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Say Yes To Love

Perfect Pussy

Say Yes To Love

Every year, thousands of bands are submerged in the glorious melting pot that is SXSW in Austin, Texas – and every year, there is a golden...

Record Of The Week
8 / 10
Loopholes

The Murlocs

Loopholes

Following the release of the excellent 2012 Tee Pee EP, surf coast bluesmen The Murlocs set almost unreal expectations for a full-length release. A blistering Sunday...

6 / 10
The Cautionary Tales of Mark Oliver Everett

Eels

The Cautionary Tales of Mark Oliver Everett

For a man who has worn his heart on his sleeve on over 10 albums, it’s amazing that Mark Oliver Everett can still bare so much...

7.5 / 10
Built On Glass

Chet Faker

Built On Glass

Nicholas Murphy, aka Chet Faker, has twice deleted his debut LP. Unfortunately, on the third and final product, the mysticism and romantic blossoming that was so...

6.5 / 10
Wasted Years

Off!

Wasted Years

Since the release of their self-titled sophomore record in 2012, Off! have been firing up mosh pits with songs that simply scream for venues to be...

7.5 / 10
I Hope They’re Praying For Me

Postblue

I Hope They’re Praying For Me

One of the most recent releases from Poison City Records is Postblue’s I Hope They’re Praying For Me, an album that shows no boundaries. It is...

7 / 10
Create/Destroy

Art vs Science

Create/Destroy

The eclectic Sydney dance-rock trio Art Vs Science have returned after three long years with Create/Destroy. This new release comes after the triumph of their debut album The Experiment in...

6.5 / 10
Gooey

Glass Animals

Gooey

Back in the ‘good old days’, breaking into the music industry was an arduous adventure that more often resulted in rejected demos and fruitless meetings than...

6.5 / 10
Hendra

Ben Watt

Hendra

Musician, DJ, radio show host, and author Ben Watt is truly a man of many talents.  Known across the world as one half of Everything But...

7.5 / 10
Gravity Wins Again

I A Man

Gravity Wins Again

If you’ve been seriously missing Augie March, or longing for Art Of Fighting to break their sabbatical, then I, A Man is the natural Melbourne guitar...

7.5 / 10
Beautiful Wild

Bonjah

Beautiful Wild

Any album recorded in just 10 days could face its challenges, right? Beautiful Wild, though, holds true to the band’s signature guitar swagger, enticing vocals, and...

Record Of The Week
8 / 10
Nose Dive

Saskwatch

Nose Dive

Nine-piece outfit Saskwatch have returned for the release of their sophomore album, Nose Dive. The great part about having so many members is the unlimited potential...

8 / 10
Flight Test

The Love Junkies

Flight Test

Flight Test, the follow-up to The Love Junkies debut LP, should be called “mix tape”, as it’s one varied experiment of solo and group tunes that...

7 / 10
Strangers, Pt. 1

RAC

Strangers, Pt. 1

RAC’s Strangers, Pt. 1 is a collection of blatant pop tracks, but if you can move past the slightly repetitive beats, it won’t take you long...

7.5 / 10
Puddinghead

Ball Park Music

Puddinghead

After two stellar records, Ball Park Music opted for a derelict, crumbling house in South Brisbane to bravely fly solo and record album number three – no producer in sight....

5 / 10
Going To Hell

The Pretty Reckless

Going To Hell

If there was ever a way of attempting to cut loose from your former squeaky clean adolescent image and enter the realms of lustful adulthood, then former...

3.5 / 10

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