Tag: Melbourne

Single Review: Dick Diver – ‘Tearing the Posters Down’

Melbourne indie-pop darlings Dick Diver are now only a month away from releasing their highly anticipated third full length Melbourne, Florida. Having previously released the album’s infectiously upbeat first single ‘Waste the Alphabet’ back in December, the foursome have very kindly decided to drop a follow up in the form of ‘Tearing the Posters Down’ One can’t help…

Gig Review: They Might Be Giants

Who: They Might Be Giants Where: The Corner Hotel, Melbourne When: April 23rd 2013 For a band that have been active since 1982, my only real prior knowledge of They Might Be Giants’ musical output involved their 2002 theme tune ‘Boss of Me’ from Malcolm in the Middle. Adding to this fact, is that the…

Gig Review: Iggy & The Stooges

Who: Iggy & The Stooges Where: Festival Hall, Melbourne When: 27th March 2013 When The Stooges, i.e. godfathers of the US punk movement, decided to not just reunite a little over a decade ago, but still wanted to release new material, there was an obvious cloud of fear that appeared to fans of the group.…

Gig Review: Michael Kiwanuka

Who: Michael Kiwanuka Where: St. Michael’s Uniting Church, Collins St., Melbourne When: 26th March 2013 Having passed St Michael’s Uniting Church numerous times during my time here in Melbourne, I have always been taken aback by its almost Gothic like exterior, which includes an array of differing coloured brick work and Romanesque arches throughout. Having…

Gig Review: St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival

What: St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival Where: Footscray Community Arts Centre, Melbourne When: Sunday 3rd February 2013 What initially started off as a city centre based music event in a Melbourne laneway in 2004, the St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival has since developed into a large scale touring affair. Nowadays it stops off at spots in Sydney, Perth,…

Gig Review: Weezer

Who: Weezer When: Wed 16th January 2013 Where:  Sydney Myer Bowl, Melbourne Memories Tour: ‘The Blue Album’   A lot had been written in the lead up to this gig about the return of Weezer to Australian soil, with   particular emphasis being on the fact that this tour was their first visit in 16 years. To…