NEW RELEASE // ‘Same As It Ever Was’ – Moog the Eternal Downer

It’s been a difficult time for musicians, trying to cope with losing their performance income and staying creatively sane, but if an influx of DIY bedroom produced releases like this emerge, there could just be some light at the end of the tunnel.

EP REVIEW // LOONS (debut EP)

WORDS BY TARA CAMPBELL Newcastle Indie Rock band ‘Loons’ are back at it again with their newest release ‘LOONS’. This five-track EP is set to release on the 3rd of April on all streaming platforms. A step up from the previous single’s released by the boys, it’s a display of exactly what the young musicContinue reading “EP REVIEW // LOONS (debut EP)”

TEMPORARY TEAM FAVOURITES // Greta Stanley, Dave, RAAVE TAPES and more

WORDS BY TARA CAMPBELL The Temporary Team love live music, and in the previous few weeks there were some pretty amazing new releases in music. Here’s some of our favourites: Soak into This – Greta Stanley The young Cairns-based singer is back with another memorable track ‘Soak Into This’. This track has more of aContinue reading “TEMPORARY TEAM FAVOURITES // Greta Stanley, Dave, RAAVE TAPES and more”

SINGLE REVIEW // Lay Down (Southern End)

WORDS BY EMERALD WEST (EM VIOLET) Newcastle band Southern End are no strangers when it comes to releasing catchy music.Their new single is just an example of that. The four piece have shared a stage with bands such as Spacey Jane, RAAVE TAPES and Thirsty Merc and they are known for their energetic live performances.Continue reading “SINGLE REVIEW // Lay Down (Southern End)”

TEMPORARY TEAM FAVOURITES // Slapjack, Milky Thred, Cry Club and more

WORDS BY TARA CAMPBELL The Temporary Team love live music, and in the previous few weeks there were some pretty amazing new releases in music. Here’s some of our favourites: OBVIOUS – CRY CLUB This song is the song our music industry has been missing. It’s exactly how the duo explains it ‘Bubblegum Queer Punk’Continue reading “TEMPORARY TEAM FAVOURITES // Slapjack, Milky Thred, Cry Club and more”

LIVE REVIEW + GALLERY // Verge Collection (Waywards, Sydney)

WORDS + IMAGES BY JACQUI SHARAH On the 21st of February Verge Collection headlined a show at Waywards at the bank, Newtown. As I walked into the venue as doors opened, the excitement was high as we anticipated the entrance of the opening acts Mimi the Desert Pearl and Good Lekker on the small, instrumentContinue reading “LIVE REVIEW + GALLERY // Verge Collection (Waywards, Sydney)”

LIVE REVIEW + INTERVIEW // Cooks and Bakers (Cambridge Hotel)

WORDS AND INTERVIEW BY ZACHARY HERBERT IMAGE BY KYLE BURGESS From the get go it was obvious that this was going to be a massive show, with what I would estimate to be roughly 50% of the room filled before openers Marmalade finished their set. So it was no surprise to find out that byContinue reading “LIVE REVIEW + INTERVIEW // Cooks and Bakers (Cambridge Hotel)”

LIVE REVIEW + GALLERY // The Smyths (The Factory Theatre)

WORDS AND IMAGES BY ANDREW BRASSINGTON Fans of the iconic 80’s indie heroes: The Smiths were in for a treat last Saturday night. Sydney’s Factory Theatre fell under a haze of jangly guitars, wistful melodies and funky basslines as the world’s most renowned Smiths cover band, aptly named The Smyths, paid homage to the greats.Continue reading “LIVE REVIEW + GALLERY // The Smyths (The Factory Theatre)”

LIVE REVIEW + GALLERY // Vera Blue (Roundhouse UNSW)

WORDS AND IMAGES BY TALYA JACOBSON When you think about university O-week gigs, you think of open mic nights, karaoke events and toga parties. But those who flooded the UNSW Roundhouse during O-week 2020 discovered something a little different when Vera Blue took to the stage, presenting possibly the biggest O-week gig university life hasContinue reading “LIVE REVIEW + GALLERY // Vera Blue (Roundhouse UNSW)”