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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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EMMA RUSSACK ANNOUNCES WINTER BLUES
EMMA RUSSACK ANNOUNCES WINTER BLUES

“Winter Blues is the perfect summary of where I am at in my life: vulnerable, open hearted and at peace with my past”. Emma Russack. Last week Melbourne singer-songwriter Emma Russack announced the release date for her fifth album...

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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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VIDEO PREMIERE: LUCY ROLEFF – A WOMAN’S WORTH
VIDEO PREMIERE: LUCY ROLEFF – A WOMAN’S WORTH

Melbourne singer-songwriter and visual artist Lucy Roleff is set to release her forthcoming album Left Open In A Room next month, the follow up to her impressive 2016 debut This Paradise. Today she shares the video for the minimally...

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RECORD REVIEW: SKYDECK (AUS) – EUREKA MOMENT
RECORD REVIEW: SKYDECK (AUS) – EUREKA MOMENT

Amidst the lies and absurdities contained within the dead heart of modern neoliberal capitalist life Melbourne outfit Skydeck, the brainchild of Ciggie Witch’s Mitch Clemens and Pregnancy’s Dominic Kearton, bands they shared individually and respectively with the late Zac...

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THE OCEAN PARTY RELEASE FINAL RECORD; LISTEN TO ‘WE SHOULD DO THIS AGAIN’
THE OCEAN PARTY RELEASE FINAL RECORD; LISTEN TO ‘WE SHOULD DO THIS AGAIN’

Just a quick word to remind readers that The Ocean Party, one of our favourite Australian guitar pop bands ever, released their final ever record yesterday. Nothing Grows was penned in its idiosyncratic entirety by the youngest of the...

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THE STROPPIES RELEASE THE DELIGHTFULLY AWARE WHOOSH!
THE STROPPIES RELEASE THE DELIGHTFULLY AWARE WHOOSH!

“I can push my ideas faster Yeah I’m switched on” Switched On – The Stroppies “Just don’t forget that luxury is built on suffering at best” Entropy – The Stroppies Melbourne quartet The Stroppies, an amalgam of artists from...

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NEW JANGLE POP GOLD FROM QUIVERS
NEW JANGLE POP GOLD FROM QUIVERS

Quivers, the Melbourne based band coalescing around Tasmanian artist Sam J. Nicholson have released their sparkling new single ‘You’re Not Always On My Mind’. Ramping up the production in comparison to their almost lo-fi like debut album We’ll Go...

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V DROPS THE DARKWAVE INSPIRED SO PURE
V DROPS THE DARKWAVE INSPIRED SO PURE

Melbourne based darkwave artist V has released her long awaited second record So Pure, a full seven years after delivering her self titled debut way back in 2012. A project born a decade ago in the now defunct Berlin-Mitte...

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SKYDECK ANNOUNCE DEBUT ALBUM, SHARE GRAND NEW SINGLE
SKYDECK ANNOUNCE DEBUT ALBUM, SHARE GRAND NEW SINGLE

Late last month Melbourne postpunk/synthpop outfit Skydeck, led by dual vocalists Mitch Clemens (Ciggie Witch) and Dominic Kearton (Pregnancy), announced the upcoming release of their debut album Eureka Moment. To herald the moment they’ve released the dual speed single ‘Tourniquet...

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