Moses Sumney – Seeds

Do you remember that back in 2005 (wow, was it really ten years ago?) all media publications would go insane over musicians who had an acoustic guitar, atmospherics and a weird voice? Some called the genre freak folk, others psyche …

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Zahed Sultan – Democrazy

There’s only one way to listen to Zahed Sultan’s Democrazy, and that’s in a Cadillac. Preferably one that is breaking every single speed limit in every country. You could throw in a leather jacket and shades in the process. This …

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Tired Lion – I don’t think you like me

Looks like the media is finally realising that Australia has billions of great bands! This week it’s Tired Lion. “I don’t think you like me” is grungy, has great sounding guitars and wouldn’t be out of place on MTV in …

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Waelder – Kwer

I remember a few years ago I was completely enthralled by Balam Acab. There was something primitive about the sound, and yet it was also futuristic. I personally thought no other artist could manage to do so. German-Austrian group Waelder …

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Doomsquad – Two Way Mirror

Originality is hard to come by, BUT you do occasionally find a band who do things differently, and Doomsquad are doing that. Is this track Funk? Electronica? Post Punk? Or, to be honest all of them? Jagged riffs, fluid basslines, …

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Gacha – Let me Love You

Gacha’s Let me Love You reminds me of a giant bubble floating over a grassy green lawn, with the sun reflecting on the rounded edges – the effect being something peaceful, glimmering and ambling at it’s own pace. Ghostly vocals …

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Grounders – No Ringer

Wow this track is so rubbery. It’s like taking a wet finger and rubbing it against a monster truck tire. In fact there’s a saxophone in the song, and it actually does sound like balloon being rubbed! The guitars and …

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Tough Age – Snakes & Ladders

Before I review a track I have a mental checklist Is it catchy? Is it weird? Does it make me wanna jump around? Is it loud? Obviously there are tons of exceptions, but usually when a track has the above …

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The Cave Children – Antigone

Sometimes the music world tends to forget that other countries other than the UK, US and Australia make music, so we’re heading off to Greece with The Cave Children (I’m assuming that this could be a reference to Plato’s cave …

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The Vickers – Love you to

Given the fact that there’s been a good number of groups which are using 60′s psychedelia as their template like this band and this band this band and this band, I’m not really surprised to hear nu psychedelic band The …

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