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Boo Seeka – ‘Never Too Soon’

Written by on 31 July 2017

Have you ever felt like you’ve needed to add that extra sparkle to your Spotify list to really get the party cranking? Well, look no further than the buoyant Sydney electronic duo, Boo Seeka. Boo and Sammy Seeka - aka Ben Gumbleton and Sam Croft - have made quite the racket recently, wrapping up tours [...]

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Mere Women: On Finally ‘Getting’ The Bass & Their Album’s Exploration Of Women’s Experiences

Written by on 23 June 2017

From the ashes of Sydney’s sadly displaced Black Wire Records comes an album that continues the legacy of the raw, wild adventure that the venue experienced. Mere Women not only called that place their second home, but they jammed and wrote the majority of their new album, Big Skies, there before its devastating closure earlier [...]

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D.D Dumbo

Written by on 17 June 2017

15 June, Metro Theatre Castlemaine-born Oliver Perry, or D.D Dumbo as he is more affectionately known, is currently in a world of his own. After releasing Utopia Defeated in early October last year, Perry has deservedly been enjoying the spoils of a successful debut LP – huge tours and international acclaim. Perhaps the best thing [...]

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Mere Women – ‘Big Skies’

Written by on 13 June 2017

If there’s a better named album released in 2017, I’m yet to see it. Big Skies, Mere Women’s third full-length album evokes its title, but is as spacious as it is claustrophobic. The exploration of women’s experiences over generations stimulates the senses from the echoing, layered guitar riff on opener Eternally to the meandering journey [...]

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Kirin J Callinan – ‘Bravado’

Written by on 8 June 2017

Kirin J Callinan is one of those paradoxical artists who push our ability to differentiate between brilliant and bad. In other words, he’s a tonic for complacency. The fact that his tongue-in-cheek volatility is intentional just makes the ambitiousness of Bravado all the more intriguing. Sit down, take a deep breath and try to forget everything [...]

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Q&A: Tia Gostelow

Written by on 8 June 2017

Answered By: Tia Gostelow Where do you hail from? I was born in Mareeba in the Atherton Tablelands, near Cairns, but I basically grew up on Groote Eylandt in the Northern Territory. Give us your wicked-cool backstory: Well my family and I moved to Groote Eylandt when I was about four and I started playing [...]

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PLGRMS: On iPhone Editing & Keeping The Mystery Alive

Written by on 7 June 2017

Indie-electro duo (trio with veiled electric producer Ross James) PLGRMS formed a few years ago in Sydney, with Jacob Pearson as the artist/singer/songwriter and Jonathan “Jono” Bowden collaborating the songwriting and multi-instrumentals. If you’re reading this, you’ve probably heard of their smash singles Pieces (2015), 2016's Fools & Their Gold and Gemini, and latest April release Dream You Up. Pearson, who used [...]

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No Frills Twins: On Girl Power & Dressing For Themselves

Written by on 7 June 2017

Lismore is a sleepy town, but that doesn’t mean that it raises sleepy musicians. No Frills Twins are the latest export from this corner of the far NSW North Coast, coming in the wake of greats such as Grinspoon (Lismore) Iggy Azalea (Mullumbimby) and In Hearts Wake (Byron Bay). They’ve built a huge presence on [...]

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