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Following the release of the effervescent ‘Mousetrap’ (premiered by Backseat Mafia) , Sydney outfit A Swift Farewell are back with another sparkling piece of pop/punk joy. While eschewing the blast of their last release, A Swift Farwell showcase their ability to switch moods and tones, providing quiet reflective interludes with an anthemic chorus – all …

Backseat Mafia favourite pop punk exponent, Hartlepool’s James Leonard Hewitson, has put on his dancing shoes and boxing gloves in yet another dynamic and, dare I say, punchy track ‘Commercial Vibes’. This is the title track from his forthcoming EP due out on 29 July 2021 through Win Big Records. Hewitson has an uncanny ability …

It’s been over 3 years since ex XTC singer/bass player Colin Moulding teamed up with ex-XTC drummer Terry Chambers under the moniker TC&I to record the brilliant EP ‘Great Aspirations’ and the follow up live album ‘Naked Flames: Live at Swindon Arts Centre’. Moulding of course wrote some of XTC’s most iconic pop songs including “Making Plans For Nigel’, …

Sydney indie punk outfit Down for Tomorrow have released an anthemic rock single ‘Sentimental’. Blessed with celestial choruses and a thundering rock beat, this is an outstanding piece of melodic rock, with a gritty undercurrent and crunchy attack of guitars supporting glorious harmonies and impassioned vocals. The result is something that is quite euphoric. Singer/guitarist …

Quick-rising UK artist Fabian Secon is back this week with his latest single, “Hey Girl”. The London-born singer has been going from strength to strength over the past few years with a string of successful independent releases, and “Hey Girl” looks set to continue his growing momentum. Written and produced by Fabian, the high-octane pop-punk …

We are honoured to premiere the new track from Sydney’s A Swift Farewell – an ebullient and effervescent indie rock track with an inherent vibrancy and scaling choruses. There is a buzz saw punk edge to the indie pop blast, with singer Emma Mather adding a dynamic performance – a soft yet muscular and melodic …

James Leonard Hewitson highly impressed Backseat Mafia early last year with his album ‘Only The Noise Will Save Me’ – classic pop songs of the highest caliber, backed up by a wall of sound that snaps and crackles at pace. We found Hewitson’s delivery to be witty, self-effacing and studied – a laconic stroll through …

SoSo aren’t very happy and you can’t really blame them. The News South Wales Government shut down an entire night time subculture in Sydney’s erstwhile good time suburb Kings Cross by banning clubs and pubs from opening late following some random acts of drunken violence. This ultimately lead to a number of iconic music venues …

Waxflower are having an exciting year. Let’s all try not to be too jealous that as we’re rotting away on our couches, Waxflower are getting out there and making a name for themselves. They just released their newest track, ‘Not Alone’ a couple of weeks ago, which landed a place on Spotify’s New Punk Tracks …

20 years of Slimboy means two decades of finest punkrock from basel/Switzerland! Exactly 20 years ago, the band released their debut album ‘No Fire on Beach’, causing quite a stir in the international punk rock scene. Before that, frontman Joel Bader had been touring the country with the britpoppers Supernova, together with Philippe Laffer, today …