Columbus | Spring Forever

Sombre introductions welcome listeners into Columbus’ highly anticipated first studio album, Spring Forever. This calmness, just like the album artworks’ electric shock of pastel orange, is quick to transition into a rupturing energy that effortlessly combines the earnest sultry tones that swell beneath with an infectious strength. This strength – steeped in curiosity and power –Continue reading “Columbus | Spring Forever”

Hellions – Opera Oblivia

Ambient beginnings mark the newest release from Sydney’s coveted quartet Hellions, but the transition that follows this isn’t necessarily what fans might have expected. Distinguishable from their past body of work, ‘24′ offers a choir-like infusion of the Hellions that made enormous waves among the Australian hardcore scene – Opera Oblivia promises fans a little moreContinue reading “Hellions – Opera Oblivia”

All Our Gods Have Abandoned Us – Architects

Leading on flawlessly from Lost Forever // Lost Together, Architects offer forward heavy beginnings that quickly live up to the hype surrounding the release of the highly-anticipated All Our Gods Have Abandoned Us, demanding listeners full attention as the album unveils itself. Architects welcome fans back with ‘Nihilist’, which signifies their maturing as a collective, effortlesslyContinue reading “All Our Gods Have Abandoned Us – Architects”

Luca Brasi – If This Is All We’re Gonna Be

Bombarded with an overwhelming energy right from the opening bar, Luca Brasi welcomes you warmly into their highly anticipated LP, If This Is All We’re Going To Be. Written between overcoming the hurdles that come with living in different parts of the most forgotten Australian state of ye’ old Tasmania and attempting to fit inContinue reading “Luca Brasi – If This Is All We’re Gonna Be”

Horror My Friend – Stay In Do Nothing

Breaking through the suburban shackles of Adelaide comes a ’90s reminiscent, grittily infectious debut album from Horror My Friend. Combining raw vocal tones and melodically influenced instrumentals, the trio offers forward a memorising collection of tracks, all of which demand those listening to stand up and take note. From warmer tones present within ‘Easy Going’,Continue reading “Horror My Friend – Stay In Do Nothing”

No Closer To Heaven – The Wonder Years

Since the emergence of pop-punk, the clear upper hand it had on other genres was clear: the genre itself aims to masterfully blends raw emotion with angst through elements of misunderstanding, crafting a sound concoction that resonates with the adolescent side of every listener. With this simplicity, however, often bands find themselves falling into theContinue reading “No Closer To Heaven – The Wonder Years”