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Brisbane pop queen Mallrat‘s brilliant EP ‘Driving Music’ (reviewed by me here) and a world tour in 2019 were all followed by a matter of mere months by the horror show of 2020 and 2021. Mallrat did drop a single ‘Rockstar in 2020 but it is great to see her back with her new single …

New Zealand pop sensation BENEE has just announced the release of an EP entitled ‘LYCHEE’ due out through Republic Records on 4 March 2022. It follows the announcement of her first world tour since the pandemic struck, with forty shows scheduled in the northern hemisphere (Europe and the UK in April-May and North America in June) well …

The smooth and indelible melodies that feature in Adelaide’s Atlas Genius‘ single ‘Elegant Stranger’ has a shimmering eighties feel: an anthemic chorus and a bubbling undertow serving the layered harmonies. It is purest of pop with intelligence and a sonic vibrancy. ‘Elegant Stranger is a collaboration between the band’s singer Keith Jeffrey, acclaimed producer Ben …

Brisbane artist Austen has just released a sun-infused blast of pure indie pop in the track ‘North South East West’. Slinky instrumentation and an indelible melody serve together to create something that is vibrant and catchy while retaining an indie edge with the chunky guitars. Austen’s vocals are a delight – shining and bright during …

It’s the solo record that many people disputed would ever happen, but boy, are we so glad it finally did. On 8th May 2020 through Atlantic, we were finally treated to the collection of songs now known as Petals For Armor, by Paramore‘s frontwoman Hayley Williams. The album was written throughout 2019, chronicling Williams experience …