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Cosmo Jarvis @ The Corner Hotel, 3rd Of January

Last Thursday night the one and only Cosmo Jarvis played a very entertaining set to an enthusiastic Corner Hotel crowd. It had been just a few months since the UK musician last toured Australia, only this time he brought a full band down with him, which added a lot of texture and power to his live show. This gig was a whole different beast to his earlier acoustic set at the comparatively tiny Pure Pop Records Courtyard, yet it was still full of the typical and exuberant Cosmo Jarvis flourishes and trademarks, and made for a night of fantastic music.

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Super Magic Hats ‘Wind’

Melbourne-based producer Super Magic Hats has dropped a new single from an upcoming EP due out next year. The track in question is ‘Wind’, and it’s a shining example of what I guess you have to call ‘gentle dance’ music.

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Neighbourhood Youth ‘Holiday’

Neighbourhood Youth are a Melbourne-based fourpiece who have recently released their first music video, shot for their single Holiday, which is the title track from their upcoming debut EP. The video is nice and simple, which is fine, because it allows the song to really shine. And what a song it is.

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Harvest Festival Review

Over the weekend Harvest Festival solidified its place as the best single-day music festival in Australia, bar none. Take a phenomenal lineup with zero filler and consisting mostly of bands who haven’t toured Australia in the last five years, add an idyllic location and a chilled crowd, and take away the organisational issues that plagued last year, and you have basically the perfect day.

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Colour Bomb ‘On The Run’

Colour Bomb are a Melbourne-based duo who have just released their debut single, ‘On The Run’. It’s lush, melodic, and beguiling, growing slowly from subdued beginnings to a wonderfully layered and haunting climax.

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Tomas Strode And The Tour Guides ‘The Sword’

Tomas Strode And The Tour Guides are a Melbourne folk outfit who are gearing up for the release of their debut album. Accordingly they’ve released the first single from said album, ‘The Sword’. And it’s a nice piece of slowly growing, very peaceful folk music.

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