MUSIC

Ani DiFranco – Red Letter Year

Red Letter Year – Ani DiFranco by Aidan Roberts “Someone fashion me a pulpit / I have been summoned to engage / with the maniacal … Read more

Aaron Thomas – Follow the Elephants

Follow the Elephants – Aaron Thomas By Chris Peken Aaron Thomas entered this world in Tasmania but now lives in Madrid. In between he has … Read more

The Black Seeds – Solid Ground

Solid Ground – The Black Seeds By Chris Peken Having perfected their own style of brass-heavy, festival-friendly reggae – populated with chilled grooves and the … Read more

Transit Inc – Transit Inc

Transit Inc (self-titled) – Transit Inc by Aidan Roberts This debut album from local Sydney indie rockers Transit Inc launches itself with promise enough; big … Read more

Chris Abrahams – The Tender Hook (Soundtrack)

The Tender Hook (Soundtrack) – Chris Abrahams by Aidan Roberts Chris Abrahams is an interesting fellow. The longstanding centrepiece of the art-jazz trio The Necks … Read more

The Hold Steady – Stay Positive

Stay Positive – The Hold Steady By Chris Peken The Hold Steady’s 2006 album Boys and Girls in America was a masterpiece, a zenith for … Read more

Neilsen Gough – Beautiful Dream

Beautiful Dream – Neilsen Gough By Aidan Roberts No-one would have expected, in this current musical climate, that we’d see anything of the old school … Read more

Deerhunter – Microcastle

Microcastle – Deerhunter By Aidan Roberts Now here is a dark horse in the indie sector – Deerhunter, with their trippy psychedelic walls of noise … Read more

Jenny Lewis – Acid Tounge

Acid Tongue – Jenny Lewis By Chris Peken Some of you may know Jenny Lewis from her time as front woman of Rilo Kiley, most … Read more

Mogwai – The Hawk is Howling

The Hawk is Howling – Mogwai By Chris Peken How can you not love an album that begins with a track called I’m Jim Morrison, … Read more