Author: Daniel Hanssen

Live Review: Download Festival – Flemington Racecourse, Melbourne (11.03.19)

March 13, 2019

With the sun pelting down as you walked in, Download Festival was off to a hot one in Melbourne. Luca Brasi helped kick things off, with a set on one of the two main stages. I Prevail were an early highlight, too, as punters piled into the Flemington Racecourse. Eric Vanlerberghe’’s vocals punched through the air and drew a […]

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Live Review: Snail Mail + Major Leagues + Shaad – Estonian House, Melbourne (08.03.19)

March 11, 2019

There was a quiet excitement through the crowd as Shaad DJ’d through the opening half hour at Estonian House in Brunswick on Friday night. Obviously, there was something to look forward too with the final of two shows performed by band, Snail Mail beginning within the hour. Artist Lindsay Jordan has had a cult following […]

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Five shows not to miss at Melbourne’s Brunswick Music Festival

March 4, 2019

Spanning over the course of the next two weeks, from the third until the seventeenth, the 2019 Brunswick Music Festival is hosting some of the premier music acts from around the globe. With a long list of acts and activities, speakers and galleries to view spanning over such a long period, it can make it […]

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Live Review: The Internet + Baro – Zoo Twilights, Melbourne Zoo (03.03.19)

March 4, 2019

The Internet, at Melbourne Zoo, closed out the week with some of the smoothest sounds going at their ‘Zoo Twilights’ concert. With a bubbling and excitable crowd, the evening couldn’t have gone better for the North American five-piece and their opener, Baro. Baro proved to be a great lead in for The Internet, with a juxtaposing sound […]

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Photo Gallery: The Delta Riggs + Tiny Little Houses + Bec Sandridge + Eliza and The Delusionals – The Croxton Bandroom, Melbourne (01.03.19)

March 4, 2019

The Delta Riggs‘ finished off their ‘Unscramble Your Lids’ tour in Melbourne on Friday night, supported by a swath of growing Australian talents. Photographer Danny Hanssen was there to capture all the highlights.

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Photo Gallery: Hanson + The Million – Melbourne Zoo, Melbourne (01.03.19)

March 4, 2019

Hanson were an audible treat at Melbourne Zoo during the early evening on Friday, helped along by their support act The Million. AU photographer Danny was there to bring us these highlights.

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Live Review: The Delta Riggs + Tiny Little Houses + Bec Sandridge + Eliza and The Delusionals – The Croxton Bandroom, Melbourne (01.03.19)

March 4, 2019

Set alight with the classic Australian indie sound, Melbourne’s Croxton Bandroom hosted a number of growing Australian bands on Friday night. There to celebrate the Melbourne outfit, The Delta Riggs on their ‘The Unscramble Your Lids’ tour, Eliza and The Delusionals, Bec Sandridge, and Tiny Little Houses were all present for the final show of […]

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Live Review: Kwame + Arno Faraji + Maya Hirasedo – Northcote Social Club, Melbourne (23.02.19)

February 26, 2019

It was a late night for the Melbourne crowd who garnered the Northcote Social Club in large numbers on Saturday night, but it didn’t seem to put them off from turning out early for the opening acts. The evening’s first opener was Melbourne local and hip-hop/pop artist Maya Hirasedo. Her set was a stunning mixture […]

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Live Gallery: The Cat Empire + The Meltdown – Zoo Twilights, Melbourne (15.02.19)

February 18, 2019

Ever live favourites The Cat Empire hit up Melbourne Zoo for the first of three sold-out shows on Friday night. Joining them for this homecoming show were The Meltdown. Our photographer Danny brings us these photos from the night.

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Live Review: The Cat Empire + The Meltdown – Zoo Twilights, Melbourne (15.02.19)

February 18, 2019

After a short run with the resident DJ, The Meltdown opened the evening’s affair, with a funk driven soul bias the multi-piece band a perfect thematic warm up for genre-vague Cat Empire. Their music was fun, but in a more muted way than what the Cat Empire provided, allowing for the crowd to ease into […]

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Live Review: Party In The Paddock Day Three – Lily Allen + Vera Blue + Yungblud + DZ Deathrays, White Hills,Tasmania (09.02.19)

February 13, 2019

The final day of Party In The Paddock was a special one, not only were there many amazing international artists to grace Tasmania for the first time, but the inclusion of a magical moment within Yungblud’s set made this year’s Party In The Paddock something the attendees will not soon forget. This, coupled with the […]

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Live Review: Party In The Paddock Day Two – The Jungle Giants, The Presets, Kwame, Good Doogs; White Hills (08.02.19)

February 11, 2019

Party In The Paddock Day Two is where the magic really started with the opening of the main paddock and a large variety of acts and activities spread throughout the day. Early morning yoga was the perfect refresh from the energies of the previous night with the relaxing activity helping forget the memories of a […]

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Live Review: Party In The Paddock Day One ft. Luca Brasi + Middle Kids + More! White Hills, Tasmania (07.02.19)

February 8, 2019

Moving into another year, Party In The Paddock kicked off it’s first day with it’s classic pre-party. With the main paddock stage cordoned off, ‘Vibestown; the food and second stage district was fired up for some of Australia’s premiere growing talents to show off their talents as breakout 2018 artists GFlip, Middle Kids and Slowly […]

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Live Review: Summer Series 2019 Feat. The Jacksons + Kool & The Gang and more – Sidney Myer Music Bowl, Melbourne (16.01.19)

January 21, 2019

While it is often true that Wednesday nights are relegated to early evenings or an easy night in at home, those who ventured from the safety of these homes were rewarded earlier in the week by a mammoth live performance of nostalgia and music with some of modern music’s famous artists spanning the course of […]

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Live Review and Photo Gallery: Soccer Mommy + Kelso – Howler, Melbourne (07.01.19)

January 10, 2019

Falling in with the other major internationals on sideshow duty Soccer Mommy finished the Melbourne; and final show of her two leg Australia tour. The show was filled with many fun moments as well as Soccer Mommy’s (Sophie Allison) appreciation towards her Melbourne fans who filled the Howler in Brunswick for the near sold out […]

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Live Review: Toto – Festival Hall, Melbourne (04.01.19)

January 7, 2019

After forty years on the road, one could forgive Toto for having lost something over their long touring history but if the band’s Friday night performance at Festival Hall was anything to go by, Toto will probably be touring for many more years to come. The run sheet for Toto’s performance was an interesting one […]

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Photo Gallery: Beyond The Valley Day Four – Lardner Park, VIC (31.12.18)

January 4, 2019

The final day of Beyond The Valley brought the fun with PNAU, English powerhouses The Kook’s, Ball Park Music and Remi all there to celebrate the chiming of the new year!

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Live Review: Beyond the Valley Day Four – Lardner Park (31.12.18)

January 4, 2019

The final day of Beyond the Valley continued the trend of an eclectic festival focussing on the enjoyment of all the participants with countless acts across multiple genres as electronic heavyweights Duke Dumont, Dom Dolla and Yotto stood alongside Indie rock juggernaut The Kooks and Australian sweethearts Ball Park Music. The final day hit the […]

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