DVD REVIEW: SPIKE ISLAND

  Imagine The Inbetweeners if they were an aspiring jangly rock quintet living in Manchester in 1990. The result would be Spike Island.The film tells the story of a gang of lads who just want to get off with girls, be in a band and meet their idols, The Stone Roses at the latter band’s…

FILM REVIEW: PULP: A FILM ABOUT LIFE, DEATH & SUPERMARKETS

  Pulp are a band of the people. So it should come as no surprise that the film about their last concert performance in their Sheffield hometown is at times more about their fans and the locals then the self-deprecating group itself. Florian Habicht’s (Love Story) documentary, Pulp: A Film About Life, Death & Supermarkets plays out like a humorous…

LIVE REVIEW: ST. VINCENT @ SYDNEY OPERA HOUSE (25.05.2014)

  Annie Clark may not be godly but when she performs as St. Vincent she is like something out of this world. The Manhattan native made her Sydney Opera House debut for Vivid Festival and received a standing ovation. She had shown us all why 2014 has been her year thanks to a mesmerizing, theatrical…

LIVE REVIEW: YO LA TENGO @ SYDNEY OPERA HOUSE (13.03.2014)

Yo La Tengo practically qualify as a musical institution, with the band having survived 30 years in the music business and almost 20 years with this current lineup. The New Jersey noise-pop trio made their Sydney Opera House debut on Thursday, playing a long concert that was broken down into two sets. The quiet and…