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Archive | May, 2011

Listen To Two New Modest Mouse Songs

Modest Mouse played this year’s Sasquatch music festival very recently, and the band debuted two new songs, ‘Poison’ and ‘Lampshades On Fire’, both of which you can listen to below.

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Liam Finn Announces New Album And National Tour

Liam Finn is back, this time with his followup album, ‘FOMO’, which stands for ‘Fear Of Missing Out’, is out June 17th, and is already receiving very positive reviews. In support of the album he’s heading out on another national tour, with tickets on sale now.

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Gig Review: Boy And Bear @ The Corner Hotel, 27th May

Last night Boy And Bear played a flawless set of death folk to a packed Corner Hotel crowd that more than justified their meteoric rise in Australian music, very ably supported by the always wonderful Jinja Safari.

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Foster The People ‘Broken Jaw’

When I saw Foster The People live this song, Broken Jaw, really stood out. Therefore I was a bit surprised to find that it was not a part of the tracklist of the band’s phenomenal debut album ‘Torches’. Never fear however, because the track has been included as an iTunes bonus song for the record, so we can finally hear it in studio form.

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Fishing Release A Free Mixtape

Fishing are one of the most exciting new Australian bands at the moment, and the guys are back, this time with a four-track mixtape entitled ‘Hookz 3: Maccullochella Peelii’.

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In Short: The Submarines ‘Love Notes/Letter Bombs’

Quite a few bands are currently struggling to throw off the tag of ‘those guys who had that song in that Apple ad’. LA indie pop group The Submarines however are trying to do likewise to the tag of ‘those guys who had those two songs in those Apple ads’. There are certainly worse problems to have as a band, but the risk of having your music pigeon-holed and dismissed must also be fairly high. In their third album however, ‘Love Notes/Letter Bombs’, The Submarines haven’t gone for any extreme changes but instead have refined the sound of the first two albums into a very strong record that will see them break out from the shadow of the apple once and for all.

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