I’m not going to concentrate on the next big thing or yesterday’s heroes that are doing their fourth comeback tour, so if that’s what you’re into this isn’t the column for you.
By Lawrence English These Things That Made My Ears Alive In 2012
Nothing is original.
At the risk of sounding overly hyperbolic, I think the best – or, at the very least, most interesting – records stand outside time.
(and on other modes of transport)
Here’s a free nine-track digital download compilation
Freelancing is about peaks and troughs and not everyone’s wave cycle is at the same frequency.
The solo record can be a treacherous pursuit.
Open Frame Festival over two nights upstairs at the Powerhouse. Relaxed setting, beautiful quad sound and some of the finest music around. This was probably best event I have been to this year. The stand out for me was Nadja. So heavy. I wrote somewhere they were like Sunn O))) with melodies if you can […]
The blurb that comes attached to the shrink-wrap with the debut album from this Sydney duo states, rather ridiculously, “10 mind-bending tracks that will change the way you listen to pop music”. Assuming, one presumes, one has never listened to any of Kate Bush’s more ethereal work, or anything associated with certain female singers from […]