Reviews: The Mission in Motion – New Skin (single)

The Mission in Motion are a Sydney based five-piece band who are relatively new to the music scene, having released their debut EP The Window in March 2007. The band has just released their debut album Somewhere Safe, which they have followed up with a single titled New Skin. This single shows off the bands … Continue reading

Reviews: The Good Ship – Avast! Wretched Sea (album)

The Good Ship’s Avast! Wretched Sea has tunes that will put you in the mood – whatever the intended mood may be – anytime you hear it. Influenced by “gin, rum, brandy, fair maidens and not so fair maidens”, this band’s debut album brings up all those emotions with incredible passion. The album cover prepares you … Continue reading

Reviews: Perfume Genius – Mr Petersen (Single)

Perfume Genius is a one man band.  It seems he’s become an indie music super-Jesus of late and the attention he’s received is certainly due. Mr Petersen is a beautiful, pensive song.  It’s a simply stunning piece of musicianship. The tune evokes an ambience that is reminiscent of films like The Virgin Suicides or maybe Donnie Darko. The song … Continue reading

News: Oh, Deanna and supports play The Empress

Check out the press release because I’m too lazy to re-word it: Eff winter, let’s dance! Three radiant local acts will warm the heels of your feet and the cockles of your heart on Thursday July 29 at The Empress. Bonny balladeer Sean Henry (Kenny Cornflakes) will make a rare acoustic solo appearance away from … Continue reading

Reviews: Taylor – Gemma (single)

So there’s Swift, Lautner, and, for those who managed to survive the sugary pop of the 90s, Hanson. However, there is a new Taylor in our midst. Hailing from the Gold Coast, this folky six-piece comprises songwriter, guitarist and vocalist David Taylor, bassist Crick Beau, and two founding members of ARIA award-winning band George: guitarist … Continue reading

Reviews: Armen Firman – Dressed For War (EP)

Melbourne-based rock band Armen Firman are tough to define. A self-described explosion of lush arrangement and electronica-tinged post-indie rock, their tone ends up sounding like nothing more than a watered down HIM. I saw them years ago supporting god-knows-who and was unimpressed by their performance. They played their instruments with great proficiency and shook their … Continue reading

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