I vividly remember the first time I was embraced by the smooth electronic goodness that is Flight Facilities. It was 2010 and I was studying and equally freaking out about some trivial high school homework begging my brother to turn down the TV that was so loud the walls were vibrating.
Morning Harvey opened the set with a tremendous bang, unleashing the overwhelming soundscape upon us like a ton of bricks that would pound our eardrums for the next hour.
Local Natives have been wowing fans up and down the country of late, and hot on the heels of their second album Hummingbird, they're in town with the aim of doing the same to Brisbane.
There are moments in music when you can’t be sure what era you are listening to.
UK trio London Grammar released their debut EP Metal and Dust on the 25th of February this year and have already received remarkably high praise being hailed a unique combination of Florence Welch and The XX, which had us here at AAA biting our nails for the Australian digital release- which is finally upon us today!
The atmosphere amongst those standing within the sold-out Tivoli was buzzing with electricity before The Kooks even began playing; so one can only imagine how the crowd reacted when the 4 boys from Britain ran out, picked up their instruments and quickly launched into a power driven performance of “See the World.”
It's Tuesday night in West End and The Hi-Fi is heaving. Not long after the doors are opened, it's nigh-on impossible to get near the bar, the area in front of the stage is rapidly becoming an elbow-room-free zone, and the steps linking the two are filled with lines of people who always seem to be fighting the current. It's time for this Brisbane audience to drain their beers and ready their eardrums – The Bronx don't do things softly.
12 years ago, Deerhunter, the garage-rock five-piece with a revolving-door playing roster, started in Atlanta, Georgia with vocalist Bradford Cox and drummer Moses Archuleta. Six albums later, the band is back with Monomania (defined: obsession/preoccupation with one thing), and it’s obvious they are really only focused on one thing: noise, followed by the absence of it.