Soundcheck: December 12 – 18
Need a live music fix? Catch Gold Fang, Dead Witch, Mammoth, Shady Nasty, Billiam + more in Sydney and surrounds this week!
Independent Artist of the Week: Lily Morris
Lily Morris writes honest, jangly music driven by lyrics about growing up and everyday life in her hometown of Braidwood, NSW (Yuin country), where she is based.
Gallery: FBi Radio Presents Fairgrounds Festival At Berry Showgrounds
An absolute plethora of A-class acts converged on the quiet, boutique town of Berry for great music and community vibes a couple hours South of Sydney.
Soundcheck August 20 – 27: Courtney Barnett, Lonnie Liston Smith, Andrew W.K., Expo Liason, Manu Crook$
Need a live music fix? Here are our top gig picks in Sydney this week.
Emma Russack Chats Fighting Social Media Fixation With Her Childhood Piano & Performs ‘Body Goals’ Live
Singer songwriter Emma Russack chatted with Tanya Ali on Arvos about her disillusionment with technology and modern dating, going back home and where she disagrees with fellow muso Courtney Barnett.
Jen Cloher on Strong Female Role Models and Independent Music
Jen Cloher joined Grace and Al on Arvos to talk about her new self-titled album, strong women and valuing integrity over acclaim.
Camp Cope and friends speak out against sexual assault at gigs: #ItTakesOne
Frustrated by the growing trend of sexual assaults towards women at concerts and music festivals, Melbourne three piece Camp Cope have enlisted Australian musicians for #ItTakesOne, a campaign imploring punters to speak out and stop assault when it happens.
Watch: Courtney Barnett ‘Dead Fox’ live + interview on Arvos
Courtney Barnett joined Sweetie and Shag for to talk about her laid-back lyrics and the effort that goes into sounding effortless. Watch her play ‘Dead Fox’ live and acoustic.
GALLERY: Courtney Barnett & Teeth And Tongue at The Metro
Our favourite celebrator of the mundane Courtney Barnett brought the little things to a sold-out Metro audience in support of her new record (and FBi album of the week) Sometimes I Sit And Think, And Sometimes I Just Sit. Supported by Teeth & Tongue.
Five Golden Moments at Golden Plains 2015
Golden Plains is the little, shorter, chiller sister of Meredith Music Festival with a more streamlined sound in the artist line-up. It runs over two very full days that seem to be sponsored by Bacchus himself.