Category: Electronica

EP Review: Wounded Healer – ”Panic About Love”

This piece originally appeared in Issue 10 of The Thin Air Wounded Healer is the new solo venture by Ships’ member Sorca McGrath and based on the strength of this debut effort, one can imagine that McGrath will be juggling both acts for the foreseeable future. Having written, performed, recorded and produced this three track EP, McGrath…

Gig Review: Reverberation Festival

This peace originally appeared in The Thin Air All photo’s courtesy of Ste Murray What: Reverberation Festival Where: The Grand Social, Dublin When: August 14th & 15th, 2015 With psych music these days now affording its current crop of disciples, a broader platform of sound experimentation to play with, it was in no way surprising…

Album Review: Alt-J – “This Is All Yours”

This review originally appeared on Tonedeaf.com.au In this day and age it is near on impossible to escape the words; ‘pressure’, ‘anticipation’ and ‘second album syndrome’, when discussing the release of a band’s sophomore record. These words take on even more significance when said band’s debut release garnered worldwide acclaim, won the Mercury Music prize…

Gig Review: Rat & Co

Who: Rat & Co Where: The Shadow Electric Bandroom, Abbotsford Convent, Melbourne When: 8th August 2014 This review originally appeared on Tonedeaf.com.au The number of music venues dotted throughout Melbourne’s central hub, and its surrounding suburbs is one of the countless reasons why the city is viewed as the current musical heart of the country. The city’s…