NEWS: GIRLS announce new album details…

Following the critical success of their debut Album and last year’s Broken Dreams Club EP, Girls have announced that Father, Son, Holy Ghost will be released via Fantasytrashcan/Turnstile and Pod/Inertia in Australia on September 9th. According to the press release: On the third anniversary of the birth of Girls as a band Christopher Owens and Chet White found themselves entering the studio to begin recording their … Continue reading NEWS: GIRLS announce new album details…

LIVE REVIEW: Girls @ Manning Bar, Sydney 08/12/10

  written by Chris Familton First up were Step-Panther, an up and coming Sydney band who just keep getting better. Their songs have shifted from bratty punk origins to now include surf melodies, 60s pop sounds and a Ramones-like approach to telling street stories. Their song Jimmy should be a smash hit and their casual demeanor should gain them a bucket load of fans. Deep … Continue reading LIVE REVIEW: Girls @ Manning Bar, Sydney 08/12/10

NEWS: Meredith Music Festival line-up…

Another day, another festival line-up announced. This time it is the turn of the Meredith Music Festival, celebrating its 20th anniversary with a pretty tasty lineup of bands including DS faves Girls, The Fall, The Field, Dirty Three and Pantha Du Prince… The festival takes place between the 10th and 12th of December at The Meredith Supernatural Amphitheatre is situated on the edge of a … Continue reading NEWS: Meredith Music Festival line-up…

MP3: GIRLS – Lust For Life

GIRLS… San Francisco’s Girls are gonna be big on the indie scene… I can feel it. They have the hazy lo-fi sound of Japandroids, Wavves etc but they also carry a great pop sensibility that ranges from Elvis Costello to Brian Wilson surf tunes. This is psychedelic music on the right side of the tracks! Grab a free MP3 of the opening track from their … Continue reading MP3: GIRLS – Lust For Life

LISTENING TO…

ARCTIC MONKEYS – Humbug (not as desert rock as you’d expect…) GIRLS – Girls (album) (Elvis Costello-esque vox with some nice lo-fi indie dark pop) CIRCLESQUARE – Songs About Dancing & Drugs (Interpol meets Junior Boys in a quiet back alley in Manchester) PISSED JEANS – King Of Jeans (lurching, belligerent and intelligent) JAPANDROIDS – Post Nothing (One of the better exponents of the new … Continue reading LISTENING TO…