Night two of Tokyo Jet Daze – A Japanese Punk Weekender was even more explosive than night one, as Guitar Wolf and The 184.108.40.206’s shook The RCC to its foundations with their brand of wild garage rock and roll.
Reine Beau Anderson Dudley sings The Carpenters hits beautifully, never trying to slavishly emulate the original vocal stylings, yet delivering interpretations that are often as stunningly emotive and affective as the originals.
‘Yesterday’ is a slick piece of British rom-com hokum. It’s fun, and works on a number of levels, but doesn’t tax the brain too much,
INTERVIEW: JOHN PAUL YOUNG ON HIS ADMIRATION FOR THE SONGWRITING GENIUS OF HARRY VANDA & GEORGE YOUNG
The Upside News caught up with JPY at home in the idyllic surrounds of Lake Macquarie to speak with him about his upcoming Vanda & Young Songbook tour and his relationship with, arguably, Australia’s greatest ever songwriting duo.
Get ready for LadyBeatlemania at this year’s Adelaide Fringe!
INTERVIEW: JOHN STEEL OF THE ANIMALS SETS THE RECORD STRAIGHT ON THE EVE OF THE BAND’S RETURN TO ADELAIDE
The Upside News had a long chat with rock legend John Steel about The Animals’ impending return visit to Adelaide in November, and asked him to put us straight on a whole host of contentious stories from the band’s past…
ADELAIDE CABARET FRINGE REVIEW: AN ABRIDGED HISTORY OF MODERN MUSIC – WITH THE DEER JOHNS, AT THE ADELAIDE ROWING CLUB
The Deer Johns approached this performance as a chance to indulge in some high-spirited fun and gave the assembled crowd a more than generous opportunity to sing and dance, and relive the rock and roll abandon of their suburban youth.
Mad Dogs: The Full Cocker – a glorious and memorable celebration of the power of classic rock music. 5 stars!
Robyn Hitchcock snuck into town to play at The Grace Emily on Wednesday night. As usual, when a genius is at work, memorable moments came thick and fast.
British post-progressive alternative rockers, Anathema, are heading to Adelaide next Saturday night. Singer Vincent Cavanagh spoke to The Upside News at length about a whole host of things that indicate their upcoming show at The Gig will be a massive event that should not be missed!