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Archive | April, 2011

YesYou

YesYou is Brisbane duo Jono Kirkham and Gav Parry. The guys have been producing for a while, however have only started writing and recording as of last year. Their first single is Half Of It, featuring James O’Brien of The Boat People and the St. Margaret’s Anglican Girls’ School Choir.

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Album Review: Okkervil River ‘I Am Very Far’

Okkervil River frontman Will Sheff is a former music critic, and it therefore comes as no surprise that his band has become somewhat of a critical darling. Okkervil River’s sixth album, ‘I Am Very Far’, is the first record that perhaps threatens this reputation. That isn’t to say it’s a bad album- quite the opposite is true in fact- but rather that it is less accessible, more raw, and less polished than pretty much anything else the Texan outfit have released to date.

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Gig Review: Children Collide @ The Prince Bandroom, 22nd April

Last night Children Collide played a furious and exuberant set at the Prince Bandroom that left the crowd stunned and sweaty. There was always the risk of the show being stolen by opening act Red Riders, with the Aussie favourites recently announcing that this would be their second last Melbourne show, however whilst the support act were indeed very enjoyable, Children Collide left everyone in no doubt whatsoever as to who the headline act was.

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Bon Iver Album Details

New details have surfaced about Bon Iver’s upcoming sophomore album. The record will be self-titled, and will be released on June the 17th.

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30 Day Song Challenge #30: Your Favourite Song At This Time Last Year

Seeing as I have nothing else to add about this perfect song, I may as well write briefly about my feelings towards the 30 Day Song Challenge overall.

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