Posts by: Mitch Bognar

With their Bigsound 2017 Showcases happening this week and an impending album drop, Wild Honey has made sure that they are busy, quickly paving a path for themselves Wild Honey are sure fire guaranteed to be leading the industry in the coming years. We sat down with them recently to talk about Bigsound, their new...

To say that Planetarium has been divisive would be an understatement. This album has been an absolute hit with fans but been very mixed with critics. Here’s the conundrum, they are both right, Planetarium doesn’t know whether it’s a competent cohesive collection of spaced themed songs, or if it’s a way for Sufjan Stevens...

First thing to say about Callum Pitt is that he’s not reinventing the wheel, from first listen the listener could even think he’s generic due to the heavy influence by acts such as Fleet Foxes, Sufjan Stevens, Mumford and Sons, and Bon Iver. This however isn’t a bad thing, because Callum Pitt has been able to make some...

For the last 4 years Bat House have been churning out some of the most underappreciated and creative psychedelic rock in the modern Psych music scene, Chemical X is no exception. What makes Bat House so unique is their love affair with Math Rock, as a huge fan of both genres it is clear to see the two sounds are a...

Genre bending and boundary pushing psychedelic rock geniuses Pond are back at it again with a new awe-inspiring psych pop epic The Weather. Taking queues from their contemporaries and reinventing their sound for a more accessible yet surprisingly more experimental take on the genre. The Weather is a glitchy, dreamy,...

They have been at it for years and while they have garnered a pretty sizable audience Future Islands have always been held back by lackluster mixing and mastering while always putting out catchy and infectious electropop beats – on their new album The Far Field they aren’t breaking any new ground – but they are...

If obscure, new, and infectiously catchy indie rock is your thing then Les Krills have you covered. The band has dropped an absolutely gorgeous single here with Money Trees. This 3-minute powerhouse of indie goodness is just drenching with reverb laced with some major dreamy atmosphere. From the fuzziness of the...

To say Violent Soho have had a huge year is an understatement, from dropping their smash hit 2016 LP “Waco” to having 5 songs on Triple J’s Hottest 100, winning the ARIA for Best Rock Album of Year and endeavoring on their biggest Australian tour yet, the boys from Mansfield are celebrating win after win after win and...

Australia can be quite patriotic, a lot of people celebrate for all the wrong reasons and whatever your opinions on the day you can’t deny how great live music is. The folks over at St Jerome’s Laneway Festival know this well and used music as a tool to unite all sorts of people at the Brisbane date of their...

Sleaford Mods infectiously catchy and simple yet basic rhythm and beats take center stage on their new politically charged track “B.H.S”. Their new music video chronicles the duos misadventures on a yacht while smoking cigars and drinking cocktails. A simple premise that strangely fits the political tone of the track....