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Towers ‘Bear’

Melbourne band Towers have released their first single, ‘Bear’, which was officially launched last night at Ding Dong.

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Whale Fire ‘Wild-Eyed Mistake’

Whale Fire are a band from Little Rock, Arkansas, and they have a new album coming out in the near future. I may not know a whole lot about them, but from what I’ve heard they make nice indie folk/rock/pop/whatever music that flows easily and sounds completely natural.

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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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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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Tiger Waves ‘Weekends’

I discovered Tiger Waves recently through the always excellent IGIF, who described their single ’Weekends’ as ‘your new favourite song’. And they’re pretty spot on. It’s a really great, unpretentious, easy going indie rock track that presses all the right buttons and doesn’t do a whole lot wrong.

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