Saturday 6th December
No points for originality; their influences are pretty glaring, but that’s not a bad thing if you’re into those influences. There is a bit of Josh Homme in there and quite a lot of Jack White and some great energy.
Rubys L’otel, FREE
Tuesday 9th December
It’s not easy to flow between different time signatures, but Steve Smyth’s changes are smooth as silk. Add some powerful lyrics with a brutally honest voice behind it and you get this talented guy. Good folksy blues, but I wish he’d stay away from that banjo.
Newtown Social Club, $13
Friday 12th December
King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard
Man, I keep missing these guys when they play and it bums me out. Awesome psychedelic, a lot like Thee Oh Sees, and no one is like Thee Oh Sees, and they make for one real cool sound.
The Roller Den, $29.10