Segundo is an epic, sprawling, largely improvised and yet focused instrumental post-rock album; fully formed and complex. It vibrates themes of urban aggression, the inherent destructive nature of capitalism and the beautiful, yet tragic imagery associated with human isolation. Continue reading
When Julia Gillard said in parliament that Christopher Pyne was “mincing” and a “poodle”, the name stuck. Julia Gillard was a lawyer and has an extensive vocabulary. The word mincing has nothing to do with mince meat. It means someone who adopts elegant airs. Chris Pyne comes across as a poncy and smarmy. That’s the name explained, but it’s not what the song is really about. Continue reading
Fiery alt-pop quartet Miss Elm have been busy making sweet, sweet music. Following two previous music releases, hundreds of gigs, and many magical hours spent in the studio, the group is now poised to drop their Hybrid EP right onto your ear-drums (and perhaps into your heart).
Miss Elm invite you to leave your notions of genre at the door, and step into a space where melodica and crunchy synthesisers make perfect bedfellows. Welcome to ‘Hybrid’. Continue reading
By recording most of the material on the on “Such A Shame” live the band wanted to create something homogeneous, laid-back but still sincere. Soft, less crooked and awkward than their previous work.
The result is twelve minutes of the best kind of indie pop from a hopelessly overlooked band. Continue reading
Divinely vintage vocals, honeyed harmonies and charming tales are what make up the second full length release from Melbourne’s Susy Blue. Inspired by Susy’s love of 60’s pop, early rock n roll, nouveau-folk and everything in between. Continue reading
Naomi Keyte’s debut album Edge of Morning transforms the melodic vocal and guitar loops of her live show into complex and powerful arrangements. With influences like Beach House, Blonde Redhead, Patrick Watson and Daughter, there are hints of both dark and light in this breed of electric folk. Continue reading