LIVE REVIEW: Protomartyr @ Oxford Art Factory, Sydney

Protomartyr, Mere Women, Angie @ Oxford At Factory, Sydney Australia. February 16th, 2018 The best gigs are the ones where the creative quality and intensity builds evenly, seemingly at a symbiotic pace with the gathering audience. Angie set the scene with a low key and hypnotic opening set. This was another iteration of her solo incarnation, now fleshed out with drummer and acoustic guitarist. Previously … Continue reading LIVE REVIEW: Protomartyr @ Oxford Art Factory, Sydney

ALBUM REVIEW: Mere Women – Big Skies

Album number three for this Sydney quartet (previously a trio). The addition of bass guitar adds another layer of rhythm and movement to their sound as they tackle the experiences of women over different generations via their dark and swirling post punk. It can be a claustrophobic listen at times, the guitar acting like mesh and gauze with its washes of distortion and clanging reverb, … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Mere Women – Big Skies

LIVE REVIEW: Cash Savage & The Last Drinks

Cash Savage & The Last Drinks, Mere Women, Jep and Dep @ The Factory Floor, Sydney (26.05.17) Jep and Dep are on the downhill run to the release of their second LP, due for release in August, making this a chance to hear a brace of new tracks alongside songs from their debut Word Got Out. As is their fascinating dynamic, the duo exchanged barbed witty … Continue reading LIVE REVIEW: Cash Savage & The Last Drinks