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Lindsey Ell – heart theory

Is there a genre of music that is better at capturing heartbreak than country music? If country singer-songwriter Lindsey Ell's latest album, heart theory, is anything to go by you would be hard pressed to argue that there is. Throughout the 12 track offering Ell explores the seven stages of grief; shock, denial, guilt, bargaining, […]

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 […]

B Boys – Dudu

The B Boys manage to capture the bleak mundaneness of everyday life but deliver it in a way which is somehow engaging and enjoyable to listen along to. Throughout the record, the band lay down track after track of buzzing indie rock. What truly sets them apart though is the clear, simple and matter of […]

Northlane – Alien

Sydney rockers Northlane return with another driving hardcore rock record, but this time they have sprinkled in plenty of soul and heart. Lyrically and thematically this record is a departure from Northlane’s roots. On previous outings, the group had chosen to focus on broad societal issues whereas with Alien they have chosen to look inward […]

Skyscraper Stan – Golden Boy Vol I & II

Very few musicians truly embody the troubadour spirit in this modern age as much as Skyscraper Stan does with his latest release, Golden Boy. Golden Boy is delivered to listeners as a singular package but actually consists of two distinct volumes. Whilst each volume stands alone in their own rights when paired together the listener […]

Jess Ribeiro – LOVE HATE

The title of Jess Ribeiro’s third album, LOVE HATE, certainly reveals everything you would need to know about its thematic content. The record traverses the theory that we experience love over the course of seven stages - attraction, infatuation, love, reverence, worship, obsession, death. Sonically the record is vastly different to her previous offerings but […]

Totally Unicorn – Sorry

The sophomore record from Totally Unicorn sees the band enter new territory which is much darker than their debut offering. Sorry sees the exploring heavy themes of depression, divorce, substance abuse and the realities of growing older. With these new themes, the band has also altered the sonic elements of their music, injecting this record with […]

I Know Leopard – Love Is A Landmine

The debut record from I Know Leopard is a beautifully sweet and emotional 70s soft-rock record. Throughout the 11 track offering the group explore themes of happiness, loss, romance and essentially any emotion which is intrinsically tied to love. This kaleidoscopic thematic approach creates a record which is incredibly nuanced and deep.  Allowing listeners to […]

Hands Like Houses – Anon

Anon is the latest record from Aussie rockers Hands Like Houses and dives into the very machinations of the things that can make us all feel isolated, nameless and faceless, whether that is anxiety, heartbreak, alcoholism and many more. Throughout the record the band have produced a wide ranging soundscape of styles which range from […]

Rabbit Island – Deep In The Big

The latest record from Perth’s Rabbit Island will wash over you like a warm, soothing shower and have you immediately enter a state of relaxed bliss. Throughout the record the production is kept clean, crisp and simple with incredibly understated, airy vocal flourishes. By blending electronic production elements with guitars, pianos, organs and her own […]