Tag Archive: music

My Bloody Valentine Will Be Your Mirror

Imagine The Drones make you a mix tape. It’s really good. I mean, it was compiled by The Drones. They sat there, and waited for all the best songs to come on the… Read More


The Olympic Comedown

Sydneysider Jasper Clifford-Smith compares watching the Olympics to taking acid. Lots of acid: Years and years ago when I was younger and looser I was playing at this music festival. This particular festival went for… Read More


Revisiting: Carter USM’s 30 Something

My hometown at the turn of the 1990s was something of a cultural wasteland. Fashion didn’t really exist in the small, conservative tourist trap on the south coast of England and, with the… Read More


Jack Colwell – Captains Melody

We love Jack Colwell here at Something You Said. The dear chap, did, after all, welcome us to his recent gig by leaving us a hand-drawn picture of a unicorn at the door.… Read More


Millions share their tour photos with us

We’ve been big fans of Brisbane band Millions since we chanced upon their boptastic single Those Girls last year. They sent us a few snaps from their recent good times on the road,… Read More


Secret Garden Party is awesome

Jonjon went to Cambridgeshire’s Secret Garden Party and, safe to say, quite enjoyed it: Secret Garden Party is how all festivals should be. SGP is festival nirvana. Relaxed and fun, I have never had a… Read More


The AU Review’s 4th Birthday Party: photos

Our good buddies, The AU Review, are now four years old. In those years, they have become one of the most vital music sites in their home nation, offering news, reviews, interviews, comps and… Read More


Django Django live

Django Django played two sold-out gigs at Sydney’s Oxford Art Factory this week. Their shows were exactly the kind of high-energy and fun outings that you would expect from the British quartet, as,… Read More


Liz Green – O Devotion

It seems fitting that singer/songwriter Liz Green recorded her debut album O Devotion within the urban confines of East London’s Hackney, a gritty borough notorious for housing some of London’s moodier bands. Hailing… Read More


Getting to know Sydney folk duo The Falls

Sydney folk duo The Falls tell us a bit about themselves: The Falls are Simon (boy) and Melinda (girl). We write songs together. We used to be a couple. Then we broke up. Even though… Read More


Friends, Zulu Winter & Howler live in Sydney

SYS checked out three up n coming acts in Sydney last week: Zulu Winter, Howler and Friends came together from all over the world to Australia to play at the Splendour in the… Read More


When innovative music was the norm

Every now and then my father will email me a Youtube clip of some wildly inspiring live footage from the 1960’s 0r 70s. Be it an obscure yet reverent folk guitarist, such as… Read More