Category Archive: album

Track by Track with Dear Plastic

Melbourne-based five-piece Dear Plastic recently released their critically-acclaimed debut album, “The Thieves Are Babes” on vinyl. So we thought it was the perfect opportunity to ask them to talk us through it, track… Read More

Album Review: The Orb, Moonbuilding 2703 AD

The Orb’s most recent offering Moonbuilding 2703 AD pioneers through circuitries of electronic music to stimulate and rewire the brain. The album is a wonderfully composed sample of life and all that is… Read More

Music review: Japanese Wallpaper

The latest release from Japanese Wallpaper is a five-track, self-titled debut EP which triumphantly marks the transition the young Aussie has made from bedroom producer to 2015’s hottest electronic artist. 18-year-old Gab Strum,… Read More

New Music: Check out CRISTALLIN

Somethingyousaid.com’s Kaya Strehler points you in the direction of some sounds from Switzerland: I previously wrote about the high level of music being created within the tidy little borders of Switzerland and brought your… Read More

Review: We All Want To, The Haze

The opening moments of The Haze set the pace nicely: “Eileen Afternoon” introduces the album with an irresistible riff, while the song slowly builds to its post-chorus release. It introduces listeners to the fuzz-driven… Read More

Review: Seth Sentry – Strange New Past

Australian hip-hop artist Seth Sentry is back with a different vibe for his new longplayer, Strange New Past. It’s a mind-boggle. There’s a creative mixture of the classic cheekiness Sentry encompasses, as well… Read More

Album review: Jamie xx – In Colour

In Colour, the surreal debut from Jamie xx, is simply incandescent to the ears. It is animalistic. Rhythmic. Perhaps a kaleidoscopic representation of modern British dance. But most importantly, it establishes Jamie Smith… Read More

Album Review: Max Gowan – Big People

Incoming sensation Max Gowan makes the most of his 18 years of experience on this Earth with his debut longplayer, Big People. His songs shine at the seams with an inexpressible youthfulness, and… Read More

Review: The Weather Station, Loyalty

Toronto-based artist Tamara Lindeman’s third longplayer has just landed. Melissa Barrass checks it out: ‘Loyalty’ kept putting me in and out of sleep. This is not a bad thing at all. It wasn’t from… Read More

Album Review: Surfer Blood – 1000 Palms

Florida’s Surfer Blood rode to our shores with debut Astro Coast in 2010, praised for their Weezer-meets-Morrissey indie-pop. Signed by a major label to release 2013’s Pythons, only for each party to dump… Read More

Album review: Nosaj Thing – Fated

The popularity of the electronically-produced low-fi music genre has given rise to experiments with samples and mixes. Fated is a showcase of the ability of low-fi to create emotion through its arrangement of… Read More

Album Review: Mikal Cronin – MCIII

Following Mikal Cronin’s breakthrough pop-powerhouse, MCII, comes MCIII, an album which he has described as “bigger” and, in both sound and ambition, he’s right. Featuring more horn arrangements and a fuller sound, as… Read More