VIDEO PREMIERE: Wade Jackson – Sensationalized

Ahead of his vinyl and single launch this Friday at HiWay Bikini Bar in Enmore, NSW, Wade Jackson is releasing the new Jonathan Sequeira-directed video clip for his single ‘Sensationalized‘, featuring the artist wandering and searching through desolate, yet beautiful mountainous Australian terrain. The title track to his most recent album, the song sees Wade takes an extended seven minute sojourn on the dancefloor, with electrically charged notes flickering … Continue reading VIDEO PREMIERE: Wade Jackson – Sensationalized

NEWS: Thee Oh Sees Announce Australian Tour

Thee Oh Sees have announced they’ll be returning to Australia in January for a run of shows on the back of their latest album Mutilator Defeated At Last along with a brand new lineup consisting of John Dwyer (vocals, guitar), Timothy Hellman (bass) and double drummers, Ryan Moutinho and Dan Rincon. They’re also releasing a new limited edition deluxe vinyl pressing of Mutilator Defeated At Last on November 20th. You can pre-order the release HERE Continue reading NEWS: Thee Oh Sees Announce Australian Tour

GIVEAWAY: Win a copy of Neko Case’s new album on vinyl

Neko Case recently released her new LP The Worse Things Get, The Harder I Fight, The Harder I Fight, The More I Love You and it finds her in fine form, possibly her best. The kind folks over at Warner Music and ANTI- have given us a copy of the album on vinyl (including a CD copy) to giveaway to one lucky DS reader. The album … Continue reading GIVEAWAY: Win a copy of Neko Case’s new album on vinyl

NEWS: The ‘At First Sight’ record fair and festival is fast approaching….

On Saturday July 20th Carriageworks in Sydney will host At First Sight which is being billed as a ‘vinyl romance’ style festival with 11 bands and more than 10 DJs soundtracking the day while you peruse the record bins of record stores, labels and private sellers. This is a killer line-upof bands that you are unlikely to see all on the same festival stage. Great … Continue reading NEWS: The ‘At First Sight’ record fair and festival is fast approaching….

A Song From Every Album In My Vinyl Collection

One of the joys of visiting someone who has a record collection is flicking through the sleeves, finding gems and long forgotten memories and getting a snapshot of that person through the music they’ve collected either over their lifetime or during a specific time in their life. I’ve been collecting vinyl since I first bought Billy Idol’s Rebel Yell in 1983 and for the most … Continue reading A Song From Every Album In My Vinyl Collection

NEWS: Flying Nun & Real Groovy Records release new Toy Love compilation LP

PRESS RELEASE Before Flying Nun, before any ‘Dunedin Sound’, there was Toy Love. Now more than 30 years later, the five-piece (Chris Knox, Alec Bathgate, Paul Kean, Jane Walker and Mike Dooley) are set to receive both the New Zealand Herald Legacy Award at this year’s New Zealand Music Awards and an induction into the New Zealand Music Hall of Fame. To celebrate, Flying Nun … Continue reading NEWS: Flying Nun & Real Groovy Records release new Toy Love compilation LP

NEW MUSIC: I Dream In Transit | Absolute Peace 7″

Melbourne duo I Dream In Transit have recently released the wonderful new single Absolute Peace backed with the equally great Night Dog. They’ve pressed it as a 7″ too so for those of you who covet the black circle you can grab a limited edition pressing if you are quick. Head over to their Bandcamp page to order now and/or stream and buy a digital … Continue reading NEW MUSIC: I Dream In Transit | Absolute Peace 7″

NEWS: Classic Talk Talk/Mark Hollis albums reissued on vinyl…

Mark Hollis and Talk Talk underwent a fascinating transformation from the synth pop of It’s A Shame and Dum Dum Girl to their exploratory and sparse sound on albums like Laughing Stock and Spirit Of Eden. Now labe Ba Da Bing are reissuing Laughing Stock and Mark Hollis’ subsequent solo record. Here is what Boomkat have to say about Talk Talk’s Laughing Stock: One of … Continue reading NEWS: Classic Talk Talk/Mark Hollis albums reissued on vinyl…