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Hailing from the sparkling Gold Coast in Queensland, Australia, Burning Jacobs Ladder is a project by multi-instrumentalist songwriter Jake T Johnson, and his new single ‘Danger in Me’ is a rocket-fueled burner that seethes and prowls with swagger and attitude. Barley restrained feedback and a hint of malevolence underpin this track, Johnson’s voice, seeped in …

It’s been nearly two years since we reviewed the delightful album ‘Last Light’ from Brisbane’s dream pop giants syrup go on. They have returned after a year of songwriting, development and, I presume, avoiding the maelstrom of COVID with a new single: the luminescent and sparkling track ‘Lavender Sky’. Evoking images of pastoral, bucolic countrysides …

Sometimes good things can come from bad, and the plethora of good music being born from the thralls of isolation is an example. The unlikely combination of vocalist Straalen Mccullem (apparently the youngest ever signing to Sony music at the age of nine) and DJ Jessy Mulholland, trapped in some pandemic nightmare has given rise …

San Mei is the work of Gold Coast’s Emily Hamilton and her new single, ‘Wonder’, is a fantastic, slightly scuzzy, psych-tinged blast of pop. Incorporating elements of Black Rebel Motorcycle Club and little bit of Garbage, ‘Wonder’ is bursting with energy and attitude with just a light dusting of grit to give it an inherent …