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Archive | July, 2011

Jinja Safari ‘Mermaids’

Finally! For the last month or so Jinja Safari have been drip-feeding tracks from their upcoming EP ‘Mermaids And Sirens’ online, and they recently released the faux-title track ‘Mermaids’ for free.

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So This Is What A Mashup Of ‘Clocks’ And ‘Chicago’ On A Violin Sounds Like

I’m not even sure where to begin with this. Basically, it’s a mashup of Coldplay’s ‘Clocks’ and Sufjan Stevens’ ‘Chicago’, all performed on violin by the one person, Joe Edmonds. Just watch.

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Boy And Bear ‘Milk And Sticks’

Today Boy And Bear have given us another taste of their upcoming debut album with a new single, ‘Milk And Sticks’.

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The Jezabels ‘Endless Summer’

The Jezabels have announced that their long-awaited debut album ‘Prisoner’ will be released September 16th. The lead single from ‘Prisoner’ is Endless Summer, and it a stunning tune, atmospheric at the same time as it is euphoric, just like we’ve come to expect from this supremely talented Sydney band.

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Gig Review: Georgia Fair @ The Toff, 13th July

Last night Georgia Fair played yet another pretty much faultless set in Melbourne, this time at a slightly larger venue, The Toff. It was indicative of the quality of their music that the venue was sold out, and with their debut full-length album on the way, this is a band that looks set to make it really really big. And if this show was any indication, they deserve to.

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Okkervil River Are Coming To Melbourne

Last night the Melbourne Festival unveiled its music lineup, and it has to be said that it’s quite impressive, featuring the likes of MONO, Aesop Rock, Black Dice, and Rat Vs Possum. By far of greatest interest however is that the lineup also includes none other than Okkervil River, one of my favourite bands.

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