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GOOD RIDDANCE ANNOUNCE AUSTRALIAN TOUR THIS APRIL

GOOD RIDDANCE ANNOUNCE AUSTRALIAN TOUR THIS APRIL

GOOD RIDDANCE ANNOUNCE AUSTRALIAN TOUR THIS APRIL Good Riddance is a hardcore punk band from Santa Cruz, California which was formed in the early 1990s. The band grew out of California’s vibrant surfing and skateboarding culture and was influenced by such bands as Black Flag, The Adolescents, TSOL and Bad Religion as well as East […]

BLUESFEST ANNOUNCES EVEN MORE ROOTS, GROOVE AND BLUES!

BLUESFEST ANNOUNCES EVEN MORE ROOTS, GROOVE AND BLUES!

BLUESFEST ANNOUNCES EVEN MORE ROOTS, GROOVE AND BLUES! DAN SULTAN | ALL OUR EXES LIVE IN TEXAS | CHAIN | CON BRIO | MIA DYSON| SHAUN KIRK | CAITI BAKER | STEVE SMYTH | DOG TRUMPET| HANLON BROTHERS A stack of Aussie favourites have been announced for Bluesfest 2018, adding to the unbelievably jam-packed line […]

BE BY THE C WITH BERNARD FANNING, MISSY HIGGINS AND MORE

BE BY THE C WITH BERNARD FANNING, MISSY HIGGINS AND MORE

BE BY THE C WITH BERNARD FANNING, MISSY HIGGINS AND MORE By The C – the ultimate concert event that exemplifies the great Australian outdoors – will be staged at one of Perth’s favourite and most picturesque seaside locations, Cottesloe Beach. It will deliver the best of Australian music with two of our finest artists […]

SEAL RETURNS TO AUSTRALIA WITH HIS ORCHESTRA FOR THE ‘STANDARDS’ TOUR

SEAL RETURNS TO AUSTRALIA WITH HIS ORCHESTRA FOR THE ‘STANDARDS’ TOUR

SEAL RETURNS TO AUSTRALIA WITH HIS ORCHESTRA FOR THE ‘STANDARDS’ TOUR British soul legend Seal will tour Australia in March and April 2018 with his orchestra in support of his tenth studio album ‘Standards’. This stunning live show will feature Seal performing some of the greatest jazz standards and swing classics ever written and the […]

LIVE: RISE AGAINST – Perth, 7 Feb, 2018

LIVE: RISE AGAINST – Perth, 7 Feb, 2018

LIVE: RISE AGAINST – Perth, 7 Feb, 2018 HBF Stadium, Perth – Wednesday, 7 February, 2018 Reviewed by Melanie Scrafton The hardcore/punk band Bare Bones were a highly efficient warm up as the punters were filtering into HBF stadium, getting the crowd’s heads were nodding along as the set progressed. The 4 piece created a […]

INTERVIEW: JAKE BURNS, STIFF LITTLE FINGERS – January 2018

INTERVIEW: JAKE BURNS, STIFF LITTLE FINGERS – January 2018

INTERVIEW: JAKE BURNS, STIFF LITTLE FINGERS – January 2018 By Shane Pinnegar Heading Down Under for the band’s 40th anniversary (“give or take a year”, as their poster admits), Irish punk originals STIFF LITTLE FINGERS play 19 Feb at The Rosemount, Perth; 20 Feb at The Gov, Adelaide; 22 Feb at The Triffid, Brisbane; 23 […]

INTERVIEW: ZAACHARIAHA FIELDING & MICHAEL ROSS, ELECTRIC FIELDS - January 2018

INTERVIEW: ZAACHARIAHA FIELDING & MICHAEL ROSS, ELECTRIC FIELDS – January 2018

INTERVIEW: ZAACHARIAHA FIELDING & MICHAEL ROSS, ELECTRIC FIELDS – January 2018 By Shane Pinnegar Electro-pop duo, Electric Fields, open the Perth International Arts Festival’s Chevron Gardens on Friday, February 9, with a serve of their transcendent and mesmerising modern soul. Appearing along with the duo will be Arnhem Land beat poets Skinnyfish Sound System, remixing their tunes […]

THEATRE REVIEW: THE UNBELIEVABLES

THEATRE REVIEW: THE UNBELIEVABLES

THEATRE REVIEW: THE UNBELIEVABLES Crown Theatre, Perth – January 2018 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 7 ½ /10 The producers of the recent Illusionists shows bring a touch of Vegas to Perth with The Unbelievables, an action and comedy packed variety show at Crown Theatre compered by stand-up comedian Harrison Greenbaum, a very funny man who […]

MOVIE REVIEW: SWEET COUNTRY

MOVIE REVIEW: SWEET COUNTRY

MOVIE REVIEW: SWEET COUNTRY Directed by Warwick Thornton Starring Bryan Brown, Sam Neill, Tremayne & Trevon Doolan, Hamilton Morris Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 9/10 Australia is a sweet country for many of us, that is for sure, but the nation’s historical and present-day treatment of her Indigenous peoples is a disgrace. Warwick Thornton (Samson & […]

LIVE: RUBBER SOULED @ Fringe World Festival, Perth

LIVE: RUBBER SOULED @ Fringe World Festival, Perth

LIVE: RUBBER SOULED @ Fringe World Festival, Perth Saturday, 3 February, 2018 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar Starring The Milford Street Shakers, Rubber Souled re-imagines classic hits from The Beatles through the soulful R&B lens of Motown. A twelve piece ensemble which includes the velvet might of singer Lee Morunga’s vocals, a triple horn and triple […]

LIVE: DAVE CALLAN in Every Video Clip Ever @ Fringe World Festival, Perth

LIVE: DAVE CALLAN in Every Video Clip Ever @ Fringe World Festival, Perth

LIVE: DAVE CALLAN in Every Video Clip Ever @ Fringe World Festival, Perth Friday, 2 February, 2018 – runs until 11 Feb Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar If ever you’ve fancied seeing a “man who looks like a Viking dancing in a comedy way,” then get thee to Dave Callan’s Every Video Clip Ever show at […]

TEX PERKINS REPRISES HIS ROLE AS THE MAN IN BLACK IN 2018 FOR AN AUSTRALIAN TOUR WITH THE TENNESSEE FOUR & RACHEL TIDD

TEX PERKINS REPRISES HIS ROLE AS THE MAN IN BLACK IN 2018 FOR AN AUSTRALIAN TOUR WITH THE TENNESSEE FOUR & RACHEL TIDD

TEX PERKINS REPRISES HIS ROLE AS THE MAN IN BLACK IN 2018 FOR AN AUSTRALIAN TOUR WITH THE TENNESSEE FOUR & RACHEL TIDD TICKETS ON SALE FROM 12PM LOCAL TIME THURSDAY 8TH FEBRUARY 2018 After a sell-out stint with The Man In Black in Melbourne’s Athenaeum Theatre at the end of 2017, Tex Perkins is […]

INTERVIEW: DWEEZIL ZAPPA - January 2018

INTERVIEW: DWEEZIL ZAPPA – January 2018

INTERVIEW: DWEEZIL ZAPPA – January 2018 By Shane Pinnegar Dweezil Zappa has spent the last decade keeping his famous father Frank’s musical legacy alive with his Zappa Plays Zappa band. He’s bringing the show – now rechristened Dweezil Zappa Plays Whatever The F%@k He Wants – to Australia next month for a tour which will […]

BOOK REVIEW: Upside-Down Dogs by Serena Hodson

BOOK REVIEW: Upside-Down Dogs by Serena Hodson

BOOK REVIEW: Upside-Down Dogs by Serena Hodson Hachette Australia October 2017 Hardcover, $19.99 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar Picture Book 8/10 I think we humans all have an integral, DNA-level connection to dogs and their wolf forbears. Yeah, I know – some of you are cat people, and more power to you, but you can upgrade […]

BOOK REVIEW: What Does This Button Do? – Bruce Dickinson

BOOK REVIEW: What Does This Button Do? – Bruce Dickinson

BOOK REVIEW: What Does This Button Do? – Bruce Dickinson Harper Collins October 2017 Paperback, $34.99 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar Autobiography 8/10 Legendary Iron Maiden vocalist Bruce Dickinson’s memoir is light on the career dirt, but a fascinating insight into what makes this one-of-a-kind tick. Dickinson makes no bones about not wanting to write a […]

BOOK REVIEW: The Long and Winding Way To The Top by Andrew P Street

BOOK REVIEW: The Long and Winding Way To The Top by Andrew P Street

BOOK REVIEW: The Long and Winding Way To The Top by Andrew P Street Allen & Unwin November 2017 Paperback, $29.99 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar Music 9/10 Long-time music writer and more recent political commentator Andrew P Street has tackled the near-impossible: assembling a list of “50 (or so) songs that made Australia,” and like […]

BOOK REVIEW: Champagne – A Secret History by Robert Walters

BOOK REVIEW: Champagne – A Secret History by Robert Walters

BOOK REVIEW: Champagne – A Secret History by Robert Walters Allen & Unwin November 2017 Paperback, $32.99 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar Wine 8.5 /10 With his background growing grapes, trading in and writing about wine over the past twenty-five years, Robert Walters has built strong relationships with many artisanal wine producers around the world, and […]

BOOK REVIEW: Funny Kid For President by Matt Stanton

BOOK REVIEW: Funny Kid For President by Matt Stanton

BOOK REVIEW: Funny Kid For President by Matt Stanton ABC Books/Harper Collins June 2017 Paperback, $14.99 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar Children’s 8/10 Max is a funny kid – the class clown, you might say – but his teacher, sports-mad Mr Armstrong, just thinks he’s a pest. Specifically, a troublemaking pest who has done a poop […]

BOOK REVIEW: How To Say I Love You In 5 Languages – Illustrated by Kenard Pak

BOOK REVIEW: How To Say I Love You In 5 Languages – Illustrated by Kenard Pak

BOOK REVIEW: How To Say I Love You In 5 Languages – Illustrated by Kenard Pak Murdoch Books January 2018 Hardcover, $18.99 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar Press & listen board book, Children’s 9/10 The simplest of books, How To Say I Love You In 5 Languages is instantly charming and engaging, showing five children around […]

BOOK REVIEW: Star Wars –The Last Jedi – young reader/Visual Dictionary/Cross-Sections

BOOK REVIEW: Star Wars –The Last Jedi – young reader/Visual Dictionary/Cross-Sections

BOOK REVIEW: Star Wars –The Last Jedi – Young Reader/Visual Dictionary/Cross-Sections Star Wars: The Last Jedi Young Reader – $12.99 Star Wars: The Last Jedi Visual Dictionary – $29.99 Star Wars: The Last Jedi Cross-Sections – $29.99 Penguin Random House December 2017 Hardcover Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar Movie tie-in/Star Wars 10/10 A new Star Wars […]

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