Bethany's Writing

An online journal of my writing

2 notes

Neutral Milk Hotel, M Ward & Superchunk @ The Enmore Theatre, Sydeny

After a 14-year hiatus and a career that continually avoided our shores, Neutral Milk Hotel finally brought their incredibly unique and highly entertaining performance to Australia.  Their Sydney show saw the historic Enmore Theatre filled almost to the brim with fans young and old eagerly waiting to see them take the stage for the first time…

Continued at The 59th Sound

Filed under The 59th Sound Concert Reviews Superchunk M Ward Neutral Milk Hotel

1 note

All Time Low, Swinging From A Streetlight @ UNSW Roundhouse, Sydney

After the success of their Soundwave and sidewave sets earlier in the year, All Time Low have once again headed to our shores for an almost entirely sold out tour.  Starting off in Brisbane earlier in the week, their sold out Sydney show at the University of New South Wales Roundhouse set to be a packed and sweaty night of great pop-punk anthems, on stage jokes and a their rather typical barrage of bras thrown onto the stage…

Continued at The 59th Sound

Photo credit to Alicia Stephenson of The 59th Sound

Filed under The 59th Sound Concert Reviews All Time Low Swinging From The Streetlight

5 notes

Dead Letter Circus, Closure In Moscow & Sleep Parade @ The Metro Theatre, Sydney

On the back of their recently released album The Catalyst FireDead Letter Circus have once again embarked out on a headlining tour of Australia.  With almost every show of the twelve show tour either sold-out or very close to it, it is clear that Australia still holds a soft spot for the Brisbane local alternative rock band…

Continued at The 59th Sound

Photo credit to Scott Gallagher of The 59th Sound

Filed under The 59th Sound Concert Reviews Dead Letter Circus Closure In Moscow Sleep Parade

2 notes

Hands Like Houses - Unimagine

Australian locals Hands Like Houses second studio album Unimagine cements their well-deserved place on the Australian and International hardcore scene.  

After their 2012 debut album Ground Dweller, it is clear that Hands Like Houses have managed a lot of growing up before this release.  Unimagine plays as polished and balanced album that has taken the best of the hardcore subgenres to create a unique but pleasantly familiar sound…

Continued at The 59th Sound

Filed under The 59th Sound CD Reviews Hands Like Houses

2 notes

Frankie And The Heartstrings - The Days Run Away

The five-piece band Frankie & The Heartstrings’ second album, The Days Run Away is full of classic Brit-pop rhythms, powerful vocals and the genuine lyrics that is a perfect follow up to their 2011 debut albumHunger.  With a mix of radio-friendly pop tunes, live show anthems and down-tempo ballads, this album has a little of something for fans both old and new…

Continued at The 59th Sound

Filed under CD Reviews The 59th Sound Frankie and the Heartstrings