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Gig review: The Rolling Stones on tour in Australia @ Hope Estate

Hope Estate, Pokolbin, New South Wales, Australia. Saturday, November 15th. Nestled between pastures and dusty roads in Pokolbin, about an hour’s drive from Newcastle, is Hope Estate. A celebrated winery situated in gentle green hills off a rural highway, Hope Estate turns into a unique showground when bands like The Rolling Stones come to town. […]

A Letter to Mr J. Spaceman, on the anniversary of a spectacular Antipodean Spiritualized concert

Mr J. Spaceman, A year ago today, I saw Spiritualized. For the first time, and hopefully not the last. The memories are still strong, and the experience still affects me to this day. I was in the third row, on the left hand side of the stage where you sat. An important detail, as visuals […]

Manic Street Preachers Gig Review: The Lions Tour Hits Sydney

Friday July 5th, 2013. The sporting undertones of Manic Street Preachers’ Sydney show were established long before the band sauntered on stage. Playing only two shows in Australia as part of their antipodean tour coinciding with the British Lions tour of Australia, it’s hardly surprising the band were greeted by a sea of rugby jerseys, […]