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British India: On Self-Awareness & A Healthy Dose of Arrogance

Written by on 18 June 2018

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]British India – Melbourne’s hardest working sons have been in the game since back in the day. I remember being just a wee grom listening to triple j when Black & White Radio was first getting airtime. I loved the high pressure guitars, the yelled vocals – the whole deal. Back to the present and […]

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Dan Sultan – ‘Killer Under A Blood Moon’

Written by on 22 May 2018

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image=”8913″ img_size=”full” alignment=”center”][vc_column_text]To me, a key word for Killer Under a Blood Moon would be reinvention. Dan Sultan plays on the original foundations of his recent album Killer with the input of some of Australian music’s most prominent figures on this new EP. At first glance, I thought each artist would compliment Sultan’s style […]

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DMA’s – ‘For Now’

Written by on 27 April 2018

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image=”8651″ img_size=”full” alignment=”center”][vc_column_text] I’ve always been a fan of British music first and foremost. Ever since rock’n’roll crossed the pond from its birthplace in the US, the British truly mastered it into ways that culminated in groups as legendary as The Beatles all the way up to Radiohead – there’s something so beautiful about […]

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GUM – “The Underdog”

Written by on 23 April 2018

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image=”8644″ img_size=”full” alignment=”center”][vc_column_text]Earlier this month GUM dropped his fourth LP titled The Underdog, an immersive insight into “a day in the life of GUM.” For anyone unaware, GUM is the solo project of Jay Watson from Tame Impala and Pond. My favourite part of this album is the range of emotions it’s able to […]

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GUM: On Douche Chills, Tame Impala & Science Fiction

Written by on 20 April 2018

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Last week I had the pleasure of chatting to GUM following the release of his latest album The Underdog. For the uninitiated, GUM is the solo project of Tame Impala and Pond member, Jay Watson. Since 2014 he has treated us to four LPs, each with their own distinct personality. Watson describes The Underdog as […]

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Straight Arrows, Rosa Maria

Written by on 23 March 2018

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_text_separator title=”22 March, Moonshine”][vc_column_text] So for one reason or another, four-piece Sydney-based garage band Straight Arrows have flooded the airwaves as of late and every time I jump in the car, there they are. When I heard they were playing at my local, Moonshine Bar in Manly’s Hotel Steyne on this unsuspecting rainy Thursday, I […]

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Thandi Phoenix: On The Spice Girls, Cringey Songs & Diversity

Written by on 8 February 2018

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Thandi Phoenix is a star on the rise who shows no sign of slowing down. Ahead of her performance at SUNSET20°NORTH at Barangaroo tomorrow night, she took the time to speak with us. The first thing one notices when hearing one of Phoenix’s songs is her chillingly beautiful vocal prowess. She has one of those voices […]

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