Author: Bruce Baker

Bruce is a keen cyclist, gig-goer and photographer. Instagram at @bruce_a_baker

Track of the Day: Enter Shikari “Stop the Clocks” (2019)

August 16, 2019

Enter Shikari, the lads from St. Albans in the UK have finally released “Stop the Clocks”, a song they’ve been playing live since late last year. Ever since the track was added to the live shows, it has become a favourite with fans, and it’s little wonder why. It has a joyous UK indie dance/pop feel […]

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Track of the Day: Stevan “LNT” 2019

August 15, 2019

Hailing from Wollongong, the talented Stevan has just dropped his second single “LNT”, following on from his successful debut release “Timee” Only two years out of high school, he has demonstrated an amazing array of skills incorporating producing, drums, guitars, songwriting and vocals. It’s little wonder he has already scored himself a record deal with […]

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Exclusive Video Premiere: Valley Onda “Foreigner” (2019)

August 1, 2019

We have the exclusive video premiere for the latest track from a relatively new Sydney based outfit, Valley Onda.  The band might be a name not yet familiar, but the members are well established in the music scene. Comprised of Georgia Fair’s Jordan Wilson,  drummer Galen Sultmann, and Michiya Nagai on the keys, these guys are creating some beautiful music. Their finesse […]

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Track of the Day: Jimmy Davis “Hold You Down” (2019)

July 31, 2019

Our track of the day is “Hold You Down” from local singer-songwriter Jimmy Davis. Somewhat like this track, Jimmy has been a slow-burner. He self-recorded and released his first EP in 2016, and since then has toured and recorded with Adelaide rapper Allday and Thomas Busby (Busby Marou). The track has a warm bluesy feel […]

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Photo Gallery: Wolf Alice + Green Buzzard – The Lansdowne, Sydney (17.07.19)

July 18, 2019

Wolf Alice are in the country for Splendour in the Grass, and played 2 intimate shows as a warm up, one each in Sydney and Melbourne. We were lucky enough to be at the Sydney show at The Lansdowne Hotel and it was an incredible night. Green Buzzard opened proceedings and kept the crowds attention, not an […]

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Exclusive Video Premiere: 3SIDEZ “Something About Mary” (2019)

July 18, 2019

Today we have the exclusive video premiere of an exciting hip hop artist from Adelaide, 3SIDEZ, illustrating his latest single “Something About Mary”. Adventurous and soulful, he blends various genres into his hip hop, delivering an ecelectic and certainly very infectious style. “Something About Mary” has a really lovely upbeat groove running through it, with […]

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Exclusive Album Premiere: The Barren Spinsters “Ten Steps to Cynical Thinking” (2019)

July 17, 2019

We’ve got the exclusive premier of the new album of Barren Spinsters. They are a two-piece, but sound like there’s a few more musicians joining the party. Brendon Houlahan takes up duties on guitars and vocals, with Matt Tennant on drums. They play 70’s rock with their own modern thrashy interperation. These guys are here for a good […]

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Track of the Day: Bakers Eddy “Can’t Afford It” (2019)

July 17, 2019

Today’s track of the day is from Melbourne-based, but originally from Wellington in NZ, punk rockers Bakers Eddy. The band formed when three high school friends decided they would rather be in a band than skating all the time. Lead singer Ciarann Babbington, drummer Jamie Gordon and bass player Ian Spagnolo got the band started, […]

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Photo Gallery: Bello Winter Music – Bellingen, NSW (12-14.07.19)

July 17, 2019

The Bello Winter Music festival wrapped up on Sunday night, and what a successful event it was yet again. It was difficult to isolate particular highlights, but special mention must go to Tammi Savoy and The Chris Casello Combo. It was like going on a trip back in time, with the beautiful vintage dresses and soulful voice […]

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Exclusive Video Premiere: Polymer “Believers” 2019

July 15, 2019

We’ve got an Exclusive Video Premiere to start the week off from Sydney rockers Polymer. The single is taken from their forthcoming debut LP Zealots Box.  The hard-hitting trio was formed in 2018 and features members of Samsara and Age of Menace.  The band is comprised of Anthony Semrani on vocals and guitar, Constantine Kotsiras […]

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Photo Gallery: Bello Gala Night – Bellingen, NSW (11.07.19)

July 12, 2019

The Bello Winter Music festival got off to a triumphant start last night with the opening Gala. The gala night is held in the memorial hall, and is made up of abbreviated sets from many of the artists of the festival. As is tradition, Mandy Nolan is the MC, and despite her attempt at offending […]

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Track of the Day: Lorelei “I Am a Road” (2019)

July 10, 2019

We have a lovely dreamy track today courtesy of Lorelei. Lorelei is comprised of Claudia Schmidt (Betty and Oswald, Brightness) and Arlen McCarthy. I had been lucky enough to see Betty and Oswald live a number of times, and was always taken with the vocals of Claudia. It is great to see her re-emerge in this new […]

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Track of the Day: Kyle Lionhart “Holding On” (2019)

July 9, 2019

Byron Bay artist Kyle Lionhart has released a cracking new single “Holding On” with a  really stunning video. The song is off his forthcoming album, which was produced by John Hume (Dean Lewis) and Lindsay Jackson, in Jackson’s basement studio in Nashville. Kyles voice is the star of the show. It’s like honey and lemon, […]

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Exclusive Video Premiere: Libby Steel “Miss Me” (2019)

July 9, 2019

We are thrilled today to be bringing you the first look at the video from Libby Steel for her latest release “Miss Me”. Libby hails from Cobden in Victoria, and won the triple j Unearthed competition for the Queenscliff Music Festival in 2018.  Her previous single “Fever Acoustic” received rave reviews, and this is a […]

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Exclusive Single Premiere: BB Sabina “Feast” (2019)

July 5, 2019

We have the Exclusive Premiere of a new release from BB Sabina, an exciting new artist who hails from the Northern Territory. The track is called “Feast”, and it’s an impressively mature first release from BB Sabina. The vocals and delivery is self assured, in a style which can be comfortably compared to PJ Harvey […]

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Exclusive Video Premiere: Jordan Merrick “Low Country” (2019)

July 4, 2019

Jordan Merrick brings his bush-ballad groove, with a touch of Americana and Blues to this lovely track about desire and the reluctance to act upon it. We are fortunate to have the Exclusive first look at “Low Country”. Jordan hails from Brisbane, and prior to releasing his solo material, has released albums with his band Fugitive & […]

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Track of the Day: Boy & Bear “Hold Your Nerve” (2019)

July 4, 2019

“Hold Your Nerve” is the first music out of the group in 4 years, and it’s a worthy reminder of why we loved them so much. They have been absent due to a debilitating illness suffered by guitarist and vocalist Dave Hosking, and the track and forthcoming album have emerged from these challenges. He has […]

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Mark Ronson playing 2 intimate shows – Sydney and Melbourne

July 4, 2019

Mark Ronson is bringing his latest album Late Night Feelings to our shores for two intimate shows. These Club Heartbreak shows will be in Sydney on Wednesday the 10th July, and Melbourne on Thursday the 11th July. Tickets are on sale now HERE These venues have limited capacity, so get in quick. All proceeds are going to […]

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Track of the Day: Miami Horror “Restless” (2019)

July 2, 2019

It’s great to see Melbourne electronica funksters Miami Horror back with new music. “Restless” is their latest release. It’s got a lovely cruisy feel to it, a little bit of R&B and some really beautiful soulful vocals. The electronica is deftly fused with the guitars, drums and delicate keys. It’s nearly 2 years since their breakthrough […]

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Olympia shares first look at new album (Flamingo)

July 2, 2019

We have a sneaky exclusive trailer for Olympia’s sophomore album Flamingo, which is due out this Friday (5th July).  It’s obviously a very heartfelt record, and one which we are looking forward to. We caught Olympia supporting Anna Calvi recently, and were lucky enough to hear a few of the new songs. Olympia explains ““The […]

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