Your guide to all that’s Aussie at this week’s CMJ music marathon in New York.
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’ [...]
This is the first of a series of recaps of the Aussie music events at SXSW 2012 in Austin, Texas. After the first eventful day of music at SXSW (where the noisy DZ Deathrays were actually shut down for being too noisy), Sounds Australia held a second, much quieter and intimate showcase of “Speed Sets” – [...]
“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 [...]