I’d never seen Cat Power perform before. Do yourself a favour, put it on your bucket list. Cat Power aka Chan Marshall played Melbourne’s Forum Theatre before playing at Golden Plains Music Festival. Her solo show in Melbourne was photographed for triple j and you can see the complete gallery here.
I have no doubt that much of the Victoria population has the same sentiment as I about Melbourne’s Forum Theatre. It’s the iconic, decadent, old school styled theatre venue that sits on the quieter end of Flinders St. It has hosted thousands of bands, concerts, artists and comedians over the years and for anyone who […]
Boy & Bear came out of nowhere for me. Totally understated and mostly under-rated and to be honest, if it wasn’t for Rdio, they may have slipped past me entirely. The band is singer Dave Hosking, guitarist Killian Gavin, bass guitarist Jake Tarasenko, drummer Tim Hart & keys player by Jon Hart and you should […]
In December 2009, Karen O and the Yeah Yeah Yeahs were in Australia for the Falls Festival. They played a sold out Falls side-show at Festival Hall in Melbourne before playing Falls and then backed it up with a smaller, more intimate side-show at the Forum Theatre. These shows, particularly because of Karen O, will […]
Way back in October 2007, Inpress sent me along to cover Sarah Blasko at the Forum Theatre in Melbourne. By the time this show came along, I’d been shooting music for just under a year. I was still getting the hang of it and I’d shot most jobs like crap (I still cringe when I […]
This is where the Rock Photography career began. It’s not a particularly interesting story except for the fact that I got lucky (photo opportunity wise), twice, and it began the addiction to the adrenaline rush that is capturing the essence of a gig. It was December 2006 and The Grates were playing The Forum Theatre […]