Ruby Munslow

Floodlights chat Australian landscapes and painting time on Up For It! with Maleeka Gazula

There is an astuteness to Floodlight’s observations of the world that inhabits their recent album Painting Of My Time. Two of the Melbourne four-piece Ashlee Kehoe and Louis Parsons joined Up For It’s! Maleeka Gazula for a deeper delve into their writing process and recent tour. 

Review: Mdou Moctar will put you in a trance

Eyes shut, jaw clenched, head raised – Mahamadou Souleymane, otherwise known as Mdou Moctar, basques in the swirling lights that dance across the Sydney Opera House’s Utzon Room, an intimate space built with acoustics in mind, intensifying any live performance. It feels almost sacred.