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The War On Drugs

Review: The War On Drugs In Melbourne

by Zak Hepburn

A live set by The War On Drugs is akin to having a wave of euphoria splash directly into your face.

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Dappled Cities


by Zak Hepburn

The Sydney outfit DAPPLED CITIES clearly come to life when performing live.

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Youth Lagoon

REVIEW: YOUTH LAGOON, Corner Hotel 29 July 2012

by Zak Hepburn

The atmospheric and soothing sounds of Youth Lagoon with the moniker of fresh-faced 22-year-old Trevor Powers proved to be a minimalist invitation for dreamers to close out the weekend.

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Review: Zulu Winter / Howler / Friends, Corner Hotel, 24th July 2012

by Zak Hepburn

A buzz band triple bill at Melbourne’s Corner Hotel provides a sensational Splendor side show experience!

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The Shins

REVIEW: THE SHINS, Festival Hall, July 23rd 2012, Melbourne

by Zak Hepburn

After a five year absence from the OZ tour scene, James Mercer returns with a new edition of his industrious indie act The Shins to wince the night away.

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Of Monsters And Men, Photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo

REVIEW: OF MONSTERS AND MEN, Corner Hotel 20 July 2012

by Zak Hepburn

Icelandic band Of Monsters And Men delivered over an hour of infectious folk pop fusion on their inaugural voyage to Melbourne.

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Mark Kozelek

REVIEW: Mark Kozelek, Melbourne 11 June 2012

by Zak Hepburn

Mark Kozelek presents an evening of gentle memories and broken embraces.

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Zola Jesus

REVIEW: Zola Jesus, The Toff, Melbourne, 2 June 2012

by Zak Hepburn

Zola Jesus’ first Melbourne show presents an epic, iconoclastic sound, full of dark evocative beauty.

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Brian Jonestown Massacre - Image by Damien Loverso

REVIEW: The Brian Jonestown Massacre, Forum Theatre, May 19, 2012

by Zak Hepburn

Notorious psych act The Brian Jonestown Massacre scramble brains with the Raveonettes at the Forum Theatre.

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Florence Welch, Florence and the Machine - Photo By Ros O'Gorman

REVIEW: Florence and the Machine, Melbourne 20 May 2012

by Zak Hepburn

Fire-haired Florence Welch and her machine deliver an excitable 90 minutes of anthemic power pop.

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Mount Kimbie

REVIEW: Mount Kimbie, The Hi-Fi Bar, Melbourne, 3 May, 2012

by Zak Hepburn

British experimental electronic outfit Mount Kimbie played to a sold-out crowd at Melbourne’s Hi Fi last Thursday.

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An Horse

REVIEW: An Horse, Corner Hotel, Melbourne, 27 April 2012

by Zak Hepburn

An intimate crowd was exposed to a serious dose of indie rock from Brisbane duo An Horse.

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REVIEW: The’s, The Tote Hotel, Melbourne, April 24, 2012

by Zak Hepburn

As the’s took their places on the infamous stage of Melbourne’s iconic Tote Band Room, the sold out audience was rife for the distinct brand of powderpuff rockabilly the Japanese rockers are known for.

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Husky Gawenda of the band Husky - Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo

REVIEW: Husky, Corner Hotel, Melbourne, April 19, 2012

by Zak Hepburn

Arriving on stage before a sold out Corner Hotel audience, Husky received a warm welcome fitting for the return of the prodigal sons of Melbourne’s music scene.

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