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VIDEO: The War on Drugs | Under The Pressure

An early release in 2014, The War on Drugs’ Lost in the Dream just keeps on sounding better and better. Now Adam Granduciel has released a new clip for one of the album highlights ‘Under The Pressure’.  

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NEW MUSIC: Lanie Lane | Celeste

Lanie Lane today unveiled the clip for ‘Celeste’, first single from her new album Night Shade which comes out late October. The single finds her detouring from her Americana sound and incorporating stronger indie pop elements with a strong chorus.    

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ALBUM REVIEW: Morrissey | World Peace is None of Your Business

There’s always mild controversy surrounding Morrissey so when a new album rolls around it serves as a timely reminder of the man’s ability as a singer and lyricist. Here he sticks firmly to the grand indie-pop/glam rock n roll template he mastered decades ago but it now sounds more stately and controlled with flashes of […]

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ALBUM REVIEW: Fink | Hard Believer

Fink, aka Fin Greenall, has been weaving his voice across electronic, folk, dub and soulful indie soundscapes as a solo artist for eight years now and on his fifth studio album he pretty much sticks to the same template which means varied and occasionally good results. He’s at his best when he ventures into darker […]

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NEW MUSIC: Johnny Marr | Easy Money

Johnny Marr didn’t muck about getting back into the recording studio after touring his debut solo LP around the world. in fact many of the new album’s songs were written on the road. Playland is out October 6th.

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NEW MUSIC: Thurston Moore Band | Detonation (feat. MBV & SY members)

Thurston Moore has a new album called The Best Day ready for release later this year via Matador Records. Thurston Moore Band is notable as it also includes Sonic Youth drummer Steve Shelley, My Bloody Valentine bassist Debbie Googe and UK musician James Sedwards. Their first performance together is on August 19th at Ocii in […]

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ALBUM REVIEW: Beach Pigs | Grom Warfare

New Zealand has a knack for churning out skewed indie guitar-pop music. From the heyday of the Flying Nun roster through to modern day exponents like Popstrangers there is a unifying seam of bristling, effervescent melodies colliding at interesting angles with chaotic guitars and rhythms and Beach Pigs are another gem from the same goldmine. […]

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ALBUM REVIEW: Mastodon | Once More ‘Round The Sun

Mastodon stand tall as one of the few bands that transcend the metal genre and appeal to a wide range of music fans from the indie world to classic metal-heads and those with a penchant for the more progressive and experimental end of the heavy music spectrum. On their sixth album in a dozen years […]

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NEW MUSIC: Die! Die! Die! | Crystal

Now into their second decade, New Zealand trio Die! Die! Die! will be releasing their fifth album S W I M on August 15th and the first taste of the new songs comes in the form of ‘Crystal’ with its damn fine rolling serrating verses. New Zealand Tour (presented by Undertheradar, 95bFM and Phantom) Friday 15th […]

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NEW MUSIC: Christopher Owens | Nothing More Than Everything To Me

Christopher Owens (Girls) has a new solo album out at the end of September called A New Testament. It follows his 2013 LP Lysandre that followed the dissolution of the band Girls. here’s the brand new clip for the first single .Nothing More Than Everything To Me’.  

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Album Reviews

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ALBUM REVIEW: Morrissey | World Peace is None of Your Business

There's always mild controversy surrounding Morrissey so when a new album rolls around it serves as … [Read More...]

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ALBUM REVIEW: Fink | Hard Believer

Fink, aka Fin Greenall, has been weaving his voice across electronic, folk, dub and soulful indie … [Read More...]

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ALBUM REVIEW: Beach Pigs | Grom Warfare

New Zealand has a knack for churning out skewed indie guitar-pop music. From the heyday of the … [Read More...]

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ALBUM REVIEW: Mastodon | Once More ‘Round The Sun

Mastodon stand tall as one of the few bands that transcend the metal genre and appeal to a wide … [Read More...]

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ALBUM REVIEW: Led Zeppelin, Led Zeppelin II, Led Zeppelin III – Deluxe Editions

Led Zeppelin have always retained a sense of myth about them and they remain intact as an iconic … [Read More...]

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ALBUM REVIEW: Trans Am | Volume X

As the title suggests, this is album number ten for the Maryland trio and as far as marking that … [Read More...]

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ALBUM REVIEW: The Horrors | Luminous

The Horrors were a band that first appeared on the music scene in 2007 like a gothic cartoon brought … [Read More...]

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ALBUM REVIEW: The Afghan Whigs | Do To The Beast

Many thought that it was well and truly the end of the line when Greg Dulli, John Curley, Rick … [Read More...]

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Interviews

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SONIC KICKS: Greta Mob

Sydney’s Greta Mob are picking up some great gigs at the moment (Beasts of Bourbon) and building some buzz around their music which is built on a visceral mix of Australian swamp rock and dirty post punk blues. We recently caught up with drummer Luke Millar who plugged in the memory card for Sonic Kicks […]

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INTERVIEW: The Antithesis of Escapism – Kirin J Callinan

It’s a busy time for Sydney’s Kirin J Callinan as he prepares to release his debut album embark on an American tour supporting Ariel Pink. From the streets of New York he gives Chris Familton an insight into his emergence as a solo artist. Not long into our conversation Kirin J Callinan pauses before painting, […]

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INTERVIEW: The Black Seeds

THE BLACK SEEDS ARE CELEBRATING FIFTEEN YEARS TOGETHER AND ON THE EVE OF ANOTHER AUSTRALIAN VISIT VOCALIST DANIEL WEETMAN SPOKE WITH CHRIS FAMILTON ABOUT THE PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE OF THE BAND. Maintaining and indeed growing an international profile can be a tricky exercise for bands from the Southern Hemisphere. The costs of touring and […]

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