From making fantasy gig posters in Chippendale, to being hailed by NME and invited overseas for tours: The Cannanes reflect on their DIY ethos, how Sydney’s changed over the decades, and their experiences with music communities internationally.
In the debut edition of our occasional Q&A feature, Kirsty gives us an intro to the community that Party Dozen came from, some thoughts on what can help our local community thrive more, and the importance of a broken PA in becoming a great performer.
13 years. 120 shows. 1 living room. We caught up with Nick Shimmin of the People's Republic to talk about creating an alternative space for artists and audience to enjoy a shared sense of community.
"We're in this weird, fluid time in Australian music history where I feel like it's really fertile ground for people who have a really strong idea of what they want to do."
This site exists to promote the community that music creates, with a local focus on Sydney, Australia.
At its heart is a simple, no-nonsense gig guide that does exactly what it says on the tin. We’ll also be publishing the occasional bit of writing, including commentary on cultural trends, music reviews, opinion pieces, and round-ups from contributing writers. We also have a Discord, to help foster connections, again in the hope that it will make it easier to find Sydney’s music community and find your place in it.Read more »
We have a Discord (online chat server), so we can have a more dynamic and discussion-oriented place for Sydney's music community to meet. It's about as Web 2.0 as it gets around here.Join our Discord! »