Category: Music

Lorde: Pure Heroine

Lorde: Pure Heroine

by / 07/10/13 / No Comments

Underwhelming and boring, or an “astonishingly self-aware” album that delivers pop hit after pop hit?

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How Many Padmes Hum – Zen Mantra

How Many Padmes Hum – Zen Mantra

by / 30/09/13 / No Comments

Featuring elements of psych, shoegaze and dream pop, 18-year-old Sam Perry has created a concise and convincing debut with How Many Padmes Hum.

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Fantastic Albums and Where to Find Them

Fantastic Albums and Where to Find Them

by / 23/09/13 / No Comments

Thanks to the internet and the ubiquity and ease of file-sharing, any obscure musique concrète or krautrock release is just a click away.

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What Really Happens in That Crappy Yellow Building Next to Te Puni Village

What Really Happens in That Crappy Yellow Building Next to Te Puni Village

by / 23/09/13 / No Comments

One would assume that there is a strong emphasis on finding work as a professional artist. Yet Music students still seem to accept their post-tertiary situation to be one of unemployment and near-poverty.

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AM, by Arctic Monkeys

AM, by Arctic Monkeys

by / 16/09/13 / 1 Comment

Some girl must have seriously broken one of the band members’ hearts, because they are MAD.

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MGMT by MGMT

MGMT by MGMT

by / 16/09/13 / No Comments

Elise and Hugh review MGMT’s latest, track by track.

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Egospect by Sheep, Dog & Wolf

Egospect by Sheep, Dog & Wolf

by / 09/09/13 / No Comments

Taking from his wide array of influences, wealth of available instruments and fertile musical imagination, McBride has created a coherent, exciting work.

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Soundbites

Soundbites

by / 19/08/13 / No Comments

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Concert Etiquette: How to Not Be That Guy

Concert Etiquette: How to Not Be That Guy

by / 19/08/13 / No Comments

‘That Guy’ is a gender-neutral term for That Fucking Prick Who Gropes Your Breasts//Spills Their $12 Beer On Your Chuck Taylors/Instagrams the Entire Concert then Complains that Their Favourite Song Wasn’t Played.

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Slint – Spiderland (1991)

Slint – Spiderland (1991)

by / 12/08/13 / [ 2 Comments ]

When I listened to it this morning, I still got goosebumps. Submerge yourself in the sublime—this is a gift that keeps on giving.

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