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 Lee Adcock

Pinkshinyultrablast – Everything Else Matters (Shelflife)

Pinkshinyultrablast – Everything Else Matters (Shelflife)

Hold on. Slow down a minute. Don’t rise to the stars just yet. Should place matter? Should we be amazed that something this heaven-bound launched from the wintery heart of Russia? Or should we concede that Pinkshinyultrablast sound like the sun-kissed aftermath of the Horrors after they rebuilt their strange house into a glass cathedral? […]

 Lee Adcock

Crayon – Brick Factory (HHBTM)

Crayon – Brick Factory (HHBTM)

I regret not knowing about so much music when I was growing up. For instance – where was Kraftwerk when I was younger, when I could wander down the Autobahn and invent some elaborate fantasy plot on the spot? Why did I never tap into the teenage rebellion of Nirvana (In Utero, to be exact) […]

 Lee Adcock

Luxembourg Signal – Luxembourg Signal (Shelflife)

Luxembourg Signal – Luxembourg Signal (Shelflife)

Sigh. You know that feeling – when a single comes along and hypnotizes you, gives you hope that creative minds still exist, and winds you up like a jack-in-the-box, so that the moment that band releases something new, you pounce. Earlier this year we brought you I brought to the GFP crowd Luxembourg Signal, the […]

 Scott Creney

Beaches – She Beats (Chapter Music)

Beaches – She Beats (Chapter Music)

Beaches have chosen to exist as a small, heavily populated planet in a universe of infinite possibilities and sounds. And that is never a cause for celebration.

 Everett True

REVIEWED IN PICTURES Ride – Going Blank Again (Ride)

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 Everett True

The Horrors – Skying (XL)

The Horrors – Skying (XL)

‘Endless Blue’ is Chapterhouse bad. Let’s not say any more about it.

 Andrew McMillen

A Conversation With Yannis Philippakis of Foals, 2010

By Andrew McMillen I interviewed Yannis Philippakis [pictured above], singer/guitarist of the British pop act Foals, for Scene Magazine in late December 2010, ahead of their Australian tour as part of Laneway Festival 2011(which I reviewed for The Vine). Our interview originally ran in condensed form as the cover story of Scene Magazine #811. Here’s the full interview transcript.