The Maccabees' fourth studio album Marks to Prove It is getting closer and closer to being released and by this stage, fans are getting to the chomping at the bit, ravenous for any new updates level of anticipation. Thankfully, the band have delivered - the music video for the eponymous lead single has been released and as many may have expected from the British group, it's a stunning indication of what we can be expecting from the new album.
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The Maccabees are soon to release album #4 and let's be real, it's been a while in between drinks. The British band has established themselves as favourites on the international touring scene and while Australia has hosted them for a few shows in the past, a return visit is overdue now. The album, which will be released later in the year, has today been teased with the release of The Maccabees' new single, "Marks to Prove It".
We continue our Top 40 Albums of 2012 list with 30 to 21... These albums were voted by 42 of our fine contributors and the list that has resulted is an eclectic mix; from local indie, to international chart toppers, Australian Black Metal and all the way back again. We hope you enjoy our annual trip down memory lane...
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A dusty, regional showground housing some of the biggest Australian and international acts can only mean one thing, Groovin' The Moo is here! Lachlan Mitchell brings us these photos from the Maitland leg.
Alex Ritchie's solo guise Argentina launches his latest single 'Chalk Outlines' at Alhambra Lounge tomorrow night, May 3rd! With the captivating live band and show, this launch follows a spectacular line up of support slots (including Neon Indian, San Cisco and Pluto Jonze) as well as supporting British indie-rockers The Maccabees sideshows in both Brisbane and Sydney; it's simply not a show to miss.
Few bands have been able to elicit a longstanding loyalty from me. The Maccabees have been able to do just that since their debut, Colour It In. With tracks like "First Love" and "Lego", they've always had an uncanny ability to be able to mould intricate melodies through the use of manipulated equipment, and an ability to play regular instruments in an incomparable way.