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The Royal Concept ‘Gimme Twice’

Swedish outfit The Royal Concept have just released their self-titled EP, featuring a blistering five tracks of upbeat sunny indie pop that sound an awful lot like Phoenix. Sure there are a lot of bands out there doing similar things, but The Royal Concept do it with such ease and skill that it’s hard not to fall for the hooks.

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Atlas Genius ‘Trojans’

I kind of enjoy getting sent international press releases about Australian artists. I admit I had never heard of Adelaide-based fourpiece Atlas Genius before this track dropped into my inbox, but boy am I glad that it did. This is purely infectious music, and while drawing comparisons to Phoenix in a writeup might be pushing it a bit for another artist, Atlas Genius can just about pull it off.

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My Favourite Gigs Of The Year

So yeah, I really like my best of lists. I’ve been lucky enough to go to some truly remarkable shows and festivals this year. When 2010 began, I could have never in my wildest dreams imagine that throughout the year I would go to a grand total of 47 gigs, ranging from the best weekend […]

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News: Phoenix Live In Sydney EP (Working Link)

I posted a few days ago about Phoenix releasing a live EP recorded in Sydney as part of their recent Australian tour. However the official download link has been broken for a good while now, so I managed to track down this alternate download link. The band are offering it for free so I see […]

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News: Phoenix ‘Live In Sydney’

Everybody’s favourite sophisticated pop outfit, Phoenix, have just released a free download EP featuring songs off their album ‘Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix’ played live in Sydney on their recent Australian tour. Grab it here… once their servers are back up (if you’ve already grabbed a copy, upload it somewhere and share the link maybe?).

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Videos: Franz Ferdinand And Phoenix

I’m going to make this a regular topic hopefully: whenever I go to a gig I like to check out video footage filmed by other concert-goers as a way of reliving the experience and perhaps seeing it from a different perspective in the crowd. So I’m going to start posting some of my favourite fan-made […]

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