Daimon Downey has come a long way since his days as a doorman at the Globe nightclub. With several festivals and support slots for the likes of Jamiroquai, Scissor Sisters and Robbie Williams under his belt, he’s right at home performing to a stadium of thousands with his party-starting gang Sneaky Sound System.
After 14 months and around $4 million worth of design and construction, Will and Toby’s Taylor Square is a demonstration of what happens when LA and New York collide right in the middle Sydney. Kate Carroll talks to designer Paul Kelly about the features that are dazzling even the stars.
For Australians, it was almost love at first sight, but it took a little longer for Eskimo Joe to endear themselves to the tough US market. With three albums under their belt and a little inspiration from Aussie rock gods INXS,
they seem to have done it. Meet the Perth trio, along with Brisbane rockers Powderfinger and Grammy-winners Wolmother.
With splendid architecture, five bars over two floors, and three of Sydney’s hottest bartenders pouring an extensive range of premium spirits and seasonal cocktails; the Argyle really is a bar of mythical proportions.
In less than two years, the sophisticated ‘new’ Hilton Sydney has established itself as a firm favourite with the city’s sexy set. Kate Carroll reports on the parties, trends and style that make it the place to be for guests and Sydneysiders alike.