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High Highs ‘Open Season’

Brooklyn-based Australians High Highs have recently released their debut self-titled EP in Australia. It’s full of lovely, floating dream pop music that has just enough of an edge to it and features some magnificent, clear vocals and use of acoustic guitar.

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Dan Croll ‘From Nowhere’

‘From Nowhere’ is the first official release from Liverpool-based musician Dan Croll, despite the fact that he’s already worked with the likes of James Vincent McMorrow and Maps And Atlases.

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Old Time Machine ‘Tearing Me Down’

Old Time Machine is the name given to the collaboration between Canadian musicians Ryan McNally and Kyle Cashen, both of whom play enough instruments to comfortably record solo albums. However it’s when they’re playing together that they really shine, bouncing ideas and vocals off each other and combining pure folk instrumentation with unconventional elements such as electric drum machines. The result is some really special music.

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And The Giraffe ‘Underground Love’

I’ve been meaning to post the song ‘Underground Love’ from Florida(ian?) band And The Giraffe for a while now, and what finally swayed me was the fantastic music video that the band have just recorded to accompany the track, which is taken from their debut album ‘Something For Someone’. The video was shot in Los Angeles over the course of three days and with a budget of approximately $0, but it has come out a treat. Check this out.

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The Kritzlers ‘To Anywhere But Here’

You may have heard of The Kritzlers. Originally from Brisbane, the band migrated to Melbourne earlier this year to release their debut full-length album ‘Cochlear Kill’, which includes a couple of older singles released while the band was still based in Brisbane. Most notable of these older tracks is ‘Scarlet Sometimes’, which received a bit of love from the ol’ Js, and deservedly so. I’ve had a chance to listen to ‘Cochlear Kill’, and while it really is a fantastically strong all-round album, the one track that really stands out to me is the opener, ‘To Anywhere But Here’.

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In Short: Dirty Gold ‘Roar’

There’s simply nothing not to like about this music, and with Melbourne seemingly descending into an early winter, it might just provide the sounds of summer sun needed to wake you up.

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