ALBUM REVIEW: Community Radio – Look Now You’re Cursed

Boasting two members of Sydney band Youth Group, the debut album from Community Radio finds them capturing the essence of their elegant and skewed indie guitar pop. The melodies are endlessly autumnal, melancholic and often heavy hearted while the guitars chime and weave hypnotic, riffing patterns. The rhythm section show plenty of inventiveness making this an album on which all instruments sound like they’re simultaneously … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Community Radio – Look Now You’re Cursed

LIVE REVIEW: Sonny & The Sunsets, Surf City, Community Radio, Adults @ Goodgod (21/11/13)

Four shades of indie guitar pop music were on display at Goodgod with Adults being at the more obtuse end of the spectrum. The trio knocked out ramshackle, skeletal post punk songs built around restless melodies and rhythmic edge. Their songs gave the impression of being thrown together casually yet beneath the Pavement-esque delivery there lurked some interesting and restless musicality. Once the ears and … Continue reading LIVE REVIEW: Sonny & The Sunsets, Surf City, Community Radio, Adults @ Goodgod (21/11/13)

SONIC KICKS: The City Lights

The City Lights have been around the Sydney scene releasing albums in a few different incarnations since 2004 but it was only recently that I first caught them live, as a power pop trio and they blew me away. On the back of their recently released album I Just Got To Believe they played a tight propulsive set which led me claim in my review … Continue reading SONIC KICKS: The City Lights