Review Scene: Shonen Knife

September 28, 2017 Maryanne Window

Music and fashion were the passions at The National Gallery of Victoria last Friday night. The fashion was courtesy of Christian Dior and the music from Japanese power pop trio Shonen Knife. Whilst big in Osaka indie rock circles since forming in 1981, they gained attention on the world scene after releasing albums on K Records and Sub Pop in the USA in the late ’80s. Championed by the likes of Nirvana, Sonic Youth and Redd Kross, they have maintained somewhat of a cult status around the world. […]

Snap Scene: Dave Graney & the Coral Snakes, National Gallery of Victoria – 3rd March 2017

March 10, 2017 Mandy Hall

Dave Graney and the Coral Snakes were the stand alone act in Australia during the 90s.They cut through with wit, flash and weirdness for four albums. Last year for the first time since 1997, Dave Graney ‘n’ the Coral Snakes reformed to perform classics from their soft and sexy songbook featuring the original gangsters who made their much acclaimed masterpiece Night of the Wolverine– Dave Graney on vocals with Clare Moore on drums, Rod Hayward on guitar and Robin Casinader on piano. They join forces once again to play a rare show at NGV for the Friday Nights series […]