VISIT ISSUE 11 “Adam and the ants were unequivocally the biggest pop band in the UK, a position they would occupy for the next 18 months (at one dizzying juncture in 1981, they had seven singles in the Top 40 at once).” (Alexis Petridis, THE GUARDIAN). Adam and the Ants’ debut independent album release, “Dirk […]
This album has a sense of fun and energy that takes you back to the days when rock music was used as an excuse to get out, dance, and run a-muck!
Casual observers of the East Los Angeles band Los Lobos may be forgiven for the stereotypical image of a Mexican folk-rock group in the 1980s that played 1950s Ritchie Valens covers, “La Bamba”, “Donna” and “Come On Let’s Go.” Whilst it’s true that they enjoyed massive success from their songs appearing on the “La Bamba” […]
I did not know what to expect when I first put Freyja Garbett’s album, Maya, for a spin, but I certainly didn’t expect to be blown away by a gust of jazz-rock-afrobeat- electronica-drum’n’bass sonic wave flying towards me at 100km/hour. Maya has been playing on heavy rotation in the Australian Jazz HQ (and my head) […]
Powerhouse vocals, catchy, well-constructed songs, and natural stage banter. We watched as these women cut up the stage, and it sent us a little batty!
Another hiccup in my month, so next month the final Gig article, as I’ve had many questions regarding Online Streaming Rates, how big or small they are, how many sales does it take to make $100.00 or even $10.00?
Melanie Anne Safka-Schekeryk (or more popularly known as “Melanie”) established herself as a bona fide performer in the folk clubs of Greenwich Village, New York, which led to her first recording contract with Columbia Records in the United States. She released two singles on the label and later signed to Buddah Records.
For this month’s edition of Life is a Cabaret I’d like to shine a light on a lesser-known cabaret performer: the truly unique Edith Bouvier Beale, who was nicknamed “Little Edie”. Little Edie’s life really was a cabaret – she achieved fame by living a truly eccentric life which was broadcast to the world in […]
VISIT ISSUE 9 Nick Cave, while fully aware of his legacy and its evolution, is not someone that spends a great deal of time dwelling on his past musical achievements. Sure, each tour has a nostalgic throwback, but generally speaking, he is an artist that is forever forward-looking. That is not to say that his […]
If you’re a red hot fan, this info may come as no surprise, but for the amateur cave dweller, here are some surprising facts on arguably one of the most intriguing creatives alive today.