Category Archive: album

Review: Singapore Sling – Psych Fuck

Icelandic fuzz-purveyors Singapore Sling return to the fray with another growling longplayer. Chloe Mayne gives it a spin: I haven’t written an album review in bloody ages, but I couldn’t let this rumbling… Read More

Album Review: Grimes – Art Angels

Rhosian Woolridge considers the newest longplayer from Grimes: Pop Music, the great-great-grandchild of rock and roll, died earlier this year in her home, surrounded by family. Pop Music (Pop for short) was revered for… Read More

Album review: Majical Cloudz – Are You Alone?

Rhosian Woolridge checks out the eagerly-anticipated new longplayer from Canada-based duo Majical Cloudz : “What’s the point of a sad, sad song?” asks singer Devin Welsh on Are You Alone?, the title track… Read More

EP Review: Jesse Davidson – Lizard Boy

Jesse Davidson is yet another incredible Australian musical talent, and has just released a brand new EP, titled Lizard Boy. The five-track recording is well thought out and a concise collection of tracks which… Read More

Album review: Patrick James, Outlier

Ruth Hodge reviews the much-anticipated debut longplayer from Australian singer/songwriter Patrick James: Imagine this: You’ve pulled out of your driveway, fiddling with the GPS as your co-pilot slams shut the glovebox after stuffing… Read More

Art vs Science: Off The Edge of The Earth and Into Forever, Forever

The new Art vs Science album is, for lack of a better word, sexy. Off The Edge of The Earth and Into Forever, Forever is perhaps aptly named; this highly-anticipated sophomore album is a… Read More

Review: Kurt Vile – b’lieve i’m goin down…

Kurt Vile’s sixth full length album b’lieve i’m goin down… is a deeply introspective record, filled with fingerpicking guitar, storyteller twang and existential angst. Call it nu-blues, modern folk, indie riff-rock; who cares? This… Read More

Album review: The Virgance – Paradigm 3

Nathan Smith, better known as UK-based shoegaze/dreampop/noiserock artist The Virgance, has just dropped a new album. Melissa Barrass gives it a listen:  There is such a futuristic sacredness about the production of Paradigm 3… Read More

Angie – Free Agent, track-by-track

‘Free Agent’ is the second longplayer from Sydney-based musician Angie. While travelling last year, Angie began working on the record in Paris. She then headed to Brazil for an artist residency where she turned the… Read More

Review: Yo La Tengo – Stuff Like That There

After thirteen albums the Hoboken, New Jersey legends Yo La Tengo return with an album of cover versions, reworked originals and a handful of new tunes. The follow-up to 2013’s excellent Fade, Stuff… Read More

Review: The debut LP from Dianas

Rhosian Woolridge checks the debut longplayer from Perth-based Dianas: Don’t get me wrong, I love nostalgia as much as the next person. I truly believe ‘Survivor’ by Destiny’s Child is one of the… Read More

Album Review: Gold Class, It’s You

From the minute your ears clasp onto the opening track of “It’s You”, the debut longplayer from Melbourne’s Gold Class, you can hear why there have been comparisons to The Smiths and Joy Division,… Read More