There are few artists that can command a room like Nick Cave. As he opens the set with “We Real Cool” a lone concertgoer leaves her seat and presses herself against the stage at Cave’s feet. Almost immediately the singer beckons the remaining masses,...[more]
JACK JOHNSON has been playing the long game with Aussie Hawaii-fetishists for almost two decades and unsurprisingly, his stock is still peaking. We get his whole ethos, his maybe-I-have-curly-hair-maybe-I-don’t passivity, and are more than cool with it...[more]
Having seen Neil Young perform at the Adelaide Big Day Out in 2009 to a sea of wasted teens in 40-something degree heat, I was looking forward to the cooler and more intimate Plenary setting for Young’s first Melbourne show in 2013.