Author: Steph Payton

Album News Weekly: 26th February 2016

February 26, 2016

In This Issue: You are going to want to buckle in for this one, we have an overwhelming batch of releases all due out this weekend! If you were struggling for new tunes, we have you covered on everything from breathy indie goddess Frøkedal to new death metal crew Abyssus and all artists in between. […]

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Album News Weekly: 19th February 2016

February 19, 2016

In This Issue: A slew of diverse debuts, EPs and follow ups were released over the weekend, check out recordings from a Spanish death metal band to the likes of girl crew TEEN and every genre in between. Its time to play catch up with this new years music because there are plenty more astounding […]

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Album News Weekly: 10th February 2016

February 10, 2016

In This Issue: It seems its all about the black and white this February, we’ve got some heavy and electronic releases coming for you this month so check them out! Jonny Avery Jonny Avery is a singer/songwriter from New Zealand with delicate guitar work. Captains of Industry is cowritten by Jonny and his dad before […]

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Live Review: Tired Lion + FOAM + Hip Priest – Jack Rabbit Slims, Perth (06.02.16)

February 8, 2016

The streets of Northbridge were packed on Saturday night with people soaking up the colour of the Perth Fringe Festival, so it was great to see a crowd still come out in force for local grunge rockers Tired Lion. Bringing out their usual bravado, it was a great night for the always excitable Jack Rabbit […]

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Album News Weekly: 3rd February 2016

February 3, 2016

In This Issue: And the gates are open! We have hundreds of new releases flooding in so check out this tasty little sampler to fill your indie, rock, punk and classical needs from The Jezabels new album to a bunch of debuts coming out of Perth. The Jezabels The Jezabels return with their third studio […]

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Album News Weekly: 27th January 2016

January 27, 2016

In This Issue: We have all the indie, rock, electronic and even pirate sea shanties for you this week. Check out the little six track gift from Courtney Barnett’s Milk! Records as well as some excellent local and international releases. Milk! Records Good For You is six brand new songs from six Milk! Records artists, […]

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Album News Weekly: 20th January 2016

January 20, 2016

In This Issue: Some strange strange vibes coming out to you this week, from the away from home strangeness of RÜFÜS’s latest release to the return of Yoko Ono right over to a debut inspired by UFO’s. It’s time to expand your tastes, check it out! RÜFÜS The new album from RÜFÜS is due out […]

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Album News Weekly: 13th January 2016

January 13, 2016

In This Issue: 2016 is bringing all of the sophomores with some great female artists at the forefront this month! Check out all of the indie vibes coming through to you below. St. Lucia St. Lucia have released their new song “Love Somebody”, the slow-burning centerpiece off their forthcoming sophomore album MATTER, out 29th January […]

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Album News Weekly: 6th January 2016

January 6, 2016

In This Issue: We are back from hiatus and off to a huge start with the new year! Global sensation Sia returns with a new album at the end of the month, along with more quirky and indie releases, take a look. Sia Singer/songwriter/producer/massive hit-maker Sia announces that her album THIS IS ACTING will be […]

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Festival Review: Wonderland – Langley Park, Perth (18.12.15)

December 22, 2015

Perth’s most nomadic festival returned to the city foreshore for the 2015 instalment over the weekend, bringing back previous innovations of the Teepee Village, that super casual boutique vibe and of course some killer artists. Though the weather felt like it was going to be a torturously windy day, the parameters of the festival seemed […]

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Album News Weekly: 16th December 2015

December 16, 2015

In This Issue: The year is just about over, Summer is well and truly in and there’s probably a dozen festival timetables strewn across your room so why not add these new releases to your holiday playlist! Another short and sweet december issue sees some EPs and LPs from rock to accoustic. Savages Savages second […]

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Album News Weekly: 9th December 2015

December 9, 2015

In This Issue: The Christmas decos are barely up and we’re already looking into January for all the wicked releases due to come out. This week we see the return of King Krule in a different form as well as pop darlings Chairlift with a brand new single just out teasing us for the new […]

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Album News Weekly: 2nd December 2015

December 2, 2015

In This Issue: Don’t worry the Christmas albums haven’t started rolling in just yet! Instead we have a juicy little pack of rock, indie and electronic goodness for you, if you haven’t done that shopping yet there are still some wicked December releases coming. Cage the Elephant Cage the Elephant announced their fourth studio album, […]

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Cage The Elephant (US) talk the making of new album Tell Me I’m Pretty, fighting self doubt and love for Tame Impala

November 30, 2015

With the release of their fourth album Tell Me I’m Pretty just a few weeks away, we chatted to Brad Shultz from Cage The Elephant about what went into creating the new album and how they had moved on from the high stress, hectic approach of before. Produced by Dan Auerbach of The Black Keys […]

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Album Review: Loon Lake – Low Res (2015 LP)

November 26, 2015

Loon Lake have put out their last hurrah with Low Res, and while saddening for most it’s probably their best yet. There isn’t a stand alone hit like “Cherry Lips” but as a whole it’s a strong album with plenty of those feel good vibes. It carries on that quirky lyricism, cheeky nostalgic and heart […]

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Album News Weekly: 25th November 2015

November 25, 2015

In This Issue: It’s all the electronic pop you can handle this week as the warmer weather tempts us into those summer parties. Check out the new releases from the likes of Troye Sivan, Plaitum and Icelandic DJ Airplane and Spaceship, as well as big hitters Coldplay and the jazzy couple of the year Chet […]

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Album News Weekly: 18th November 2015

November 18, 2015

In This Issue: A slew of EP’s and Debut’s are coming your way from the likes of the dark and raw R. W. Grace and the seemingly unknown Fantastic Modern to live recordings and covers from Placebo and Natalie Prass. R.W.Grace Perth-via-Sydney songstress R.W.Grace’s debut EP Love It Need It Miss It Want It is […]

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Album News Weekly: 11th November 2015

November 11, 2015

In This Issue: Its time for the remastered and the special editions, as well as the usual exciting debuts and continuing legacies of our favourites, check it out! King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard confirm their seventh LP Paper Mâché Dream Balloon, recorded using nothing but acoustic instruments., will […]

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Live Review: Philadelphia Grand Jury + High-Tails – Amplifier Bar, Perth (07.11.15)

November 9, 2015

After the heartbreaking demise of Philadelphia Grand Jury and a few teasing reunion shows, the cheeky trio of Berkfinger, MC Bad Genius and Dan W Sweat have finally returned, finishing their Summer of Doom tour in Perth Saturday night with plenty of flailing fans and sweaty, sweaty hugs. High-tails from Sydney were up to debut […]

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Album News Weekly: 5th November 2015

November 4, 2015

In This Issue: We see the return of the legends in You Am I, one part of Powderfinger an acoustic album from Björk and plenty of pop and rock to bring in the spring season, check it out! Little Mix Girl group Little Mix proudly announce their new album, GET WEIRD, will be released globally on […]

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Album News Weekly: 28th October 2015

October 28, 2015

In This Issue: We have you covered on blues to pop this week with a bunch of acoustic and synthed up records up for release. Check it out from home grown goddess Sarah Blasko to a member of Grinspoon dabbling in children books. Sarah Blasko Eternal Return is the new album from singer-songwriter Sarah Blasko, […]

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Album News Weekly: 21st October 2015

October 21, 2015

In This Issue: This week we say farewell to surf pop legends Loon Lake while also welcome a bunch of debuts and new releases by artists from our own backyard to Canada, check it out! Loon Lake Loon Lake have their last ever album Low Res released independently today. Fans can pay what they want for […]

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Album News Weekly: 14th October 2015

October 14, 2015

In This Issue: Some great releases out this week with a slew of tasty EPs from the likes of Nicholas Allbrook, Unalaska and Lewis and Leigh as well as a bunch of new records and debuts! Deerhunter Fading Frontier is the seventh studio album by Deerhunter. Written in their hometown of Atlanta, the album is […]

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Festival Review: Listen Out – Ozone Reserve, Perth (27.09.15)

September 28, 2015

The sun was out for the Perth leg of EDM boutique festival Listen Out this weekend, and with a long weekend on and a lineup that made it the first city to sell out it seemed as if everything had aligned. Triple J Unearthed winners for Perth GRRL PAL opened the festival on the 909 […]

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Album Review: Ta-Ku – Songs To Make Up To (2015 EP)

June 29, 2015

Within the first few seconds, Perth producer/entrepreneurial barber Ta-Ku has put you into a smoothly lush atmosphere. Displaying his power over composition, Songs To Make Up To is a blissful flow of samples and vocals that evolves so naturally that it goes beyond pleasurable listening. Eliciting such a level of emotion where only half the […]

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Festival Review: Groovin The Moo – Hay Park, Bunbury (26.04.15)

April 27, 2015

The cars were packed, the cow onesies dusted off and the fast food outlet lines were long – Groovin The Moo had arrived. We’d all spent the day in wait, enviously scrolling past the Oakbank highlights flooding our newsfeed, planning out our timetables like tactical masterminds. In true WA form the sun was out for […]

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Festival Review: Future Music Festival – HBF Arena, Perth (01.03.15)

March 2, 2015

”Fkn Insane! Sexy Amazing. Dance like nobody is watching. I’m off-chops right now, loving everybody. This is sick! 2 Chainz is lookin 4 my booty cos I got a big booty. Do you want to go out with me then break up right before Drake? We love Future!” These were just a few of the […]

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Album Review: Montgomery – New Clear War (2014 EP)

October 24, 2014

It seems like the I OH YOU family are adopting all the right people these days, and Montgomery is no exception. Coolly sitting at the other end of the scale to the likes of Violent Soho, Montgomery’s debut EP brings some tender stylings to the label and lives up to the hype in such an […]

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Album Review: Alt-J – This Is All Yours (2014 LP)

October 16, 2014

With every new release, there stands the universal question “Will it be as good as their last?”. This is often the biggest hurdle faced when producing a sophomore album, even more so for bands such as Alt-J who broke the scene with their debut An Awesome Wave. Two years later and without the presence of […]

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Festival Review: Listen Out – Ozone Reserve, Perth (28.09.14)

September 29, 2014

When Fuzzy promotions first announced a new boutique EDM festival was to be replacing Parklife, my stomach sank with dismay. Parklife had given the fondest memories and still sits in my heart as being my favourite festival experience. Yet walking up to the gates of Listen Out I was filled with excitement, the bill held […]

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