Posts by: Naomi J

People say “do what you love and you’ll never work a day in your life,” – man of many talents Sean Dwyer seems to be the living embodiment of this mantra. The Melbourne-based photographer, graphic designer, guitarist for bands The Deloraines and Dozeys, and (occasional) booking agent must be one of the East Coast’s...

The new single, Forced Entry has been getting a pretty positive reception since its release. Does this track give us an insight into what we can expect for the upcoming album? Cole: I don’t know, the album is kind of all over the place with lots of different genres and influences. There’s definitely Bryson’s...

Just across the Charles River from Harvard University is a D.I.Y. musical mecca home to some of Boston’s gutsiest fledgling bands. One such band keeping the area noisy is Massachusetts trio Black Beach. Floating in the realm between 60s garage and scuzzy grunge, Black Beach are quickly making a name for themselves in...

With unbridled confidence, Melbourne three-piece Ulysses Wulf are set to release their debut EP Like The Present at the end of this month. Originally hailing from New Zealand, frontman Yule has put his solo career with Loop Recordings on the back-burner, moving to Australia and teaming up with long time creative...

Four years since winning Triple J Unearthed with their 2012 album Over The Sun, Tinpan Orange are poised to release their fifth full-length, Love Is A Dog. The return of brother-sister outfit, Emily and Jesse Lubitz, along with violin virtuoso Alex Burkoy has been long awaited by fans, since the frontwoman’s vocals...

While I Hate Your Band may be the answer to a common source of angst, this latest single from raucous Melbourne rockers The Naysayers definitely doesn’t apply to its creators. This two-minute surf punk assault sees The Naysayers on the offence, capturing the shared experience of being pissed off by music mediocrity....

Singer/songwriter Josh Pyke has spent the last month on the road. Travelling across Australia to promote his latest album, But For All These Shrinking Hearts. Josh took some time to chat with Raven about beer, collaborations and life on the road as a musician. Having been in the business for a decade now, do you find...

Sydney’s indie folk rock outfit Boy & Bear have gone from strength to strength with each album. Following on from their #1 album Harlequin Dream the Sydney five piece released their third album Limit Of Love, debuting #1 on the ARIA Charts. At the end of their Australian tour we caught up with Tim Hart, to talk about...

Gypsys of Pangea have already made a name for themselves across the inner-city psychedelic circuit as one of Sydney’s most enticing live-acts. However, with the new release of their debut full-length album, Ron Hubble, the promising young trio has proven that their music, often experimental and seemingly spontaneous,...