Day: 5 December 2018

Track of the Day: Manchester Orchestra & The Front Bottoms “Allentown” (2018)

December 5, 2018

Current tour mates Manchester Orchestra and The Front Bottoms have combined forces and released a new collaborative track, the single “Allentown”.  “Allentown” features Manchester Orchestra’s Andy Hull and Brian Sella from The Front Bottoms trading verses over minimalist instrumental backing. It’s downbeat, pensive, and certainly a long way from what little I’ve heard of The […]

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Guest Playlist: Matt Perriment – The songs that made “Oceans”

December 5, 2018

Matt Perriment is an indie folk-inspired singer songwriter currently based in London, who has steadily been establishing himself in the British festival scene. He’s recently released a new single, “Oceans”, which is the first taste of his forthcoming sophomore EP Memos, which is set for release in March 2019.  Undoubtedly a gifted songwriter, Perriment has […]

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Album of the Week: Jacob Collier – Djesse Vol. 1 (2018 LP)

December 5, 2018

Jacob Collier is not your average English Twenty Four year old. He is a singer, arranger, composer, producer, and multi-instrumentalist. The London bred artist released his debut album In My Room in 2016, which led to a 200 date global tour and won him two Grammy Awards, and being dubbed “Jazz’s new messiah”. Managed by […]

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First Impressions: The Marvellous Mrs. Maisel makes a triumphant return to Amazon Prime

December 5, 2018

Walking away from both the Primetime Emmys and the Golden Globes with awards galore, including accolades for lead Rachel Brosnahan, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel has been a runaway hit for creator Amy Sherman-Palladino and streaming service Amazon Prime. Set in the late 1950’s, Brosnahan stars as Upper West Side housewife Midge Maisel, who discovers she […]

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Live Review: Stella Donnelly + Alice Skye + Jacob Diamond – Northcote Social Club (01.12.18)

December 5, 2018

Jacob Diamond, who was also a member of Stella Donnelly’s band for the tour, was the opener for the evening. Much like his fellow band member Stella, Diamond’s music has a strong focus on the meaning behind his lyrics. In fact this was a theme for the evening, with each of the evening’s artists presenting powerful […]

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Tech Review: Sony’s WH-1000XM3 Wireless Headphones are our new favourite cordless cans under $400

December 5, 2018

Sony’s WH-1000XM2 wireless headphones are some of my all-time favourites. The perfect storm of comfort and great sound that I look for in any pair of headphones I own, they have become a constant companion on my daily commute. This is why, when a pair of Sony’s new WH-1000XM3 wireless headphones arrived on my doorstep, […]

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Exclusive Single Premiere: Andrew Phelan “Charlottetown” (2018)

December 5, 2018

For the first time since 2015 Australian born, Vancouver based folk musician Andrew Phelan is returning to Australia with a full band, and a bunch of new songs. We’re pleased to premiere one of those songs, “Charlottetown”, today ahead of it’s offical release tomorrow.  “Charlottetown” is a road song. On the one hand it’s a […]

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