More than just kilts and bagpipes…

The Fratellis are done and dusted, according to  This saddens me a little, but, you know, these things happen.  I was an avid Fratellis fan, but they peaked with their first album, and after the youthful energetic brilliance of Costello Music, their sophomore effort, Here We Stand was something of a disappointment. 

LIVE REVIEW: Stereophonics – 15th April, Palace Theatre

There aren’t too many of the original Britpop bands still floating around, but Welsh rockers Stereophonics are still going strong.  Selling out the Palace, last Thursday they played to a crowd who appeared to be about 3/4 British [English/Welsh/Scottish] and maybe 1/4 Australian, judging by the roar  following charismatic [and tiny] singer Kelly Jones’


A collection of news & reviews from the past week: Dave Graney: Keep On Chooglin’ at Mess & Noise After Powderfinger’s announcement last week that they’ll soon be no more, Dave Graney examines the age-old question: