Terrible Truths

Live Review: Mere Women + Terrible Truths + SPIT – The Curtin Hotel, Melbourne (30.06.17)

July 3, 2017

Relative newcomers SPIT opened the evening, their saccharine garage-punk even more evolved than when I saw them play last. With a triple mustang combo, they were a wall of sound, held together by the razor sharp drumming of Jonnine Nokes. One of their hallmark features is the alternating, dynamic vocals, shared between guitarists Chloe Turner […]

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Review: Car Seat Headrest deliver an emotional rollercoaster of a set in Melbourne, with Terrible Truths in tow

January 28, 2017

How do you even begin to describe Car Seat Headrest’s music – ‘lo-fi’ is a commonly used word, but what even is that? The opposite of hifi? As in, Max Watts-formerly known as-Hifi? How would that even be a genre? I digress. Really, lo-fi is a phenomenon, something in the post-emo movement, with less angst […]

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Jagwar Ma, Mick Jenkins, Glass Animals, Car Seat Headrest & more confirm Laneway Festival sideshows

October 27, 2016

With the St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival shining out there on the horizon for early 2017, a whole stack of artists have confirmed exclusive sideshows to accompany their national festival dates, this week. From Mick Jenkins to Glass Animals and Car Seat Headrest, find out who you can be catching where. CAR SEAT HEADREST January 25th | Oxford Art Factory, SYDNEY | with […]

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Festival Review: BIGSOUND 2016 (07.09.16 & 08.09.16)

September 11, 2016

For one magical week of the year, Fortitude Valley transforms to a musical haven; a subtropical playground bathed in the auditory ambrosia that is BIGSOUND. Christmas for the music industry has just passed, and what a week BIGSOUND 2016 has been. Dissection, examination and support of the Australian music community sustained the BIGSOUND conference during the […]

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BIGSOUND unleashes excellent first artist announcement including Tigertown, Alex Lahey, Gideon Bensen & more

June 22, 2016

Here we go! The first round of artists set to perform at BIGSOUND this year has been officially released, giving us a taste of the high calibre of quality we can be expecting in September. We already expected the Brisbane music conference and showcase event to be coming out swinging, as it does every year, […]

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Volumes Festival secures Nicholas Allbrook, Slum Sociable, Mossy, Summer Flake & more for 2016 Event

June 21, 2016

The 2016 Volumes Festival has dropped their 2016 line up today, showing that it’s more than confident in delivering an eclectic and entertaining line up of local talent in its second year. Taking over the heart of Sydney in August, Volumes expands this year to become a two-day event with multiple stages and venues set […]

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Darren Hanlon, Moses Gunn Collective, Gang of Youths, Mathas included in final AMP album longlist!

January 12, 2016

The 11th Australian Music Prize (AMP) has today announced the final additions to its longlist for its award this year, with 56 albums being given the greenlight by its panel of judges. It’s been a tough process for the judges this year, sorting through the multitude of submissions from Australian artists but as the final […]

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