First update in a while since I’ve been in New Zealand. So much coming up that I’ve probably missed a few things, but won’t get to update again until around New Year’s.


  • 18th Fair Maiden at the Metro.
  • 23rd Axemen at Format.
  • 31st Bitches Of Zeus, Doe, Weed Capital and Count Citrus at the Cranker.


  • 5th Dro Carey plays at both Two Ships and the Exeter.
  • 6th Dan Deacon Ensemble at the Space Theatre.
  • 12th Deerhoof at Jive with the Honey Pies and Terrible Truths.
  • 19th Sun Araw at Format.
  • 20th Julianna Barwick at the Space Theatre.
  • 21st Thee Oh Sees at Jive with Peak Twins and Mondo Phase Band.


  • 4th & 5th Lost City featuring Prince Rama, Love of Diagrams, Elliot, Kangaroo Skull, Joel Stern and Cured Pink, Ghost Gums, Gold Bloom, Doe and more at Queen’s Theatre. See http://www.lostcity.com.au/
  • 10th Laneway Festival feat. Oneman, Girls, M83, Geoffrey O’Connor (Crayon Fields), Total Control, Active Child, Anna Calvi, Austra, Bullion, Chairlift, Cults, DZ Deathrays, EMA,
    Glasser, Jonti, Laura Marling, Pajama Club, SBTRKT, The Drums, The Horrors, The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart, The Panics, Toro Y Moi, Twin Shadow, Washed Out, Wu Lyf, Yuck


  • 2nd Ennio Morricone at Elder Park. (Note change of date)
  • 3rd Genesis Breyer P-Orridge & Psychic TV at Barrio.
  • 3rd Ed Kuepper and Mark Dawson at the Garden of Unearthly Delights.
  • 3rd Slow Club at the Ed Castle.
  • 7th Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy at the Garden of Unearthly Delights.
  • 9th-12th Womadelaide featuring Tinariwen, First Aid Kit and lots more.
  • 10th Roky Erickson & The Black Lips at Barrio.
  • 15th Miles Davis Prince of Darkness by the Australian Art Orchestra at the Adelaide Town Hall.
  • 16th Michael Rother with Dieter Moebius and Hans Lampe at Barrio.
  • 17th Jane Birkin sings Serge Gainsbourg at Barrio.
  • 30th Dead Meadow and Pink Mountaintops at Fowlers Live.


  • 3rd The Specials at Thebarton Theatre.

On the Stereo

  • Chills/Sneaky Feelings/Stones/VerlainesDunedin Double 2EP (Flying Nun)
  • The Verlaines Hallelujah All The Way Home LP (Flying Nun)
  • The VerlainesSome Disenchanted Evening cd (Flying Nun)
  • The Bats Free All the Monsters cd (Flying Nun)
  • The Advisory CircleAs the Crow Flies cd (Ghost Box)
  • Demdike Stare Supports Finders Keepers: Make Do & Mend / 02 cd (Finders Keepers)
  • David Holmes Supports Finders Keepers: Make Do & Mend / 03 cd (Finders Keepers)
  • Sun ArawOff Duty + Boat Trip 12″ + cdep (Woodsist)
  • SalemKing Night cd (IAMSOUND)
  • Gescom Skull Snap EP (Skull Snap)