Your guide to all that’s Aussie at this week’s CMJ music marathon in New York.
Gold Coast wild men The DeathSet came to Santos Party House in New York City’s Chinatown for the first show in their adopted hometown in roughly 6 months. The night was billed as “Punk Rock Loves Moombahton”, with the headliners joining punk and hardcore cover band F*cking Bullshit and Brooklyn’s K-Holes playing sets between DJs [...]
We headed to the Lower East Side a few weeks ago to catch an Aussie double bill at the Mercury Lounge that featured singer Grace Woodroofe and upcoming band Husky. Having been unfamiliar with both acts, we were pleasantly surprised and yearning for more rocking out when it was over. The evening started out with [...]
Recently reunited Sydney trio feedtime, yes with a lowercase ‘f’, surfaced in Brooklyn for the first of three area shows in celebration of their newly released anthology The Aberrant Years. Founded around 1978 and influencing people such as Mudhoney’s Mark Arm until a breakup in 1989, the Sub-Pop released collection features all of the bands’ [...]
Kimbra Johnson Zottola, better known simply by her first name, took a night off from a national tour with the red hot Gotye to headline her first New York City concert this past Monday. And boy did the New Zealander turned Melbournite kill it at the Mercury Lounge. In a good way of course. Celebrating [...]
“This is so awkward. They should at least have TVs or something in here.” So was the conversation between Jordane Malane and Alex Wall of Bleeding Knees Club, obviously referring to the sparse crowd at New York City’s Mercury Lounge before their show on Tuesday night (March 6). While the club only filled in a [...]