Oh Ruin

Tuesday, 6 April 2010, 23:32 | Category : Good new stuff, Live music
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These days, it’s increasingly hard to go to a gig without knowing something about the bands playing. When was the last time you were surprised by someone popping up on a bill who you’ve never heard, and never even heard of before? It seems like years since that happened to me, until last December.
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The Local Christmas Party @ The Big Chill House, 4 December 2009

Tuesday, 15 December 2009, 0:48 | Category : Live reviews
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It’s a Friday night in Kings Cross. Downstairs, weekend revellers are getting busy to some quality dance beats, but we’re upstairs in the appropriately named ‘Snug’, complete with Christmas tree, having a singalong. “Jesus, won’t you come my way” sings the bearded guy on stage, and the small, select audience joins in at his invitation. [...]