Category: Album Reviews

jp – Part 2

jp – Part 2

[Independent Release] Not content with his involvement with various bands, Melbourne drummer-turned-songwriter jp (known to his family as John Milton) ...
Jenn Grant – Paradise

Jenn Grant – Paradise

[Star House Collective] Followers of Canadian folk-pop artist Jenn Grant will be surprised and maybe a bit dismayed by her ...
Hundred Waters – Currency

Hundred Waters – Currency

[OWSLA] Currency came first as a surprise, and then as a slight disappointment. This American ‘digital folk’ band released the ...
At the Drive-In – in•ter a•li•a

At the Drive-In – in•ter a•li•a

[Rise Records / Cooking Vinyl] The former heroes of post-hardcore revival At the Drive-In have returned after 17 years with ...
Alex the Astronaut – To Whom It May Concern

Alex the Astronaut – To Whom It May Concern

[Minkowski Records] Doing uni studies, in the heavy realms of mathematics and science, while undertaking a US-based soccer scholarship and ...
Ásgeir – Afterglow

Ásgeir – Afterglow

[Pod / Inertia] Sometimes you hear a song or an album playing in a café and think: “This is interesting, ...
Slowdive – Slowdive

Slowdive – Slowdive

[Dead Oceans] Picking up where dreamily ambient 1993 album Souvlaki left off, Slowdive get the wistful, psychedelic trip happening again on opening ...
Soundtrack – Singles (Deluxe Edition)

Soundtrack – Singles (Deluxe Edition)

[Epic/Sony] Here we can re-live the 1990s alternative music scene when intense post-punk bands released albums that went straight to ...
Frenzal Rhomb – Hi-Vis High Tea

Frenzal Rhomb – Hi-Vis High Tea

[Fat Wreck Records] Album number nine for Frenzal Rhomb comes six years after the band last visited the punk rock ...
Cable Ties – Cable Ties

Cable Ties – Cable Ties

[Poison City Records] Australia continues to churn out meaningful, no-nonsense and hard-hitting post-punk with the release of Cable Ties’ self-titled ...