The energy in the room the whole night was just incredible throughout each set and the bands brought their A game as soon as they stepped foot onto the stage. It was a wonderful night, with wonderful people and it will stay in everyone’s minds for a long time.
Hearing the classic stuff, some new stuff, and some really new stuff was an absolute treat for the audience.
Local bands launching their latest music will always be some of the best gigs to attend, and Vanilla Gorilla’s single launch was no exception to this
Coast and Ocean is Alex Johnson. Growing up on the South Coast of NSW, with the ocean by his feet has certainly influenced his fresh musical style of R&B, surf hip-hop & soul. Recently he has released his new single ‘Lost’. He took the time to let Temporary Dreamer reader’s know his advice for when you feel lost. Check it out below…
‘When I Fall’ is the newest release from Newcastle’s Cooks & Bakers, an indie anthem that will be cemented into your head for days after listening.
Queensland Electronic sibling duo Lastlings have unplugged their D.J Equipment and shared their aptly titled EP with us; Acoustic Live. It comes after their acclaimed 2020 release, First Contact. This EP restyles a number of their hit tracks and really displays the experienced and talented musicians the brother and sister are.
Knock And Run Theatre is back with another incredible piece of work directed by James Chapman. Two Point Oh (2.0), written by Jeffrey Jackson is a play that mixes traditional theatre with multimedia in a way that will fascinate, intrigue (and at times, scare you).
I don’t think sticking to a genre as an artist is as important these days as it used to be because the music world is so single based. You could do a whole album of completely different genres and you would be picking a different audience for each track which I don’t think is a negative thing.
Though facing teething pains, Yours & Owls is a return to form for live music in this state and for festivals on a wider scale. With acts performing at 100 and music-starved attendees ready to dance their feet off, it’s a promising sign of what’s to come.
After a tough twelve months, this gig felt like one big hug, bringing everyone back and reuniting the music industry. The night is one that will stick with me for such a long time, with The Ruben’s set being one of my all-time favourites.