Tag: Bridie Connellan
Asking Charge Group’s Matt Blackman to explain their song ‘The Jaguar Complex’ was always going to be awesome. Sitting somewhere between Fugazi, Sonic Youth and running through the forest naked wearing a hat made of banana leaves, Sydney’s Charge Group had the record everyone should have been listening to in early 2012 while they were still going nutballs over Royal Headache.
Musecology #2 Mnemonic Museum By Bridie Connellan “Freud’s a fraud. He thought the clitoris was an undeveloped penis. You can’t trust a guy like that…” Daniel Stricker doesn’t think too highly of the origins of the theory of the unconscious; he’d rather allow his audience to let the magic happen. Mnemonic Museum is the [...]
Erykah Badu was the only good thing about Blues Brothers 2000. This was just one of the points duly noted while discussing the Texan-born singer’s body of work, during the close-to-an-hour she allowed her audience before taking the stage at Sydney Opera House. Time well spent, you cheeky little jazz fusion minx. Time. Well. Spent. [...]
Chic Feat. Nile Rodgers Freak Out By Bridie Connellan All revolutionary movements are fuelled by a desire for change to an unsustainable status quo. This revolution’s warriors were engaged in a battle for recognition. ‘Sex, drugs, and disco’ was the new battle cry.” For Nile Rodgers, it still is. Rodgers was and is the man [...]
With lineup controversies, poorer-than-average ticket sales and turmoil amongst the BDO organising innards, scepticism about the festival was inevitable – but the 20th anniversary of Australia’s largest one-day festival proved a damn enjoyable turn about Olympic Park. Eager beavers were rewarded with darling sets from Sydney rockers Papa vs Pretty, a lovely lunchtime jaunt from [...]
Posted: February 13th, 2012 under Brag 448 (February 6), Live Reviews, Music.
Tags: Battles, Best Coast, Big Day Out, Bluejuice, Bridie Connellan, Cavalera Conspiracy, Foster The People, Girl Talk, Grinspoon, Hilltop Hoods, Kanye West, Kimbra, My Chemical Romance, Nero, Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds, Odd Future, Papa vs. Pretty, Röyksopp, The Brag, The Vaccines, Tony Hawk