“NEVERENDING” – NEW MUSIC from LITTLE COYOTE

Emerging from the sands of Sydney’s Northern Beaches, alternative-pop-rockers Little Coyote combine thumping beats provided by Anto Dinh on drums and funky resonance from Gareth Bussey on bass, with Matt Coates’ vintage-feel 6-string twanging fluidity and powerfully rich poetics vocalized by Judd English. Their new song, “Neverending”, is the lead track on the band’s second EP…

“ESCAPISM” – NEW MUSIC from CASTLECOMER

 Escapism: (noun) “the tendency to seek distraction and relief from unpleasant realities, especially by seeking entertainment or engaging in fantasy.” Written while Castelcomer lead-singer Bede was working in a boarding house for men with schizophrenia, “Escapism” is a reflection on the human necessity to find ways to escape every-day life. CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO CASTLECOMER “ESCAPISM” Castlecomer have…

8 QUESTIONS with CuzN

Recently I had the pleasure of watching a music video that left an indelible smile on my face and hope in my heart; the video was for a song called “Ordinary People” by English-turned Australian singer/songwriter Richard Soward, who performs under the moniker “CuzN“.  The song by itself is an anthem, but the video is…

8 QUESTIONS with BIG WHITE

Oh Australia, you’ve done it again.  Just when I thought there couldn’t possibly be any more delightfully dance-tastic tunes from one more swoon-worthy group of musicians housed within your quirky continental borders, you give us New Wave dance-pop darlings Big White and their scrumptiously-crafted album Teenage Dreams.  Sigh. East of 8th:  You met when you moved in together,…

8 QUESTIONS with BAD PONY

There must be something in the water in Australia; there are so many fantastic bands coming from Down Under, it’s making my head spin.  The thing is, they’re all doing something unique and different, and I really just can’t get enough.  Syndey-based indie pop purveyors Bad Pony, who released their debut EP Limbo yesterday, are the…

8 QUESTIONS with THE GRISWOLDS

    Hello friends! If you haven’t heard them yet, I’d like to formally introduce you to Tim John, Daniel Duque-Perez, Lachlan West, and Christopher Whitehall, collectively known as The Griswolds, a four-piece indie rock band hailing from Sydney, Australia.  Their music is fantastically catchy and energetic, like a virtual dance party in your earbuds.  On the eve of releasing…