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INTERVIEW: Mike Foxall, Neptune Power Federation/The Art Of Fox

INTERVIEW: Mike Foxall, Neptune Power Federation/The Art Of Fox

| 27 February 2018 | Reply

INTERVIEW: Mike Foxall, Neptune Power Federation/The Art Of Fox By Shane Pinnegar Mike Foxall – aka Fox – is living the dream. As guitarist – for which he assumes another aka, Inverted Crucifox – and artist-in-residence with gonzo psych horror metal band The Neptune Power Federation he’s released three albums of mind-melting this-is-it-folks-over-the-top everything-but-the-kitchen-sink heavy […]

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CD REVIEW: RAZORBATS – II

CD REVIEW: RAZORBATS – II

| 26 February 2018 | Reply

CD REVIEW: RAZORBATS – II Rob Mules Records February 2018 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 9/10 Norway’s Razorbats are adamant that their second album is not a concept album, yet every song resonates with similar themes of outsider cool and alienated angst. Proudly sporting misfit influences from the glam of Slade and KISS to the shock […]

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CD REVIEW: Various Artists – NIMA Presents The Sound of Indigenous Australia – Now & Before

CD REVIEW: Various Artists – NIMA Presents The Sound of Indigenous Australia – Now & Before

| 26 February 2018 | Reply

CD REVIEW: Various Artists – NIMA Presents The Sound of Indigenous Australia – Now & Before Warner Brothers July 2017 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 9/10 This is a fascinating collection, comprising two discs full of the sound of a thriving Indigenous music scene from right around the country. As the title suggests, it’s broken into […]

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LIVE: Brewed Laughter at Fringe World

LIVE: Brewed Laughter at Fringe World

| 26 February 2018 | Reply

LIVE: Brewed Laughter at Fringe World Creatures next Door, Friday, 16 February, 2018 Reviewed by Brian Dunne It is genuinely difficult to say anything positive about this FRINGE WORLD show, which is a shame as there certainly were a few funny moments during the ‘performance’, however these were effectively nullified by long sections of the […]

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LIVE: DIRTY JAZZ COCKTAIL HOUR at Fringe World – 22 Feb, 2018

LIVE: DIRTY JAZZ COCKTAIL HOUR at Fringe World – 22 Feb, 2018

| 26 February 2018 | Reply

LIVE: DIRTY JAZZ COCKTAIL HOUR at Fringe World – 22 Feb, 2018 Ellington’s Jazz Club; Thursday, 22 February, 2018 Reviewed by Maree King Jesse Gordon’s charismatic and flawless performance combined jazz, a hint of blues, and a charming and at times raucous social commentary that gave a glimpse back to a time when drinking was […]

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The Southern River Band release new single Cigarettes (Ain’t Helping Me None) & head to Victoria

The Southern River Band release new single Cigarettes (Ain’t Helping Me None) & head to Victoria

| 26 February 2018 | Reply

The Southern River Band release new single Cigarettes (Ain’t Helping Me None) & head to Victoria Open your windows, call your mates, stretch your feet, and cancel your plans – The Southern River Band are here, and they’re packing the soundtrack to the rest of your life. Cigarettes (Ain’t Helping Me None) is the brand […]

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LIVE: KITTY , DAISY & LEWIS – Perth Festival, 16 Feb, 2018

LIVE: KITTY , DAISY & LEWIS – Perth Festival, 16 Feb, 2018

| 22 February 2018 | Reply

LIVE: KITTY , DAISY & LEWIS – Perth Festival, 16 Feb, 2018 Chevron Festival Gardens, Perth; Friday, 16 February, 2018 Reviewed by Maree King The amazing trio of Kitty, Daisy and Lewis have finished off their current tour with a last gig with a bang at the Perth International Arts Festival at Chevron Gardens, Elizabath […]

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LIVE: ROGER WATERS – Perth, 20 Feb 2018

LIVE: ROGER WATERS – Perth, 20 Feb 2018

| 22 February 2018 | 1 Reply

LIVE: ROGER WATERS – Perth, 20 Feb 2018 Perth Arena; Tuesday, 20 February, 2018 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar Photography by Stuart McKay Roger Waters has always had something interesting and intelligent to say in his songs, both with Pink Floyd and through his solo career, and just as most recent album Is This The Life […]

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LIVE: Saliva – Perth, 18 Feb 2018

LIVE: Saliva – Perth, 18 Feb 2018

| 21 February 2018 | Reply

LIVE: Saliva – Perth, 18 Feb 2018 with Tempest Rising and Ragdoll Rosemount Hotel; Sunday, 18 February, 2018 Reviewed by Kevin Curran Saliva were in town for their first ever visit to Perth and Australia – and kudos to them for making the journey out West when many other bands of their stature don’t. Local […]

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LIVE: Abbe May’s Clam Jam with Thelma Plum, Sex Panther and Mojo Juju – 14 Feb 2018

LIVE: Abbe May’s Clam Jam with Thelma Plum, Sex Panther and Mojo Juju – 14 Feb 2018

| 21 February 2018 | Reply

LIVE: Abbe May’s Clam Jam with Thelma Plum, Sex Panther and Mojo Juju – 14 Feb 2018 Perth Festival, Chevron Gardens, 14th February 2018 Review & photography by Peter Gardner Valentines day could not have been a more appropriate night for Abbe May to launch her new album Fruit in a celebration of love, sensuality […]

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LIVE: THE JAILBREAK CONCERT – Fremantle, 18 Feb, 2018

LIVE: THE JAILBREAK CONCERT – Fremantle, 18 Feb, 2018

| 21 February 2018 | Reply

LIVE: THE JAILBREAK CONCERT – Fremantle, 18 Feb, 2018 Fremantle Prison; Saturday, 17 February Featuring The Rose Carleo Band, Rose Tattoo and Raise The Flag Review and photography by Shane Pinnegar They may not be household names like many of the special guests at Bonfest 2018’s keynote event, The Jailbreak Concert, but The Rose Carleo […]

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MACHINE HEAD Announce Catharsis 2018 Australian Tour

MACHINE HEAD Announce Catharsis 2018 Australian Tour

| 20 February 2018 | Reply

MACHINE HEAD Announce Catharsis 2018 Australian Tour “Unadulterated metal at its best and what better band to deliver such pummeling music than MACHINE HEAD.” – TheRockpit.net After a completely SOLD OUT Australian Tour of epic proportions in 2015, Heavy Metal Icons MACHINE HEAD are set to make their triumphant return in 2018 and this time […]

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LIVE: Primal Scream – Fremantle, 15 Feb 2018

LIVE: Primal Scream – Fremantle, 15 Feb 2018

| 19 February 2018 | Reply

LIVE: Primal Scream – Fremantle, 15 Feb 2018 Metropolis Fremantle; Thursday, 15 February, 2018 Reviewed by Brian Dunne Photography by Stuart McKay Primal Scream strode onto the stage at Metro’s in Freo like the megastars they are to a megacheer from the packed crowd, like they deserved. The virtual full house was packed by a […]

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LIVE: ROSE TATTOO – Fremantle, 16 Feb 2018

LIVE: ROSE TATTOO – Fremantle, 16 Feb 2018

| 19 February 2018 | 1 Reply

LIVE: ROSE TATTOO – Fremantle, 16 Feb 2018 Metropolis Fremantle; Friday, 16 February, 2018 Supported by Ragdoll & Legs Electric Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar Photography by Peter Gardner On paper, Angry Anderson has assembled the best damn line-up of Rose Tattoo there’s been, at least since the great Pete Wells passed in 2006. But not […]

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INTERVIEW: ROSE CARLEO & MICK ADKINS, THE ROSE CARLEO BAND – February 2018

INTERVIEW: ROSE CARLEO & MICK ADKINS, THE ROSE CARLEO BAND – February 2018

| 16 February 2018 | Reply

INTERVIEW: ROSE CARLEO & MICK ADKINS, THE ROSE CARLEO BAND – February 2018 By Shane Pinnegar   Expat local Rose Carleo cut her teeth singing and playing guitar in Perth and Fremantle’s pubs and clubs as a teen, and she’s returning home this weekend with new husband Mick Adkins in tow for a series of […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: MEAL TICKETS

MOVIE REVIEW: MEAL TICKETS

| 16 February 2018 | Reply

MOVIE REVIEW: MEAL TICKETS Directed by Mat de Koning Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 10/10 MEAL TICKETS SCREENS: FEB 18 Dendy Cinemas – Newtown – NSW FEB 16 Dendy Cinemas – Canberra – ACT FEB 17 Dendy Cinemas – Coorparoo – QLD FEB 23 Cinema Nova – Carlton – VIC Mat de Koning fell in with […]

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THEATRE REVIEW: YASGUR’S FARM as part of FRINGE WORLD FESTIVAL, PERTH

THEATRE REVIEW: YASGUR’S FARM as part of FRINGE WORLD FESTIVAL, PERTH

| 16 February 2018 | Reply

THEATRE REVIEW: YASGUR’S FARM as part of FRINGE WORLD FESTIVAL, PERTH By Shane Pinnegar Josie Marchant takes the stage for Fringe World’s YASGUR’S FARM looking the part to a tee – flowing, garishly floral dress, acoustic guitar, long, slightly unkempt locks – and proceeds to tell us the story of the little festival that changed […]

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THEATRE REVIEW: MOVIN’ MELVIN BROWN as part of FRINGE WORLD FESTIVAL, PERTH

THEATRE REVIEW: MOVIN’ MELVIN BROWN as part of FRINGE WORLD FESTIVAL, PERTH

| 16 February 2018 | Reply

THEATRE REVIEW: MOVIN’ MELVIN BROWN as part of FRINGE WORLD FESTIVAL, PERTH By Shane Pinnegar Movin’ Melvin Brown tells his fascinating life story – A Man, A Magic, A Music – with warm humour, generous humility and a whole lotta singing and tap dancing in his autobiographical show. From his 1940’s Ohio upbringing, this all-singing […]

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CULT FAVOURITES: IT’S GONNA WORK ITSELF OUT by ROSE TATTOO

CULT FAVOURITES: IT’S GONNA WORK ITSELF OUT by ROSE TATTOO

| 16 February 2018 | Reply

CULT FAVOURITES: IT’S GONNA WORK ITSELF OUT by ROSE TATTOO By Shane Pinnegar After two albums of searing, raw rock n’ roll cooked up in the Alberts studio with Vanda & Young at the helm – the best production/songwriting team this country has known – Rose Tattoo had something to prove as they knuckled down […]

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REVIEW/INTERVIEW: PRICE OF TWO PINTS with LOGY ON FIRE at Opticum, as part of Fringe World

REVIEW/INTERVIEW: PRICE OF TWO PINTS with LOGY ON FIRE at Opticum, as part of Fringe World

| 16 February 2018 | Reply

REVIEW/INTERVIEW: PRICE OF TWO PINTS with LOGY ON FIRE at Opticum, as part of Fringe World By Brian Dunne The Opticum is a fabulous prefabricated theatre-in-the-round which is spectacularly well suited for a performance of the type performed by Logy on Fire; a solo circus show, sans elephants and lions, naturally. Logy On Fire is […]

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