The music industry can be fickle at times, and while The Darkness may not have the pulling power they once had, it was evident from last night’s performance they are still one of the best live bands of the modern era.
“It’s a new beast entirely,” Adam says. “I sometimes have an internal struggle on that one and ask if we should call it Birds of Tokyo at all.”
Sarah Blasko chats with The Upside News about making a ‘synthy’ pop album.
Santa Claus ain’t got nothin’ on Adelaide’s favourite hot-pants-wearing German who is set to dash through Flinders Street to bring a sleigh full of your favourite pop hits to the German Club.
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.
Future Islands will play the Governor Hindmarsh Hotel, supported by Curse ov Dialect, on Friday November 13 so grab your tickets through the venue and keep your eye on their Facebook page for any hidden ticket hints!
You are invited to join RVS for a night of food, drinks and tunes by local talent, followed by a performance by The Revolution Corporate Band, where you can kick your heels up.