Yearly Archives: 2018


“badXchannels comes from the idea that there is potential for the understanding of beauty and art in unordinary and strange places, unfiltered by the flaws of humanity,” explains CRAIG OWENS about the meaning of his latest project’s moniker. “badXchannels represent the static stations on your television, the one’s coming into your living room without […]

badXchannels


  BLUE OCTOBER is the Texas-based band known for its shimmering melodies and heart-string pulling lyrics, boasting a powerful line-up of players and one of the most emotionally charged and magnetic front men in music today. Blue October is Jeremy Furstenfeld (drums), Matt Noveskey (bass), Ryan Delahoussaye (violin and piano) […]

Blue October


From the moment the title track kicks of ‘Welcome To The Neighbourhood’, Boston Manor’s second full-length, it’s clear that the Blackpool-based five-piece are not quite the same band they were before. That’s because – just like anyone and anything – they’ve changed with time. They’re still very much Boston Manor, […]

Boston Manor


  Since their inception in Melbourne in 1981, Dead Can Dance have been informed by folk traditions from all over Europe, not just solely in terms of instrumentation, but also by secular, religious and spiritual practices.   The story to their forthcoming album Dionysus took shape as Brendan Perry became […]

Dead Can Dance



  GHOSTLAND OBSERVATORY Aaron Kyle Behrens – lead vocals, guitars Thomas Ross Turner – drums, keyboards and synthesizers,     “It’s called See You Later Simulator,” Aaron Behrens says of Ghostland Observatory’s first new album in eight years. “I’ve always been on the sci-fi edge of things, which is just a […]

Ghostland Observatory


Award-winning singer, songwriter and producer, Jenny Wilson, releases her long anticipated fifth solo album, Exorcism, on 23 March 2018.   Following on from 2013’s Demand The Impossible!, which saw the Stockholm-based virtuosa scoop both Album of the Year and Producer of the Year accolades at her homeland, Sweden’s prestigious Grammis, […]

Jenny Wilson


If 2018 is anywhere near as eventful as the previous year, Lucy Spraggan is set for an interesting 12 months.   The singer-songwriter netted her fourth top 40 album in January last year, and followed that success with more than 22,000 ticket sales across her UK and European tours.   […]

Lucy Spraggan


  The New York City area’s newest alt-rock outfit THE NECTARS have released their debut single “Heaven”, a gritty, punk-inspired belter, coated with rock ‘n’ roll sass. Breaking out of the suburbs of New Jersey, the four-piece consisting of members Jon Paul (bass / vocals), Mike Montalbano (drums / vocals), Michael Baron (guitar / vocals) and lead vocalist Jessica Kenny, […]

The Nectars



      On June 22, 2018, Alex Paterson’s longstanding electronic titans THE ORB present the new album NO SOUNDS ARE OUT OF BOUNDS, which, as the title suggests, finds them embracing an anything-goes new approach to creative freedom. Refreshing and reinventing the predominantly two-man set up with Thomas Fehlmann on the prior two albums (Moonbuilding 2703 […]

The Orb


Catapulting onto the Australian music scene in 2014 the ARIA-award winning, Canberra-bred duo of Adam Hyde and Reuben Styles have captivated fans across Australia and the world with their distinct flavour of indie electronica and electrifying live sets. Peking Duk, who started their ascent in 2014 with ‘High’, the ARIA-winning, […]

Peking Duk


  “People with big smiles peddling bad sh*t, waving a lot of flags and banners … something dark and death-like in the disco,” describes Raymond Watts of post-rock band <PIG> not only about his new single “That’s The Way (I Like It)” (a cover of the disco 70s hit by KC & the Sunshine Band) but also […]

PIG


Steven Page’s distinctive and powerful tenor is among the most instantly recognizable voices in popular music. Newly minted as a member of the Canadian Music Hall of Fame with former bandmates, Barenaked Ladies, Steven Page reunited with the band he co-founded for their induction this past March – a night […]

Steven Page



  Sometimes a step sideways is the best progression forward. After the breakup of Yellowcard in Spring 2017, vocalist/guitarist William Ryan Key did just that with his solo debut EP, THIRTEEN which will be released on May 25, 2018 via The Lone Tree Recordings. Both a sonic redirection and a rediscovering of his muse, THIRTEEN finds Ryan in a […]

William Ryan Key