Now whenever we do shows anywhere, we always book a show on the last day in a tiny little space. Boynes opted for a collaboration between Gregory Hodge and Clare Thackway. Every song is instantly hummable and belongs on your stereo all summer long. With visuals by Park, and cinematographer Chung-hoon Chung, the entire film looks like a sinister Norman Rockwell painting.
This definitive first offering of a planned three volume set is filled with primal beats, galloping tempos and hard, angry guitars from such bands as The Lipstick Killers, X and The Victims for whom Birdman and The Saints were pioneers of a golden age in Australian music.
So, how does someone go from making beats on an outdated program in year seven to releasing a best-selling album, Guns Babes Lemonade? On the ground I noticed a metal chisel glinting dimly in the lamp light.
The pacing and structure of the The Black Balloon is also disconcerting. You never knew how good you had it.
Seeing Rob Long and Dave Hellens from the Lawnmowers doing workshops on flat-picking guitar, or Nikolai from Mosaic doing workshops on the most obscure instruments, I really get a kick out of that — I really take those memories home and wanna get into strange music and learn bizarre instruments.
After the area was devastated by the fires ofthe decision to create the National Arboretum and launch it in. In fact, this could easily be the scariest, bleakest big major-label release of the year. Blackfish is a must see. This sort of atmospheric, shoegazing black metal has been done before, but Deafheaven do it to perfection, their sense of dynamics preternatural, almost Pixies-like.
Orlando Furious is a man who is seemingly comfortable in those pants.
New as I am to the dishevelled, amateur operation of BMA Magazine, run by what one can only assume is the Centre for Reformed Second-Tier Offenders over at Gorman House, just one of the many impertinences thrust upon me during my admirable patronage has been the existence of an emboldened end-of-year edition.
Featuring fair, handmade, and organic goods, this year will be bigger than ever, with more stallholders who will be selling eco-friendly fair trade goods. But as good as Dexter is, the major issue I have with the show is the voiceover. Savages — Silence Yourself [matador records] With Carrie Brownstein becoming better known for Portlandia than Wild Flag and Sleater-Kinney, and Electrelane becoming an on-again off-again thing, Savages came along and blew the female post-punk thing up.