Author Archives: mcrocombe
Having already touched on the wonderful world of Australian surf-pop via March’s ‘Dune Rats’ review, today we delve a little deeper and paddle out into the waters of Queensland outfit ‘Pro Vita’. The ‘self managed and home recorded’ Indie foursome may be a little rough around the edges but like a greasy kebab or ripped […]
About 7 months ago, back when I was broke and unemployed, Jordan Butler delivered an irrisistable mix of poetry and hip-hop in the form of ‘Makeshift Knives’. Fastforward to a time of afleuence and positivity, where, incredibly, I have no employer and no cash, and Butler has unloaded another round of vocal ammunition in our […]
Slightly different to my usual electro/pop stuff, today’s track is a bluesy-folk number from the very talented Timothy James Bowen. An Australian that is both easy on the eyes and the ears, Timothy James Bowen has recently been riding high in the Triple J roots charts and for good reason. His brand of earthy folk […]
Another small article I wrote that appeared in Four Four Two this year, always nice to see them crop up in the magazine.
Because we can’t all exude the happiness of an American news anchor day-in, day-out, today’s track is something a little more sombre than usual. Feel free to cry away all those missed opportunities and broken dreams as you listen, I know I did. When We Were Small are an earthy Indie-pop act from the little […]
Today’s track not only remains loyal to the recent CAPITALISATION trend on Slumped but also delivers a cool and calm brand of dreamy synth-pop that encapsulates the state of heat induced delirium that we’re all currently experiencing. GRRL PAL are a male/female duo from the Southern Hemisphere, who, like many of Slumped’s artists, can be […]
If you, like me, have been looking to relive those teenage years spent crying to Snow Patrol and watching Notting Hill, look no further, we have a saviour. AOSOON or ‘A Lot Of Something Out Of Nothing’ is the stage name of the obscenely talented Marisa Hylton and Manny Folorunso – a London duo who’s […]