ALBUM REVIEW: The Horrors | Luminous

The Horrors were a band that first appeared on the music scene in 2007 like a gothic cartoon brought to life. Ridiculed in some quarters for their solemn appearance and Bauhaus/Birthday Party’isms they seemed consigned to the shadowy perimeters of popular culture, flavour of the month at best. Somehow though they clawed their way onwards and upwards through Primary Colours and Skying, bursting through the … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: The Horrors | Luminous

NEW MUSIC: The Horrors | I See You

The Horrors have announced their new LP Luminous will be released on May 5th. Apparently they were determined to make an album that was brighter, more positive and more electronic and they’ve certainly achieved that based on I See You, the first taste of the new album. Tracklisting: Chasing Shadows First Day Of Spring So Now You Know In and Out Of Sight Jealous Sun … Continue reading NEW MUSIC: The Horrors | I See You

LIVE REVIEW: The Horrors @ Metro Theatre, Sydney (03/02/12)

written by Chris Familton Jack Ladder was in solo mode in the early opening slot and he showed that the songs from last year’s excellent Hurtsville LP can work just as well when stripped back to that rich, melodramatic voice and a fantastic effect laden guitar sound. He only managed to play a handful of songs before he was ushered stage right yet he impressed … Continue reading LIVE REVIEW: The Horrors @ Metro Theatre, Sydney (03/02/12)

NEWS: Laneway Festival sideshows announced…

They’ve been coming thick and fast all morning so here is a summary of the Laneway sideshows. As per usual there are the horrible clashes like The Horrors and Girls playing the same night as well as Yuck/EMA, M83 and Austra all on the same night in Sydney… GIRLS Thursday, 2nd February 2012 – Oxford Art Factory, Sydney Wednesday, 8th February 2012 – Corner Hotel, … Continue reading NEWS: Laneway Festival sideshows announced…

NEWS: Laneway Festival 2012 line-up announced…

Laneway today announced its line-up for the 2012 event and it’s a damn impressive one. Sure there are the buzz bands of the moment like Washed Out and Active Child who don’t don’t really measure up to the hype tossed their way but the list of bands promises to be one of the best that Laneway has hosted to date. Note to organisers – make … Continue reading NEWS: Laneway Festival 2012 line-up announced…

ON TOUR: HEALTH, CALEXICO, JANE’S ADDICTION, DEAD WEATHER, HORRORS and more…

The summer tours are coming thick and fast now and alongside festival appearances, most acts are fitting in sideshows across Australia… JANE’S ADDICTION Tuesday 23 February – Sydney, Enmore Theatre [Licensed All Ages] Wednesday 24 February – Melbourne, The Palace [18+] HEALTH Wednesday February 24 – Corner Hotel, Melbourne Thursday February 25– The Step Inn, Brisbane Friday February 26 – Oxford Art Factory, Sydney Saturday … Continue reading ON TOUR: HEALTH, CALEXICO, JANE’S ADDICTION, DEAD WEATHER, HORRORS and more…