Sydney dream popsters New Navy have announced their split, after four years of releasing music together. The band took to their Facebook page to announce the news. “It is with incredible sadness today that we announce that we have decided to hang up our guitars and call it a day,” the post read. While the
Sydney’s New Navy have hit the scene recently, balancing crisp guitars with frontman Ben McInerny’s smooth vocals, delivering strong bass-lines and breezy grooves to great effect. They have received impressive early support from radio and media with comparisons to Foals, The Whitest Boy Alive and Cold War Kids when talking about this promising young 4-piece.
It seems like world music has well and truly taken over the realm of guitar-based indie music. From Cloud Control‘s Bliss Release, The Holidays‘ Post Paradise, and of course anything by Vampire Weekend, world music, and in particular African high life and Afrobeat, have taken the place of the sharpened punk-inspired guitars of early work
For any adult with a mild musical conscience living in Sydney, there’s no doubt you would have traipsed along to the Beach Road on a Wednesday. It’s an institution for freebie-music ragers or anyone keen to get loose in the Eastern Suburbs. With live gigs every Tuesday to Sunday & no cover charge, the Beach