Alex The Kid

Live Review: The Front Bottoms + The Hard Aches + Alex The Kid – Amplifier Bar, Perth (20.01.17)

January 24, 2017

I never feel more surrounded by familial like elation than in the throes of an indie punk rock crowd and Friday night was no exception. Starting off their headline tour in Perth, their first Australian show in two years, The Front Bottoms brought in a horde of dedicated fans, ready to jump around to that […]

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Single of the Day: Alex The Kid “Untitled” (2016)

December 15, 2016

Following their debut album Speak Up released earlier this year, Geraldton-hailing punk-rockers Alex The Kid have dropped single “Untitled” as part of the band’s label Pee Record’s compilation Pee Approved 5. It’s infectiously melodic from the opening bars and continues to soar with crashing percussion and endless guitars. Frontman Ken McCartney‘s vocals are honest and grungy, […]

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Friday Fresh Five #001: Dream Rimmy, HANNAHBAND, Liv Dawson…

September 30, 2016

It’s Friday. We’re ready for the long weekend. At the end of each week we’re going to be bringing you a short, but sweet round up of some of the tunes we’ve been bumping by artists you may already know, some you may be coming to for the first time. Whatever your vibe is, hopefully […]

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Live Review: Stonecutters (Night #2) – Queen’s Theatre, Adelaide (17.09.16)

September 21, 2016

It’s rare that you get an event like Stonecutters come through Adelaide with as much gusto as this event has done now, two years running. It’s grown up for 2016, moving to the larger digs of the old Queen’s Theatre and expanded over two nights instead of cramming bands into one. Boasting a line up of […]

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Dune Rats, The Bennies, Alex Lahey…hit ‘play’ & plan for the Stonecutters two-dayer in Adelaide!

September 14, 2016

Okay, so last year, the crew at 5/4 Entertainment threw one hell of a party within the hallowed walls of the Freemasons Hall in Adelaide. It was raucous, featuring some amazing local rock and punk talent and it was quite obvious that it was setting a high bar for any similar event to follow. This weekend, […]

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The State of Affairs (July 8, 2016): Audio streaming dominates video streaming & more!

July 8, 2016

This week in the music industry: for the first time ever, audio streaming has exceeded video streaming in America, and applications for the Australia Council for the Arts’ International Residencies Program open. BuzzAngle’s 2016 mid-year music sales report This week, BuzzAngle released the 2016 mid-year instalment of their  biannual reports on the performance of music sales within the American […]

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Alex The Kid to hit the road armed with a new album and new awards!

July 7, 2016

Here comes Alex The Kid. The lads from Geraldton are piling into the bus and taking off around the country in September on the back of their forthcoming album Speak Up.  After five years of honing their craft as punks, and fresh from a victory in the Triple J One Night Stand Unearthed competition, the album […]

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