LANY – Malibu Nights LP

Writing love songs can be hard to do. If you have an audience of 150 people and you release a heart-wrenching break-up song, chances are, a large proportion of these people will know who and what exactly you are singing about. But when you have an audience of more than 390,000 people, that context is…

Eves Karydas – summerskin

The debut album from Eves Karydas has been one of my longest, most anticipated releases ever since 2015 when I was first introduced to her music under the name Eves The Behavior. ‘summerskin‘ pieces together all the part of Eves life that has cumulated into this debut, from her early life in Northern Queensland and…

Aurora – Infections Of A Different Kind (Step I)

In 2016, the world was properly introduced to Nordic artist Aurora through the release of her debut album All My Demons Greeting Me As A Friend. Since then, her icy, pealing vocals, dark lyricism and quirky personality has won her the hearts of minds of a legion of fans her affectionate weirdos. A lot has happened in those…

LANKS – twentyseven (LP)

This week is a good week indeed because after years of waiting for it we’ve finally been blessed by the long-awaited debut album from multi-instrumentalist and all around good guy LANKS. ‘twentyseven‘ is an album full of rich sonic textures and warm vocals anchored on a backbone of intelligent and thoughtful lyrics. “This album is a message to…

Sofi Tukker – Treehouse (LP)

Sofi Tukker are the batshit crazy duo from motha fuckin’ New York who are the kind of people you just know are the life of the party no matter where they go. It feels like I’ve been obsessing over this colourful group for what seems like forever, so it’s crazy for me to like mentaly process…

Alison Wonderland – Awake (LP)

Alison Wonderland‘s long-awaited sophomore album ‘Awake‘ will finally be within your clutches later this week and boy is it a stunner. Since the release of her 2015 debut album ‘Run‘ the Aussie has been an unstoppable workhorse, carving it up across festivals stages, crisscrossing the globe and really just being one of the hardest working…

POPPY – POPPY.COMPUTER (LP)

Confused as I am after delving into the world of Poppy, I am still utterly enthralled and caught up in this futuristic, cult leader, pop star persona that’s being presented to us. Just thirty seconds into the first track from her debut album ‘Poppy.Computer‘ and I’m nodding along ready to pledge my allegiance to our…

INDIETRONICA DONE RIGHT BY CROOKED COLOURS

If it seems like the debut album from Perth indie x electronic trio Crooked Colours has been a long time to come, then you’d be right. Since their 2014 debut, it’s been a bit of stop and start for the group, a lot of waiting and wondering when we were going to get this release….

COLLXTION II IS A WHOLE OTHER GAME FOR ALLIE X

The Toronto synth-pop scene is alive and booming in 2017, with a series of runaway hits been thrown at us left, right and centre from the snowy country. Allie X has been the champion of blog propelled pop music over the past few years. Her avant-garde artistic approach to pop music has put her dead…