A new concept has arrived in Adelaide and it’s set to change how we view South Australian arts – quite literally.
Graham Cornes was a champion footballer, a great coach and is a respected media personality. But last week, his comments about the first televised Women’s AFL match were out on the full.
In contrast with the very sad circumstances that gave rise to Tigersapp, the music is bright, lively and brimming with ideas.
The Age of Entitlement is an album for the ages. Taking on Australian politics in 2015 with the same clarity and passion as Midnight Oil did in 1982 with 10,9,8,7,6,5,4,3,2,1, The Basics present a fine collection of engaging songs delivered with feeling, humour and acumen.
“…to get a chance to give fans, (especially those who rarely get a chance to see myself or the band), an opportunity to catch new music as well as tunes they’ve grown up on is what makes the show special.”
The tide of history is moving against the conservative view; public opinion has shifted and it’s now incumbent upon those left in that camp to convince us why we shouldn’t join the UK, New Zealand, the US and many other countries in embracing such change.
Scott says he, Brian and Dale are very much looking forward to swinging into town and, in particular, playing the Highbury for the first time.
The paring of The BellRays and Dallas Frasca was an inspired choice. Both acts have a take-no-prisoners approach to rock’n’roll, complete with charismatic front-women who leave you with no choice but to engage in the live experience.
The Reclink Community Cup is set to fill the void left by the lack of AFL finals here, with what is shapes as the football match of the year, when local musicians and media face off at Coopers Stadium this Sunday.
The fight to stay relevant in music is real, but Lisa says she’s happy staying right where she is, doing what she does, rather than appeal to the status quo.