Album reviews

Jinja Safari is an enigma while listening to their new album I kept on asking myself, How did I not know these guys exist. There is a genuine sadness discovering a band that is on the brink of releasing their final album. There is now a feeling of being short changed because I really enjoyed Crescent Head, When...

Time is an ever changing thing, unknown to us and to everyone, you are here one day and in the blink of a moment you are gone. But there’s always a possibility that one can leave a memento to be remembered by our loved ones and if it’s great enough by the world. The young and up and coming indie rock band Viola Beach...

UK Indie royalty The 1975 brought us the album with one of the longest names of the year, and along with that album came amazing songs. Songs that jump from love, to ego, to atheism and more with a flow unlike anything you’ve heard before. This is ‘I Like It When You Sleep, for You Are So Beautiful yet So Unaware of...

With the delicate textures of an intricate snowflake dancing graciously through the air, The Winter Gypsy shift through an array of ambient indie with their debut EP Page I. The six-piece from Adelaide’s foothills announced an east coast tour in support of this upcoming EP, earlier this month. Along with this was also...

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...

Southern-gothic pop anthems howl from new release Hope as The Strumbellas diversify their genre. Catchy and captivating and feverishly familiar, The Strumbellas third record eats it’s predecessors, leaving tunes in your mouth for days. Hailing from Lindsey, Ontario, the six piece alt-country rockers took to Lincoln...

Skip Netflix and cut straight to chill with thirty minutes of audio euphoria from Mayfair Kytes. New album Animus is a subtle sculpted landscape of halcyon days, displaying a solid amalgamation of each individual counterpart to wield musical skill beyond the accumulative years of each singular. This is a...

An epic detour of neon flavoured noise grows to entangle your dissolving brain. Savagely mutant energies bubble through the air. Your body is out of reach, turning itself into a sponge as your mind floats towards another dimension. A few minutes ago, you decided to throw on High Visceral {part 1}, Psychedelic Porn...

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,...