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Q&A: Indiago

Written by on 3 May 2017

Band: Indiago Answered by: Willdog Position/role: Singer/frontguy Give us your wicked-cool backstory. Where did the name come from and how did you start out? Pretty shallow story really... we should really just make up a better story. Basically, ‘Diego’ was a nickname I had for James (lead guitar) in high school. We searched for a [...]

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Skegss – ‘Holiday Food’

Written by on 6 April 2017

There’s a re-emerging sub-genre in Australian music: skater punk. While this style reached its peak in the late ‘80s, the romanticism of hanging at the local park, chilling on the couch playing Tony Hawk and drinking/smoking copious amounts has returned with bands like Dune Rats and Hockey Dad. We’re all a bit disappointed that winter is descending, [...]

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Alex The Astronaut – ‘To Whom It May Concern’

Written by on 4 April 2017

It was a rare moment listening to Rockstar City for the first time. Languid in delivery, confessional lyrics revealed a rawness and approachability to Sydney-via-NY artist Alex The Astronaut, a thread that runs through her debut EP To Who It May Concern. Five soothingly upbeat tracks combine a touch of folk-felt love and a little [...]

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Northeast Party House: On Compromise & Warehouse Parties

Written by on 3 April 2017

With the drop of their second album Dare, Northeast Party House returns with a mature and high-energy sound. Jumping on board with Groovin The Moo for a huge chunk of their national Calypso Beach Tour, as well as a slew of smaller shows in major cities, guitarist Mitch Ansell seems seriously stoked with the response [...]

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Q&A: My Echo

Written by on 3 April 2017

Band Name: My Echo Answered by: Henry Position/role: Drums Where did the name come from: The name we actually stole from a song title by a band called Rival Schools whom we love. It was the best of a bad bunch. If your sound had to be described as a meal, what would it be? [...]

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The Vanns: On Injury-Prone Gigs & Fearing Cheese-less Riders

Written by on 2 April 2017

I accidentally interrupted a writing session between Jimmy Vann and Cam Little of The VANNS, half of the cheeky indie-rock outfit from NSW’s South Coast, to discuss their musical journey thus far and their imminent return to thrashing about on stages around Australia. “In country venues,” says Vann, “people just want good music. It’s like [...]

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Holy Holy: On Building A Bridge Between Music & Art

Written by on 2 April 2017

Holy Holy have returned with a triumphant and daring new record off the back of an incredible term of touring. For the band’s frontmen Tim Carroll and Oscar Dawson, PAINT represents a collision of experimental sound and the bold indie Australian fervour that brought them into the spotlight with When The Storms Would Come in [...]

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