Category Archive: music

Steven Nistor interview

American musician Steven Nistor performed on the breathtaking Danger Mouse and Sparklehorse album. We talk to him about how the album was put together, the legal wrangles that followed and the loss of his… Read More

A Million Years

With their debut album set for release this month, A Million Years lead-singer Keith Madden talks us through his foolproof rules to surviving a tour: While your run-of-the-mill critic would perhaps explain A Million… Read More

Getting To Know… Colin Delaney

Colin Delaney is a Canadian-born Australian living in Sydney after a spell in Amsterdam. As well as being an international man of mystery, he is also a music critic, blogger and all-round talented… Read More

Interview with Fruitbat

London-based musician and Carter The Unstoppable Sex Machine legend Les Carter (aka, Fruitbat) is currently in Australia with his band, Abdoujaparov. I grabbed a few words with him about the tour and his… Read More

Polly Scattergood – Polly Scattergood

More than a few listens in, and I still don’t quite know what to make of Brit School graduate Polly Scattergood’s debut album. Opener I Hate The Way begins with her delivering an… Read More

Temper Trap in Berlin

It was an evening that would, kinda inevitably, end with two stony-faced men dressed in black – one smoking – playing cold, minimalist electronic pomp. This was, after all, Berlin. Before stereotypes took… Read More

Jarvis Cocker – Further Complications

Britpop was a strange spell for music in Blighty. At the time it seemed like a wonderful celebration of a new dawn in the country – unapologetic and exciting. Looking back though, it… Read More

Lily Allen album review

Sometimes, an album comes out of the blue and belies all preconceptions. Alright, Still, Lily Allen’s debut, was one such record. On the surface, a collection of bubblegum pop songs from the daughter… Read More

Kimya Dawson at The Komedia, Brighton

Angelo Spencer was naked at The Komedia. Not literally, of course. The skinny Frenchman was very much clothed, but, due to a lack of a van to carry his kick-drum, high-hat and bass,… Read More

Jeffrey Lewis in Paris

The first noticeable thing about watching support band, Casiotone For The Painfully Alone, in the small downstairs room of a venue on the outskirts of Paris,was just how respectful the audience was. There… Read More

Bridezilla interview for Demo Magazine

It was love at first sight. And first listen. As I stood in a smoky underground venue tucked away amongst the brothels and strip clubs of Sydney‘s Kings Cross in the spring of… Read More

The Wave Pictures live

First things first, when and why did Brighton’s cosiest venue decide it needed to refurbish? Tucked away in the back streets, the formerly tiny Freebutt has been graced by some of indie’s finest.… Read More