It’s an honest, edgy recording, delivered with fat riffs, tight grooves and a whole lot of soul. Listening to Mara feels like a late night juke-joint with a bourbon in your hand.
Adelaide band, The Vanity Cure is kicking off the new year with a new album – their very first album, actually.
If you revelled in the ground-breaking work Bowie was doing in the mid to late seventies and then dreamed what he might be up to forty years later, then Blackstar would be a worthy answer.
Along the Way makes for great summer listening in the chilled out, Jack Johnson vein.
Eleven is a lyrically powerful and musically upbeat album, which the artist says is credit to her honesty and her relationship with her collaborators.
Along with her probing, erudite songs, the thing sets Holter apart from her alt-pop contemporaries is the clarity of sound on this record. While other indie darlings sing through that forced, I-couldn’t-give-a-shit accent or bury their voice in pursuit of an ethereal, lush soundscape, Holter’s rich vocals are front and centre, penetrating with precision.
Oculus Magnus is released through Great White Records, with Surviving Sharks launching the album at the Grace Emily Hotel this Saturday night.
The truly great guitarist are the ones who carve out a signature sound, instantly recognisable from a handful of notes. Former Pink Floyd front-man, David Gilmour, belongs in such elite company and, thankfully, his latest solo offering, Rattle That Lock, delivers a great deal of that familiar tone.
Songs to Play is a collection of nuanced tracks, delivering short stories, character sketches and slices of suburban Australian life.
We have five Tori Kelly CDs to give away!