Author Archives: mcrocombe
Having joined the Crowdscores team this week, it’s great to have my first piece up so soon. Let’s hope it is the start of a long and fruitful partnership.
Having worked their way from the Unearthed front page through to widespread critical acclaim, a slot supporting The Chemical Brothers and even a number two album, Art vs. Science are the poster boys for the Australian unsigned scene. It has now been over four years since the Sydney three-piece dubbed ‘The Australian Daft Punk’ were […]
Alex and Darren Ferguson Alex Ferguson was still in the early years of his Manchester United tenure when he handed a debut to his 18-year-old son Darren. A central midfielder with a strong tackle, Darren Ferguson appeared in the opening 15 games of the inaugural Premier League season, standing in for the injured Brian Robson. […]
Pinch Hitter is an amalgamation of two nomadic Sydneysiders whose love for music has seen their influence take various forms over the years. Having finally taken breaks from their respective musical commitments, former ‘Animal Shapes’ drummer Nick Van Breda and ‘Milhouse’ bassist Dave Drayton delivered their much discussed collaborative project in March 2013 under the […]
Having been named Australia’s Youth Folk Artist of the Year, accompanied Billy Bragg on his US tour and played festivals like SXSW, the name Kim Churchill won’t be new to everyone. His easy-listening brand of bluesy-folk has now starred in three full-length releases and his latest track ‘Window to the Sky’ looks likely to be […]
With the nights drawing in and the weather getting progressively worse I think it’s time we make a conscious decision to listen to some uplifting music in an attempt to cover the winter blues in tinsel and call it festive. If you shut your eyes and imagine ‘Of Monsters and Men’ being fronted by German […]
‘Louis London’ are certainly a favourite here at Slumped because not only do they produce exceptional music, but they are also genuinely lovely blokes. Having initially covered their single ‘Hardly Hear You’ at the end of last year, front-man Ed Saloman was nice enough to give Slumped his time to discuss the Australian music scene […]