Words: James Frostick & Pop Filter
On Friday August 21, Pop Filter released its debut record Banksia. While the album is somewhat of a continuation of the at-ease sound of progenitor outfit The Ocean Party, Banksia listens like a separate entity. The band took the time to share some insight on the album at large, revealing a maturity and composure that can only have been forged through a near-decade of constant collective creation.
Continue reading Track by Track: POP FILTER – BANKSIA (BOBO INTEGRAL, OSBORNE AGAIN, SPUNK RECORDS, 2020)
Words: Doug Wallen
Banner image: Pop Filter
An ensemble reconvening members of The Ocean Party, Pop Filter have shared a third song from their debut album. ‘Big Yellow Van’ is a sincere and thankful love letter to spending years touring with your closest mates.
Continue reading Premiere: POP FILTER – ‘BIG YELLOW VAN’
Words: James Frostick
In an effort to keep track of the year’s best recorded material, Weirdo Wasteland is releasing monthly round-ups of albums and EPs that we didn’t have enough time to cover at the time of release. Although these are shorter write-ups, review length shouldn’t be taken as an indicator of album quality – everything listed is good and should be given proper time of day to indulge appropriately. In no particular order, here is the best of what arrived in February …
Continue reading In review: ALBUMS RELEASED IN FEBRUARY 2020
Rock and Roll Juice is a rather innocent collection, silently setting itself firmly in the midst of contemporary Australian twang. While looking at life at ground level, Ciggie Witch revel in up-front recollections and revelations about not fitting in, wasting time, making hard decisions and not being satisfied with the results.
Continue reading In Review: CIGGIE WITCH – ROCK AND ROLL JUICE (OSBORNE AGAIN, 2014)