Author: Daniel Hanssen

Live Review: The Lumineers + Tyne James Organ, Enmore Theatre, Sydney (22.07.19)

July 25, 2019

After a couple of stellar Splendour In The Grass sets between both The Lumineers and their opener, Tyne James Organ they were able to back them up again during the only Australian sideshow The Lumineers provided. Tyne-James Organ was a brilliant opener for The Lumineers, while his sound had an abundance of energy, Tyne-James has […]

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Photo Gallery: The Lumineers + Tyne-James Organ – Enmore Theatre, Sydney (22.07.19)

July 24, 2019

The Lumineers put on a memorable set on Monday for their only Splendour In The Grass sideshow, the group catered to their adoring Sydney fans with a set list that included all of the fan favourites and a couple from their up and coming album III.   

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Live Review: Hilltop Hoods close Splendour In The Grass, Day Three, Byron Bay, (21.07.19)

July 22, 2019

Splendour In The Grass’ final day of performances saw the acts wind down and a softer mood take over the festival. Folk performances were aplenty with Matt Corby and The Lumineers putting together some incredible moments, intermingling with the raucous energy of masterful performances by SZA and Hilltop Hoods. Of course, the day was haunted […]

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Live Review: Childish Gambino nourished our spirits – Splendour In The Grass, Day Two (20.07.19)

July 21, 2019

After the high spirit opening day of Splendour In The Grass’, its second had a lot to live up to. Of course, this was no problem with a line-up that would be the envy of most other festivals in Australia. While a minority of the crowd skulked through the gates, looking a bit rougher around […]

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Live Review: Maribou State + Swooping Duck – Forum Theatre, Melbourne (18.07.19)

July 21, 2019

Completing their run of Splendour slideshows before their inevitable super set on Saturday, Maribou State put on a brilliant set for those unfortunate enough to miss out on the festival action over the weekend. The London duo used the evening to stamp their quality as they melded live instrumentation with some golden production work. While […]

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Live Review: Splendour In The Grass 2019, Day One, North Byron Parklands, (19.07.19)

July 20, 2019

After selling over 40,000 tickets this year – a sell out, as always – Splendour in the Grass led up to headliners Tame Impala with a string of stunning performances by both international and Aussie acts. A testament to how strong the festival’s curation has gotten, those strictly in it for the love of live […]

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Live Review: An Evening With The Punch Brothers – State Theatre, Melbourne, (16.07.19)

July 18, 2019

While Australia fancies in the upcoming Splendour In The Grass and the indie/pop music it brings with it, folk guns and Grammy award winners; The Punch Brothers have snuck in under the radar to put on a memorable evening. The group made up of mandolinist Chris Thile, guitarist Chris Eldridge, banjoist Noam Pikelny, double bassist […]

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Live Review: Eliott + Morgan Bain + Shannen James – Northcote Social Club, Melbourne (06.07.19)

July 10, 2019

Melbourne was treated to a wonderful selection of artists on Saturday night as Eliott celebrated her release of “Shaking My Hips” by performing at Northcote Social Club alongside Shannen James and Morgan Bain. It may have been a late night out, but it was worth braving Melbourne’s cold travelling to Northcote to see all three […]

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Live Review: Polish Club + Approachable Members of Your Local Community + Dulcie – 170 Russell, Melbourne (28.06.19)

July 2, 2019

Melbourne’s 170 Russell St was lit up over the weekend by the high energy soul-rock of Polish Club as a for a big bash celebrating the release of their new album Iguana. The Sydney duo brought along Perth group Dulcie and Melbourne locals Approachable Members of Your Local Community for the party, giving the groups […]

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Photo Gallery: Polish Club + Approachable Members of Your Local Community + Dulcie, 170 Russell, Melbourne (28.06.19)

July 2, 2019

Polish Club, Approachable Members of Your Local Community and Dulcie put on a performance of the year at 170 Russell, celebrating Polish Club’s newest album Iguana with their usual flair.

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Photo Gallery: Methyl Ethel + Broncho + Ada Lea, Forum Theatre, Melbourne (20.06.19)

June 24, 2019

Methyl Ethyl played two massive shows in Melbourne last week, pulling out some of their biggest hits alongside touring openers, Broncho and Ada Lea.

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Live Review: Methyl Ethel + Broncho + Ada Lea, Forum Theatre, Melbourne (20.06.19)

June 23, 2019

Methyl Ethel put on a couple of shows to remember over Thursday and Friday night, gracing Melbourne with the celebration of the band’s newest album Triage at Melbourne’s Forum Theatre. Along with them came Ada Lea and Broncho to help warm up the Forum’s crowd for a dreamy Methyl Ethel set. Ada Lea and Broncho […]

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Live Review: Deborah Conway and Willy Zygier with The Men, Hamer Hall, Melbourne (16.06.19)

June 20, 2019

If you’ve wished to see the pinnacle of lyrical songwriting with a pragmatic twist, you definitely need to find yourself listening to an album of Deborah Conway. Alongside her long time partner, Willy Zygeir, the two have crafted some sensation works over the past twenty five years. Sunday night was an opportunity to hear these […]

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Photo Gallery: Deborah Conway + Willy Zygeir, Hamer Hall, Melbourne (16.06.19)

June 19, 2019

Deborah Conway and Willy Zygeir were a masterclass of Australian music as they crossed over The Words Of Men and Bitch Epic at Hamer Hall over the weekend.

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Live Review: Sharon Van Etten + BATTS – Hamer Hall, Melbourne (11.06.19)

June 14, 2019

If you’ve ever seen a performer such as Sharon Van Etten, you’d understand the term ‘smooth operator’. This was something that was seemingly obvious at Hamer Hall on Tuesday night as Sharon closed up the Australian leg of her Remind Me Tomorrow tour. Along for the ride was Melbourne’s vert own BATTS, who proved to […]

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Photo Gallery: Sharon Van Etten + BATTS – Hamer Hall, Melbourne (11.06.19)

June 14, 2019

Sharon Van Etten was a wonderful addition to Melbourne’s nightlife this week as she closed her Australian tour alongside local artist BATTS. Danny brings us these shots from night.

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Live Review: Rudimental + Sneaky Sound System – Margaret Court Arena, Melbourne (10.06.19)

June 12, 2019

UK outfit Rudimental closed out the rescheduled Australian leg of their massive “Toast To Our Differences” world tour in style at Melbourne’s Margaret Court Arena on Sunday night, helping to elevate their fantastic album Toast To Our Differences to even greater heights. Joining the band to bask in the musically driven madness of the Melbourne crowd, […]

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Photo Gallery: Rudimental + Sneaky Sound System, Margaret Court Arena, Melbourne (10.06.19)

June 11, 2019

Rudimental and Sneaky Sound System put on a major performance at Margaret Court Arena on Sunday night, bringing their Australian tour to a close.

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Live Review: Seth Sentry + Birdz + Odd Sox – Croxton Bandroom, Melbourne (08.06.19)

June 11, 2019

If you had never been to a Seth Sentry show, you would probably be unprepared for the shenanigans, or at the very least you’d know his personality was inclined towards them through his music. Seth has been away from the touring circuit for awhile but, alongside the release of his recent single “Wrong One” seemingly […]

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Photo Gallery: Seth Sentry + Birdz + Odd Sox – Croxton Bandroom, Melbourne (08.06.19)

June 10, 2019

Seth Sentry pumped up his home crowd at the Croxton Bandroom alongside Odd Sox and Birdz over the weekend, seeing the rapper back at it was a treat, with his attitude and wit as sharp as ever.

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