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Music October 03, 2015
Julia Holter, ’Have You In My Wilderness’
Julia Holter threads a range of literary and historic influences into her new abstract chamber pop album.
Music August 22, 2015
Jess Ribeiro’s ‘Kill It Yourself’
Jess Ribeiro’s new album features dreamlike stories from growing up in a country town and living in the Top End.
Music September 19, 2015
Gold Class, ‘It’s You’
Gold Class’s post-punk debut It's You leaves space for lyrics with angry bite and a queer perspective.
Music August 15, 2015
Szymon’s ‘Tigersapp’ — a shortened life’s work
Newcastle musician Szymon seemed to have a stellar career ahead. But tragically the sublime album Tigersapp is to be his sole recording.
Music July 11, 2015
The Chemical Brothers’ Born in the Echoes
The Chemical Brothers return to their block rockin’ best on Born in the Echoes.
Music June 20, 2015
Oh Mercy’s ‘When We Talk About Love’
An ill-fated move to the US left Oh Mercy's songwriter emotionally shattered, but was grist for a heartfelt album of regret and loneliness.
Music June 06, 2015
Normie Rowe shakin’ all over again
Normie Rowe, Australia’s undisputed king of pop in the ’60s, gets a retrospective Frenzy!.
Music May 16, 2015
Hot Chip’s ’Why Make Sense?’
Hot Chip set up an irresistible dance floor with influences from classic house to Daisy Age hip-hop to Prince.
Music April 11, 2015
Sound & Color takes Alabama Shakes to greater heights
Their new record sees Alabama Shakes deliver an inspirational, eclectic sound set loose from their soul roots.
Music March 21, 2015
Matthew E. White’s ’Fresh Blood’
Virginian son of a preacher man Matthew E. White keeps a close musical family and a sharp eye on the Lord.
Music February 28, 2015
Asaf Avidan’s Gold Shadow a gilt trip
With his new poetic album Gold Shadow, Asaf Avidan can be anointed the next Leonard Cohen.
Music November 15, 2014
C.W. Stoneking’s electric boogaloo
C. W. Stoneking’s pursuit of old-timey music and recording techniques is the theatre applied to an original talent.