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 Alexis Late

Scott & Charlene’s Wedding – Mid Thirties Single Scene (Bedroom Suck)

Scott & Charlene’s Wedding – Mid Thirties Single Scene (Bedroom Suck)

Ben O’Connor from Chapter Music, when describing Dick Diver, commented: “(they were) more about investigating ideas about Australian identity, rather than being a celebration of Australianness.” This is true of several bands from the roster of Brisbane-via-Melbourne label Bedroom Suck Records, bands that, like Dick Diver and Twerps on Chapter Music, have been described as […]

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After the Dole Rush: Beef Jerk and Modern Australia

After the Dole Rush: Beef Jerk and Modern Australia

By Mitchell Judge Early last year a handful of Australia’s greatest music critics published individual thinkpieces on the most recent dominant genre of local independent music: dolewave. Beginning with Sean Prescott’s review of the School of Radiant Living album on Crawlspace, this collection marked the first time that dolewave had been legitimised as a movement. […]

 Everett True

Everett True’s 100 Favourite Songs of 2013. Yes, one hundred, and every last fucking song is genius.

Everett True’s 100 Favourite Songs of 2013. Yes, one hundred, and every last fucking song is genius.

Maybe that’s why I’m increasingly turning to Tasmania. I know what it’s like to be ignored.

 Ben Green

Dick Diver – Calendar Days (Chapter Music)

Dick Diver – Calendar Days (Chapter Music)

They don’t describe forests, or even trees, but the feel of bark and the sound of leaves and then leave the rest for you.

 Everett True

Why would anyone want to hate the best rock band to come out of Australia in decades?

Why would anyone want to hate the best rock band to come out of Australia in decades?

Why do music fans have to be so reductionist. Does everyone HAVE to think the same way?

 Everett True

Song of the day – 425: Royal Headache

Damn. This music is so fine. One minute 30. Why do you need more?

 Everett True

Everett True’s 20 favourite songs of 2011

Everett True’s 20 favourite songs of 2011

Not a note wasted, not a note pointlessly repeated.

 Ben Green

Dick Diver – New Start Again (Chapter Music)

What Dick Diver has is a sun-on-brick sound.

 Everett True

Song of the day – 407: Dick Diver

Songs are sweet minutiae are sweet inspiration.