Posts Tagged ‘Australia

PHILADELPHIA GRAND JURY – The Good News EP

May 4, 2010

To start things off, they have a misleading name (apparently it’s from a Fiery Furnaces song) since they are actually from Sydney, New South Wales. The band’s lineup currently consists of Berkfinger, MC Bad Genius, and Calvin. I’m not making these names up. The sound mixes together pop, rock, punk, soul, indie, garage, and whatever […]

THE LOVETONES – Dimensions

March 19, 2009

Dimensions is the Australian band’s fourth album. Frontman Matthew Tow was previously in the band Drop City, recorded several solo albums under the name Colorsound, and also played guitar for the Brian Jonestown Massacre on one of their tours and wrote two songs for the BJM’s album This Is Our Music. The Lovetones play psychedelic […]

AN HORSE – Rearrange Beds

March 4, 2009

They’re from Brisbane, Australia, and this is their first full-length album. They are a duo, comprised of Kate Cooper and Damon Cox. They play fairly standard indie pop/rock, with female vocals. It is pretty good. They remind me of Tegan and Sara quite a bit. http://www.myspace.com/anhorse http://www.anhorse.com

Eddy Current Suppression RingPrimary Colours

September 12, 2008

They are from Australia and the band members have awesome names like “Rob Solid” and “Danny Current.” It’s always great when members take on names related to their band name – and even better when their musical chops are just as cool as their chosen names. And cool this band is. They play a mixture […]