Words: James Frostick
Earlier this month, Melbourne gutter-rock outfit CIVIC ushered forth a sublime collection of direct and hard-nosed noise in the form of EP New Vietnam. Chief instigator Jim McCullough agreed to field a few questions about the still-new band’s origins and a quick insight into what they wanted to bring to the table.
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Melbourne’s Cool Sounds are making moves. Less than a week on from the release of their latest EP Gristle, the group is dropping a fresh clip for standout track ‘Grudge’. Set to a backdrop of pristine Australian wine country, the track and its accompanying flick ruminates on past regrets, fresh starts and baptism by vino.
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Words: James Frostick
Melbourne’s Baby Blue has wasted no time in building anticipation for its forthcoming EP Do What You Like. Following on from a string of stellar singles, Baby Blue is gifting the world a new track on Friday April 13 – ‘I Like You’. Tackling the most heartache-inducing aspects of affection (unrequited love), ‘I Like You’ is songwriter Rhea Caldwell’s ode to owning one’s feelings unashamedly, set to a backdrop of an emotionally charged dream-pop jangle.
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Melbourne trio Dianas follow up on the release of their incredible EP Leave Love with an equally as impressive video for the title track. The band has linked up with director Tom Mannion to create a stylish and sublimely edited clip that shows that a quality visual accompaniment can always enhance a song.
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Words: Doug Wallen
Melbourne trio TV Haze take an affectionate trip into the past with the twangy new single, ‘Maple Leaves’, the first taste of their third album. Continue reading Video Premiere: TV HAZE – ‘MAPLE LEAVES’
Melbourne’s UBIK is releasing a new 7″ EP through Aarght Records. ‘The Fly’ is a slice of sci-fi inspired punk that imbues the horrifying prospect of technology placed in the wrong hands.
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Part two of our premiere double header to kick off the year comes in the form of ‘No Fun’ by Rabid Dogs. This track is an anthem for anyone that abhors delayed gratification.
Continue reading Premiere: RABID DOGS – ‘NO FUN’