The music industry has again done it tough in 2021. And while touring new material has been pretty much impossible, musicians have continued to release excellent material. So here is the Upside take on the the best of it!
What was your favourite music from 2019? There was some excellent material released this year and, in our annual wrap up of the best albums, we look back on just some of the great records that dropped in the last 12 months.
Los Chicos’s lead singer, Rafa Sunen, spoke to The Upside News the day after his band’s magnificent support slot at Radio Birdman’s only Adelaide show.
With such an impressive catalogue of well-loved songs, it’s probably time we had a Nick Cave tribute show. Doing justice to this legendary material, however, is no easy task. Thankfully, local group, the Dark Seeds are up to the task.
As has been our tradition over the past few years, here is the top 30 albums for 2016 according to The Upside News.
The film is quite a revelation; at a surface level dealing with the recording of the latest Bad Seeds’ album, Skeleton Tree, it is actually about so much more.
Nick Cave has been an innovator his entire career, and the approach taken to this release proves no different, with a film event coinciding with the new album, Skeleton Tree.
2014 has been a year that has underscored the value of the rock’n’roll live experience, but it has also made me worry about its future.
A seated gig at the Festival Theatre is not the usual set up for an audience with Nick Cave. Looking out at the crowd part way through Sunday night’s performance, Cave commented that it was strange to see everyone seated. This was always going to be a bit different…