Tag Archives: 2012

High Highs @ The Toff in Town

According to High Highs Last Fm profile their major influence is ‘silence’. Judging by their live performance I wouldn’t disagree. “This is our first show as a band in Australia” front man of High Highs Jack Milas explained half way through his set at the Toff in Town. This may not seem so odd when […]

My Top 50 Albums of 2012

  To say that 2013 was a great year for music is an understatement. It was  a phenomenal year. I won’t dilly dally too much but it was a year of change, landmark releases from new artists and artists who’ve cemented themselves into the musical vista have given us new records. Without further adieu, here […]

Tame Impala @ The Forum

Last time I saw Tame Impala was in the pouring rain at the Melbourne leg of Parklife. It was the day after their unbelievable sophomore effort Lonerism had been dropped here and the crowd of fans, most of which no doubt bought the ticket, like myself, just to see Tame Impala unveil some new tracks […]

Grimes @ The Corner Hotel

There’s something magical about the Corner Hotel. When looking upon its alumni you see big names like The Living End right next to new comers, the likes of Ball Park Music. I made an appearance at the Corner Hotel on this particular evening to catch a rising talent before she got too big for the […]

List Week: Part 1, My 15 Least Favourite and Most Disappointing Records of 2012

And so we come to that point in the year, list week is upon us. The musical calandar goes from December until December, and thus it is in the first week of December that most music journalists compile their year and decide upon what was fantastic and what was awful. This year, I’ve decided to […]

Aria Awards 2012 Form Guide

This will be relatively brief as I’m pressed for time and have left this far too late, but if you missed it/are preoccupied with the heat/don’t really care, tonight is one of the most insignificant awards, if not the most, nights of the year; The Arias. It’s my job to pretend I care so here’s […]

Crystal Castles – Crystal Castles III

If the first Crystal Castles record epitomized anxiety, then the second record was an insight into paranoia. The third Crystal Castles record is definitely about stress and loneliness as a disturbing air of unsettlement lingers from track to track. Crystal Castles, as a band, are a group associated with frantic and glitchy electronic dance music […]