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Dreaming Soda’s glimmering debut single Caramel is joyful, laden with nostalgia and provides a sweet precursor to the duo’s forthcoming EP. Excitingly, there is also a comic book project in the works, entitled ‘Just Before The Internet’ – both due for release on July 27. Between Ella Starland and Renee Stein, ‘Dreaming Soda’ is a …

Cheersquad Records & Tapes are excited to announce Georgia Knight’s first single, Visualiser, from the Melbourne musician’s forthcoming debut EP, ‘Hell on Bent Street’. Available digitally right now, the track comes ahead of Georgia’s appearance at Dark MOFO next Saturday 11 June, with a guest appearance also coming up on Hugo Race’s new album ‘Once …

Melbourne’s finest sonic architects BADGERS are back with another fine example of luscious shoegaze dream pop in their new single ‘Bad Dreams’, and we are honoured to premiere their new video for this rich and euphoric track. BADGERS (who we last met way back in 2020 with their brilliant single ‘Why Am I Your Only …

Cousin Tony’s Brand New Firebird (CTBNF) are a revelation for me and one of the most fascinating artists coming out of Australia. There is a Burt Bacharach sixties-infused expansiveness mixed with a Jimmy Webb songwriting craft, all layered with an antipodean genetic code stretching from The Go-Betweens and The Apartments through to Nick Cave. The …

We are delighted to premiere the mesmerising new video for the track ‘Point The Guard’ from Melbourne-based artist Local the Neighbour (the work of Taiwanese/Australian artist David Quested). There’s a delightful ambulatory flow to the track which eases along inside the brain like sliding down a slippery slide, emitting golden rays of joy. With a …

Melbourne based queer Māori musician Samuel Gaskin‘s track ‘RĀIN’, featuring The Merindas, is a mesmerising, enigmatic track filled with a sense of hope and yearning: statuesque and affecting. We are honoured to premiere today the video for this extraordinary track and it is simply stunning. The video features rich luscious colours and close ups of …

Melbourne’s Southern soul and groove band The Meltdown have released their mesmerizing new single River via Hopestreet Recordings. The song is the very first to be taken from their sophomore LP It’s A Long Road, which is due out this summer. The energy of the track is driven by a gritty authenticity, from the twangy …

Do you remember that fantastic single ‘Steal My Sunshine‘ by Len? An utterly brilliant and joyous track that brought – and still brings – a smile to the dial. The debut single ‘Try To Be Cool’ from Melbourne trio J4 imports that same carefree joie de vivre: it’s a catchy uplifting and jaunty tune that …

Following their announcement of album ‘Star of the Show’, due out through Dot Dash Recordings/Remote Control Records on Friday, 13 May 2022 and two earlier singles (see review of ‘Sister’ here), Melbourne trio Dorsal Fins have just released the effervescent new single ‘Criminal’. The track is a soul-inflected slice of funk – a minor steer away …

It was with a large slice of excited anticipation that I attended this gig.  Two of Tassie’s finest post-punk exponents provided support for a band from Melbourne with the most “unusual” of names, Dr. Sure’s Unusual Practice. Dr Sure are a part of the Marthouse Records stable, which is owned by the band’s leader, Dougal …