We love Adelaide. We absolutely love it. Whenever we tour, we try to fit it in. I know a lot of bands miss it, but we have a really strong, dedicated fan base out there that have stuck with us for ten years.
Forming in Adelaide five years ago, Experience Floyd is much more than just a cover band, with a show that has evolved into a genuine multi-media experience, featuring lights, lasers and video to complement the celebrated songs of one of the all time great rock acts.
Sarah Blasko chats with The Upside News about making a ‘synthy’ pop album.
Mildura duo Jackson Firebird are gearing up for string of tour dates that will bring them to Adelaide’s Jive Bar on Friday 27th November in support of second studio album, Shake The Breakdown.
You can easily discern some of Blasko’s formative musical influences here: Talking Heads, New Order, Kate Bush and Michael Jackson are all somewhere in the mix. But this much more than the mere art of imitation; the album remains distinctly Blasko, with those slightly off-kilter rhythms and delicate melodies.
Along with her probing, erudite songs, the thing sets Holter apart from her alt-pop contemporaries is the clarity of sound on this record. While other indie darlings sing through that forced, I-couldn’t-give-a-shit accent or bury their voice in pursuit of an ethereal, lush soundscape, Holter’s rich vocals are front and centre, penetrating with precision.
After more than three decades in the music industry Stevens knows how to deliver: he still draws a strong crowd and they leave having had a great time. This is how a good rock’n’roll show should be.
Oculus Magnus is released through Great White Records, with Surviving Sharks launching the album at the Grace Emily Hotel this Saturday night.
FM radio may be awash with ‘Flame Trees’, ‘Cheap Wine’ and ‘Khe Sanh’ but, as great as those established numbers are, listeners deserve hear the material on The Perfect Crime: the songs stack up very well against the older material, but have the advantage of freshness and variety.
The Basics lived up to their name in a stripped down, intimate gig at the Grace Emily on Tuesday night; it was a thrilling, no-frills display of honest rock’n’roll.