Saving the Sando


· Friday, September 7, 2012 · Leave a Comment 


NEWTOWN: If you are someone who follows what is happening in the hotel industry, or even the music industry, then you’ll already know that the Sandringham Hotel has been forced into receivership. If you don’t know what I’m talking about, then let me fill you in.

South Sydney sings!


· Friday, September 7, 2012 · Leave a Comment 


Recently I was asked to venture out into the wonderful world of choirs. To my surprise it wasn’t a very long journey, as there are many choirs based in our local area. One of the beautiful voices I was fortunate enough to sit down and have a chat to was Andreas from the Camdenville Community Choir based at Camdenville Public School.

Ever so lively, oh so sultry


· Thursday, August 9, 2012 · Leave a Comment 


Late last year I was sitting on the grass in the beautiful Glenworth Valley watching the first act of the Peats Ridge Festival: The Rescue Ships. This was my first experience of anything Elana Stone and I was blown away, not only by the band’s engaging folk/pop melodies, but also by her truly awe-inspiring voice. Fast-forward to July 9, 2012, inside the cool and intimate confines of Venue 505 on Cleveland Street, where I’m waiting with bated breath for the tiny frame of Elana Stone to capture me with her solo show as much her previously mentioned collaboration with Brian Campeau. In short, she doesn’t disappoint, but more on that in a minute.

Music Review:Fighting words we Herd


· Tuesday, July 31, 2012 · Leave a Comment 


The so-called Pacific solution ran from 2001 to 2007. Now we’ve seen similar policies put forward by both sides of parliament. What are your thoughts on that? It…

Laurels not resting on debut: Music Review


· Tuesday, July 31, 2012 · Leave a Comment 


How long have you been working on material for Plains? I’ve noticed that “A Rival” has been a closer in your sets for a while now. Yeah, that’s…