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AWF GIG REVIEWS: YUKUMBABE @ THE CLUBHOUSE

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AWF GIG REVIEWS: YUKUMBABE @ THE CLUBHOUSE

As part of Open House Thornbury on Saturday August 6, the AWF CLUBhouse opened its doors to an array of local artists and musicians. Yukumbabe are a trio of young guns, who have only been making music together for the better part of two months. For the Open House festivities, they took over our back room to treat punters to some noise.   The three-piece is fronted by multi-instrumentalist Maisie McKenzie, whose vocals can loosely be compared to Katy Steele’s of Little Birdy, with a grungier edge. Her overall sound is husky and effortless, which is the perfect pairing for...

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AWF GIG REVIEWS: BLAIRE @ The CLUBhouse

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AWF GIG REVIEWS: BLAIRE @ The CLUBhouse

Melbourne based singer/songwriter Blaire stole the show, when she took over our front room as part of Open House Thornbury on Saturday August 6. Armed with an acoustic guitar and a sweet as pie attitude, Blaire coasted through a glorious set that included both covers and originals. Blaire’s music features folk-tinged melodies, backed by twangy, straightforward acoustics. It’s always something special when Aussie artists can maintain their accent while singing, rather than mimicking our Western contemporaries. It’s even more so impressive when the result is a velvety smooth treat to the ears, which Blaire accomplishes with ease. This allowed her...

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