LIVE REVIEW: U2 @ Sydney Cricket Ground, 2019

U2, Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds Sydney Cricket Ground 22 November, 2019 For 43 years Bono, the Edge, Adam Clayton and Larry Mullen Jr have been playing music together. From Dublin bars to stadiums across the world, they’re one of the few legendary bands to boast such longevity with their original lineup – something that Bono would give gratitude and praise for across an epic … Continue reading LIVE REVIEW: U2 @ Sydney Cricket Ground, 2019

ALBUM REVIEW: U2 – Songs Of Experience

U2 are a band that have always traded in grand gestures, yet at their finest and self-defining moments they’ve always tempered the pretension with mystery, mood or atmosphere. The spacious textures of  the Daniel Lanois-indebted The Joshua Tree, the emotive post-punk chime and sparkle of those early singles and the dark grooves of Achtung Baby all showed a creative and experimental group who, on Songs … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: U2 – Songs Of Experience

SONIC KICKS: Charlie Horse

Charlie Horse released one of our favourite albums of the year with I Hope I’m Not A Monster and in a full interview that we’ll be publishing in the coming weeks they tell us they’re already halfway through the next record which should be out in the second half of 2013. With a widescreen rock n roll sound that draws influence from Neil Young, The … Continue reading SONIC KICKS: Charlie Horse

SONIC KICKS: Suzy Connolly

Suzy Connolly’s highly recommended debut album Night Larks that came out near the start of the year is still one of the best releases of 2012 so we wanted to delve into her musical history to find out what influenced her and which albums were landmarks at various points of her life. The first album I bought… The Police | Regatta De Blanc. I come from … Continue reading SONIC KICKS: Suzy Connolly

NEWS: U2 release 20th anniversary editions of Achtung Baby…

Recorded over 6 months in 1991 in Berlin and Dublin, Achtung Baby was U2’s seventh studio album. It was produced by Daniel Lanois , Brian Eno and Steve Lillywhite and mixed and engineered by Flood. Led by “The Fly”, Achtung Baby spawned four more huge hit singles, “Mysterious Ways”, “One”, “Even Better Than The Real Thing” and “Who’s Gonna Ride Your Wild Horses”. Heralded by … Continue reading NEWS: U2 release 20th anniversary editions of Achtung Baby…

LIVE REVIEW: U2 @ ANZ Stadium, Sydney 13/12/10

written by Chris Familton It has certainly been heavyweight season lately with the likes of Metallica, Bon Jovi and Guns n Roses coming through town but the biggest of them all is U2. Certainly they are the band with the widest appeal and even the most casual fan knows that the Irish quartet will always deliver a spectacular multimedia show. U2 chose to bring along … Continue reading LIVE REVIEW: U2 @ ANZ Stadium, Sydney 13/12/10