Three Tracks From Chapter Music’s Fascinating Midnight Meditations Compilation

Long standing Melbourne label Chapter Music has put out Midnight Meditations, an ambient and downbeat collection of previously unreleased tracks from Australian artists that spans almost four decades. Appropriately self described by the label as ‘designed to help listeners through the long dark nights of the soul.’ It’s an assortment of the dazzling, downy, durable […]

Emma Shields Debuts On Stay Inside Compilation; Songs From The Great Indoors

Six independent Australian record labels, Osborne Again, Dinosaur City Records, Spunk Records, Hotel Motel Records, Blossom Rot Records and Inertia Music have come together to release Stay Inside: Songs From the Great Indoors. To be released track a day style across the month of April, the 20+ artists include Cool Sounds, Snowy Band, Good Morning, […]

Go Get Mum Find Beauty & Charm Amidst The Mundane In Adelaide

While perusing the pages of Texan independent music blog Austin Town Hall this afternoon we learnt that Adelaide, our hometown and incidentally Austin’s sister city in Australia, is the focus of the charming and sprightly new single from Melbourne jangle pop quartet Go Get Mum. Simply titled ‘Adelaide’, the ‘funny city just over the border’ […]

Terry Shares New Single And A Salient Ode To A Political Lie

Melbourne’s glam-shackle post punk trendsetters Terry have released a new single ‘Take The Cellphone’, the latest 7″ exclusive to subscribers of the Sub Pop Records Singles Club. Scruffy yet streamlined, its yet another rollicking toe tapper by the socially observant quartet who individually and/or collectively have a more than considerable hand in the musical directions […]

Flyying Colours Release “Big Mess”

After releasing the sun-kissed nostalgia of ‘Goodtimes’ late last November, their first piece of recorded music since their debut album in 2016, Melbourne shoegaze quartet Flyying Colours have have wasted no time getting out of the blocks in 2020 with the release of another single. Showcasing their diverse intent, ‘Big Mess’, with its measured male/female […]

Roza Terenzi Brings The Metal Glo To Stream

Melbourne based left field electronic producer and DJ Katie Campbell aka Roza Terenzi released her superb Metal Glo EP to streaming services this week a full month after its vinyl and digital release. If you haven’t caught up yet, the Klasse Wrecks and Pelvis joint release boasts two super aware originals with remixes that showcase […]


“Où la mélancolie et l’espoir règnent d’une manière groovy” — Carla Galmiche. A week back saw Montpellier based artist Carla Galmiche aka KARLITA release the perfectly balanced and stunningly fit for purpose Lazydayz, her new EP for Melbourne label As close to understated perfection as you’ll get with not a second overcooked or underdone, its […]


Last week saw Melbourne post punk quartet No Sister drop their first record in two years in the form of four track EP Influence. Innovative, hypnotic, unsettling. With ideas fully explored and not a second wasted. It’s a thrilling affair both musically and lyrically with disparate sonic and literary influences, approaches and references welded together […]


Completely missed it here but last month post punk cum goth quartet Shock Friendly, from the town of Bacchus Marsh in Melbourne’s western hinterland, released what is ultimately their first recorded material. ‘Take What You Want’ is an enthralling piece of raw angular beauty, immediately enticing and ultimately enduring despite or partly because of its […]