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Five Tracks: Catman

Five Tracks: Catman

A few days ago, I put the call out, asking for people to contribute to the blog in the form of five tracks by Australian artists that mean something to them. I received some great responses, this is the first of them.  Tonight, we’re being taken for a spin by...
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Listen: Montgomery - 'War Cry'

Listen: Montgomery – ‘War Cry’

It’s not every day you hear a track that hooks you straight up, there’s almost a slight nervousness that the song might change pace, shift key and you’ll fall out of the trance. ‘War Cry’ will keep you hanging on till the very end. Detailed information on Montgomery is hard to come by, the press release was tight liped but if...
News: Meredith Music Festival 2014 Full Lineup Announced

News: Meredith Music Festival 2014 Full Lineup Announced

The final bill for Meredith Music Festival 2014 has landed. It’s all done—finito. Unveiled this evening, adding to the already cosmic lineup, Jagwar Ma, Jen Cloher, Sun God Replica, The Harpoons, Krakatau, City of Ballarat Municipal Brass Band, The Town Bikes and of course, a solid dose of nothing from the silence wedge. If you...
Watch: Jack Ladder & The Dreamlanders - 'Come On Back This Way' (Feat. Sharon Van Etten)

Watch: Jack Ladder & The Dreamlanders – ‘Come On Back This Way’ (Feat. Sharon Van Etten)

Jack Ladder & The Dreamlanders are returning this year with their fourth record. Playmate  follows the 2011′s acclaimed Hurtsville and will be released in Australia November 7 via the Dreamlanders own imprint ‘Self Portrait’. The first taste from the forthcoming record is ‘Come On Back This Way’, a blistering synth-laden driver featuring guest vocals by Sharon Van...
Falls Music and Arts Festival 2014

Falls Music and Arts Festival 2014

Yes, it is that time of year again to start stressing about what you’re going to do on New Years Eve. Well I won’t take much convincing to get me back to Marion Bay. The unique surrounds and chilla crowd make Falls Festival in Tassie the ultimate experience, especially when you throw in the super solid...
Listen: Lux Ovarye's Weird Time  - 'In The Rain'

Listen: Lux Ovarye’s Weird Time – ‘In The Rain’

I’m in the dark on Lux Ovarye, although I will let you in on what I do know. A 26 year-old male, from Caulfield in the south eastern suburbs of Melbourne, who plays under the name of Lux Ovarye. When performing as a band, the group is collectively referred to as Lux Ovarye’s Weird Time, with...
Listen: Jane Tyrrell - 'Wild Waters' (Tom Scary Remix)

Listen: Jane Tyrrell – ‘Wild Waters’ (Tom Scary Remix)

  Does the man sleep? Tom Iansek (Big Scary, #1 Dads) has taken the knife to Jane Tyrrell’s ‘Wild Waters’. Yet this time he’s wearing a new name, Tom Scary. “Tom Scary is the new moniker for Tom Iansek, to be applied when Iansek is wearing his producer hat. This is to distinguish him from...
Listen: Chips Calipso - 'I Walked Outside and Felt the Sun' LP

Listen: Chips Calipso – ‘I Walked Outside and Felt the Sun’ LP

  Out of the blue, David R Cameron got in touch, I’m glad he did. A few days ago, under the cloak of Chips Calipso, Cameron released his debut record, I Walked Outside and Felt the Sun. From all accounts it’s been a work in process, his Facebook account has been active since 2011, but this...
News: Paradise Music Festival Returns For 2014

News: Paradise Music Festival Returns For 2014

From Paradise Media Paradise Music Festival is pleased to announce that YES we will be ‘a thing’ this year, with Paradise 2014 officially confirmed for the weekend of Nov. 28, 29 and 30. With 2014′s lineup to be announced next Tuesday Aug. 19, the festival can also confirm the location of this year’s event will...
Interview: LUCIANBLOMKAMP

Interview: LUCIANBLOMKAMP

We’ve been LUCIANBLOMKAMP fans for quite some time now so were pretty stoked to get our grubby hands on his debut LP Post-Nature last week. It’ll be out there in the open for all you lot this Friday, so don’t worry, not too much longer to wait. And honestly, it’s worth the damn wait anyway. Post-Nature is...
Client Liaison - 'Queen'

Client Liaison – ‘Queen’

Our favourite 80s heroes Client Liaison have dropped the video for their new single Queen today via Noisey. You really can’t help but love these guys. Such a commitment to the aesthetic! This new track is no exception, synth heavy, bass groove and jangly guitars all round. And as usual, its kinda hard to tell from the...
Wrapped: Splendour in the Grass 2014

Wrapped: Splendour in the Grass 2014

The dust has finally settled on Splendour in the Grass for 2014. I have the remnants of a cheeky Splendour cough and there is still mud on my gumboots, but it’s been nearly two weeks so I’m starting to not get a bad case of the feels when I think about it now. It’s been...
News: OutsideIn Festival Announce First-Round of Acts

News: OutsideIn Festival Announce First-Round of Acts

Entering its third year, OutsideIn festival have announced a stella first-round line up. A solid contingent of local artists such as Seekae, Client Liaison, Tornado Wallace, Fishing and Guerre will take over Sydney’s Manning House complex on Sat 29 November. “A meeting of the minds, OutsideIn is a collaboration between Sydney’s taste-making touring and management agency, Astral People...