SONIC KICKS: Sam Shinazzi

Sam Shinazzi has been a stalwart of the Sydney indie scene for years – decades even! His slowburn career has been marked by consistency and a strength of low-key yet mature and heartfelt songwriting. His latest and his sixth album, Days I Won’t Forget (Stanley Records) is his best yet. He’s found a really wonderful balance between that lazy acoustic strum that forms the backbone of his songs … Continue reading SONIC KICKS: Sam Shinazzi

Favourite Songs of 2011

So many people are starting to base their listening on songs these days, such is the reduction in attention spans, the proliferation of YouTube browsing and the ease of compiling ones own playlists featuring the best stuff you want to hear. Separate to my Top 50 LPs of 2011 I’ve also put together a list of songs that caught my ears and became hard to … Continue reading Favourite Songs of 2011

NEWS: WILCO release new single on new label…

Wilco are set to release their new album later this year but first they have the single I Might b/w I Love My Label Limited Edition Blue 7″ Vinyl coming out July 19th. The bad news is that it is already sold out 😦 The good news is that the black version is still available over HERE. The single is the first release on the band’s … Continue reading NEWS: WILCO release new single on new label…

NEWS: EX WILCO Jay Bennett dies…

Jay was at the centre of the Yankee Hotel Foxtrot storm and subsequently was ousted from the band before that album was released. He played on the previous records and was the main instrumental foil to Jeff Tweedy. Recently he sued for unpaid royalties from the film Only Trying To Break Your Heart’ which baffled the rest of the band. Unknown to them was the … Continue reading NEWS: EX WILCO Jay Bennett dies…

NEWS: WILCO new album artwork…

Following the news that Wilco were calling their new album Wilco (The Album) we now have further proof that their tongues are firmly planted in their cheeks with the artwork for the record. Wilco (The Album) is due to hit the stores on the 30th June via Nonesuch. TRACKLISTING Wilco (the song) Deeper Down One Wing Bull Black Nova You And I You Never Know … Continue reading NEWS: WILCO new album artwork…

NEWS: WILCO premiere live DVD…

The greatest American band in the world right now is to launch their live concert film “Ashes of American Flags” which will have it’s world premiere February 20 at the Big Sky Documentary Film Festival in Missoula, Montana. Less than a week later, on February 25, it’ll be screened as part of the Noise Pop Festival in San Francisco and that’ll be followed by a … Continue reading NEWS: WILCO premiere live DVD…