I’ve been waiting to write about this moment for a while. I genuinely have. I even DM’d Beddy Rays on Instagram after the release of ‘Sort It Out’ asking “When’s the album?” to which one of the members replied “Album? Never heard of him.” I can now confirm they were being silly as the Queensland-based …

Ahead of Melbourne-based punks Bakers Eddy’s mammoth national album tour, the band have done the lavish pleasure of sharing their chaotic video for ‘Drinking Mood’!   Lasting a brief but noteworthy one minute and thirty-seven seconds, the accompanying video for ‘Drinking Mood’ gives fans a look into the bands touring life. Shot across their tour with …

Australia’s mesmerising flowerkid is set to fascinate and enthral audiences in Melbourne and Sydney this month, presented by Secret Sounds, Wonderlick and Select Music. We are huge fans of flowerkid – see our review of his EP ‘Everyone Has A Breaking Point’. Having taken off with the 2021 EP ‘everyone has a breaking point’ and …

King Street in Newtown was flourishing with mixed levels of excitement and edginess. At the heart of it, next to the station and that nightmare of a junction, a newly label signed Adelaidean duo called TOWNS were coordinating their night in a flurry of meet and greets well overdue. My night started off in rather …

If you’ve ever had the chance to meet either Aston or Dan from TOWNS, you’ll know that they’re not only of the sweetest and kindest humans on earth, but you’d also know just how much personality and character they inject into their projects. Everything they do is multicoloured and distinctive, and their new single ‘Season …

I had the pleasure of witnessing Psychedelic Porn Crumpets turn a sold-out Factory Theatre to pure liquid chaos the night before this album was released. Playing songs old and new, it was celebratory for the occasion. ‘Night Gnomes’ came out fittingly at midnight, lurking in the quiet darkness, waiting for the prime listeners to play …

It’s so invigorating to see Psychedelic Porn Crumpets transform their powerhouse status in an immense number of ways. Their music is equally as addictive as it is stupefying, and they prove that time and time again with their latest single ‘Bubblegum Infinity’, another single taken from their forthcoming fifth album ‘Night Gnomes’. An auspicious intro …

There’s a rumour that Western Australia churns out these talented bands in factories, and they certainly don’t believe in overproduction. Off the back of last year’s sophomore EP ‘Party Friends’, the dynamically adroit surf rock trio Pretty Uglys have kicked off the new year with their latest offering, ‘Situation City’. The track’s relaxed pulse is …

Brisbane goliaths Violent Soho are one of those bands that every Australian just needs to see live. The group’s longevity has been incredible to say the least, having written and released immeasurable records in the last decade, and traversed every inch of the country, making appearances at nearly every festival under the sun. The band …

Melbourne’s Captives are specialists in soaring skate punk. Complementing their ever-growing discography, the band have released a blistering new single ‘Villain’ – an assault on senses and sanities, heavily charged by aggressive vocals and menacing guitars. Being the first song the band have written both digitally and remotely due to Victoria’s 2021 lockdowns, it leaves …