the aid of Serina Pech, they produced a […]

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Photo Gallery: Anna Calvi + Olympia – The Factory Theatre, Sydney (16.06.2019)

June 17, 2019

Anna Calvi played a scorching set at the Factory Theatre in Sydney last night. Her delivery and vocals were incredible, the guitar work inspiring with Anna absolutely shredding at times. As you would expect, most of the songs were off her latest album, Hunter, with a couple off One Breath (2013) and her self titled album […]

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Photo Gallery: Alex Lahey + Stand Atlantic + Micra – Metro Theatre, Sydney (15.06.19)

June 16, 2019

Alex Lahey played to an adoring crowd at the Metro Theatre in Sydney last night. She is currently touring nationally her sophomore album ‘The Best of Luck Club’ which has just been released. Most of this album was played, and it was received by the crowd as if these were well-worn favourites. A cover of […]

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Highlights of Barunga’s off stage festivities – Barunga, Northern Territory

June 15, 2019

The 2019 Barunga Festival wrapped up last Sunday, and it was a jam-packed 3 days of music, arts, sport and culture. Approximately 4000 people travel to the festival at Barunga, which is 80 km south-east of Katherine. Away from the music stages there was plenty going on. Sporting teams from all over the Northern Territory […]

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