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Tag Archives: 2012

Mumford And Sons ‘I Will Wait’

Those who follow Mumford And Sons news closely will already have heard most of the band’s upcoming second album ‘Babel’ from live recordings. However today that band released the first studio song from the record, ‘I Will Wait’. It’s Mumford And Sons, so you know exactly what to expect, but that’s not necessarily a bad thing.

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Bloc Party ‘Day Four’

I’ve never been a massive Bloc Party fan, but the band are currently in Australia playing Splendour In The Grass, are about to release a new album, and just uploaded a new song from the album. It seems like everything is aligning for me to post that song, and to top everything off I actually quite like it.

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The Good China ‘We Knew That We Had To Leave’

elbourne band The Good China are seemingly incapable of writing a bad song, and this is only further illustrated by their new single We Knew That We Had To Leave, which is the first taste of an upcoming new EP. It’s got the band’s trademark harmonies and joyously busy choruses, mixed with a charming self-awareness and tongue-in-cheek lyrics including the refrain of “I’m so fucking indie I don’t even listen to music”.

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Two Door Cinema Club ‘Sleep Alone’

Two Door Cinema Club have announced their sophomore LP ‘Beacon’, and temporarily put the album’s first single, ‘Sleep Alone’, up for free download.

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The Killers ‘Runaways’

I’ve always had a soft spot for The Killers. Partly it’s because their good moments can be absolutely magnificent. Partly it’s because I still know all the words to ‘Read My Mind’; partly because I loudly and drunkenly sung ‘Mr. Brightside’ at a bar once.

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2012 So Far: Essential EPs

For some reason I’ve found myself listening to more EPs and fewer albums this year, especially when it comes to Australian music. It’s little wonder really, given how many great new bands have appeared on the scene this year, many of whom have released their debut EP recently. In fact of this list I believe all but two EPs are from bands who are yet to release a full-length record, which says a lot about just how many newly-formed bands there are floating around at the moment, just waiting to be discovered by a wider audience.

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