Sonic Kicks: Damien Binder

Perth-based New Zealand songwriter Damien Binder has just released his fifth solo album Bright Side. It’s a widescreen indie pop-rock vista populated by sparkling guitar lines, the warm glow of synths and Binder’s astute take on the world around him. Damien first came to fame in the late 80s and through the 90s on the alternative rock scene in Auckland, NZ, as frontman for the … Continue reading Sonic Kicks: Damien Binder

NEW MUSIC: Damien Binder – Everything But

Following the release of his first single for 2021, ‘Here It Is’, Perth-based New Zealand singer-songwriter Damien Binder releases its follow-up ‘Everything But’. The new single ‘Everything But‘ continues Damien’s exploration of a new stylistic direction. He’s taken his proven credentials as a consummate songwriter and married them with the acclaimed production nous of Matt Gio (Katy Steele, Birds of Tokyo, Abbey May, Rudimental). The melodies sound even sweeter, the songs more … Continue reading NEW MUSIC: Damien Binder – Everything But

NEW MUSIC: Damien Binder – Here It Is

Damien Binder is back with his new single ‘Here It Is’, the first taste of his forthcoming fifth solo album. New Zealand readers will be familiar with the trajectory of his career which began as the frontman for Auckland post-punk band Second Child from the late 80s and through the 90s. Damien’s now based in Perth and has teamed up with producer Matt Gio for … Continue reading NEW MUSIC: Damien Binder – Here It Is

REVIEW: DAMIEN BINDER – While The Wind’s At Your Back

1 2 3 4 5 REVIEWED FOR THE DWARF. Damien Binder is a New Zealander now residing in Sydney who has been peddling his wares as a singer/songwriter for a decade now. In a prior musical life he fronted Auckland band Second Child who had were a different type of beast – louder and faster in a post punk, angular indie style. His progression to … Continue reading REVIEW: DAMIEN BINDER – While The Wind’s At Your Back