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Soul Cupcake live on 20 Feb 2015

Do you like your cupcakes with butter? On 20 Feb Soul Cupcake served up a smooth treat that just slid down the hatch. Effortlessly baking soul, R&B and funk into a velvety treat, Soul Cupcake put on two delectable sets of songs, combining originals and inspired covers. Their sound had a smooth sheen that was…

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Funk Rabbit live on 16 January 2015

This may not be the funk we deserve. But it’s definitely the funk we need. On 16 January at Yah Yah’s, Funk Rabbit gave us more than we’re good for. Effortlessly blending traditional funk with a strong pop sensibility, Fun Rabbit delivered a sound that was at once engaging and accessible. The rhythm section laid…

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Winter York live on 11 December 2014

So that was some delicious Melbourne indie-rock. And then some. On 11 December Winter York launched their second EP at the Evelyn. And they showed us exactly how far they’d come. Here were no strangers to the stage. Winter York delivered a consummate performance, expertly straddling the fine line between cold precision and unhinged mayhem.…

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Halfshark live on 22 November 2014

Take a trip into the mind of Halfshark. Otherworldly haunting melodies, abstract and angular shapes and colours. And the most mysterious identity of any artist featured here on Skylashes. Beginning with delicate solo voice and a nervous electric guitar, Halfshark’s entry began with a focus on their dramatic visuals. Projected into the space was a…