Review: Cat Power at the Sydney Opera House
It’s been 20 years since the release of Cat Power’s breakthrough album Moon Pix. She returned to the Sydney Opera House to perform the iconic record in full, Stuart Coupe reviews.
Review: Weyes Blood at Magic Mirrors Spiegeltent (Sydney Festival)
Joined on stage by Kirin J Callinan, Jack Ladder and Daniel Stricker (Midnight Juggernauts), Weyes Blood did what every artist aspires to: “She stopped time.”
Ten classic Brian Wilson/Beach Boys covers – Tune Up
Our resident cover version obsessive Stuart Coupe selects ten great interpretations of Beach Boys/Brian Wilson songs by contemporary artists, in preparation for his shows at Bluesfest and Sydney Opera House.
Review: Dirty Three at the State Theatre (Sydney Festival)
“For two hours, Dirty Three were the greatest band on any planet in any universe.”
Listen: Delta Rae cover Fleetwood Mac and Sia on Tune Up with Stuart Coupe
North Carolina six-piece Delta Rae squeezed themselves into the studio with Stuart Coupe for two huge live covers on Tune Up – ‘The Chain’ and ‘Chandelier’.
Listen :: Jeff Buckley special on Tune Up with Forster Anderson & James Blackwood
To commemorate what would have been Jeff Buckley’s 48th birthday, Stuart Coupe brought us an hour of Buckley goodness on Tune Up – including live covers from Forster Anderson and James Blackwood (the very first time ‘Hallelujah’ was allowed on the show!)
Listen :: Justin Townes Earle ‘Burning Pictures’ + ‘Dreams’ (Fleetwood Mac) live on Tune Up
Nashville country crooner Justin Townes Earle popped in to speak to Stuart Coupe on Tune Up while on our shores for the Out On The Weekend festival. As is the nature of the show, he of course gave us a smashing cover: none other than Fleetwood Mac’s “Dreams”.
Vivid LIVE Radio: Pixies interview & guest program
Listen back to Stuart Coupe’s extended interview with indie rock legends the Pixies. They talk through 5 songs that are special to them, the new album and their Vivid LIVE shows.
Live Review :: Television @ Enmore Theatre
Over 30 years since buying their first record, Marquee Moon, Stuart Coupe finally got to see Television. Read his ruminations on one of the great seminal punk rock bands.
Vale :: Four Moments With Lou Reed
On a very sad day for the music community, Stuart Coupe remembers four encounters with the legend that was (and always will be) Lou Reed, and share some favourites to listen to before his tribute edition of Tune Up.