Today we’re looking back on the first ever gig of Australian instro surf/psych band The Break. Consisting of Rob Hirst, Jim Moginie & Martin Rotsey (Midnight Oil) and Brian Richie (Violent Femmes). This was the first outing of the band in public, supporting legendary Australian Surf band, The Atlantics. The gig was at Notes in Newtown, a great Sydney venue that sadly shut its doors a couple of years back. Photos by Mandy Hall.
Brian Ritchie’s scene is an artist’s dream. The Violent Femmes’ guitarist modestly brushes over Violent Femmes, including them in an already impressive list of bands and achievements. Obviously thriving in a fulfilling creative atmosphere, Ritchie […]
Here are 10 of the photos I like best, from gigs this year, in no particular order. Click on the photos to see the full galleries.