Tag Archives: Melbourne

SONG OF THE DAY Field Maps – Cassavetes

Now, if I was to be approached by someone wanting to play me some ‘jangle-wave indie’ chances are I’d not be too phased by the prospect, so why is it I find myself sitting here tonight enjoying just that?  There’s no … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Cactus Channel – Leech

No longer purely an instrumental band, Melbourne’s Cactus Channel are to release their third studio album this November, with second single Leech setting a new vocal and very groove-laden pace. When you first listen to this track the upbeat, punchy rhythm … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Braille Face – Run For Your Life

Just over a year ago I was captured and spellbound by a song called Because, a beautiful track that appeared on the debut album of Jordan White, aka Braille Face. Braille face is a Melbourne-based producer and songwriter who creates what … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard

King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard (or King Gizzard and the Wizard Lizard as I mistakenly used to call them) released this gem of a song on their 2015 album, Quarters! Although the album only consists of four songs (I … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY White Bleaches – Bad Character

Arriving on a wave of garage rock and forming in the coastal surf town of Torquay, Australia, the White Bleaches are four-piece psych who came together in 2015. Since then the band played with likes of Twin Peaks, Green Buzzard and … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Papa Chango – New Moon

I’ve been a big fan of the great Ethiopian Jazz musician, Mulatu Estatke for many years now and have more recently been delighted to stumble across like-minded bands such as, Family Atlantica, The Sorcerers, Karl Hector & The Malcouns…and now Papa Chango! Papa … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Big Scary – Organism

I kid you not, before I watched the video to today’s song earlier, I had been listening to it on Soundcloud and couldn’t help but get up and have a little boogie, this song just makes me want to move. … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Braille Face – Because

A moment of complete stillness and enchantment washed over me today when I played Braille Face’s ‘Because,’ and for the entirety of this beautiful track I was happy to drown in its delicate waters.  This is only the second time … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Lower Plenty – Dirty Flowers

Lower Plenty are an interesting Melbourne-based four piece whose experimental ensembles have given them a rather alternative and individual edge. When the band aren’t gigging together they spend a lot of time jamming and have been playing together as a … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Peter Knight/Way Out West – Latest and Breaking

Peter Knight is an award-winning Australian trumpeter-composer whose eclectic sounds have gained him wide acclaim over the years.  Fusing together jazz, world and experimental traditions, he fronts a number of his own projects and appears as a soloist in a … Continue reading

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