StereoStar Sixty-Nine – Ambulance Shotgun

Jonjon gives StereoStar Sixty-Nine‘s album a listen. He’s unlikely to do the same thing again:  What do you think of when you think French music? I think of Phoenix, Air, Cassius and, if… Read More

Yuck interview

Bobby Townsend has a chat with Daniel Blumberg from Yuck about making music and living up to expectations: “I have no idea what to expect.” Despite taking a trip there to visit family… Read More

Steve Smyth interview

Celeste Macdonald talks to Steve Smyth about his new album, his influences and his collaboration with Howling Bells’ Juanita Stein: Originally from the south coast of Sydney and based in London, Steve Smyth… Read More

Sydney Festival 2012

Sydney Festival kicked off on Saturday in traditional style, with a huge, city-centre party which was free for everyone. As is traditional with Festival First Night, the afternoon is for the families before… Read More

John Martin Apocalypse

John Martin’s Apocalypse is on at the Tate Britain for a few more days. Alice Parsons went along to check it out: THE END IS NIGH, YOU WILL BE JUDGED, REPENT!!! These are phrases that spring… Read More

The Panics talk Republicanism

Heidi Pett spoke to frontman Jae Laffer about Republicanism, Peter Garrett and, of course, their latest album: Your latest album – and a lot of your output – has been described as cinematic… Read More

Field Day 2012

  Bobby Townsend headed to Field Day at Sydney’s Domain on New Year’s Day. Here’s what he thought:   Right, let’s make one thing clear before we start. If you’re expecting a snobbish… Read More

Kill List

Neil Martin, tries to wrap his head around the uncompromising, brutal Kill List:  Ben Wheatley’s much talked about Kill List is a dark, claustrophobic and disorientating journey into hell. It follows the descent… Read More

Fox + Sui interview

The wonderfully talented writer Jess O’Callaghan interviews Fox + Sui: Becky Freeman, half of Melbourne-based duo Fox + Sui, speaks just like she sings. Everything is wonderfully dreamy, and she doesn’t seem to… Read More

Glasser is the loveliest person ever

Bobby Townsend chats to Glasser: “I’ve been expecting you, Bobby,” says Glasser in her best Bond villain voice as she picks up the phone to chat about her upcoming visit to Australia. Her… Read More

Holland interview

Celeste Macdonald talks to Holland’s Jarryd Klapper about the Australian band’s EP, playing live and how his Mum is his biggest fan: A clichéd phrase that I profusely hate is ‘down to earth’.… Read More

The Broken Needles

Born out of the tropical wasteland of North Queensland, The Broken Needles are like pinning down the location of a needle in a haystack. Lost between worlds of classic Van Morrison-songwriting and then… Read More