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Reviews: The Walkmen, Beach House, Exitmusic, Edward Sharpe

In which I briefly summarise four albums I’ve been meaning to review for a while: The Walkmen ‘Heaven’, Beach House ‘Bloom’, Exitmusic ‘Passage’, and Edward Sharpe And The Magnetic Zeros ‘Here’.

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Beach House ‘Myth’

The fantastic (at least in studio form, live I found them a bit underwhelming) Beach House have released a new track online, ‘Myth’, supposedly taken from their next album called ‘Bloom’ which will be out this May via their label Sub Pop. The details may be uncofirmed, but all that really matters is that the song is stunning. Check it out below.

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Laneway Review

Yesterday, my favourite Australian one-day music festival, Laneway, returned to Melbourne. With a lineup boasting a wide variety of big international acts as well as a few nice surprises, and considering that the festival remained at the same excellent venue as last year (the Footscray Community Arts Centre), Laneway this year looked to be as close to a sure thing as you could possibly get.

And perhaps this is part of the reason why, looking back on my day, I am ever so slightly disappointed. However it’s probably only natural that the festival didn’t meet my lofty expectations after the absurdly good day I had last year, and all in all I still had a great day that was well worth the money, albeit scattered with a few let-downs.

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The Essential EPs Of The Year

This will be my last end of year list, I promise. But when I was sorting out my favourite albums of the year, I realised that much of the music I have listened to this year has been  in the form of EPs rather than albums, especially when it came to Australian music. I won’t […]

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The Best Albums Of 2010

This was a surprisingly difficult list to put together. Despite 2010 being an undeniably amazing year for music, I found that there were very few albums that I absolutely and unreservedly loved. This being said, there were some stunning records released this year, with a large percentage of these coming from already established international bands. […]

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The Best Songs Of 2010

This has been one hell of a year for music. Plenty of enduring acts have released some of their best work to date, other up and coming bands have established themselves with strong debut albums, and a ton of new and exciting acts have also emerged both from the international scene and in Australia. It’s […]

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