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 and took a look at some of the albums that … Continue reading SONIC KICKS: Greta Mob

NEWS: David Bowie announces new single and album

Here is the first musical bomb to drop in 2013 with the surprise news that David Bowie has emerged from semi-retirement with a new single Where Are We Now? released today (his 66th birthday) ahead of a new album, his first in a decade, called The Next Day. The new LP will be released on March 8th in Australia, the 12th in the USA and … Continue reading NEWS: David Bowie announces new single and album

FEATURE: Signposts in Modern Music

We look at six songs that stand out as important moments in modern music, changing the playing field and inspiring legions of other musicians… JEFF BUCKLEY – GRACE (1994) With alternative music (as it was known at the time) in the grip of grunge and hard rock it took a sensitive young man with an angelic voice, good looks and a mesmerizing guitar style to … Continue reading FEATURE: Signposts in Modern Music

UPCOMING RELEASE: Deluxe Edition of Bowie’s Station To Station…

On September 28 in the U.S. (September 20 in Europe), EMI reissues David Bowie’s Station to Station in two bonus-laden packages. 1. The three-CD Special Edition features the album and audio from a concert at Long Island’s Nassau Coliseum that took place March 23, 1976. 2. Super Deluxe Limited Edition (pictured) features those same three CDs along with LPs, DVD audio, an EP of single … Continue reading UPCOMING RELEASE: Deluxe Edition of Bowie’s Station To Station…