Category Archive: music

Teebs, E s t a r a – album review

California-based electronic producer and artist, Mtendere Mandowa, better known as Teebs, makes his return with his sophomore album. Jess Matthews checks it out: E s t a r a’s release follows a period of… Read More

The Murlocs, Loopholes – Album Review

Victoria’s surf-coast garage-gems The Murlocs have just polished off their debut longplayer, Loopholes. Chloe Mayne reviews the record and has a chat with the boys: Loopholes has been a truly extended labour of… Read More

Tycho, Awake – Album review

I first uncovered Tycho while searching the net for inspiration as a graphic design student. The ambient shimmering electronic tones produced by Scott Hansen surrounded my university days. I was enthralled with his… Read More

Shannon and The Clams – Interview

We caught up with Shannon Shaw of American doo-wop act, Shannon and the Clams. She’s supporting/playing with Hunx and His Punx on a raucous Australian tour: Hey Shannon! This is your first tour to… Read More

Liars, Mess – Album review

The new longplayer from New York’s premier effect-drivers Liars begins with a series of repeated, ominous robotic commands. “Take my pants off,” it drones. “Smell my socks. Eat my face off. Eat my… Read More

Getting to know Angry Beige

Sydney-based band Angry Beige are seriously turning heads right now, so we caught up with vocalist/guitarist Elfy Scott to find out more. And yes, she’s the same Elfy Scott who writes for… Read More

Getting to Know Eleanor Dunlop

Former member of now-defunct-but-once-awesome band Cameras, Eleanor Dunlop is back with a new single, Rough Side Of Town (above), and EP. We found out more about her:  I am obsessed with horses. Anything horse-related… Read More

New Electric Ride, Balloon Age – Review

If the Mad Hatter had a little gramophone perched on the end of his tea-party table, the sounds emanating from it would have been something like the debut longplayer from Sunderland/London-based quartet New Electric… Read More

Twelve Foot Ninja live in Sydney, review & photos

Photographer/reviewer Heather Vousden headed along to catch Twelve Foot Ninja’s “Troll Burger” Tour: Arriving at Sydney University’s Manning Bar, I was welcomed with the sound of deep, low frequency bass bellowing from the… Read More

Steve Smyth interview and new video

Our Editor Bobby catches up with Australia-based musician and all-round legend, Steve Smyth: Howdy Steve! Last time we saw each other was at Coogee Beach, when you emerged from the sea like an… Read More

Sticky Fingers live in Sydney – review

Laying down jams tighter than a tiger in spandex, rocking cricket shorts, sunglasses inside and shirts completely unbuttoned; Sticky Fingers are more legit than the word itself. James Jamhound Booker checked them out live… Read More

Grayson Gilmour, Infinite Life! – Review

Grayson Gilmour comes from the exciting and densely-bubbling musical pot that is New Zealand’s quirky capital, Wellington. It’s been four years since we last heard from Gilmour, who, after the release of No… Read More