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Totty @ The Lansdowne, 16th Jun

“Totty wear a disguise, where incredibly smart and gentle songwriting is wrapped up in distractingly fun bags of whizz and bang. As loud as you’d ever need, energetic enough to power a city, it’s still fuelled by truly lovely songs. When you get the chance to take a lungful of air, it still leaves you […]

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Totty @ The Lansdowne, 29th Apr

“It’s hard to overstate how much joy Totty bring to the stage and to their songs. While there’s an undercurrent of melancholy to the themes, the unbridled giddiness in the delivery is impossible to escape, a pleasure to witness.” Facebook | Instagram Subscribe to The Underground Stage Playlist Thirty freshly-released goodies from the very best […]

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Totty – Berrara

Totty get endearingly homesick on their latest, a hometown homage and another beaut of a song. Totty have a knack of writing songs that sneak up on you, and this latest is as cunning as ever. While it opens with some easy strums and introspective nostalgia, before you know it you’re washed along by rich […]

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Totty – Fairies

“In a scene that doesn’t usually reward nuance, Totty avoid the easy temptation of sugar-rich, high-velocity antics and instead serve up far more filling fare. Totty’s best moments have always been the subtle ones, and this is another high-water mark in their songwriting – it sounds like a cyclone coming in and it leaves a […]

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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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Totty @ The Lansdowne, 10th Jun

“Totty may be the happiest band I’ve ever seen on a stage. Given that they’ve come fully stacked with a bag of songs that veer brilliantly between Courtney Barnett and Hockey Dad – they bloody should be happy. And so should we.” Facebook | Instagram