Tag Archive: music

Ariel Pink review

Mature Themes is a fucking odd album. Archaic and disjointed, kitsch and abstracted. It’s also spectacularly refreshing and incredibly evocative. Reminiscent of C-grade 80’s cop shows, where junkies and drag queens rule the… Read More

YesYou – Frivolous Life (ft. Marcus Azon)

This was a bit of a surprise. I just got sent the new YesYou video clip so I checked it out and, upon playing it, I thought, “Hmm, those graffiti covered walls look familiar,”… Read More

Seun Kuti hits London

On Nov 23rd at The Forum in London, Soundcrash  is bringing to you a celebration of live Jazz in its many variants which is not to be missed; from Seun Kuti’s infectious and Afrobeat to… Read More

Check out Grimes’ new video for Genesis

We’ve been a little bit in love with Claire Boucher ever since we first brought you that awesome video for Oblivion at the start of the year. Well, here’s her latest effort, another… Read More

White Arrows, Opossom and Jinja Safari live

Carol Bowditch manages to avoid the attention of horny 14-year-olds in order to review some fine bands: I’d known that the Blind Date tour was going to be an all-ages show and had… Read More

The Cast of Cheers – Human Elevator

We like The Cast of Cheers after seeing them supporting Django Django in Sydney earlier this month, so we thought we’d share with you the creepy new video for the track Human Elevator,… Read More

The sparkliest indie music event of the year

Same Same and Sydney’s The Standard have teamed up to bring you the sparkliest, glitter filled indie music event of the year, with an all-amazing cast of artists. Sweet Tooth features some of… Read More

Electric Guest feel the love in Melbourne

Ebe Cassidy and Vinisha Mulani had a look at Electric Guest’s recent show: The Northcote Social Club had a lot of love for LA band Electric Guest, who were playing the last of… Read More

Getting To Know Greater Pacific

SYS has a chat to laid back country folk gang Greater Pacific, during which their main man, Kyle Kersten, tells Neil Martin a little bit about their LP and what is on their stereo:… Read More

Ingrid Michaelson on touring and writing

SYS had a chat with the very lovely Ingrid Michaelson in the midst of a busy touring schedule:  Hi Ingrid. You are touring the States at the moment. What do you enjoy most about… Read More

High Highs – Open Season

Open Season is the first track from High Highs’ self-titled debut EP. The Brooklyn-based band produce electronica layered with a fragile falsetto and textured acoustic elements. Their widescreen sound has attracted comparisons to… Read More

Karl Haglund interview

Neil Martin has a chat with Karl Haglund about guitars and art: Karl Haglund is an artist based in Charles City, Iowa. He specialises in cityscapes, abstracts and more recently he has been turning heads… Read More