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Ryan Murphy’s ballroom drama Pose brings it to Foxtel this September

Ryan Murphy’s ballroom drama Pose brings it to Foxtel this September

Everyone has been buzzing about the latest show from serial television creator Ryan Murphy, and it’s finally coming to Australian screens this September. Pose is a ground-breaking series that explores New York’s ballroom scene in the 1980s, putting transgender and queer people of colour’s stories into the spotlight. The show made history before it even […]

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Five ways of getting 12 inches of pleasure

Sometimes a great experience is over a little too fast, and you want to enjoyment to go on for a little longer. Since the 1970’s DJs have drawn on the extended mix to sustain a tune on the dance floor. A new collection of releases features classic extended mixes of tunes from the 70,s, 80’s […]

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January CD Reviews: The XX, Soundtracks and the ’80s

January CD Reviews: The XX, Soundtracks and the ’80s

12inch Dance: 80’s Australian Pop Various Artists ★ ★ ★ ★ These massive 3 CD compilation albums of twelve inch versions of classic pop songs of the ‘80s are a lot of fun to listen to. Nowadays tunes often get multiple remixes but back in the ‘80s often there’d just be one  extended version, and they’re […]

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Gloria takes you on a sentimental journey

Gloria takes you on a sentimental journey

G-list celebrity Gloria has several shows during Fringe World and we tagged along to the technical run of one of them. Gloria’s 2016 show Gloria’s Glorious Gloryhole returns on January 31st, it’s a cabaret show filled with ’80s classics. Alongside that she’s got a new show Gloria’s G-Spot which opens tonight at Noodle Palace. The music […]

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Bronski Beat’s Larry Steinbachek dies

Bronski Beat’s Larry Steinbachek dies

Larry Steinbachek, keyboard player for queer ’80s band Bronski Beat has passed away. Steinbachek’s sister Louise Jones, told the BBC that he passed away in December following a short battle with cancer. He was 56 years old. Alongside Steve Bronski and Jimmy Somerville, Steinbachek formed the electro band Bronski Beat in 1983 and the trio quickly […]

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Culture Club deliver a great show with a party vibe

Culture Club | HBF Stadium Perth | June 8th 2016 | ★ ★ ★ ★ 1/2 Culture Club played the second show of their Australian tour at Perth’s HBF stadium. Playing a mix of their greatest hits, fan favourites and new tracks from their forthcoming album. The evening kicked off with a set from Australian band […]

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REVIEW: Angels In America

Angels In America | Black Swan State Theatre Company | State Theatre Centre | Until 19th June | ★ ★ ★ ★ Known as one of the most quintessential stories of the AIDS crisis that ravaged the LGBT community in the 1980’s, Tony Kushner’s ‘Angels In America’ is an artful summary of the boiling cauldron of […]

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Client Liaison embrace the ’80s with live show

Client Liaison embrace the ’80s with live show

REVIEW From the moment Client Liaison took their first steps onto the stage the energy in the Villa Nightclub was immediately amplified. The bands live performance truly lives up to the ’80s style theme. Fashion wise, sound wise and even the choreography of the band members. If you’re not familiar with the guys from Melbourne, […]

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‘Cats’ – a magical night at the Jellicle Ball

‘Cats’ – a magical night at the Jellicle Ball

Cats | Crown Theatre | Until Sun May 8th | ★★★★ Thirty five years after its West End debut, ‘Cats’ the mega musical of the 1980’s is back. It’s a mountain of fun. Based on T.S. Elliot’s collection of poems ‘Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats’, the show follows the convention that cats have several names. […]

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Culture Club kick off world tour at HBF Stadium

Culture Club kick off world tour at HBF Stadium

  Culture Club have revealed they will be returning to Australia for the first time in 15 years with the band’s original line-up. Boy George, Roy Hay, Mikey Craig and Jon Moss will be heading to Perth’s HBF Stadium to launch their massive world tour. The boys will be joined in Perth by Kids In […]

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