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Archive | June, 2012

Oceanics ‘Jukebox’

Oceanics are a Gold Coast band who make happy indie pop music that’s irresistibly catchy and very, very fun. They make is seem so easy, as well. This year saw the release of their debut EP, ‘Bright People’, which is seemingly full of nothing but singles. Possibly the pick of the bunch is ‘Jukebox’, which perfectly demonstrates everything that’s good about this band.

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Battleships ‘Your Words’

Sydney four-piece Battleships recently released their second single, Your Words, which is the followup to their debut single In Retrospect, because that’s how chronology works. In Retrospect received a heap of praise and really announced Battleships to the Australian music scene, and Your Words looks set to continue this arrival. It’s four minutes of carefully constructed, intelligent music that grows steadily to a wonderful climax, adding layers of sound one after another to create a brilliantly textured song, before stripping them away with just as much ease.

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Cosmo Jarvis Australian Tour

Cosmo Jarvis has announced that he will be returning to Australia next month, staying in Sydney for two weeks following his arrival on the 23rd of July before visiting Melbourne for instore appearances as well as album launch shows for his latest record ‘Think Bigger’.

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The Clues ‘Occupied’

I posted about Brisbane band The Clues and their debut single, ’This Year’, what feel likes forever ago, and the band have returned with their first new material since the release of their debut EP ‘Yocto’. The song is called  Occupied, and it’s another easy going, fun, and highly polished indie pop number.

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Air Traffic Controller ‘Hurry Hurry’

Air Traffic Controller (previously known as Madhat) are releasing their sophomore album, ‘NORDO’, on June 26th. The music they play is a little hard to describe. It’s power pop music with country leanings; it’s what Matt And Kim would sound like if they came from the South instead of Brooklyn.

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Little Scout ‘Go Quietly’

Brisbane band Little Scout were responsible for one of my favourite albums of 2011, ‘Take Your Light’, and the band have returned with the first taste of what’s to come when they record their second album later this year. The song is called ‘Go Quietly’, and it was written with The John Steel Singers’ Scott Bromiley and mixed by Lars Stalfors, famous for his work with The Mars Volta.

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