Category Archive: album

The Upsidedown: The Town with Bad Wiring

Portland based six-piece, The Upsidedown, will be gracing Australian shores supporting The Dandy Warhols’ sold out tour this month. In anticipation for their arrival, Heather Vousden reviewed their latest album, “The Town with… Read More

Wax Witches – Centre Of Your Universe

Stuck in my sweltering apartment, listening to Wax Witches’ new album, Centre Of Your Universe, I want nothing more than to be on a roadtrip somewhere on the West Coast. No wonder! This… Read More

Slow Club, Complete Surrender – Review

Sheffield duo Charles Watson and Rebecca Taylor, otherwise known as Slow Club, return with their third LP, Complete Surrender. Once again, the record displays the band’s varied spectrum of influences which range from Frankie Valli… Read More

The Moons, Mindwave – Album Review

Looking for a crash course in Brit-rock? The Moons’ latest longplayer might just be the answer. The best way to describe The Moons’ sound initially is, well, Kasabian. Early 2000s Kasabian to be exact.… Read More

Lucy Roleff – Art Interview

Melbourne based musician, illustrator and writer Lucy Roleff talks to Carol Bowditch about Some Things: While we’ve spoke about your musical pursuits with your band, Magic Hands, and solo work, you are also an illustrator… Read More

Review: Jungle will stand the test of time

‘Quintessential cool’ comes to mind when listening to the debut longplayer from London-based collective Jungle, but this is too simplistic a definition for such a refined sound. The duo, known as “J” and “T”… Read More

Great Lost Albums of the 90s – Strangelove

Gary Page revisits a great lost album of the 1990s, “Time For The Rest Of Your Life”, from Bristol-based alternative-rock band Strangelove:   2014 has seen a raft of reissued albums celebrating the twentieth anniversary… Read More

Promised Miracles, Trust – album review

The artist collective, Promised Miracles, has just dropped a mix of Australian music, which takes in experimental, ambient electro through to post punk grunge. Entitled ‘Trust’, the mix was carefully compiled by Adam Christou, the… Read More

Sia, 1000 Forms of Fear – album review

Damon Collum approaches the latest longplayer from Australia’s Sia with high hopes:  People often appear to be on different wavelengths, and the trajectories their lives take them on are almost visible as colourful… Read More

The Antlers, Familiars – album review

The new longplayer from Brooklyn-based band, The Antlers is out. And its awesome. Familiars, their fifth studio album, sees the band further explore the emotionality and spirituality of love and humanity, with a palette of… Read More

Passenger, Whispers – Album review

Listening to Whispers, the new longplayer from Brighton-born chart topper Passenger, I could forgive my partner for asking if this was the new James Blunt album. The two have a very similar style. Although Blunty… Read More

Contrast, Less Than Zero – EP review

Kaya Strehler reviews the newest offering from Australian four-piece, Contrast. It’s got something to do with desserts, apparently: Melbourne-based Contrast have followed up the release of their single, Pipe Dreams, with an EP that… Read More