The Age of Entitlement is an album for the ages. Taking on Australian politics in 2015 with the same clarity and passion as Midnight Oil did in 1982 with 10,9,8,7,6,5,4,3,2,1, The Basics present a fine collection of engaging songs delivered with feeling, humour and acumen.
The tide of history is moving against the conservative view; public opinion has shifted and it’s now incumbent upon those left in that camp to convince us why we shouldn’t join the UK, New Zealand, the US and many other countries in embracing such change.
The paring of The BellRays and Dallas Frasca was an inspired choice. Both acts have a take-no-prisoners approach to rock’n’roll, complete with charismatic front-women who leave you with no choice but to engage in the live experience.
The Reclink Community Cup is set to fill the void left by the lack of AFL finals here, with what is shapes as the football match of the year, when local musicians and media face off at Coopers Stadium this Sunday.
A champion elite athlete is being bullied and that’s not ok.
This is one of the most anticipated releases of the year and, so long as you don’t come expecting a rehash of the previous Tame Impala material, the album certainly doesn’t disappoint.
David Gilmour has just announced the release of Rattle That Lock, the new solo album from the former Pink Floyd frontman.
The Upside News looks back at ten ‘nostalgia’ releases of the last 12 months and ranks them. The criteria for inclusion is a recording that offer something new, while also dipping into past glories; either a mix of old and new songs, or presenting old material in new ways.
In responding to this awful tragedy, the past week has shown us something new through the solidarity demonstrated by both clubs in grieving Walsh’s death. Transcending tribalism, South Australian football has never been so unified.
A high-octane record that is beautifully raw and honest, while revelling in moments of baroque bombast.