I’m a music fan and getting to do a Q&A with a band you really like is a buzz. Melbourne’s prog-darlings ‘Circles’ are one of those acts whose career I have watched and followed since they came along. So when given an opportunity to get a few words in with Circles drummer Dave Hunter ahead of the release of ‘The Last One’ I had to take it! Continue reading Q&A w/ Dave Hunter from Circles
- Just so you know the future of Australian heavy music is in good hands.
Continue reading Hadal Maw – Idolatry (single) 2018
Heavy AF tune from a band that is entertaining a whole range of new idea’s and manages to squeeze em into nearly 4 minutes. Its an onslaught. It’s overwhelming. Continue reading Gravemind – Lifelike (single) 2018
This is what a lot of passion and not a lot of concern sounds like. Short, sharp songs that have been criminally under-produced (on purpose), potent and catchy. No make that ridiculously potent and incredibly catchy. I am completely enamoured with this album right now. Continue reading Press Club – Late Teens (2018)
This band has a very strong track record of putting out consistently high quality pop punk. On ‘All I Am…’ they have hit a home run. Continue reading The Playbook – All I Am Is What You Left Behind (2018)
‘Talk Less’ is a book available both in print and digital format which chronicles 10 years of the dedicated underground DIY label in Australia. It’s filled with candid and intense photos of shows, living rooms, laneways and garages getting filled with people, music, art and being torn apart!
You probably weren’t there. It wasn’t a big deal. The shows, these releases and artists aren’t trying to get all the attention. They aren’t necessarily trying to break through. They’re trying to be relevant and honest. So this book documents how Matheson and his people brought it all into being via that same organic zero-bullshit way. Continue reading Talk Less: A decade of D.I.Y. by Lesstalk Records
Debut full length from indie rock outfit that owes a lot to the Cure and Balance and Composure..but seriously..how could that ever be a bad thing? Continue reading Love Games – Nothing Ever Moves You (2017)
In the same way that Animals As Leaders utilise dual 7 & 8 string guitars that blur the line between bass and guitar…so too The Omnific blurs that same line with actual bass guitars. Continue reading The Omnific – Kismet (2017)