As part of our partnership with ibis Play we’ve put together our fav Aussie songs of the year (so far) that are the best to rock out to before a night out. Mid-year music lists are a staple of the industry’s thirst for neat, tidy little packages of sonic judgement and we here at Music
The most obvious and immediate factor differentiating Dick Diver‘s Melbourne, Florida from its predecessors is the horn section edging its way into the majority of the songs. They’re pushing the typical “guitar band” boundaries, too, dabbling with zany synths and melodic piano lines that fuse well with their natural pop sensibilities Lyrically, though, they’re still
It’s been two years since Melbourne indie pop band Dick Diver released an album. Not to say that its members have been neglecting the music scene. Between the four of them, they make up a who’s-who of current Australian indie staples — members also share their time between Total Control, UV Race, Boomgates and Lower
Melbourne four-piece Dick Diver have shared yet another song from their forthcoming third album Melbourne, Florida. The new cut, titled Tearing The Posters Down, is a feelgood burst of indie-rock with a perfectly singable chorus hook. Tearing The Posters Down (below) follows the band’s first Melbourne, Florida single Waste The Alphabet. The new track proves
Sexy, guitar-heavy bill for Brissie festival!
The Creases were tasked with kicking off Laneway Festival‘s 2014 celebrations in Brisbane, and they performed admirably. They were loud, unabashedly fun, and “Louise” the scantily clad tambourine (wo)man was gallivanting across the stage in a way that all in attendance would have, given the chance. The perfect kick off for a festival. On to
The sublime Melbourne Zoo Twilights programme returns in 2014, with a lineup of international and local artists spanning pop to rock to soul, set to make it the program’s biggest year yet. In 2014 the Zoo will play host to the likes of Neko Case, Xavier Rudd, Josh Pyke and more! The fourteen shows will
With just over a day to go until entries close for the 9th Annual AMP longlist, organisers have revealed the latest (but not the last) list of artists and albums that have made the cut. Six more Australian acts have made the cut, stretching the list of potential recipients to a respectable 19. Of those
The nominations have been announced for the inaugural The Age Music Victoria Awards, and indie darlings The Drones have proven that their brand of experimental rock is still a winner, bringing in three nominations for Best Album, Best Band and Best Live Act. Paul Kelly, Adalita, King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard, Dick Diver and
Nile Rodgers, The Melvins, Deerhunter, Brian Jonestown Massacre and more!