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SWIMMING TAPES REEL OUT ANOTHER GLISTENING POP GEM AHEAD OF MORNINGSIDE
SWIMMING TAPES REEL OUT ANOTHER GLISTENING POP GEM AHEAD OF MORNINGSIDE

Photo: Parri Thomas for The Line Of Best Fit Over their four year existence, Bangor raised and London based guitar pop quintet Swimming Tapes have released a steady stream of standalone singles, none of which we can remember disliking....

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NEW & NOTABLE: PRUDENCE (AUS) -MAJOR TOM EP
NEW & NOTABLE: PRUDENCE (AUS) -MAJOR TOM EP

UK based Sydney artist Tom Crandles, formerly one half of electronic duo Au.Ra recently launched his new dream/jangle pop and post punk inspired solo project, Prudence. His debut EP Major Tom was released on Friday and its one hell...

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NEW INDEPENDENT POP/ROCK – AN INDIE30 PLAYLIST UPDATE
NEW INDEPENDENT POP/ROCK – AN INDIE30 PLAYLIST UPDATE

Melbourne outfit Monnone Alone, the project led by former Lucksmiths bassist and the founder of respected Australian independent music label The Lost & Lonesome Recording Co. Mark Monnone, kicks off our current update of our New Independent Pop Rock...

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NO LOCAL RELEASE THE END AGAIN
NO LOCAL RELEASE THE END AGAIN

Late last month Melbourne outfit No Local, the project of Liam Halliwell and the late Zac Denton (The Ocean Party, Ciggie Witch, Pregnancy, Hobby Farm) released their gorgeously off-beat second album The End Again. Recorded just before the prolific...

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THE IRREPRESSIBLY IRRESISTIBLE CIGGIE WITCH CALL TIME, ANNOUNCE FINAL SHOW
THE IRREPRESSIBLY IRRESISTIBLE CIGGIE WITCH CALL TIME, ANNOUNCE FINAL SHOW

“Classic Melbourne bullshit, never climaxes”. That’s the humorous and extraordinarily humble self-description you’ll find in the social media bio of the gorgeously idiosyncratic left field pop/rock septet Ciggie Witch. Largely centring on and assembling around the considerable song-writing abilities...

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NEW INDEPENDENT POP/ROCK – AN INDIE30 PLAYLIST UPDATE
NEW INDEPENDENT POP/ROCK – AN INDIE30 PLAYLIST UPDATE

So chuffed to be sharing this unbelievably strong spotify playlist of 30 brand new independently released pop/rock tracks with our readers today. Every couple of weeks or so we share an update of each one of our seven New...

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MONNONE ALONE’S NEW VIDEO FOR DO IT TWICE
MONNONE ALONE’S NEW VIDEO FOR DO IT TWICE

Monnone Alone, the guitar pop project of former Lucksmiths bass player Mark Monnone and an esteemed coterie of Melbourne musicians is set for the imminent release of a new album, Summer Of The Mosquito. The second single to come...

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RECORD REVIEW: ASTRAGAL (USA) – EP II
RECORD REVIEW: ASTRAGAL (USA) – EP II

Houston postpunk/shoegaze outfit Astragal, intelligently named after the semi-autobiographical novel, L’Astragale, the first of three by French-Algerian author and fierce libertarian Albertine Sarrazin, released their second EP earlier this month, simply titled II. The trio announced their presence three...

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ALBUM OF THE WEEK #2: STELLA DONNELLY (AUS – BEWARE OF THE DOGS
ALBUM OF THE WEEK #2: STELLA DONNELLY (AUS – BEWARE OF THE DOGS

April 13, 2018 Beware Of The Dogs Stella Donnelly (AUS) Secretly Canadian Mini-review, all media/videos, links to buy and stream at our Album of the Week Page here.  

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NEW INDEPENDENT POP/ROCK – AN INDIE30 PLAYLIST UPDATE
NEW INDEPENDENT POP/ROCK – AN INDIE30 PLAYLIST UPDATE

Our current Independent Pop/Rock Playlist on Spotify is front-ended with some superb new releases by female artists in honour of International Women’s Day. We begin with the Swiss artist Tanya Barany and the opening track ‘In Retrospect’ from her...

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