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Lime Cordiale: On ‘The Squeeze’ Vs. The Fuck-Ups Of Their Unofficial Mini-Festival…

Written by on 25 May 2018

Befriending inconspicuous white dudes with dreads, throwing raging house parties leaving pundits bruised and battered, lazy days at the beach and chucking on a mini-festival because bigger is better. Welcome to the perplexingly simple - or simply perplexing - world of Lime Cordiale. (That's 'cordiaaale', not 'cordial'. Jeez.) With their signature pop-driven intrigue that makes [...]

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TRU’: On All Girl Electronic, Accommodationless Mates & Confidence

Written by on 24 May 2018

Sara Tamim is a steadily blooming poppy within the Australian music scene. Working under the title TRU’, her bright, endearing and full-of-life persona is spreading positivity and beautiful tunes at a constantly growing pace. Dipping her finger in several streams throughout the industry, this radiant, emerging artist is bringing her flare for writing and recording to [...]

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Hatchie – ‘Sugar & Spice’ EP

Written by on 23 May 2018

I was introduced to Hatchie last year after her breakout single Try was released and have been infatuated ever since. A masterful blend of vocal melodies and jangly guitar had myself and many others entranced by the Brisbane artist. Hatchie delivers a sweet dream-pop experience on Sugar & Spice EP through Ivy League Records which [...]

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MUKI: On Breaking The “Safe” Pop Mould

Written by on 9 May 2018

“When I was three years old I would walk around and be like ‘I wanna be a superstar!’” Sydney-based pop-dream MUKI is well on her way to reaching that superstar status. With three singles under her belt, support act slots for the likes of Paces and Client Liaison, the MUKI project has landed on the [...]

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ILUKA: On Storytelling, Harnessing the Dark Side & Community

Written by on 30 April 2018

Defiant resilience rising from turbulent waves of emotion, the magnetism of connecting with nature and delving deep into internal darkness. For 26-year-old ILUKA AKA Nikki Thorburn, these things and so many more led to the end result of her latest musical output with the release of an EP, Ritual. With the EP bursting at the seams with [...]

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RACKETT On: Camaraderie, Material Identity & Shaving Heads

Written by on 20 March 2018

RACKETT have become notorious for having a raucous, raw, riot of a live show. Their career trajectory over the last year and a half can be measured akin to their performances; crazy, loud, fast-paced, and yet still focused. Having already begun their Rockin' The Puburbs tour - which they achieved through winning the competition of the [...]

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Gig: Cub Sport, Eves Karydas, Merk

Written by on 19 March 2018

17 Mar, Metro Theatre Over the weekend I attended the Sydney show of Cub Sport’s BATS world tour, and was treated to the best indie pop this continent has to offer. The first support of the night was the New Zealand-based solo producer Merk, an indie pop/rock artist with the instrumentation of bands like Unknown [...]

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