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The Top 20 Songs Of 2011

Long-winded generic text about how it’s been a good year for music, Australian music in particular. Disclaimer that all lists such as this are inherently subjective and should be treated as opinion rather than fact. Media whore invite to please share this list with as many people as possible and/or to leave you opinion in the comments. Comparison to previous years. Snide joke at Pitchfork’s expense. Okay, that should just about cover it.

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Fanfarlo ‘Replicate’

The most under-appreciated band on the planet, Fanfarlo, have begun work on their second studio album, the follow up to their 2009 masterpiece ‘Reservoir’. They’ve given fans a first taste of what is to come with an mp3 of new song ‘Replicate’, which is available to stream below and to download from the band’s official website by signing up their mailing list. Enjoy!

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Splendour In The Grass Day Three Review

The first two days of Splendour In The Grass left the final day with a lot to live up to. Thankfully there were some simply massive names on the bill, including a particularly nasty clash between three great acts towards the end of the day and a ton of local acts starting the day, which […]

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More Splendour Sideshows

Since I posted my Splendour Sideshows Guide and subsequent updates (1,2), even more sideshows have been announced, as most international bands playing Splendour are deciding to drop by Melbourne as well. Of particular note are: Delphic, Sunday 1st August @ The Corner Hotel, $35 The Drums, Monday 2nd August @ The East Brunswick Club, $38.50 […]

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The Best Albums Of 2009 [Part 2 Of 3]

Here are albums number 20-11 on my list of the 30 Best Albums of 2009. Be prepared for a few surprises. You can see Part 1 here.

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You Have To Hear: Freelance Whales

Freelance Whales formed in Queens, New York in late 2008, and have already self-released their debut LP, ‘Weathervanes’. It is refreshing to see a band confident enough to jump straight into releasing their own full length debut, rather than messing around with several EPs and repetitive live shows, trying to find their sound. And it’s […]

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