Review: Skeleten’s Vivid Live show was almost too beautiful
Earlier this month electro wizard and multi-instrumentalist Skeleten brought a live band and visions of a sonic utopia to the Sydney Opera House’s studio room. We sent along Maria Dimitrakas to get amongst the Vivid Live action.
Culture Guide: June 13 – 19
Heartfelt theatre, Afrofuturist short film, cream of the crop comedy + more culture! Tune in to Culture Guide every weekday from 4:30pm on 94.5fm.
Glitter than this: A review of HTRK at the Sydney Opera House
“I was curious how this tender kind of introspective, hyperpersonal, and emotional music would translate into a public listening setting at the Opera House. After all, what does it feel like to play and/or hear ‘lockdown’ music in a room full of people?”
Soundcheck: May 30 – June 5
Need a live music fix? Check out Loose Fit, Low Life, BLESSED, The Buoys + heaps more performing as part of VIVID.
CHAI talk the importance of fans, stolen trailers and their latest album ‘Wink’
Like many artists during the pandemic, Japanese all-female ‘Neo Kawaii’ rock group CHAI found that the stay at home restrictions altered their usual process of creating music. They used this as an opportunity to not only change the direction of their latest album ‘Wink’, but to celebrate their listeners. They told Kana Frazer about it on Mornings last week.
Soundcheck: May 23 – 29
Need a live music fix? Vivid Sydney is officially in full swing! So catch Caitlin Harnett and the Pony Boys, Ben Fester, Harvey Sutherland, and RVG (to name a few) playing in Sydney and surrounds PLUS the likes of Sampa the Great, GODTET, HTRK + heaps more performing as part of VIVID. So much good music, so little time…
Gallery: Ice Cube at the Sydney Opera House
Legendary rap pioneer Ice Cube made his Opera House debut at Vivid LIVE and we captured all the action.
Review: Solange at the Sydney Opera House
“For women of colour particularly, the show touches our soul in a warm and rare way. Solange is a community-builder, a true queen, and we’re so fortunate to witness her art in real time.”
Bill Callahan: On Unconscious Work & Creating Through Living
Musician, writer and visual artist Bill Callahan recaps his creative process, discussing unconscious work and the mystery of music with Stephen Ferris.
Sampha On MySpace, Translating His Music Into A Live Context & His Debut Record
Sampha dropped by Weekend Lunch with Alex Arnott to delve into the very beginning of his musical career, his debut record ‘Process’ and rethinking his music for a live context.