'Music Reviews'

Album Review: Mind Canary – Mind Canary

Album Review: Mind Canary – Mind Canary

Review by Rich Moore Mind Canary, a small, melodic blip on the Perth scene, have produced their new EP like a rabbit from a hat. Wild-rooted and psychedelic with a steady rock structure, this self-titled EP...

Album Review: Battle of the Planets – Battle of the Planets

Album Review: Battle of the Planets – Battle of the Planets

Review by Chris Gardner Older readers may be able to cast their memories back to progressive rock’s heyday, where bookish nerds played the absolute shit out of their instruments while telling tales of fantasy and wonder....

Album Review: Mt. Mountain – Mt. Mountain

Album Review: Mt. Mountain – Mt. Mountain

Review by Chris Gardner If you’re gonna name your band Mt. Mountain – a mountain so mountainous that the only name that could do its gargantuan magnitude any justice was the tautological repetition of its classification,...

Album Review: Moana – A Mouthful of Birds

Album Review: Moana – A Mouthful of Birds

Review by Jessica Tucker Perth three piece Moana’s A Mouthful of Birds is an EP destined to be sung on a dimly lit stage with an audience certain to succumb to calming stillness. Cloaked in echoing...

Album Review: The Love Junkies – Flight Test

Album Review: The Love Junkies – Flight Test

Review by Brady Clements We all know that the Perth population is growing, and with it is the amount of music that our isolated island like city seems to produce. There are those bands that are...

Album Review:  SpaceManAntics – Puraede’s Parade

Album Review: SpaceManAntics – Puraede’s Parade

Review by Chris Gardner. Riding through space on a purple unicorn in your mind may have gone out of style, but don’t tell that to SPACEMANANTICS. The tie-dyed five piece have unleashed their debut album Puraede’s...

The Best Perth Albums of 2013

The Best Perth Albums of 2013

Yes we know, everyone’s doing it… those damn end of year lists! But nevertheless, we wanted to make sure we wrapped up some of the amazing local music that’s been released this year and even though...

Album Review: The Lucky Numbers – For the Win

Album Review: The Lucky Numbers – For the Win

Review by Stuart McGuckin You start with some gritty folksy rock, add some distinctly country twang, some occasionally raspy drumming for affect and chuck in some harmonies for added depth and you get yourself THE LUCKY...

Album Review: Black Birds – Falling in Waves

Album Review: Black Birds – Falling in Waves

Review by Bailey Lions Perth three piece alt-rock band BLACK BIRDS have created an entrancing sonic atmosphere with their debut EP Falling in Waves;  an ambitious collection of songs which combine crisp rolling drums and soft...

Album Review: Anton Franc – All This Talk

Album Review: Anton Franc – All This Talk

Review by Chris Gardner Some people need less excitement than others. Your grandmother probably won’t go skydiving any time soon, and people recovering from surgery are encouraged to take it easy. There’s a time and place...