Esther Semo

All posts by Esther Semo

Trash Can: Beyonce Hit Up The Melbourne ‘Burbs, Ke$ha Is Still Gross, & More

By the end of every week there are a bunch of music-related stories, cool links, videos, and other internet ditties that are a little on...

Remembering Get Born: Jet’s Debut And Still Their Crowning Achievement

The year is 2002 and for the first time since the Britpop and grunge explosions of the 1990s, guitar music is in vogue. Led chiefly...

Everything Everything

After a last-minute cancellation by the other support band, Sydney-based Vydamo ambled onto the stage just as the crowd were beginning to get restless. This...

Mutemath

It’s every band’s dream to make it, to get out of the small city living they may’ve been born into and to share their music...

20 Tracks With Secret Guest Musicians

Turns out musicians can be sneaky little things! We all know that a rockstar’s ego is as big as the Empire State Building, but it...

Refused

Being so far away from the rest of the world, Australia misses out on many tours, meaning a lot of fans don’t get a chance...

Billy Bragg Announces Final Melbourne Show

Viv Lees and Melbourne Festival are delighted to announce that due to overwhelming public demand Billy Bragg will be performing a third and final show...

Xavier Rudd

If you don’t believe in magic,you will after seeing Xavier Rudd perform. Filled with passion, his performance at Melbourne’s Palace Theatre gracefully transitioned between his...

Metric

The Entertainment Quarter in Moore Park, Sydney is a sea of activity as the Splendour sideshows roll into town. In one corner of the heavyweight...

Allday 2013 Australian Tour Announced

Twenty two year old hip hop artist Allday announces his arrival with a massive debut on the ARIA charts, taking out #18 on the Album...

Face The Music 2012 Announce Full Program, Release Schedule

This week sees the launch of Face The Music’s full program, as Melbourne gets set to host one of the most important events on the...

Groovin’ The Moo 2013 Festival Dates Announced

Groovin’ the Moo loves this time of year! With fond memories of GTM 2012 still fresh in mind, from Maitland to Canberra, Bendigo to Townsville...

Adalita

“I wish for good things. It’s so warm in here,” sings Adalita on ‘All Day Venus’ – the reverberating teaser track from her soon to...

Knowing The Score, Musicians & Their Movie Soundtracks

Music and film can often seem synonymous, with the audio accompaniment to your favourite movie being just as important as the dialogue itself. It can...

Collarbones

Die Young, the sophomore album from Adelaide/Sydney experimental electronica duo Collarbones, is a carefully studied and suitably intoxicating treatise on the age-old phenomena of young...

Slipknot

After earning the title of one of the greatest bands in the world by metalheads everywhere; one would ask how Grammy Award winners Slipknot might...

Real Young by Dirt Farmer

Melbourne five- piece Dirt Farmer have just released a new single entitled ‘Real Young’. Originally from Albury-Wodonga but having now relocated to the big smoke,...

Smooth Like Butter

In terms of drawing inspiration from her surroundings, Rachel By The Stream is encircled with an excess of stimulation. Touching on a unique blend of...

Hermitude 2013 Australian Tour Announced

Hermitude have risen to new heights in 2012 off the back of their incredible HyperParadise album and hit single ‘Speak of the Devil’. They’ve released...

Another 16 Hidden Tracks & Messages In Your Favourite Songs

There are a few things that have always been musically satisfying:  finding a rare LP on vinyl, getting great tickets to a gig, and finding secret...