Posts by: Adrian J Song

Sydney punk-rock trailblazers, Born Lion, return with new single, Evil K. Citing hard rock and punk contemporaries such as Queens of the Stone Age, The Bronx and Converge as among their staple influences; ‘Evil K’ succeeds in traversing the tightrope between classic punk and rock n’ roll, whilst throwing in some...

Suffolk Park’s Les Krills are Alain De Carne and film maker Nick Pollet. A band that initially came to fruition with the sole aim of providing backing music for some of Pollet’s videos. It comes as no surprise then, that with their debut EP In Another World, Les Krills present us with five highly cinematic tracks....

Metz have returned with new single, Cellophane. A welcome interlude to the group’s forthcoming album, Strange Peace; a venture which comes as a result of four days tracking, live-to-tape, with producing legend, Steve Albini. “The songs on Strange Peace are about uncertainty” The Toronto trio explain....

It’s an impressive feat in and of itself, that within the first few seconds of a record, a band manages to encapsulate the energy and atmosphere of their long-awaited, debut album; this all coming in the form of a bellowing scream on blistering first track Second Coming. The much-anticipated release from...

The Turns follow an esteemed tradition of L.A. psychedelic rock outfits. New single, Just Like You, sounds like it danced straight out of the flower fields of the sixties and early seventies. Fully equipped with jangling guitars, flowery lead motifs and jaded, baritone vocals; the group possess an aesthetic undeniably...

Ahead of their upcoming EP, titled Codeine, Tennessee based band Welles have just released a new single, Life Like Mine. Self described as sounding like burnt toast, it’s a description that is especially evident as we hear the band warble their way through shades of washed out psychedelica and Sunday afternoon twang....

Since their inception in 2015, WHARVES have released a number of critically lauded tracks; gaining support from the likes of Triple J Unearthed, community radio and global tastemakers alike. With the release of their new single, Man You Want Me To Be, the group seem to be continuing their upward trajectory. Right away...

With their sophomore album Rust and Gold set to be released in April, Isaac Delusion have returned with a new video for their standout track “Isabella”. Alongside filmmaker Nadia Lee Cohen, the Parisian quintet channel an eerie atmosphere of dreamy, claustrophobic suburbia. The video features a cast of heroines adorned...

Newcastle’s RAAVE TAPES may be coming to a venue near you. As they get ready to embark on a nationwide tour, the punk three-piece have dropped a new single, 2 U XOXO; another highlight for avid fans and future gig goers to look forward to. Bringing to mind a less morose version of Mess era Liars; 2 U XOXO seems...

2017 is shaping up to be another exciting year for New Zealand music. After laboring away for more than half a decade, artists such as Nadia Reid, Fazerdaze and Aldous Harding are finally receiving due attention from well regarded taste makers and music publications alike. One name not to be ignored from this pool of...