Posts by: Sebastian Lawrence

There are killer albums released each month and we want to make sure you are up to date with what is being released. At the end of each month, a Savage Thrills writer will recap on what is worthy of a listen and why you should give it a spin. Savage Thrills writers take turns trawling for music and offering it up. ...

At first glance Villains is as enthralling as it is complex. Plastered in a sort of glossy fuzz, the album bobs and weaves in-between groove and ambiance without a care in the world. The sort of slow build-up to opener Feet Don’t Fail Me as Josh Homme croons as beautifully as he ever has encapsulates the entirety of...

With such an expansive local scene, particularly in Brisbane, it can be near impossible to keep up with the constant noise of local acts. But, there is Five Brisbane Acts that have been making our ears buzz of late and the best part is they’ve all got new music for you to soak in. Though they cover different genres...

Melbourne garage-rockers Sophisticated Dingo has been taming their frenetic sound since the release of their last single Witch Love almost a year ago, and after having seemingly one too many drinks, have come out with the measured yet infectious song Head Talk. The old-school local sound the duo of drummer James...

Victorian rock outfit Gold Class have been making waves across the world, having just come off of a European tour and recently announcing an expansive nationwide tour off the back of their new single, Twist in the Dark. The band took some time out to have a chat about the new single, their upcoming album, and various...

There’s something so homely about Dappled Cities recent outing Five. Everything feels in its right place; ebbs and flows so elegantly that you feel like you’re a part of the album. And maybe that’s what makes me love ‘Five’ so much. All the bass lines, the high-pitched vocals, the reverb, oh god that reverb. It’s an...

French electronic band Anoraak has released an enthralling new track entitled Figure. With its infectious melody and keen ear for subtlety in its approach to instrumentals, the group has crafted a fantastic dance track that is well worth your time. If the song, however, is not enough, it is impeccable you check out...

The Pinheads are 7 mates, who over games of cheap bowling and a shared music taste, accidentally formed a band in the latter half of 2013. Getting hold of what they call “an assortment of shitty instruments and strange recording equipment”, they set up a makeshift studio in a corrugated iron shed hidden deep in the...