CIRCLE – THE MIDDLE

The Middle is the debut studio release from Sydney band Circle, with all previous albums being bedroom recordings. Thankfully the band have lost none of … Read more

JAPANDROIDS – CELEBRATION ROCK

The Japandroids’ 2009 debut Post-Nothing was a noisy, exuberant, melody-stuffed masterpiece. The duo’s intense, abrasive punk anthems won critics and rock fans over with their … Read more

JACK COLWELL & THE OWLS – PICTURE WINDOW

With a classical background and a medieval fixation, Sydney’s Jack Colwell has released a debut album of pop music with classical inclinations. But while purists … Read more

THE JED ROWE BAND – THE EMBER AND THE AFTERGLOW

The Jed Rowe Band’s second album is a roots tour-de-force. The Ember and The Afterglow rarely settles in one style, but the quality of the … Read more

GRAVEYARD TRAIN – HOLLOW

Graveyard Train’s shtick is not a hard one to comprehend. The Melbourne-based sextet sing of sermons, drinking and gold over a backing of stomping country … Read more

THE CULT – CHOICE OF WEAPON

In their thirty years together The Cult have encompassed post-punk, goth-rock, alternative, metal and just about every other strain of rock music to rise to … Read more

MYSTERY JETS – RADLANDS

The fourth album from the Mystery Jets continues the English band’s penchant for retro-tinged sing-along rock. The title track which begins the album combines the … Read more

SLEEPMAKESWAVES – …AND SO WE DESTROYED EVERYTHING

The debut album from Sydney’s sleepmakeswaves has everything you could want from a post-rock album. For the uninitiated, the semi-legitimate term ‘post-rock’ refers to a … Read more

RUSKO – SONGS

English producer Rusko is often held responsible for the general change in definition of ‘dubstep’. His 2010 debut album O.M.G. built on the beats-and-bass sparseness … Read more

DEATH GRIPS – THE MONEY STORE

After attracting a lot of attention for last year’s stellar mixtape Exmilitary, the debut album from Death Grips is certainly highly anticipated. The trio’s … Read more