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Live Music Reviews

Splendour In The Grass 2011, Friday July 29 – Sunday July 31 - Woodfordia

LOVED: The songs, the personalities on stage, the personalities off stage (shout-out to Ol' Mate), spending way too much time at the bar, spending way too much money at the bar, those crazy bird shadow puppet things, and not having to pull out the gumboots (but doing it anyway).  HATED: Is how my insides felt on Monday morning. Sorry, insides. I owe you one.  DRANK: Approximately half of the weekend's smuggled booze allocation on the bus ride into Woodford.

The Panics

 Loved: The impassioned performances of The Panics' new songs, Majesty and Low On Your Supply. Hated: The disrespectful punters chatting throughout Woodroofe's impressive set. Drank: Asahi

Pets With Pets

 Loved: That I felt relatively short compared to the many tall fuckers in attendance. Hated: The half-minute it took to get a pair of earplugs from the bar while Bum Creek screeched through the PA. Drank: Beers. Big ones.

Skipping Girl Vinegar

See More Photos From The Skipping Girl Vinegar gig at The Arts Centre in our Snaps section.

Cut Copy

See more photos from the Cut Copy Gig in our Snaps section.

The Dandy Warhols at The Palace

Liked: Singing loudly to Get Off.Hated: Being that guy during Get Off.Drank: Melbourne stubbies, and plenty of them.

Calling All Cars at The Northcote Social Club

Loved: The energy.Hated: Nothing to hate here.Drank: Cascade Premium.

Sugar Mountain Festival at The Forum Theatre

Loved: The well-dressed Forum staffers are always a delight – sadly an exception to the norm these days.Hated: A few of the acts were a little mismatched to the theatrical surrounds.Drank: At various bars within a 1km radius of The Forum.

Airbourne at The Palace Theatre

Loved: Wifebeaters.Hated: Jive talkin’ turkeysDrank: Old Spice mixed with coke.