Category Archive: music

Album review: Howling, Sacred Ground

Howling’s latest longplayer, Sacred Ground, effortlessly plays as if mimicking clockwork and patterns of time, containing 12 tracks, reflecting the hours on a clock and the number of months in a year. Layered with… Read More

Getting to know Marlon Williams

Melbourne-based New Zealand musician Marlon Williams has just released his first solo LP, which was recorded in his hometown of Lyttelton. We asked him to tell us a bit about himself: I am Marlon Williams, Maori Welshman,… Read More

Review and Pictures: Rare Finds in Sydney

Armed with camera and notebook,’s Courtney Dabb headed to the newest monthly indie night in Sydney: The Sly Fox in Enmore has now become the latest venue for home-grown indie acts in… Read More

Interview: Jim Bob and Frank Derrick return

Following last year’s critically-acclaimed novel, “The Extra Ordinary Life of Frank Derrick, Age 81″ writer/musician J.B. Morrison, better known as Jim Bob, returns this June with “Frank Derrick’s Holiday of a Lifetime”. We have… Read More

Review: Milk Music helps you connect

So, last month I was invited to see Australia-based brother/sister two-piece Angus & Julia Stone perform in a church in Sydney. The event related to something called Milk Music. At the time, I had no idea what Milk Music… Read More

EP Review: Cheatahs, 紫 (Murasaki)

Chloe Mayne checks out the latest EP from cross-continental four-piece, Cheatahs: It’s kind of exhilarating when a small jewel like this one washes up on my shore. At a petite four tracks and… Read More

Live Review: 360 at The Metro, Sydney

Annastasia Robertson headed to Sydney’s Metro Theatre to catch acclaimed Australian rapper, 360, on his rescheduled tour: This leg of the Retopia tour kicked off with Kale, a young rapper with an explosive… Read More

In The Bath With Peter Bibby

Returned home after a cross-continental run of shows including Austin’s SXSW, we chat with Australian singer/songwriter Peter Bibby: Hey Peter! Gidday mate! Thanks for taking the time out to penpal with us here… Read More

Live review: Purity Ring in Gothenburg

Felix Englund Örn caught Purity Ring in Gothenburg for With one helluva day, filled with apparently hot-wiring the tour bus as well as picking up broken pieces after the rear end fell… Read More

Interview: Miami Horror do something different

Australian indie electronica luminaries, Miami Horror, have just released their sophomore LP, “All Possible Futures”. Annastasia Robertson talks to Ben Plant about the new album, about collaborations and about what occurs on tour:… Read More

Album Review: Say Lou Lou, Lucid Dreaming’s Kaya Strehler appropriately gets a little assistance from her family when reviewing the debut longplayer from Say Lou Lou: Elektra and Miranda Kilbey, aka Say Lou Lou, got their name from the ironic twist… Read More

Interview: Pretty City Tackle The Monolith

Melbourne fuzz rockers Pretty City have consistently blended a fantastic fusion of shoegaze and pop since their incarnation. Courtney Dabb chats to Johnny, the band’s guitarist and vocalist, ahead of the release of… Read More