CD Reviews

Grey Daze – Amends

Posthumous releases of any kind - whether they be in the form of singles, films, or as is the case with Amends full albums - are always a delicate matter. Whilst Chester Bennington is best known as the voice of Linkin Park, it was not his only musical project. Prior to forming that iconic band […]

Lucille – Come On, Fly

It's undeniable that Melbourne's Lucille has a beautiful voice, even when it is unlike any other. Her new album Come On, Fly is a captivating showcase of her unique voice and deeply emotive storytelling. Inspired by her birthplace of Berlin and the current state of global affairs the title track of this record explores the […]

Julian Taylor – The Ridge

Julian Taylor’s latest album The Ridge hopes to bring joy to listeners in this troubling time. Reminiscing the childhood memories of spending summer at his grandparent’s farm in Maple Ridge, the title track eases the listeners into the album through painting a picture into his wistful past. Throughout the album, Taylor blends in various elements […]

Muzz

Muzz is a new band on the music scene, but it is made up of some familiar faces. The three members of Muzz are Paul Banks, the singer in Interpol, Matt Barrick, the drummer for Jonathan Fire*Eater and The Walkmen, and Josh Kaufman from the folk group Bonny Light Horseman. These three have joined forces […]

Custard – Respect All Lifeforms

​Indie rock fans can rejoice – Custard is releasing its latest album Respect All Lifeforms. ​A music video for the album’s leading single, Funky Again, has already been released and delivers on all artistic levels from an intriguing jazzy sound to striking visual appeal. Appropriate for our time, the music video features social distancing along […]

Sleaford Mods – All That Glue

Sleaford Mods are set to release their new album All That Glue this week. Coming off of their first tour in Australia, the group’s album release couldn’t come at a better time. Even from the names of the songs, fans can expect Sleaford Mods to be pushing the creative envelope more than ever. With titles like […]

Bronte Public Housing – Another Road

The debut EP from Sydney's Bronte Public Housing sees Jimmy Hearthwood reinvent himself into an entrancing indie-pop singer-songwriter. Formerly the frontman for rock group Hiaground this new EP from Hearthwood comes as a stark contrast to his former work. Throughout Another Road Hearthwood entrances listeners with his sleepy, laidback, dreamy indie-pop. The EP is an […]

Diet Cig – Do You Wonder About Me?

The American duo Diet Cig is back with a new album called Do You Wonder About Me? being released at the beginning of May. ​The female and male combo effortlessly meshes their young and delicate vocals into the gritty and hardened pop-rock genre, creating an effect all their own. Who Are You? and Priority Mail especially show off […]

Inertia – Connexion

Sydney's post-hardcore band Inertia are bringing the heat to entertain us all during quarantine. Their latest EP, Connexion, is a six track offering which is filled with memorable, melodic hardcore. Throughout the six tracks the group capture the listeners attention with an intense passion flowing through the lyrics and vocal performance. Combine this with catchy, […]

Vermont – Self-Titled EP

Being locked away in self-isolation will fill anybody with angst. Luckily Melbourne emo/alt-rock four pierce Vermont have just the cure with their debut self-titled EP The four track offering is filled with classic alt-rock that blends fear, anxiety, anger, and fury with vulnerability, passion, and honesty. Throughout the punchy sub 15 minute listen Vermont dips […]