Nov
6
2017

Toruk – The First Flight

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Qudos Bank Arena, October 19 5/10 Perhaps it depends on expectations. If the tie-up between Toruk – The First Flight and James Cameron’s movie Avatar breeds anticipation of a gripping story you will be disappointed. I’ve had cheese pretzels with more narrative content. If it leads you to expect magical worlds of improbable flora and […]

Nov
4
2017

Van Morrison album

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ROLL WITH THE PUNCHES (Universal/Caroline) 8/10 Late-career artists in search of inspiration can do worse than revisit what made them fall in love with music in the first place. It has certainly worked for Van Morrison, whose 37th studio album sees him drenching himself in the blues all over again and, to thicken the mix, […]

Nov
3
2017

Jay Rodriguez

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Venue 505, September 2 8/10 When it’s like this it rearranges your very molecules for you. You walk in from a world defined by time, cost and practicalities, and suddenly all priorities are reset. Jay Rodriguez’s huge sound on a tenor saxophone immediately declares – insists! – that this being alive lark is actually about […]

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