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IN LONG FORM: A BLUSH(INGLY) BELATED RESPONSE TO HEARTS GROW DULL (PART ONE)
IN LONG FORM: A BLUSH(INGLY) BELATED RESPONSE TO HEARTS GROW DULL (PART ONE)

Adelaide shoegaze/dream pop outfit Blush Response, led by DIY multi-instrumentalist, vocalist and producer (and soon be to be qualified veterinarian) Alister Douglas, dropped their long awaited debut album Hearts Grow Dull back in April.  Instructive as it is intoxicating,...

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REBEL YELL UNLEASHES HIRED MUSCLE
REBEL YELL UNLEASHES HIRED MUSCLE

Brisbane Producer Grace Stevenson aka REBEL YELL, unleashed her debut album Hired Muscle today. We’ve been keeping a keen ear on the DIY producer since she arrived on the independent electronic and techno horizon with the amazing ‘Never Perfection’...

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COLLECTING THE AUDIO AND VIDEO FROM HANA VU’S DEBUT EP
COLLECTING THE AUDIO AND VIDEO FROM HANA VU’S DEBUT EP

Los Angeles DIY bedroom pop (for now) artist Hana Vu is set release her debut 6 track EP, How Many Times Have You Driven By later this month. So far she’s shared its first three tracks in their running...

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CENTREFOLD RELEASE SELF TITLED DEBUT LP
CENTREFOLD RELEASE SELF TITLED DEBUT LP

Photo: Kieran Hounsell Canadian quartet Centrefold recently released their self titled debut album, a raw and diversely influenced set of tracks suggestive of a band possessing a wide palate of music tastes. Resourcefully tuneful hooks and melodies which take...

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SUSS CUNTS UNLEASH TEMPER EP, LISTEN TO NEW SINGLE 10 YEARS
SUSS CUNTS UNLEASH TEMPER EP, LISTEN TO NEW SINGLE 10 YEARS

Late last month Melbourne punk trio Suss Cunts delivered their brief but memorable new five track EP Temper. Around the same time, they shared ’10 Years’, its magnificently direct third single and for us EP standout. It follows up ‘Newby’...

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ROSS FROM FRIENDS SIGNS TO BRAINFEEDER
ROSS FROM FRIENDS SIGNS TO BRAINFEEDER

Its incredible that some house afficionados and dance music critics got themselves in a lather and questioned the authencity of the so called ‘lo-fi’ or ‘outsider’ house “movement” that surfaced during 2016. The rise to notice by artists like...

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SUSS CUNTS DROP TITLE TRACK AHEAD OF TEMPER EP
SUSS CUNTS DROP TITLE TRACK AHEAD OF TEMPER EP

Early last month Melbourne DIY punk trio Suss Cunts announced the release of new EP, Temper and a couple of weeks ago released its title track and second single to follow up the wary and self effacing ‘Newby’ from late...

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OFF AND ON BY SALES
OFF AND ON BY SALES

Orlando DIY pop duo SALES have released a new single in the form of the beautifully constructed ‘Off And On’, a poignant track about being unable to end a failing relationship. Lauren Morgan’s gorgeously arresting voice sits perfectly alongside...

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MOD CON ANNOUNCE DEBUT ALBUM, SHARE VIDEO FOR NEIGHBOURHOOD
MOD CON ANNOUNCE DEBUT ALBUM, SHARE VIDEO FOR NEIGHBOURHOOD

“(their musical territory is) between The Bangles and Black Flag.” Gareth Liddiard. Melbourne DIY rock trio MOD CON have announced the upcoming release of their debut record Modern Convenience. Having taken on the subject of Australia’s disgusting treatment of...

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OLDEN YOLK UNVEIL FINAL SINGLE + VIDEO AHEAD OF SELF TITLED DEBUT
OLDEN YOLK UNVEIL FINAL SINGLE + VIDEO AHEAD OF SELF TITLED DEBUT

New York based DIY psych-pop outfit Olden Yolk, led by Caity Shafer and Shane Butler (Quilt), have shared the final lead in single and video ahead of the release of their self titled debut album this Friday. ‘Cut To...

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