Author: Mark Royters


About Mark Royters

Many years ago I was given an Arctic Monkeys EP. Everything changed from that moment onwards. I'm a Sydney-based music writer, reviewer and interviewer.

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The Necks Bring Their Experimental Live Show To Vivid

The Necks are Australia's hardest live band to review - and that's why we love them


Nai Palm Treats Vivid To An Intimate Solo Performance

Hiatus Kaiyote's frontwoman reworks their most iconic songs for a unique setting


Hockey Dad: Rock ‘N’ Roll Road Test

At the start of the year, we ran a little competition asking who would want to hit the road with Hockey Dad on our Rock ‘n’ Roll


GUM Treats Sydney To A Rare Solo Show

Even if you don't recognise the name GUM, you probably recognise the man behind it.


Harts Feels Perfectly At Home At His Biggest Show Yet

Whilst others try and fail to pull it off, Harts is self-indulgent in the best possible ways


Explosions in The Sky Should Be Move to Australia and Live In The Opera House

Side note: it's impossible to review this band without sounding like a wanker


Modern Baseball

With big riffs, honest lyrics, and a powerful onstage presence, Modern Baseball know how to put on a massive show


Q&A With The Shins

We spoke about Heartworms and how the band are actually dropping two new albums this year


6 Acts You Need To Hear Before Laneway

Laneway IS Australia's most exciting festival for music discovery


Shit Gets Rowdy With The Pinheads

Featuring more sweat then you've ever seen before.