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Posted 18 Apr 2012 @ 3:38pm

Making (radio) waves all over the web since earlier this year, online streaming service Rdio started with a bang with a launch party featuring some shit-hot acts in Sydney. Now Melbourne audiences won't be feeling left out, with a corker of a lineup helping spread the Rdio word this May.

 

Presented by Vice, the launch will feature the cream of local and Kiww talent.

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Posted 18 Apr 2012 @ 2:00pm

 

Taken from their forthcoming sophomore album, Gun Has No Trigger sees the Dirty Projectors folding an crooning soul rock melody – something Simply Red might have toyed with, back in the day – into an increasingly strident harmony by the band’s idiosyncratic female vocalists. Such a strange brew I had to hear it a few times before I realised it was genius.

 

 

Posted 18 Apr 2012 @ 8:19am


Define your genre in five words or less:

A soul/roots sound with a raw feel.

 

What do you love about making music?

Like all original artists/bands, we love that when we discover a song, it’s ours. Playing some chords or singing a melody, when a song arises and it feels right, in that moment, there’s something special when you realise it’s yours....

Posted 22 Mar 2012 @ 6:51am

 

Bo Koster knows a thing or two about pain. Sure, as the keyboardist for My Morning Jacket, he likely endures lengths of physical torture after one of their all-encompassing live sets. But today, he’s encountered pain of a different variety.

 

“I went to the dentist today,” says Koster, reached on the phone from his Louisville home. “The one side of my...

Posted 15 Mar 2012 @ 12:14pm

 

With their incredibly successful  eponymous TV series on indertiminate hiatus, it looks like we could see none other than Jermaine and Bret, aka Flight Of The Conchords, touring Australia this year.

 

Today on the band's official Facebook page it was announced:

 

"New Zealand tour...

Posted 27 Feb 2012 @ 1:22pm

 

After a relatively brief respite (one which included guitarist Ben Andrews evolving into a forest-borne demigod at New Zealand's Camp A Low Hum), Melbourne's premier three-piece My Disco have announced their return to the live setting.

 

The band kicked off the year by belatedly releasing their first ever video for Turn, taken form their stellar LP of 2010 Little Joy....

Posted 24 Feb 2012 @ 3:48pm


So then, what’s the band name and what do you ‘do’ in the band?
My name is Steve Rodrigues, and I play noise/guitars for Husk.

 

Bearing the terrible clichéd nature of this question, what do you reckon people will say you sound like?
Soundgarden, A Perfect Circle, and Rage Against The Machine. All your favourite 90s...

Posted 15 Feb 2012 @ 2:24pm

 

So then, what’s the band name and what do you ‘do’ in the band?
We're called TV Snow and I play guitar.

 

Bearing the terrible clichéd nature of this question, what do you reckon people will say you sound like?
A mix of Bombay Bicycle Club, and Silversun Pickups, plus a sprinkle of awesome.

 

What do you love about making music?
Creating...

Posted 2 Feb 2012 @ 7:45am

I had high hopes for this record; talks of ‘juke joints’ and the ‘essence of the original soul movement’ got me quite excited. The dapper looking cats who make up Vintage Trouble certainly look like they could belt out some soulful sounding vintage rhythm ‘n’ blues but unfortunately what’s on offer on The Bomb Shelter Sessions is some standardised blues rock with a, dare I say it – ‘funky’...

Posted 31 Jan 2012 @ 5:46pm

Melbourne's favourite lo-fi pop dweebs, Twerps are heading to the USA in March for SXSW, and then a 5 week tour. 

 

To say goodbye, and to raise a few much-needed funds for their trip, Twerps are playing an awesome show with besties Lost Animal and Super Wild Horses. The band will have their much-loved debut album available on the night on CD and vinyl. Tickets available on the...

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