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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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THE OCEAN PARTY CALL IT A DAY & ANNOUNCE THEIR FINAL RELEASE; “NOTHING GROWS” A SIX TRACK EP PENNED BY ZAC DENTON; SHARE FIRST SINGLE, FINAL TOUR IN MARCH
THE OCEAN PARTY CALL IT A DAY & ANNOUNCE THEIR FINAL RELEASE; “NOTHING GROWS” A SIX TRACK EP PENNED BY ZAC DENTON; SHARE FIRST SINGLE, FINAL TOUR IN MARCH

“Thanks for humouring us for so long.” Nicholas Kearton & The Ocean Party. Seminal Melbourne via Wagga Wagga pop outfit The Ocean Party have announced that they will call it a day after almost a decade this week. We’ve...

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NEW DOUBLE-A-SIDE FROM HTRK
NEW DOUBLE-A-SIDE FROM HTRK

Melbourne electronic duo Jonnine Standish and Nigel Yang aka HTRK have followed up Drama, their superb double A sided single from the middle of the year with two more stunners. Featuring the deep and melodic ‘Dying of Jealousy’ and...

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NEW INDEPENDENT POP/ROCK: AN INDIE30 PLAYLIST ON SPOTIFY
NEW INDEPENDENT POP/ROCK: AN INDIE30 PLAYLIST ON SPOTIFY

NOVEMBER 13 UPDATE: We begin our latest Pop/Rock update with the new single ‘Real Tight’ from Perth outfit Methyl Ethel. Joining them is the musical project of London based German artist Silvi Wersing aka Chorusgirl, veteran rocker and Dinosaur Jr mastermind J Mascis, Providence...

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SO CRATES, ALNITAK KID & MC NELSON DIALECT COME TOGETHER FOR SUNSET CITIES SINGLE; LISTEN TO “BLACK TAPES”
SO CRATES, ALNITAK KID & MC NELSON DIALECT COME TOGETHER FOR SUNSET CITIES SINGLE; LISTEN TO “BLACK TAPES”

“The record follows the cycle of the sun, no beginnings and no endings, just answers to this and many other questions using the voice, the drum and the body electric. When was the last time you watched the sunset?”...

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THE OCEAN PARTY SHARE NEW SINGLE FROM THE ODDFELLOWS’ HALL
THE OCEAN PARTY SHARE NEW SINGLE FROM THE ODDFELLOWS’ HALL

“And I know none of this makes me different And I can take that for what it’s worth” Seminal Melbourne pop outfit and Wagga Wagga transplants The Ocean Party have a new album coming out next month called The...

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