It’s being lauded as the greatest soundtrack in years, but the tie-in album for Illumination’s latest family blockbuster is a mixed bag at best. How did we get here? That was the question that immediately sprang to mind when the tracklist for the Minions: The Rise of Gru soundtrack
Good 90s revivalism, bad 90s revivalism, and songs about pizza. Matthew Forbes spotlights some of the standout releases of the last few months. After a string of fantastic albums in the first three months of the year, the second quarter of 2022 has been a little less impressive. Of course, there’s
Australian band Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever released their third studio album on May 6 2022 with labels Ivy League and Sub Pop. Their latest release ‘Endless Rooms’, is their biggest one to date, packed with 12 songs and an evolution of their sound into more ethereal and political territorie
With an easy charisma and suave disposition, Harry Styles has given us an introspective record that takes a modern day visit into 80s techno-infused pop-funk. The album sweeps through vignettes of his life and gravitates around the pull of desire, growing up and what he considers to be ‘home’. H
Welcome back to Fresh Music Friday! This week, Sophie, Christine and Kaela give us the low-down on new releases from Khalid, Coterie and Kehlani. SKYLINE – KHALID Sophie: I usually live for Khalid, but for this one it’s like I kept waiting for the bass to drop and it never came. I don
WELCOME BACK TO FRESH MUSIC FRIDAY! THIS WEEK CHRISTINE, ALEX AND KATARINA ARE GIVING YOU THE RUNDOWN ON THE NEWEST TRACKS FROM THREE HOMEGROWN ARTISTS - THE KID LAROI, THE LAZY EYES, AND DULCIE.
With the unending barrage of horrendous news coming at us from all angles in 2022, it’s comforting to know that for every unfortunate or disappointing event that takes place in the music world, there’s a much more pleasing one to balance it out. Valerie may have left Sweet Trip, but Florida Geor
Lime Cordiale obviously needs no introduction. Formed on the Northern Beaches in 2009, consisting of brothers Oli and Louis Leimbach, along with touring members James Jennings, Felix Bornholt and Nicholas Polovineo, the band has been topping the charts and winning awards ever since. As a fellow Nort
Hello and welcome back to Fresh Music Friday! In this week's episode, Miya Sywak, Zoe Biggs and Christine Lai tackle tracks from BOY SODA, Father John Misty, and Dorsal Fins, that are so smooth Santana could have written them... hmmm.
When I first heard Eric Clapton was releasing a set of ‘Anti-Lockdown Anthems’, I had a singular reaction: They’re probably going to be fantastic. It was a realization that I found regrettable, and one that surprised me as much as it might you, but it soon dawned on me that as much as I would