Author: Tony Lendrum

Album Review: The Shallows – Step Into: The Shallows (2012 LP)

January 11, 2013

On the seventh day, God was having a beer and thought you know what, it would be nice to have some tunes to listen to, so he clicked his fingers and out popped The Shallows. Step Into: The Shallows is the 3rd offering from Perth indi-popsters following on from their debut EP Nostalgia Ain’t What […]

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Album Review: Shimmergloom – Unfamiliar Nights (2011 EP)

May 16, 2012

If you live outside of Perth you may have had a slight excuse for having not caught on to the magnificence that is Shimmergloom, but that excuse exists no longer. Read no further (well do read further) and rush out now and buy a copy of their debut EP Unfamiliar Nights, before your ears leave […]

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Album Review: Various Artists – Basick Sampler (2012 LP)

February 14, 2012

Sometimes I just love my job. Last week I received a copy of Basick Records new 2012 sampler, which has combined some of the best independant progressive metal bands in the world and placed them all on one album. This album is absolute magic, its brutal and intense, its laid back and moody, it’ll bring […]

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Album Review: Pink Floyd – Wish You Were Here (2011 LP)

December 20, 2011

As part of a larger reissue campaign, Pink Floyd have released a remastered edition of Wish You Were Here with an additional second disc containing several tracks from live performances at Wembley in 1974 and some alternative studio versions of “Have a Cigar” and “Wish You Were Here” Not much needs to be said about […]

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the AU interview: Lights Valerie Poxleitner (Ontario)

December 7, 2011

Lights Poxleitner is a Canadian (Ontario) electro-rock/ synth pop artist. Her previous releases include the self titled EP and The Listening 09 the latter of which she received a Juno award for ‘Best New Artist’. Her previous releases have been very ‘Pop’ but with this new album she has evolved in a different and gritty […]

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Album Review: Voyager – The Meaning of I (2011 LP)

November 11, 2011

Before I start this review, I would like to preface it by admitting that I am not a guru on all things metal, so the technical side of this review will sadly be restricted to the standard clichés of using adjectives such as ‘brutal’ and ‘vicious’, etc. I do, however, think that part of the […]

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Album Review: Tim Nelson & The Cub Scouts – Self Titled (2010 EP)

November 8, 2010

The new self-titled EP from Brisbane based Tim Nelson & the Cub Scouts is a wonderfully delicious collection of songs best served cold, with a side order of fries and a nice summers day at the beach. Trying to label this group is an exercise in futility. Just when you think you have them pegged […]

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New Zealand’s Electric Wire Hustle launching their self-titled debut album this November.

September 24, 2010

Developing their own sound and twist on modern hip hop, psychedelic and soul, New Zealand’s Electric Wire Hustle has forged a fresh sound that challenges genre boundaries and preconceptions. The music of EWH reaches forward while referencing key points of music’s past. Thick drums and percussion layered with synth lines, hints of the Fender Rhodes […]

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Groove Armada to farewell Australia at Parklife

September 24, 2010

UK dance music legends Andy Cato and Tom Findlay have announced that their forthcoming Parklife tour will be the last time Aussies can check out the band live in action, as they bring their GA LIVE show to an end. Parklife 2010 will showcase the electrifying Groove Armada ‘Black Light’ LIVE Show for the final […]

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Live Review and Photo Gallery: The Long Strides + Cin Ciaru + That Velvet Echo – The Rosemount, Perth (16.09.10)

September 18, 2010

Having arrived at Rosemount not having heard anything of the first two bands in the bill, I had goosebumps before I got through the door with the haunting strains of Scott Nicholas paired with the lustful soul of Gabrielle Harter drifting down the alleyway. It took me a while to reach for my camera as […]

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Photo Gallery: Stoney Joe + The Cannonels + Tomas Ford and His Broken Guitar – The Velvet Lounge, Perth (10.09.10)

September 11, 2010

Stoney Joe was joined by The Cannonels and Tomas Ford and His Broken Guitar at The Velvet Lounge in Perth. Tony Lendrum was there and brings you these photos from the night.

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