Gigs ‘n Interviews’ Undiscovered – Flap!

Written by Jacqui James FLAP! ARE A MELBOURNE group happily admit that life’s supposed to be joyful! Flap! is a group who are influenced by the music from the 1920’s to 1940’s, you know the type of music that makes you happy even when the world going to crap around you! Flap! is made up …

A Relaxed and Comfortable Darren Hayes

The Secret Tour Darren Hayes The Forum Wednesday, November 2 2011   Written by Jacqui James   LAST NIGHT AFTER HIS SOLD-OUT concert which begun The Secret Tour, Darren twitted “Melbourne. OMG. What an amazing welcome!! Thank you xxxxxxx.” Darren’s bandmates came onstage one by one until the star of the night walked out under …

Gigs ‘n Interviews’ Undiscovered Find – Messrs

ORIGINALLY FROM ADELAIDE and originally called The Touch,  Messrs are about to release their debut single Everyone Knows on October 7th. In the meantime you can download it for free at http://messrs.bandcamp.com/. In May this year the guys toured the UK, sleeping in a caravan and bathing in “invigorating” Ireland’s seas! Craig Lock admits the …

Album Review: Simon Rand’s Self-titled Album

Simon Rand Simon Rand Written by Jacqui James SIMON RAND IS A talented singer/songwriter from Melbourne who’s just released his self-titled album this month and is Toby Rand’s brother (who I had the absolute pleasure to interview last year.) You wouldn’t believe Simon and Toby are brothers because their styles in music are completely different. …

Keith Pleases Melbourne Yet Again

Get Closer World Tour Keith Urban Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne Saturday, April 9, 2011 Written by Jacqui James KEITH SAID SMILING, “Good evening Melbourne, nice to be back in Australia!” dressed in a simple black t-shirt and jeans. It’s always a real pleasure to review artists/bands who are in it to please and give back …