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​EBONIVORY | GLASS OCEAN w/ CHINO SATURN & INTROSPECT @ THE WORKERS CLUB, MARCH 2020

I was honestly in two minds about writing a review for this gig tonight but I figured that I should considering I made the effort to attend it and was looking forward to seeing the Ebonivory boys in particular. Unfortunately my sleep … Continue reading

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WINDWAKER w/ Tapestry & Heartline @ BANG! February 2020

I never thought I’d see myself back at BANG! again especially after all the bad experiences I’ve had there in the past. From being socially excluded to trying my hardest to be a Destroy All Lines promoter (and failing to … Continue reading

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TAME IMPALA – THE SLOW RUSH (ALBUM REVIEW)

One-man band Kevin Parker from Perth, Western Australia has been a self-confessed loner and perfectionist. His latest record, The Slow Rush, which comes five years after the release of 2015’s Currents, is aptly titled as it implies that Parker is … Continue reading

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TRACES (CAN’T STOP ME AUST TOUR) w/ The Motion Below, Furious George & Elements @ The Last Chance Rock & Roll Bar, January 2020

I’ve been supporting this Heavy Melodic Alternative band from Tamworth in New South Wales since the release of their 2017 EP Change. They have a passion and a maturity beyond their years that I could really appreciate and resonate with. … Continue reading

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AUSTRALIAN OPEN 2020 + The Veronicas @ AO Live Stage, January 2020

Today could have potentially turned into a massive disaster with the discovery of my recent Medicare rebate claim getting rejected this morning. The letter I received from Medicare read “We received your claim for Medicare benefits. There are no benefits … Continue reading

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MIKEY’S 2019 YEAR IN REVIEW

HIGHLIGHTS & ACHIEVEMENTS Spending time with my family and visiting places including North Melbourne, St Kilda, Lakes Entrance, Bairnesdale, Ballarat, Bendigo, Kyral Castle, Kyneton Bushland Resort, RACV Goldfields Resort and Creswick Woollen Mills. Attending local gigs and continuing to support local bands including ATLVS, Furious George, Pridelands, Hara Kiri, Above … Continue reading

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GOOD THINGS FESTIVAL (MELBOURNE) @ Flemington Racecourse, December 2019

A couple of years ago, I made a silent vow to myself that I was done with attending music festivals. There were a number of reasons for this: the large crowds, the lengthy duration, getting dirty and sweaty in the … Continue reading

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DOCTOR SLEEP (FILM REVIEW) *CONTAINS SPOILERS*

Doctor Sleep is the much-anticipated follow-up to the classic 1980 film The Shining as well as an adaptation of Stephen King’s 2013 novel of the same name. Director Mike Flanagan (The Haunting of Hill House, Gerald’s Game) has the enormously … Continue reading

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THE GLOOM IN THE CORNER w/ To Octavia, ATLVS, Elision & In Vanity (All Ages show) @ EV’s Youth Centre, November 2019

I was honestly in two minds about whether I was going to review this show or not, knowing that I didn’t end up staying the whole time. But my general philosophy is that if I’ve got something to say then … Continue reading

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MIKEY’S PERSONAL BLOG 166, November 2019

It’s been about three months or so since I’ve written one of these blogs. I guess I couldn’t be bothered writing about my life anymore. Or maybe I just felt like I didn’t have anything exciting to say. It does … Continue reading

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