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camryn jordans single

the stars in your eyes
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Camryn Jordans is a young songwriter, and with a list of influences such as Pink, Sia, Bruno Mars, Gabrielle Aplin, Rhianna and Ed Sheeran, there is a current familiarity in the arrangement of song.

‘The Stars In Your Eyes’ is a well-crafted story of a returning soldier reconnecting with his daughter that […]

By |May 21st, 2015|Reviews|Comments Off on camryn jordans single

skythief single

shot me with your eyes
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One of the pleasures of being a reviewer is discovering bands within Adelaide I haven’t heard of before, with this week’s act being 5 piece rockers Skythief, consisting of Adam Barnett-Pierce (Vocals), Brett Benham (Bass), Jamie Korte (Drums), Simon Andrew Aberlé & Wolfgang Haak (Guitars).The band’s new single “Shot Me With […]

By |April 2nd, 2015|Reviews|Comments Off on skythief single

black coral single

please never
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Adelaide 4 piece alt rock/indie band Black Coral are Heath Newberry (drums), Khajiho Tokunaga (bass), Ian Messenger (guitar and vocals), Alice Reid (synth), drawing collective influence from bands such as Sonic Youth, Joy Division, Dinosaur Jr. and The Smiths, to name a few.

Their 2014 single ‘Please Never’ has a distinct sound to it, whereby […]

By |March 12th, 2015|Reviews|Comments Off on black coral single

undermine single

superhero
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4 piece rock outfit Undermine released their debut self-titled CD in 2012, with an impressive pedigree in production. It was recorded in Brisbane at Ultrasonic Studios, produced by Grammy nominated Brandon Friesen (Nickelback, Sum 41) and mixed in Los Angeles by Keith Armstrong (Santana, Joe Cocker, Bon Jovi).

The band released the 3rd single, “Superhero”, from […]

By |February 20th, 2015|Reviews|Comments Off on undermine single

thursdays friend ep

better than nothing
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There must be something in the water down the South coast that produces so many rock/punk bands, with 4 piece Thursdays Friend being no exception. This hard rocking outfit comprising Dylan Jones on vocals & rhythm guitar, Luke Nanasi lead guitar & backing vocals, Jack Ryder on bass and Michael Williams smacking the […]

By |February 20th, 2015|Reviews|Comments Off on thursdays friend ep

imogen brave ep

fall or fly
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Local 4 piece Imogen Brave have been rocking the Adelaide scene for a few years now, and have just released their second EP ‘Fall or Fly’. On offer is strong, tight and punchy rock, laden with chunky riffs (courtesy of Mick McClounan), and supported by a killer, driving rhythm section (Andy Cienciala on […]

By |February 12th, 2015|Reviews|Comments Off on imogen brave ep

the dunes single

bad:lands

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The Dunes have been on the Adelaide scene for a few years now, originally as a 2 piece consisting of Stacie Reeves (vocals) & Matt Reiner (guitar). Incidentally, Reiner is one of my favourite local songwriters stemming from the days of ‘The Aunt Sally’s’ through to this current project.

Since late 2011, The Dunes have expanded […]

By |February 5th, 2015|Reviews|Comments Off on the dunes single