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According to a recent study conducted by the mighty Microsoft Corporation, the human attention span has dropped from 12 seconds to eight seconds. We live in a fast-paced world of soundbites, vox pops and sensationalism, a world that devours, masticates and regurgitates a truth misconstrued… Read More »SAM CUTLER: SKIRTING THE LIMELIGHT


Bigger than big and with more stars than the desert sky, Splendour in the Grass is back for 2015! On the eve of the reformation and new album release, Brit-Pop icons, Blur, have come out of retirement and are making the Byron stop on the… Read More »SPLENDOUR HAS LANDED

Sensory Feast

It is common for musicians to be magnetically drawn to music throughout their lives and Pat Davern is no exception. He began to play the guitar at age ten, the driving force growing ever stronger throughout high school and his adult life. Pat formed Grinspoon… Read More »Sensory Feast


  With his gravelly drawl, 1930’s attire and “southern-fried” American inflections, Australian singer-songwriter CW Stoneking is not your typical blues musician. Describing his signature style as “blues hokum and jungle music”, the ARIA award winning artist draws on influences as diverse as African American prison… Read More »CW STONEKING


When I finished high school, I walked blindly into the wide world. Vague notions rattled around my pubescent brain of career aspirations, next steps or long term goals, but mostly my thoughts were consumed with beer, weed and skateboarding. For Louie Swain and Patrick Hetherington,… Read More »HARMONIES: LOUIE & PATRICK