Last year was a productive year for Richie Lewis, branching out from Tumbleweed, the band he formed and has fronted for the past 30 years, to record hist first album under the name Richie Weed. To kick off 2024, he delivers the first taste of the recordings with the new single ‘Pure Evil’ released today. […]


What began as something to do while there was no surf has become so much more for Zach Stephenson and Billy Fleming aka Hockey Dad. In 2013 the two who had been friends since early childhood started jamming in their parent’s garage because there were no waves. With Zach on guitar/ vocals and Billy behind […]


Private Wives are excited to announce the release of their debut EP ‘Bad Taste’ via Framer & The Owl. Forming just before the constraints of lockdown in sunny Wollongong the trio deliver hard and angry riffs, screaming group vocals and haunting words that makes you want to get down and dirty. With their goal to […]


Charbel has been sitting on something big. He’s achieved plenty already in his still-blossoming career, including releasing his debut mixtape Passion Fruit while still in high school and linking up with the likes of Urthboy, Kid Pharaoh and Kyoshi on various tracks. He’s established himself as one of the more promising young prospects beneath Australia’s […]


Aggressive delivery & sharp lyricism paired with skilful production are the lifeblood of Egyptian-Australian artist Kid Pharaoh. Early work including the Mick Jenkins assisted-single “The Times” marked by a  Complex premiere and editorial placements in  Spotify’s “Fresh Finds” foreshadowed the barrier-breaking tendencies Pharaoh would accustom himself to, with the arrival of 2018’s “Jesus Looks Like Me” being the mark that […]


It’s been a minute however Adelaide pop-punk, self-professed “two-piece puzzle” TOWNS have been busy and today they are back with new music in the form of single and video ‘Season 5 (Break My Fall)’. TOWNS say that ‘Season 5 (Break My Fall)’ is “about nostalgia, a song about understanding that you are growing up and […]


The time has come for The Pinheads to share with all of us, the gift that is their third album, ‘The Mirror’. The South Coast six-piece created ‘The Mirror’ throughout the time period that felt more akin to a ‘Black Mirror’ episode than any reality known before. The 10-track album was written, recorded and mixed […]


As Tumbleweed get set to approach their 30th anniversary in 2021, they return with a new single, ‘Shadowland’ in 2020, the first new music from the band since 2013’s comeback album ‘Sounds From The Other Side’. It was 2010 that saw the original five members of the group (Richie Lewis, Lenny Curley, Paul Hausmeister, Jay […]


At the beginning of the year, Tropical Strength dropped a Double A Side release, featuring singles ‘Stuck In The Credits’ and ‘Call The Doctor’. The first taste of new music from brothers Al Foil and Sir Dinsington in about a year, the new tracks display a development of sound for the Austinmer based art-damaged, chamber […]


Sydney punk powerhouse Totally Unicorn have thrown on their hard pants (let’s face it, any pants at all are a win) and put their best foot forward to announce their third album, High Spirits//Low Life. New track Fri(ends) ft Frenzal Rhomb heart-throb, Jay Whalley can be heard below, it explores the sorrow of not being […]


Crafted over three-and-a-half years, Paradise Club romantically deliberates themes of love, death, family and friends tempered with a blissful soundtrack that yearns for carefree summer days that bleed into endless nights on the dance floor. Named one of the 10 Australian Picks for July by NME, on their debut, the publication said, “the Adelaide band […]


When looking at most debut albums, the context is primarily destination-based – the here, the now, the immediate impact. In the case of Moaning Lisa, however, the framework shifts to that of the journey. Something Like This But Not This arrives some five years into the band’s arc, in the wake of not only two […]


Bad//Dreems were born during an Adelaide heatwave in the summer of 2012. Ben Marwe, Alex Cameron, James Bartold & Miles Wilson began playing together in a whitegoods warehouse on the banks of the River Torrens. Their first release, the Badlands EP led to attention from triple j and US college radio, seeing them sign to […]