Category Archive: music

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

Slugga Tee EP

From the Millennium Jazz stable comes Slugga Tee and his solo EP, Passages From The Puddle, Something You Said’s 25ThC gives his verdict: Slugga Tee built up his name with an abundance of features… Read More

Oxford Art Factory’s 2nd Hat Party

Sydney’s Oxford Art Factory hosted a hat-tastic party on Thursday night, with free entry, free booze and a bunch of awesome local bands doing their thing. There was only one rule. You had… Read More

Hero Fisher interview

There is a glint in Hero Fisher’s eye as she sips red wine in a Sydney bar. Blonde hair tumbles onto her shoulders and a cheeky smile exudes an instantly beguiling impishness and engaging charisma. It is… Read More

Maple Trail interview

The Maple Trail’s Aidan Roberts talks to Something You Said about Cable Mount Warning, his new album: How does Cable Mount Warning differ from what has come from you before?  With every new recording I… Read More

TFVK review

Jess O’Callaghan checked out Melbourne’s The Fearless Vampire Killers, as they played a gig in their home city. Fiona Wilde supplied the photos, taken at their recent Sydney show: “We cleared back the tables.… Read More

Dirty Three – Toward The Low Sun

Neil Martin gives his opinion on the long-awaited record from Dirty Three:  Toward The Low Sun is Dirty Three’s first album since 2005 and the band have reconvened after a busy few years… Read More

Steve Smyth in London

Sometimes you just know that you have witnessed something seminal. The Slaughtered Lamb pub, tucked away in the labyrinthal back streets of Central London, offered up one such occasion on a cold, dark… Read More

Mark Lanegan Band – Blues Funeral

Sophie Metcalfe makes her reviewing debut, and does it really rather brilliantly: It’s strange to feel nostalgia from an album that you’re only greeting for the first time, but it struck head-on from… Read More

Single Twin review

  Having interviewed Single Twin last week, Jess O’Callaghan took in his gig on Sunday and found a familiar-looking support act. Photos by Vinisha Mulani: The entire evening was bewildering. Brilliant, but bewildering.… Read More

Howler – America Give Up

Andy James gives a listen to the debut album from the latest NME darlings, Howler: It’s hard not to feel a little sympathy for Howler – the Minneapolis five-piece had barely tuned their… Read More

Single Twin interview

Ex-Deloris frontman Marcus Teague, aka Single Twin, talks to Jess O’Callaghan about his album and his show at Melbourne’s The Toff:  Six years is a long time to spend recording an album alone on GarageBand. Was it… Read More