Category Mad Nanna

Boiled Dwarf, Encounter Group, Mad Nanna, Dag – Minimum Wage, The Grace Darling, Collingwood, VIC (2014-07-13)

Really amazing lineup; great show. BOILED DWARF Total time 23mins. DOWNLOAD HERE ENCOUNTER GROUP In which Encounter Group attempt to play their entire (amazing) album “a little bit faster”. Total time 34mins. DOWNLOAD HERE MAD NANNA First and (as of writing) only time I’ve seen Mad Nanna play without Pat. Quite a noisey set, as […]

Cooper Bowman, Hour House, Fingers Pty Ltd, Mad Nanna, Half High – Half High ‘Shapeless Advice’ 7″ Launch, Tape Projects, Carlton, VIC (2014-03-14)

Amazing show in an amazing space. Every set is essential. COOPER BOWMAN Missing link between Crabby and Cooper, watch it happen right before your eyes. One of the best. Total time 14mins. DOWNLOAD HERE HOUR HOUSE Possibly? (I can’t really remember) debut live performance from two former members of Castings after releasing one of my […]

Mad Nanna, Eastlink, Baseball – Monday Night Mass, Northcote Social Club, Northcote, VIC (2014-03-03)

Baseball were not a band that I was familiar with at all but the supports made this Mass essential. Recordings sound great, the NSC band room makes it easy. MAD NANNA New Mad Nanna song! First track, instrumental. Got some of the I Wanna See You grunt; great stuff. Regular Michael, Pat, Ian, Karl lineup […]

Bleak, Mad Nanna, God’s Cum – Dane Certificate’s Magic Tricks, Gags and Theatre, Brunswick, VIC (2014-01-31)

Dane Certificate’s Magic Tricks, Gags and Theatre is a wonderful little magic shop on Sydney Road that has a little stage set up, mostly for Dane’s magic shows and film screenings. Dane will often come out between acts and do magic tricks for the crowd while the band sets up. Last time my old housemate […]

Destiny 3000, Lower Plenty, Mad Nanna – Mad Nanna 7” Launch, The Northcote Social Club, Northcote, VIC (2013-07-31)

This show was billed as both the late launch of Mad Nanna’s 7″ single My Two Kids (released by US imprint Soft Abuse back in November 2012), and their farewell gig before the head off on a tour of the US and Europe. They got a great turnout for this show, and we were treated […]

The Curse, Nth Wheel, Mad Nanna, Taco Leg – Mad Nanna’s 100th Birthday, The Tote, Collingwood, VIC (2013-07-25)

This gig was held to celebrate Mad Nanna’s 100th show, a pretty impressive feat. They had a cake on stage, which was a nice touch. Tasted great too. All these sets sound great; The Curse played their first pub show, Nth Wheel played in full band mode, and Taco Leg made a rare Melbourne appearance […]

Mad Nanna – A Movie And A Music, Bar Open, Fitzroy, VIC (2013-07-07)

As part of the Leaps and Bounds festival, Pat O’brien (of Mad Nanna and Sunshine & Grease fame) has been putting on shows every Sunday night upstairs at Bar Open consisting of a screening of a film followed by a live performance. This Mad Nanna show followed a screening of Half Japanese: The Band That […]