Category: Single Review

Single Review: The Living Eyes – “Guilty Pleasures”

Regrettably I must admit that the Geelong based label Anti Fade Records, has only just popped up on my radar, meaning at this stage, I have only managed to explore the tip of its heavily punk/garage rock induced roster. The label’s most recent release is this 7″ single “Guilty Pleasures”, from young psyche disciples The Living Eyes. The group…

Single Review: Laura Jean – ‘Don’t Marry The One You Love’

Melbourne based folk songstress Laura Jean has just dropped the second single; ‘Don’t Marry The One You Love’, from her soon to be released eponymous album. Even though the upbeat and breezy sounding track contains the lush tones of it’s composer, as well as backing vocals from Norway’s Jenny Hval – herself a former resident of Melbourne – it’s…

Single Review: Arcade Fire – “Afterlife”

Arcade Fire’s fourth full length album ‘Reflektor’ is one of the most highly anticipated releases of this year. Fever pitch was reached after it became known that former LCD Soundsystem front man James Murphy, would be adding his two cents worth from behind the production desk. “Afterlife” is the second single to have preceded the…

Single Review: Boomgates – “Widow Maker”

Summer is the time of year when short, sharp, indie-pop gems, normally make a more prominent appearance, to most music loving folk. So by following that rule of thumb, there’s no better time for the rather stellar Melbourne act, Boomgates, to have decided to put out some new material. “Widow Maker” contains everything you love about this underground, super-group…