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Posted 19 Mar 2012 @ 12:27pm

So then, what’s the band name and what do you ‘do’ in the band?
The band is called THNKR. We are Sean and Jono, and we play vocals/guitar/keys and bass/vocals respectively.


Bearing the terrible clichéd nature of this question, what do you reckon people will say you sound like?
Maybe, a black Paul Simon mixed with some LCD Soundsystem.


What do...

Posted 9 Mar 2012 @ 11:00am

So then, what’s the band name and what do you ‘do’ in the band?
We are The Kilniks and we play music! Consisting of Tom 'vocals' Benjamin, Liam 'lead guitar' Kelly, Nat 'keys' Taylor, Lewi 'bass' Baker and Alex 'drums' Roper.


What do you think people will say you sound like?
A Kooks cover band or The Beach Boys.


What do you love about making music?...

Posted 8 Mar 2012 @ 10:35am


Harry Howard is by no means lurking in the shadow of his brother Rowland. If anything this album is testament to what a high caliber of musical stock the Howards are bred from. Both troubled and suffering a multitude of hardships, Harry has chosen a post-punk via '60s garage and psychedelia route to deliver his musical musings.


Recalling the stalwarts of the genre, The...

Posted 23 Feb 2012 @ 8:51am





Define your genre in five words or less:

Unique, heartfelt, passionate, catchy,  essential.


How long have you been gigging and writing?

Over 30 years ( i started when I was five).


What has been your favourite gig you’ve played to date?

Me with the Scottish Chamber Orchestra at the Barrowland...

Posted 9 Feb 2012 @ 11:34am


So then, what’s the band name and what do you ‘do’ in the band?

Sub Atari Knives. I am one third of a collective that combines organic drums, bass and vocals with electronic sounds. I do all of the above.


What do you reckon people will say you sound like?

We have only done three shows to date but so far "new Prodigy" has come up a lot.



Posted 8 Feb 2012 @ 1:52pm


Little known fact: aside from providing a traditional ambience to Finnish wrestling matches, accordion music was utilised as a cover for wrestler’s farts, Kimmo Pohjonen explains. The idiosyncratic artist hails from Finland and is renowned for his exploration and development of his much loved instrument – the accordion. Due to hit our shores this March for the WOMAD festival, Kimmo...

Posted 17 Jan 2012 @ 11:54am


Maria Huld Markan Sigfúsdóttir of Amiina admits she does not really understand what ‘Icelandic music’ as a genre sounds like, but she seems to have a pretty chilled out metaphor for her group’s approach to musical innovation. As she says, “I think it was the fact that we all put our musicality together into one pot and stirred it and that something totally new came out, almost like a...

Posted 30 Dec 2011 @ 1:56pm

One of the elder statesmen of the hip hop scene, Grandmaster Flash is widely regarded as an innovator in the world of DJing.


Credited with pioneering a myriad of techniques that continue to inspire thousands of DJs today, Grandmaster Flash was one of the first to make his own kind of music through mastering the potential of the turntables as a musical instrument in their own...

Posted 14 Dec 2011 @ 9:31am

Kate Bush is the only female artist to have had an album in the top five UK album charts during each of the last five decades. This impressive feat is testimony to the success of her eclectic musical style; however her tenth studio album 50 Words For Snow limits perhaps her greatest asset - her idiosyncratic voice.


The album consists of seven tracks, all of which range from...

Posted 13 Dec 2011 @ 3:57pm

Eddy Current Suppression Ring are the greatest Australian band of the past decade. Is that the consensus? Did they end up cracking the mainstream? "They're playing Eddy Current at the football. You would like," read the text from my sister at quarter time at this year's first preliminary final. Have they in fact risen to the ranks of lowest common denominator, adrenaline/testosterone pumping...


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