Taking things up a notch since their last Adelaide performance at HQ, the Aussie electro legends, better known as Peking Duk brought the heat to Thebarton Theatre with their ‘Biggest Tour Ever’.
Rising star Kira Puru opened the night, warming everyone up with funky-pop tracks such as Molotov and her fresh new single Everything Is Better Without You.
Next up was last year’s Triple j Unearthed Artist Of the Year, Kwame. As the atmosphere grew, the high energy of his raps, particularly from banger WOW, proved just enough to segue into the main attraction.
Cue the rumble of thunder and an intrinsic lightshow bouncing off the menagerie of instruments and mix boards, Adam Hyde and Reuben Styles and their drummer graced the stage, opening their set with Fake Magic.
The synth-electro sound signature to the duo set the party vibe. The venue exploded with momentment from the sound pulsing through the walls, with the help of shots of fire spewing from the stage into the air.
They weren’t alone though - both support acts as well as fellow radelaidian singer Chris Sebastian joined Hyde and Styles on stage periodically to cover tunes such as Say My Name, Song 2 and huge hit Take Me Over.
Leaving the crowd hyped and tuckered out, the finale was brought by the Aria award-winning song High, leaving their performance on just that.
Hot Dub Time Machine will be visiting Adelaide for the Wine Machine festival later this year and after this chat, we’re pretty damn keen.
Running since 2006, Oxjam is a global night of gigs. Entertaining some one million punters, Oxjam Adelaide is embracing local live music and engaging with all of us about one of their projects. This year, the focus is on food and climate.
“Drinking coffee, eating toasted sandwiches, travelling through phases of inspiration, elation and despair…” Just a few steps in the process of creating Holy Holy’s third studio album, My Own Pool of Light.
Under the Southern Stars Village will feature a range of fantastic installations, carnival rides, local food vendors, and market stalls.
As the new fashion season commences, Vogue Festival will take over the heart of the city from the 17th of October until the 19th of October.
The walls of the venue became his canvas, and we were all invited to participate in the painting. With every line screamed back onto the stage, it was collaborative, shared.
Big Smooth Cat from Dope Lemon, is one to listen to with a whiskey in one hand and a smoke in the other.
It is a direct antithesis to the breakable, synthetic materials and fast fashion that is churned out by chain stores en masse. McRae designs, sources materials, and sews each leather piece herself.
Charlie’s Marketplace, a sister store to Have You Met Charlie?, has opened its doors in Adelaide’s Regent Arcade.
Look, I don’t know what the cowboys of the wild west used to listen to as they trudged their way across the great plains of Texas, but I doubt it was too dissimilar to Dope Lemon’s banjo-ridden track Stonecutters.