NEW MUSIC: Wolf & Cub – Close To The Edge

We loved ‘Blue State’, the first new single from the band and this one kicks with the same dark intent. Choppy verses that emerge into a widescreen rock chorus that swings like a heavyweight. Shades of QOTSA with a side serving of Fugazi just below the surface. “’Close to the Edge’ is a commentary on a communication breakdown” states Joel Byrne, “it’s essentially the soundtrack to a really … Continue reading NEW MUSIC: Wolf & Cub – Close To The Edge

REVIEW: WOLF & CUB @ Oxford Art Factory (19/06/09)

Reviewed for  THE DWARF visit them, they’re great! Psychedelic-tinged music is on the rise in Sydney with bands like The Laurels, Circle Pit and now Cabins utilising its effects. These bands are all including it in their sound in a different way, whether it is adding atmosphere to shoegaze or a garage rock element to punk, they are forgoing straight chords and aggression to create … Continue reading REVIEW: WOLF & CUB @ Oxford Art Factory (19/06/09)

NEWS: 2ND V FESTIVAL LINEUP ANNOUNCEMENT…

After the disappointing first round of bands anounced for the V Festival  – Killers, Razorlight??? – there is some relief with the latest round of offerings that include the brilliant M83, Madness and The Human League.  Jenny Lewis is the odd one out in the bunch but it is at least looking like a more rounded festival and definitely a different flavour to the other … Continue reading NEWS: 2ND V FESTIVAL LINEUP ANNOUNCEMENT…