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Yes Ma’am Radio: Psychedelic Surf Rock

Yes Ma’am Radio: Psychedelic Surf Rock


Posted By on Jul 28, 2015

Yes Ma’am Radio forayed into psychedelic surf rock last week before heading into deeper territory with We Lost The Sea interview. Matt, from WLTS, shares a moving story on the importance of the bond of the band when dealing with the aftermath of their singer’s suicide. The whole show on Bondi Radio was really something else. Sam (aka Nuff Jockeys) and Michael Garrard, a passionate collector of psychedelic sounds, played A...

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Alanna Eileen: Absence EP

Alanna Eileen: Absence EP


Posted By on Jul 26, 2015

If you’re a lover of timeless, tranquil, alternative folk with an introspective approach then the delightful Absence EP by Alanna Eileen is just for you. Produced by Mark Meyers who has also produced The Middle East, the EP showcases the falsetto vocals of Alanna Eileen, with gentle fingerpicking and ambience to match. It’s truly addictive and soothing to the soul. What is the first song that you heard that you felt...

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You Are Number Six: Lensflares EP

You Are Number Six: Lensflares EP


Posted By on Jul 5, 2015

I kid you not, if I play a track in the car, or if a song appears in a playlist, or even on air as I chat with someone, they all ask “Who is this? Wow… that voice?” I am talking about solo project, You Are Number Six. With vocal comparisons that spread from Ian Curtis and Paul Banks to Nick Cave you will already have an idea of the vibe I am talking about. It is as if Theo comprehends the full impact his voice has...

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Label of Love – 3 questions x 5 Labels

Label of Love – 3 questions x 5 Labels


Posted By on Jun 28, 2015

“Label of Love” was born out of an idea to pay homage to the people who tirelessly work behind the scenes to support local music and promote Australian independent artists to the rest of the world. So this July and August join Aarght, Poison City, Bedroom Suck, Butter Sessions, Rice Is Nice, Lost and Lonesome Records, HopeStreet, Big Village with Rawthentic, Breathlessness with Wigwam and Catch Release in celebration of...

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Our Man In Berlin: Spirit Down EP

Our Man In Berlin: Spirit Down EP


Posted By on Jun 18, 2015

Mysterious and melancholic guitars set against a melodically beautiful background. Bass lines driving tastefully in an out of pulsing electronic rhythms. Resting on top are poignant lyrics delivered with emotional sensibility. It is the haunting falsetto vocals of Haydn Mansell that entrance you one step further on Our Man In Berlin’s new EP Spirit Down. I have listened to this EP many, many times. It is highly addictive and...

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Let the feast begin for LANKS returns with another superb EP titled Banquet, set for release July 3. From all accounts it’s one you’re going to want to get your teeth into and savour. The first single “Hold Me Closer” received a mind blowing response. The more recent follow up single “Settle Down” seals the deal for why this EP is a pre-order must. Banquet eloquently showcases LANKS laid back...

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