…what was truly alarming was the way all the reviews merged into one amorphous voice, saying nothing, very loudly, over and over again
I never make my mind up before hearing something, but I wasn’t really expecting to like this. Too perky, thought I vaguely. Too Triple J, thought I vaguely.
Folk are getting hot under the collar about the recent Jagermeister-sponsored AIR (Australian Independent Music) awards. Particularly the awarding of the “best independent album” category to Cloud Control for Bliss Release, an album distributed by Universal Music. And also particularly at the fact the host of the “independent” music awards was one of Nova 969 […]
I wrote a review of the new Washington album for The Vine. You can find it here. ————————————————————————————————————————————————— Washington I Believe You Liar (Universal Music) Australia. You worry me sometimes. I’ve seen this album hailed as 2010’s saviour of pop. (This is what happens when you allow fucking radio presenters to moonlight as music critics, […]
This song is a couple of years old – and this is newer material available – but have you any idea how hard it is doing a Google Search on the word ‘Songs’? I’m motivated to put this one up today for a couple of reasons. 1. This Sydney band’s self-titled debut long-player I nominated […]
I don’t want to turn this whole Song of the Day series into a string of links to reviews I’ve written recently, but… 1. I usually only ask to review albums that I think I’m going to enjoy. 2. I’m ferociously caught up in finishing my PhD confirmation document right now, on severe sleep deprivation […]