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Songs

🏆 Best Songs Of 2020

Recorded music played a bigger role this year in the absence of live shows. This is some of the music that made my days just that much better. NOTHING RHYMES WITH DAVID – DOG FLAG The more I listen to this song, the deeper I get pulled in. I lived in Edinburgh before I moved […]

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Bugs – Old Youth Feeling

Bugs’ superpower is the ability to casually drop grinalong singalongs, and this is another of their finest. Brimful of their usual energy, it’s a guaranteed pit pleaser and sounds almost exactly like the best night out you ever had. Lyrically though, there’s another level at work – the whole song may sound like joy in […]

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Songs

Bugs – Can’t Get Enough

It’s easy to slip off into ennui or even an outright funk during these turbulent times. It’s tough, for sure. But sometimes, tracks like these appear like lights in the sky. Perfectly formed slices of bouncing, energetic laughter like this are just what the doctor ordered. Take your medicine. Learn More: Facebook – Instagram – […]

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Shows

Bugs @ Crowbar, 16th Nov

SHOW NOTES “At the top of tonight’s impeccable lineup sit the impeccable Bugs. Despite clearly being the loveliest of humans, the set still has fangs – it’s like a sabre-toothed labrador puppy. There is not one second of this set that isn’t enough to make you smile – what the hell else do you want […]

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Bugs @ The Lansdowne, Mar 23

SHOW NOTES “Bugs are the sound of triumph, precisely the sound many of us need tonight. Triumph over adversity, over getting dumped, over stupidity, over whatever ails you. On days like these, I love the sound of this band. It sounds like… victory.” LEARN MORE Facebook | Instagram | Twitter GALLERY Bugs @ The Lansdowne, […]

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Zine

The Underground Stage Zine – June 2018

My word, the stages of Sydney were *humming* this last month. I managed to get a bumper crop of shots, and I’ve compiled the best of them in this here zine. You can view it below, or download it here (it looks pretty sharp in iBooks on your phone). In it, there’s bits and pieces on […]

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Shows

Bugs @ Wayward’s, 1st Jun

SHOW NOTES “ALL THE JOY. ALL THE DANCING. There is nothing in the world that will fire me up more than a Bugs tune. Sweet Lord of the universe, dear Santa, Easter Bunny – just send me more of this, wrapped up in foil for me to gorge on, so I can learn to be […]