Rocketman does nothing short of strap you in and send you deep into the life of Elton John on his rise to fame, the fantastical, bejewelled, colourful, explosion of chaos that it is… You walk into this film expecting to see the music and the career that made the legend, but what you’re gifted is the beautifully raw Reginald Kenneth Dwight, learning that the only love he ever needed to want was his own. Rocketman is a cinematic musical masterpiece and a heart-warming ode to selflove.
Vinyl Squeeze opened its doors eighteen months ago and has established itself as one of Adelaide’s best record shops. Last week it launched its website which means that they’ve now got another 800,000 items for record enthusiasts to browse through and buy!
The Upside News got a chance to talk to legendary song writer, Andrew McSweeney about Dirty Rascal’s latest single release, What Would Love Do and coinciding tour, politics and motivations, what it was like working with the late great Ross Hannaford and plans for the future.
Maggie Rogers and Stella Donnelly will play at Thebarton Theatre on May 25
We talked to drummer Anthony Caruso ahead of the tour to discuss the different forms that Rue took while recording, how the album was inspired by Elvis Presley and Queen, the difficulties of choosing a live setlist and their reasons behind their support for the tour.
Check out Kay Cann’s photos of Gary Clark Jr and Hamish Anderson from their performance at Thebarton Theatre […]
Bringing along US based Aussie expat Hamish Anderson as a support act, Gary Clark Jr treated us to an exhibition of guitar mastery at Thebarton Theatre on ANZAC Day, in what was a grand celebration of modern blues music.
Maree Holmes was there to capture some of the musical action featuring Thirsty Merc, Neon Tetra and Abbey Howlett.
There was no better way to begin the Easter Holidays than a night with Pagan as they kicked off ‘The Evil Eye’ national tour at the Crown and Anchor on Thursday 18 April.
we chatted with guitarist Alex to hear about their recent massive stadium shows, how their hiatus was a blessing in disguise and how their little hometown of Ipswich unexpectedly kickstarted their success.