Tag Archives: Pat Telfer

Video Premiere: THE ISOLATION IMPROVISATION COLLECTIVE – ‘GRID LAKE III’

Words: James Frostick

Born amidst our current socially distanced climate, a collective of musicians and visual and performance artists have collaborated on a new project – The Isolation Improvisation Collective. The concept reveals what’s possible within the realm of free jazz when participants can no longer react to one another in a shared space. Today we’re chuffed to present the visuals to ‘Grid Lake III’, where one can witness the group’s digital foray reveal itself in real time.

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Premiere: PREFECT – ‘HELP!’

Words: James Frostick

After a few years writing and performing across other projects, the members of (the group formerly known as) Bitch Prefect have reunited to create a new record. The Ghost is the forthcoming third album from the Melbourne-via-Adelaide group, with lead single ‘Help!’ finding the trio once again wielding their strine-laced and guitar-forward sound to full effect, this time lingering on the nature of dependence, the passage of time and life never getting easier. Continue reading Premiere: PREFECT – ‘HELP!’

Listen: MYSTERY GUEST – ‘THE RED DANCE’

Words: James Frostick
Band image: Louis Oliver Roach

Melbourne two-piece outfit Mystery Guest are building momentum ahead of the release of their debut album Octagon City with new single ‘The Red Dance’ – a piece of understated-yet-hypnotic club-pop rhythm all about shedding inhibitions and giving yourself over to the act of dance, free of ego, identity and name.

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In Review: OLD MATE – IT IS WHAT IT IS (SDZ RECORDS, 2014)

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It’s another great piece of down in the dumps, black and blue rock. Australiana meets Americana. Songs soaked in box wine and cheap beer, set decrepit neighbourhoods and between shitty relationships. There is a rhythm here that moves, a rhythm that one must keep when moving through life to avoid being left behind. 

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