Posts Tagged ‘indie pop’

Everyone has sad days. Some unfortunate souls have a generally sad demeanour, but these souls often make the most inspiring art. Angst is a fact of life, especially when we’re finally starting to grow into our own. Since her mid-teens, Sophie Allison has embraced her angst, creating some of the coolest indie pop...

With a light and lofty melody, Reality Television is the newest serving from Melbourne lads Backyard. Accompaning the track is the music video shot casually in someones ‘backyard’. Though simple and homely in aesthetics the video throws a bunch of mates into the fray making them the sole inhabitants of the seemingly...

Driving to Melbourne, all the way from Adelaide for the night and to turn around and drive back to play a show the next night is a show of commitment from a band who is fast building a reputation for themselves. The Winter Gypsy spent Friday night at The Grace Darling Hotel on Smith Street with co-headliners Stonefox....

A synth-heavy track with a drifting, spacious sound Roommates by the Canadian indie-pop legends Ten Sleep brings together various influences that are distinctive to their sound. As part of the groups, seven track album Suburban lore the track highlights the various levels of friction that occur when sharing a life...

Solomon O has delivered a resplendent artistic feature for the music video of Holograms. This clever animation takes you through a storyline of a man’s love being questioned by his god. How this, in turn, can relate to how we as people feel about artificial intelligence. As Solomon O describes “If we want real love...

Often described as an era defying figure ALT-J, Joe Newman, Gus Unger-Hamilton and Thom Green came to us in An awesome wave their debut album captivating audiences with their spacious, airy sounds. The band further went on to laying hands on the coveted Mercury Prize in 2012 before being bombarded with an array of...

Melbourne three-piece The Hiding recently released Dream Catcher’s Life an inspiring tune, characterised by a unique blend of ambient electronic, rock and pop influences and hurled into a new dimension by guest vocalist, Stewart Winchester. Acoustic guitar and percussive rhythms propel the song forward towards the...

After a three year hiatus and one false start in 2014 the Nashville-based duo Leagues are back and have started right where they left off. Opening with Lipstick Coffee the undertone of electronica kicks in and there is a feeling of Big Black Delta to be coming out of the speakers. It is hard not to be connected to...

It has been a busy few months for The Khanz, the Sydney-based indie-electronic quintet have recently inked their first record deal with the Vienna People. Along with the signing the group have released a lead single from their upcoming album Magazine Perfection. With a mixture of well set boy/girl vocals, heavy synth...

What a six journey it has been for the Sydney indie-pop legends Jinja Safari and like all good things! It will eventually come to an end.. But! What a way to finish off for this illustrious group, Crescent Head a double album will be released in two parts on the 17th – Crescent Sun & 24th – Crescent Moon of August. You...