Three albums into their career, Real Estate are still ploughing the mine of suburbia for woozy, guitar-focussed dream pop.
Another West Coast rap-opera, much like Kendrick Lamar’s Good Kid, Oxymoron is a journey through the darker side of LA, only Q seems to be having a lot more fun.
We can’t review everything, okay, but we do listen to a lot.
It’s going to be a sad day when Mighty Mighty closes. Students will have a hard time finding a venue that offers up experiences like the O-Week’s Thursday show.
It was always going to be a kind of weird show. Canada’s Ryan Hemsworth is a fairly successful producer known for versatility, warmth, and an ambient kind of hip-hop style. America’s Baauer produces trap music – notably the viral hit ‘Harlem Shake’.
Christchurch’s own Nick Harte dollops out the sub bass on his new 35-track triple-album Guilt Mirrors.
Underwhelming and boring, or an “astonishingly self-aware” album that delivers pop hit after pop hit?