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Friday Finds: No Mono

Written by on 22 September 2017

Sometimes you hear a new song and it makes you stop and listen. The ‘stop and listen’ award and Friday Find for this week goes to brand new project, No Mono. Their debut song, Butterflies, is an electronic minimalist masterpiece with its pulsing synth and goosebump-inducing vocal from Tom Snowdown (of Lowlakes). Teaming up with #1 Dads [...]

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Friday Finds: Platonic Carrot Say ‘Everyone’s Gay’

Written by on 15 September 2017

It’s a tense time for Australia, and in particular the LGBTIQ+ community, as the marriage equality poll arrives in mailboxes around the country this week. You can battle through the media and public reaction by being angry, sad, frustrated or you can release a song that brings everyone together. You can battle through the media [...]

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Friday Finds: BOAT SHOW

Written by on 1 September 2017

In looking for a fresh pick for today’s column, I scoured the upcoming BIGSOUND line-up to find someone new that I wanted to check out at next week’s conference in Brisbane (catch us there next week from Monday to Saturday!) BOAT SHOW, with their fun garage-punk sound, caught my ear straight away. They could have [...]

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Friday Finds: Crocodylus

Written by on 25 August 2017

The Northern Beaches of NSW attracts a lot of clean-cut, wealthy conservatives, so when I found out that young punk/garage group, Crocodylus hail from the area, I was intrigued. Starting as a duo, Stephen Sacco and Josh Williams switched between drums and guitar, but at an outdoor house gig one day they realised that they [...]

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Friday Finds: Elko Fields

Written by on 11 August 2017

There’s a rumble coming from up north and it’s starting to spread. With a strong beat, a wail and a sick solo, Elko Fields are coming in fast and looking to roar into your ears. I meet lead singer, Kella Vee, in the front bar of Frankie’s Pizza By The Slice on Hunter Street in [...]

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Friday Finds: Sloan Peterson

Written by on 4 August 2017

There’s a feeling of nostalgia that accompanies Sloan Peterson’s music. With just two tracks released thus far, the atmosphere generated leads us to a destination that is still on the horizon. However, the fuzzy 1950s garage-pop style, an '80s-inspired name and modern sensibilities mean that there is a lot to absorb from this Sydney act along [...]

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Friday Finds: YEO

Written by on 28 July 2017

Friday is a great day for new music and if there’s anyone that knows how to feed us fresh tunes just in time for knock-off, it’s Melbourne’s Yeo. This electro-pop artist has been drip-feeding us tracks from his brand new album Desire Path over the past months as we get to the pointy end and [...]

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