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The Jensens: On new directions and staying true to themselves

Written by on 10 December 2018

Strap in and prepare to be launched into the cosmos with The Jensens and their new jet-propelled single, Coma – a glimpse into the latest musical chapter from the ever-evolving tale of the Brisbane five-piece.  Locking themselves away in the studio, experimenting and recording for the better part of the year, this new sound is a bold […]

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REVIEW: Holy Holy, CLEWS, San Mei

Written by on 18 November 2018

A smoky stage with moody red backlighting, richly mixed audio, and authentically sticky floors welcomed audiences to Holy Holy’s headline show at Sydney’s The Metro on Saturday night for their Faces national tour. A steady crowd had gathered early into the night to see Gold Coast rising-star San Mei bring her powerful voice and electrifying rhythms […]

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Approachable Members Of Your Local Community: On Being Approachable Community Members

Written by on 4 June 2018

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Seven-piece band Approachable Members of Your Community are an interesting bunch of blokes. While their music is great, they’re so much more than just their tunes. LunchBox caught up with saxophonist Nicholas Gerstel. Like their name suggests, they are, in fact approachable members of your local community. “We wanted a name that reflected our […]

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Gig: Cub Sport, Eves Karydas, Merk

Written by on 19 March 2018

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_text_separator title=”17 Mar, Metro Theatre” color=”white”][vc_column_text]Over the weekend I attended the Sydney show of Cub Sport’s BATS world tour, and was treated to the best indie pop this continent has to offer. The first support of the night was the New Zealand-based solo producer Merk, an indie pop/rock artist with the instrumentation of bands like […]

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GALLERY: Angie McMahon by William Patston

Written by on 16 March 2018

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Press Club – ‘Late Teens’

Written by on 15 March 2018

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image=”8334″ img_size=”full” alignment=”center”][vc_column_text] Stop the press! Press Club release their debut album, Late Teens, tomorrow! In a short year, the Melbourne rockers have established themselves in regular rotation as a hot commodity on Australia’s live music scene; from festivals (The Grampians Music Festival, Festival of the Sun, Fairgrounds Festival, Falls Festival, and NYE on […]

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Press Club: On Brunswick’s Gentrification & Being “Truly Independent”

Written by on 13 March 2018

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Defined by their music and uncompromising in their honesty, Melbourne outfit Press Club will rock your socks off, literally. Their sound is frenetic, raw, fierce – and yet within the volatility of their genre, the music Press Club have developed remains paradoxically refined and considered. This is more impressive for a band that has only been […]

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Ocean Alley – ‘Chiaroscuro’

Written by on 13 March 2018

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image=”8296″ img_size=”full” alignment=”center”][vc_column_text] Imagine you’re eating a pie. Not just any old pie. You’re sinking your teeth into a wavy slice of groovy-licious pie. The flavours on your tongue taste colourful whilst you’re chewing. You swallow and it’s gone. Your cravings for another piece grow strongly and you would do just about anything for […]

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The Jim Mitchells, Rosa Maria, Tropical Strength

Written by on 26 February 2018

First things first: I’d never listened to The Jim Mitchells before Thursday. They had been recommended to me by a handful of friends but I’d somehow unintentionally managed to avoid them completely. I had even missed a free show they did a month or so ago. Thursday at the Lansdowne seemed like the perfect opportunity […]

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