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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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SONG OF THE DAY Nearly Oratorio – Tin

Melbourne artist Simon Lam goes by the name of Nearly Oratorio for all of his solo musical creations, and it would seem that this title goes far beyond being just some random label.  I had a little search to see … Continue reading

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