Category Archive: music

Elizabeth Rose interview

Carol Bowditch had a quick chat with Elizabeth Rose about her current tour: How are you feeling about your first headline tour? I’m really excited to be on my first headline tour! With excitement… Read More

The Walkmen – Heaven

Andy James has a listen to the latest outing from The Walkmen: Formed over a decade ago from the ashes of indie outfit Jonathan Fire*Eater, New York five-piece The Walkmen’s flame burns brighter… Read More

Boy and Bear at The State Theatre, Sydney

Sophie Metcalfe reviewed and photographed Boy and Bear’s gig in Sydney last week: It has been a while since I’ve been to an all-ages gig. I think we can all agree that the all-ages… Read More

Ned Collette interview

Carol Bowditch talks to Melbourne-born, Berlin-based musician Ned Collette about his upcoming album tour:  Your sound seems to take influence from different genres. Do you have an especially eclectic music taste?  Sure, I guess.… Read More

Chet Faker – Thinking In Textures review

Victoria Gottschalk casts her ears upon Chet Faker’s EP and feels a bit sexy: Upon listening to Chet Faker’s Thinking In Textures, I felt a mixture of love, loss and sexual frustation. I… Read More

Florence & The Machine

Celeste Macdonald braved the rain to check out Florence & The Machine’s huge show in Sydney last week: On Thursday night, Florence & The Machine returned to Sydney on the Ceremonials tour. Needless to… Read More

The Great Escape

Something You Said had a couple of roving reporters at The Great Escape Festival in Brighton last weekend. Here’s their review:  The Great Escape this year was fortunate to be gifted with some… Read More

Grimes’ Visions – one of the albums of the year

Liana Gow-Killingbeck gets movin’ to the sweet sounds of Grimes: The first time I heard the new Grimes album was a tad embarrassing. I decided I was going to listen to Canadian Claire… Read More

Beach House – Bloom

Following the success of Teen Dream in 2010, Alex Scally and Victoria Legrand are back with their fourth full-length album. Bloom was born on the road in stolen moments between soundchecks and shows, and takes… Read More

Sui Zhen – Two Seas album review

We’ve been besotted by Sui Zhen for a while now, with her tinkling voice and her twisty, lovely lyrics. Jess O’Callaghan gives her debut LP a listen: Upon listening to Sui Zhen’s debut… Read More

The Cribs – In the Belly of the Brazen Bull

Liana Gow-Killingbeck reviews the latest offering from The Cribs: I’d been waiting for quite a while to get my paws on some fresh material by the English trio (and brothers), The Cribs. I’m… Read More

Jim Bob discusses his second novel

Author and legendary musician, Jim Bob, tells SYS about his new novel, his solo tour and his gigs as frontman of Carter USM: As your second novel, did you find it easier or harder… Read More