Tag Archives: Album

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 […]

Tegan and Sara – Heartthrob

In their time, the musical world of Canada have given us a lot to love. In the last year alone we’ve had a farewell tour for post-hardcore juggernauts Alexisonfire, a resoundingly praised record from Grimes, and the return of Godspeed You! Black Emperor. Unfortunately, in 2013 we cannot add ‘top notch release from Tegan and […]

Yo La Tengo – Fade

When a band have been around for almost thirty years, theoretically it becomes relatively easy to identify the genre that their music falls into. However, meet Yo La Tengo: they don’t make it easy. One could definitely label them with that gaping void of a genre we call ‘alternative rock’, but that would be lazy. […]

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 […]

The Presets – Pacifica

After a hiatus that had me worried that these guys would be the new Avalanches, the Presets have returned with their third full length LP, Pacifica, an album that unites all the things we previously loved about these Aussie stalwarts of dance music while at the same time entering a new sonic dimension. The boys […]

Muse-The 2nd Law

I struggled to write the first sentence of this review for about fifteen minutes. Normally when writing a review, you have a couple of options with your opening line. It can give backing information on the album or band, perhaps it gives away the general theme of the record or even what you think of […]

Band of Horse-Mirage Rock

Maybe if I get close enough it’ll disappear, and the real album will come to form… Mirage Rock is an apt title for this, the fourth release from southern rock group, Band of Horses. The entire album is supporting the illusion of rock music that contemporary music is supporting. With every album that Band of […]