Sound

Amy Montgomery

Amy Montgomery, an upcoming Irish artist has spent the past few months of the pandemic putting the final touches on her latest EP, with the first track, Intangible streaming now. Having been compared to the likes of Alanis Morrisette and Janis Joplin with a modern twist, Amy’s newest 90s influenced alternative-rock music sends a powerful […]

Ex-Periment – A Festival Of Sound

This Saturday Sydney Underground Steaming Sessions (SUSS) is presenting Ex-Periment – A Festival of Sound. SUSS is Sydney’s newest live streaming platform dedicated to presenting Sydney music to Sydney and beyond during COVID. Since it’s launch in July SUSS has played host to a wealth of Sydney talent including Dog Trumpet, White Knuckle Fever, the Loud […]

Movements – No Good Left To Give

Southern California's post-hardcore quintet Movements are set to release their long awaited sophomore release, No Good Left To Give, this week. With their debut record, Feel Something, being highly regarded Movements have a high bar to surpass with their second record. No Good Left To Give attempts to achieve this by diving deeper into the […]

Sunship Balloon – Everywhen

Sunship Balloon, also known as Daniel Haggis and Tord Øverland Knudsen, are an eclectic upcoming band at the heart of the alternative pop scene are soon to release the entirety of their debut album, Everywhen. I was given the opportunity to listen to the album early and was bopping my head along to every track, with 1224 […]

Diver City

Diver City, a play of words on ‘diversity’ is a collaborative new kids project from musician Kristy Lee Peters (KLP) and comedian, actor, and writer Matt Okine. Their debut album, Welcome To Diver City was released in late August through ABC music, with a focus on promoting inclusivity, diversity, and multiculturalism to young children through […]

Papaya Tree

Australian band Papaya Tree has released their new single Flowergirl, streaming now on most platforms. Papaya Tree is a band influenced by eclectic jazz and indie sounds and consists of six members; Lee McDermott, Jack Johnston, Zac Olsen, Alistair Hayes, Jordan Tulinsky, and Joe Plunkett. Lee, lead singer of Papaya Tree said, “Flowergirl is a […]

Josh Pyke – Rome

In a year where everything is unusual and the world appears to be in upheaval it's nice to have something familiar and cosy. Josh Pyke delivers just that with his latest record, Rome.  Rome is Pyke's sixth album and his first new release in over five years. Despite this lengthy break away from the spotlight […]

Van Walker – Ghosting

Melbourne singer and songwriter Van Walker’s new album Ghosting dives deep into and explores all the stages of an emotionally scarring breakup, with the lyrics and sound working together to provide a truly immersive and moving musical experience. Each song has its own unique sound and feel to it, with my personal favourite Long Night’s […]

Gem

For many of us COVID has driven a wedge between individuals and left a sense of isolation festering away within us. However, for Gem this global pandemic has actually brought her home and allowed her to spend much more time with family than she otherwise would have. Originally from Sydney, but now based out of […]

In Hearts Wake – Kaliyuga

2020 has been filled with catastrophe after catastrophe, whether that be deadly bushfires, a global pandemic and now floods. With mother nature seemingly fighting back it seems fitting that Byron Bay's earth consciousness metal band In Hearts Wake have delivered their latest record Kaliyuga this year. Opening track Crisis features samples from climate activist Greta Thunberg's […]