Music

Yuck: Stranger Things

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Toby Livsey reviews the latest release from Yuck...

Jack Garratt: Phase

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Ben Grundy reviews the critically acclaimed debut album by Jack Garratt...

Remembering Viola Beach

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It is difficult to hear ‘Swings and Waterslides’ with the same youthful joviality as the first time I heard it. The lyrics ‘I need you home’ striking grief amongst family...

Animal Collective: Painting With

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I had very high hopes for Painting With when I chose to review it. I very much liked the idea of listening to ‘psychedelic pop’ and naively assumed that every single song...

Holy Esque: At Hope's Ravine

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Holy Esque are a band vulnerable to comparisons, like so many rising musicians that face journalistic scrutiny do. They deny any label to Franz Ferdinand, just because they’re...

Moodymann: DJ-Kicks (!K7 mix)

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In January it was announced that Moodymann would be the first to curate the new DJ-Kicks mix of 2016. Following his 2014 self-released album Moodymann, I knew this year was off to...

DMA's: Hills End

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Australian trio DMA’s have finally followed up a series of singles and their self-titled EP with full length album, Hills End. A home recorded effort which has become highly...

Electronic Blanket: Week 13

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In this week’s Electronic Blanket, I’m sticking to my Newcastle roots of one and a half years and plugging the local student talent around the city. Recently, I was privileged...

The 58th Grammy Awards

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In the aftermath of the 58th Grammys, we set our writers off to dissect the happenings and the scandals from the most important night in the American music calendar....

Living La Vida Local: Week 13

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Local lads Lucky Punks are currently taking the local scene by storm with their brand of indie-pop. Serena Bhardwaj gives us the low down and hears for the lads themselves...