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Escapists ‘Ghost In Your Bedroom’

UK band Escapists have a rather fitting name. The guys have just released their debut EP, ‘Burial’, and it’s full of eerie and captivating music, which is most evident on the opening track Ghost In Your Bedroom´╗┐, a slow-paced and very restrained number that is a bit reminiscent of the better moments of The Boxer Rebellion’s music.

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Hey Sholay ‘Burning’

Sheffield five-piece Hey Sholay are touted as being one of the hottest new UK bands of the moment, but haven’t received much attention in Australia. Yet. Because these guys play such infectious and enjoyable rock music that it’s hard to see them struggling to take off anywhere given enough time.

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Scene ‘Hear No Lies’

Scene are a brand new band from the UK, and they’ve just released their very first song online, Hear No Lies´╗┐, which has been written, recorded, and produced totally independently. In other words, they’re exactly the type of band I envisioned promoting when I first started this blog. It also doesn’t hurt that the song is pretty fantastic: it has a real DIY vibe but also sounds quite polished, and feels very unique.

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Cloud Control Interview

I recently had a chat with Heidi from Australian expat band Cloud Control, who has been announced as one of the ambassadors for the prestigious Australian Music Prize for 2011. We talked about the prize itself, setting fire to Arcade Fire’s stage, chatting with Win Butler, Cloud Control’s relocation to the UK, Tame Impala’s A-list celebrity fanbase, plans for a new Cloud Control album, and of course that legendary Splendour stampede.

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Kins Say Bye For Now

Melbourne’s Kins have announced that they will be relocating to the UK, however they’re bidding farewell to Australia with one final show at the Order Of Melbourne.

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