VIDEO PREMIERE: Sunny Flynn Hugo – Walk Down

Brisbane quartet Sunny Flynn Hugo have been busy recording their self-titled debut LP across SE Queensland over the last two years and the good news is that its release will be celebrated with a launch gig at Junk Bar on Sunday June 10th. The latest single/video is ‘Walk Down’, a wistfully strummed and gently propulsive slice of windswept Americana/indie rock complete with a wonderfully lazy … Continue reading VIDEO PREMIERE: Sunny Flynn Hugo – Walk Down

NEW MUSIC: The Goon Sax – Up To Anything

Brisbane trio The Goon Sax are about to release their debut LP via Chapter Music in a couple of weeks. Here’s the title track Up To Anything, a song that hits the right spots for us – a bass line reminiscent of The Bats,  the delightfully doleful vocal style of Louis Forster and brisk, economical and snappy drums. It’s a melancholic pop song par excellence. The band … Continue reading NEW MUSIC: The Goon Sax – Up To Anything

NEWS: BIGSOUND 2014 announces first 80 acts

BIGSOUND seems to get bigger each year and 2014 looks set to continue that growth with site expansion in Brisbane and 80+ acts on the first line-up announcement. The Fortitude Valley area where the event takes places will now also include venues like The Underdog, Crowbar, The Elephant and The New Globe as well as a new outdoor venue behind Brightside and Magic City. BIGSOUND Live –  September 10-11th, tickets are available for $69+bf from OzTix (www.oztix.com.au) Airling Alison Wonderland APES Ash … Continue reading NEWS: BIGSOUND 2014 announces first 80 acts

NEW MUSIC: Loomer | Bolt

Brisbane’s Loomer will shortly release their debut LP Ceiling which will be out on vinyl at the end of May via Lost Race Records. It is a limited release of 100 copies so if you favour records over digital and you like what you hear below then get in quick. The track Bolt staggers and swoons with fair dollops of noise, drone and shoegaze textures. It … Continue reading NEW MUSIC: Loomer | Bolt

NEWS: Real Estate announce Australian and New Zealand shows…

Real Estate came through with the jangly and sparkly, indie guitar pop goods on their second album Days that they released a few months back. They are already on the line-up for Golden Plains 2012 and now they’ve announced additional AU dates and a couple of shows in NZ as well… Friday 9th March – The Standard, Sydney Monday 12th March – Corner Hotel, Melbourne … Continue reading NEWS: Real Estate announce Australian and New Zealand shows…

VIDEO: The Clean | Anything Could Happen (live in Brisbane)

So The Clean are playing around Australia at the moment and I got along to their Sydney show. It was only the 2nd time I’ve seen them play – the 1st was at the Strawberry Fields Festival in the mid 90’s just out of Hamilton, just as the sun was setting behind the stage as a pink glow and it looked and sounded fucking great. … Continue reading VIDEO: The Clean | Anything Could Happen (live in Brisbane)