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Live Review: The Sweet Success of Gumball 2023! Dashville NSW 23.04.23

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Live Review and Gallery – Ash with The Gin Palace, Manning Bar Sydney 250323

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EP: The delicately beautiful ‘Creatures of Habit’ from Brisbane artist Aren’t is an exquisite triumph. Plus news of launch date.

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Last night, Manning Bar in Sydney was transported back in time as the iconic English alternative rock band, Pop Will Eat Itself, made their triumphant return to Australia after a decade-long hiatus. The atmosphere was electric as the current lineup, featuring Graham Crabb, Richard March, Adam Mole, John “Fuzz” Townshend, Mary Byker (Ian Garfield Hoxley), …

Making her mark in the local music scene at just 17, Naarm/Melbourne-based singer/songwriter Lotte Gallagher is back with her latest single, ‘Gray‘. Following the success of her dynamic debut, ‘Adam‘, released in 2023, Lotte continues to captivate audiences with her unique blend of pop, indie rock, and heartfelt lyricism. Released via Liberation Records, ‘Gray’ showcases …

As the indie-rock scene continues to evolve and captivate audiences worldwide, Joan & The Giants have emerged as a dynamic force, ready to leave their mark. With their much-anticipated performance at Optus Stadium tonight alongside P!NK and Tones & I, the band has released a mesmerising single ‘Born In The Wrong Time‘. Fresh off the …

In the wake of their explosive debut with ‘Dirt‘ in 2023 and a riveting showcase at the renowned Laneway Festival, Worm Girlz is ready to captivate audiences once again with their latest release, ‘Cool Girl‘. Comprising the dynamic talents of Jade Montgomery, Angie Gale, Isabella Wood-de-Melo, Lauren Rowe, and Nikolai Bray, Worm Girlz stands poised …

First Nations songwriter/producer Sycco has returned with her dreamy ‘I’d Love To Tell You’, produced by Styalz Fuego (Troye Sivan, MUNA, Khalid) and co-written with Grace Shaw of Mallrat. ‘I’d Love To Tell You’ features a dynamic range of both ethereal and atmospheric textures, weaving both glitchy effects and melodic synths. The infectious and lush …

Last night at The Lansdowne Hotel, the air was thick with anticipation as The Veils, the esteemed alt/indie-rock band from the UK and New Zealand, returned to Australia after a 15-year hiatus. The show was part of their Australian tour celebrating their latest double album, ‘… And Out of the Void Came Love‘. The Veils, …

‘Out In The Storm’ marks the return of Eora/Sydney trio A Swift Farewell with another thunderous pop punk blast that eviscerates the ears and sets the pulse racing. With a hint of humour and self-deprecation, the song ebbs and flows through various moods bookended by an epic and very loud chorus. The band says of …

We are pleased to give you an early listen to the joyous new single ‘Happy Place’ from Melbourne’s Kitschen Boy before its release tomorrow. ‘Happy Place’ is a bright jangling track that soars on an indelible melody with its scaling chorus and a brilliance that reminds me of eighties pop from bands like Haircut 100. …

For fans of Bon Iver and Matt Corby, Eora/Sydney band Lilas have returned with their enchanting single ‘Strangers’, a deeply expressive and introspective piece marked with a powerfully cathartic quality. Opening with folk-infused instrumentation, the track is filled with dreamy ambience in an expansive soundscape, while the lead vocal of Solomon Steele carries an introspective …

The iconic Cigarettes After Sex have made a monumental announcement coupling news of an album entitled ‘X’s’ due for release on 12 July 2024 through Partisan Records, as well as a massive world stadium tour covering just about every corner of the world. The news comes as the band releases a single from the new …