LIVE REVIEW: Jen Cloher, Tiny Ruins @ Red Rattler, Sydney

Jen Cloher, Tiny Ruins Red Rattler Theatre, Marrickville, NSW Australia 20th September, 2018 A sold out Sydney show is a great way to kick off a solo tour for Jen Cloher and as she revealed during her set, this was her first ever solo headline gig. A surprising event given the career Cloher’s established over the last dozen years. Hollie Fullbrook is better known as … Continue reading LIVE REVIEW: Jen Cloher, Tiny Ruins @ Red Rattler, Sydney

ALBUM REVIEW: Robert Scott – The Green House

It took Robert Scott a decade to get from his debut solo album (The Creeping Unknown, 2001) to 2011’s Ends Run Together and now he’s turned around his third effort in a mere three years. Of course Scott isn’t just sitting around twiddling his thumbs and working on his paintings between records; he’s still actively involved in both The Bats and The Clean and from … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Robert Scott – The Green House

INTERVIEW: Tiny Ruins

HUMAN FRAILTY  SINCE HER LAST VISIT TO AUSTRALIA TINY RUINS’ HOLLIE FULLBROOK HAS BEEN PONDERING HER NEXT MUSICAL MOVE AND CRASHING SCOOTERS. SHE SHE FILLS CHRIS FAMILTON IN ON ALL THE DETAILS. Imagine traveling to a far flung part of the world like Zanzibar to visit someone close to you and with a head full of intrepid explorer ideas, hiring scooters and in the flash … Continue reading INTERVIEW: Tiny Ruins

NEWS: New Zealand’s Taite Music Prize 2012 Finalists Announced…

The Taite Music Prize is the equivalent of the UK’s Mercury Prize or the Australian Music Prize and recognises outstanding creativity for an album release. The award is $10,000 in cash to be used however the artist wants. This year’s finalists are: Andrew Keoghan – Arctic Tales Divide (Brave Beluga Records) Beastwars – Beastwars (Destroy Records) David Dallas – The Rose Tint (Dirty Records) She’s … Continue reading NEWS: New Zealand’s Taite Music Prize 2012 Finalists Announced…

LIVE REVIEW: Tiny Ruins @ Notes, Sydney 22/07/11

written by Chris Familton Sam Shinazzi opened the evening in three piece mode with Barry Adamson on guitar and Peabody’s Bruno Brayovic on bass. Playing mainly tracks from his recently released album When the Lights Come Up Shinazzi did justice to the recorded versions, even exceeding them in some cases like the wistful Movie of Your Life and the devotional Everything To Me. Brayovic provided … Continue reading LIVE REVIEW: Tiny Ruins @ Notes, Sydney 22/07/11