If there is one thing worth preaching about, it’s rock and roll. And Midnight Alibi preaches it as good as anyone. To them, rock and roll ain’t what it used to be – but that is something they want to change. They’re down’n’dirty rock’n’rollers, who’ll play anywhere, anytime.
Autumn is alive with the sounds of “modern day gypsy” Marta Pacek and the “amazing charming” Jessica Stuart Few, who have teamed up for a string of dates. Marta grew up on the outskirts of Canberra and began her career writing and recording with Mark Seymour.
Oh what a night you have in store at Geelong’s Barwon Club on April 5, my friends. Los Chicos will be the king on the throne on a night which will also welcome Spencer P. Jones & the Escape Committee, Powerline Sneakers, Midnight Woolf, The Kremlings, Macondo Blowout, The Dipsticks, Wet Lips and Gonzo.
In 2010, a bunch of dudes broke free from their rut to form Northeast Party House. Combining the exhilaration of dance music with pop hooks and rock backbone, the band struck gold with their track ‘Dusk’. Since then, fans have been hoping for something with a little more bulk.
Slow-dance country music is one way Pork Chop Party has been described; horny suicidal music is another. And Anto Macaroni and Pinky Blue are the ragged souls behind it all. Early last year the pair released their debut 7˝ The Suicidal Sounds of Pork Chop Party, a release that came with the unofficial warning…
Are you familiar with Dark Tempo? Well, have a seat and let me buy you a beer. Dark Tempo is a small Warrnambool-based event organiser dedicated to delivering a wide range of dance music. While you will often find a headliner, Dark Tempo also encourages and supports local talent through their fresh and exciting dance parties, one of which will hit The Loft, Warrnambool this Saturday night, March 21.
Bloc Party frontman Kele Okereke lands in ‘In the Loop’ territory tonight, with a date at The Karova in Ballarat. The tour supports his second album, Trick, released towards the end of last year. Recorded in London and New York, the album, the follow-up to 2010’s The Boxer, saw Kele dive headfirst into electronic music, scoring a good chunk of warm press in the process.
Geelong will welcome another new live music venue at the end of the month, with the opening of St James. Many people would know the space by previous names including Blue Martini, Statik or even Escalation, however the new owners are looking to bring not only a fresh face to the venue but also a fresh sound. We spoke with venue manager Ken Fountain and entertainment manager Brendan Yuen to find out a bit more.
The rumours are true: Fleetwood Mac are bringing their On With the Show world tour to Australia and New Zealand and Geelong are lucky enough to gain a visit. Touring as a five-piece for the first time since 1998, the band will head to A Day On the Green at Mt Duneed Estate on November 7.
Please make feel welcome Portland’s Red Fang, who will be touching down in Australia shortly for their first headline tour. While the heavy-hitting band did take in Soundwave in 2013, this tour casts the spotlight firmly on them. The band released their latest (and third) album, Whales and Leeches, in 2013.