Category Archive: music

DJ Vadim to hit up the hip hop party of the summer

The fine folk at Soundcrash are putting on the hip hop party of the season at London’s KOKO on the 18th of August. This event will feature some of the UK’s biggest and… Read More

Skipping Girl Vinegar – Chase The Sun

Check out this excellent video clip. Australian band Skipping Girl Vinegar sent a hobo monkey called Baker to the edge of space, in a low rent spaceship made from foam and gaffa tape.… Read More

Expatriate interview

Carol Bowditch caught up with from Expatriate after the band’s lonnnng period of playing and writing in Europe. We haven’t really heard from the four-piece since their 2007 release, In the Midst of This,… Read More

White Arrows interview

Carol Bowditch chatted to lead singer and founder of White Arrows, Mickey Church, ahead of their new album release and upcoming Australian tour with Jinja Safari and Opossom: Mickey Church is travelling through… Read More

Kate Nash – Underestimate The Girl

Written and recorded in less than 24 hours, Kate Nash is back with a new song. It’s a world away from the plinky-plonky piano pop with which she made her name, and follows… Read More

1929Indian at The Toff in Melbourne

Ebe Cassidy checked out a very mysterious gig from 1929Indian: Having arrived at the Toff on a chilly Wednesday night knowing very little about 1929Indian, I left the gig knowing very little more.… Read More

Friends at Scala, London

Something You Said contributor Golden Lady checked out Friends’ recent gig in London: Somewhere between Madonna’s Get into the Groove and Mariah Carey’s Touch My Body, lives a slightly demented lovechild of the two, named… Read More

Japandroids – Celebration Rock

Neil Martin chances upon one of the albums of the year so far. Maybe: Teenage angst is overrated. Sometimes the best way to deal with the uncertainties of youth is to accept that… Read More

Usher – Looking 4 Myself

The latest offering from Usher gets Liana Gow-Killingbeck a bit hot under the collar:  For his seventh studio album, Looking 4 Myself, Usher embarks on quite an adventure! Dabbling into a wider range of styles… Read More

A Place to Bury Strangers – Worship

Golden Lady opens her mind and gives a listen to the new LP from A Place to Bury Strangers. Here are her thoughts:  There’s clearly a formula in creating a shoe gazer’s soundtrack. It… Read More

Missy Higgins at Her Majesty’s Theatre

Jess O’Callaghan went to see the rebirth of Missy Higgins in Melbourne: Going to any sort of comeback tour, no matter who the artist is, can be a little bit terrifying. As someone… Read More

Why Zulu Winter won’t encore on tour

Carol Bowditch talks to Will Daunt of Zulu Winter in the midst of their hectic touring schedule: Zulu Winter are sardined in the back of a van, whizzing about the streets of London… Read More