Oscar The Wild

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Review by Dani Brown Dani Brown

09 Jul 2021

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Ruby's vocals shine in a way we haven't seen before. Big fan of the moody guitar at the start, then the bright riff that features throughout. Love the theatrical lyrics, the lush percussion, and the changes of pace. Indie-punk at its finest.

Ruby's vocals shine in a way we haven't seen before. Big fan of the moody guitar at the start, then the bright riff that features throughout. Love the theatrical lyrics, the lush percussion, and the changes of pace. Indie-punk at its finest.

Chasing Ghosts

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Review by Dani Brown Dani Brown

05 Jul 2021

Super Reviewer
45

Jimmy Kyle's work fills some of the holes in my knowledge of Australia's true history, and for that I am grateful. I went to a private Christian school all my life and there was very little Indigenous history shared. Through this song alone, I have learnt just as much as I did throughout my whole schooling. All white Australians should make the time to listen to Chasing Ghosts; the mu...

Jimmy Kyle's work fills some of the holes in my knowledge of Australia's true history, and for that I am grateful. I went to a private Christian school all my life and there was very little Indigenous history shared. Through this song alone, I have learnt just as much as I did throughout my whole schooling. All white Australians should make the time to listen to Chasing Ghosts; the music tells the truth about what happened - and continues to happen - to Indigenous people in a poignant and engaging way. I'm grateful for Jimmy and the efforts he goes to in order to tell these important stories. Summer is one of my most played songs of the year and is a Hottest 100 contender for me.

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Cherry

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Cherry

Review by Dani Brown Dani Brown

05 Jul 2021

Super Reviewer
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Make sure you don't listen to this song while driving - it's so dreamy that you'll end up in another world. Jacob's voice is so soothing, and paired with the lush percussion and twinkly guitars, it's simply stunning. What a beautifully-crafted song.

Make sure you don't listen to this song while driving - it's so dreamy that you'll end up in another world. Jacob's voice is so soothing, and paired with the lush percussion and twinkly guitars, it's simply stunning. What a beautifully-crafted song.

SPEED

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Review by Dani Brown Dani Brown

01 Jul 2021

Super Reviewer
45

HARD AS HELLLLLL. Way to punch me in the face from the first word! I love the confidence you lot show - I mean, you know a hardcore band believes in themselves when they put a damn air horn 15 seconds into a song! I back you guys hard. Looking forward to seeing you headlining festivals and changing our scene for the better.

HARD AS HELLLLLL. Way to punch me in the face from the first word! I love the confidence you lot show - I mean, you know a hardcore band believes in themselves when they put a damn air horn 15 seconds into a song! I back you guys hard. Looking forward to seeing you headlining festivals and changing our scene for the better.

Pacific Avenue

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Review by Dani Brown Dani Brown

29 Jun 2021

Super Reviewer
50

When I heard the start of Easy Love for the first time, I thought Powderfinger had released new music! It's that unmistakable Aussie rock that I absolutely adore. This is the perfect blend of the Finger and Hockey Dad - definitely a Hottest 100 contender for me!

When I heard the start of Easy Love for the first time, I thought Powderfinger had released new music! It's that unmistakable Aussie rock that I absolutely adore. This is the perfect blend of the Finger and Hockey Dad - definitely a Hottest 100 contender for me!

Bad Neighbour

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Review by Dani Brown Dani Brown

03 May 2021

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What an explosion of sound! I am SO here for the Against Me! x Modern Baseball x blink-182 vibes. The vocals are so clear and strong, and have the perfect amount of angst. The guitar tone is spot-on for the sound you're going for, and those drums are just *chef's kiss*. This is really exciting.

What an explosion of sound! I am SO here for the Against Me! x Modern Baseball x blink-182 vibes. The vocals are so clear and strong, and have the perfect amount of angst. The guitar tone is spot-on for the sound you're going for, and those drums are just *chef's kiss*. This is really exciting.

Teenage Joans

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Review by Dani Brown Dani Brown

25 Apr 2021

Super Reviewer
40

Teenage Joans write a song that isn't catchy as hell challenge

Teenage Joans write a song that isn't catchy as hell challenge

Stellie

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Review by Dani Brown Dani Brown

16 Apr 2021

Super Reviewer
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Hot damn, I am SO here for this. Your voice is one of my favourites and every element in this complements it perfectly. Some real smooth Billie Eilish x Lorde vibes.

Hot damn, I am SO here for this. Your voice is one of my favourites and every element in this complements it perfectly. Some real smooth Billie Eilish x Lorde vibes.

The Empty Threats

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Review by Dani Brown Dani Brown

30 Mar 2021

Super Reviewer
45

Damn. Every time you lot put out a song, I'm entranced. Stuart's vocals match the gentle waves of guitar and percussion lapping the shore; then Katie's harmonies enter as a calm, before the biggest storm of noise descends, turning the ocean angry and demanding you pay attention to it. The amount of detail precisely placed through U is stunning. I adore this.

Damn. Every time you lot put out a song, I'm entranced. Stuart's vocals match the gentle waves of guitar and percussion lapping the shore; then Katie's harmonies enter as a calm, before the biggest storm of noise descends, turning the ocean angry and demanding you pay attention to it. The amount of detail precisely placed through U is stunning. I adore this.

Glasseye Parlour

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Review by Dani Brown Dani Brown

17 Mar 2021

Super Reviewer
40

I'm incredibly late aboard the hype train for this one, but wowee! What a tune! Love the vocal tone and those riffs are tasty as hellllll. This would be a bloody fun one to see live.

I'm incredibly late aboard the hype train for this one, but wowee! What a tune! Love the vocal tone and those riffs are tasty as hellllll. This would be a bloody fun one to see live.

Pinkish Blu

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Review by Dani Brown Dani Brown

11 Mar 2021

Super Reviewer
40

Alright, who's gonna write a coming-of-age movie so this song can be on its soundtrack? What a little beauty.

Alright, who's gonna write a coming-of-age movie so this song can be on its soundtrack? What a little beauty.

Nick Ward

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Review by Dani Brown Dani Brown

11 Mar 2021

Super Reviewer
50

I am SO obsessed with this song. Love the juxtaposition of the morose lyrics and the upbeat sound. Brb gonna go listen to your EP now

I am SO obsessed with this song. Love the juxtaposition of the morose lyrics and the upbeat sound. Brb gonna go listen to your EP now

Hope D

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Review by Dani Brown Dani Brown

16 Feb 2021

Super Reviewer
40

You're one hell of a storyteller, Hope. Love the little adventures the guitar takes us on with this one.

You're one hell of a storyteller, Hope. Love the little adventures the guitar takes us on with this one.

THE MONDAYS

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Review by Dani Brown Dani Brown

16 Feb 2021

Super Reviewer
35

You lot just sound like you're having so much fun making music, no matter what the subject is. Pair that with the bright, sunshiny melodies you cleverly place throughout each song, and it's hard not to smile while listening to The Mondays. Some nice'n'easy listening to complement the tail end of summer.

You lot just sound like you're having so much fun making music, no matter what the subject is. Pair that with the bright, sunshiny melodies you cleverly place throughout each song, and it's hard not to smile while listening to The Mondays. Some nice'n'easy listening to complement the tail end of summer.

colourblind

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Review by Dani Brown Dani Brown

16 Feb 2021

Super Reviewer
40

A beautifully toned-down offering from colourblind is just what we need after they've bashed our eardrums with the last few releases. The versatility on show is impressive. It's nice to hear Finn singing instead of shouting, Bernie's perfect harmonies, the twang on Jayden's guitar, and Ben holding the ship steady with lush drums that gently push the song along. I adore the v...

A beautifully toned-down offering from colourblind is just what we need after they've bashed our eardrums with the last few releases. The versatility on show is impressive. It's nice to hear Finn singing instead of shouting, Bernie's perfect harmonies, the twang on Jayden's guitar, and Ben holding the ship steady with lush drums that gently push the song along. I adore the vulnerability and melancholy of this song - thank you for sharing it.

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Larsen

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Review by Dani Brown Dani Brown

16 Feb 2021

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Larsen aren't arsin' around here. A great blend of punk and hardcore - it kind of teeters on the edge of both. Love the broody vox and chunky bass. Very fun music video, too!

Larsen aren't arsin' around here. A great blend of punk and hardcore - it kind of teeters on the edge of both. Love the broody vox and chunky bass. Very fun music video, too!

Teenage Joans

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Review by Dani Brown Dani Brown

16 Feb 2021

Super Reviewer
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This review is overdue. I'm never getting over this tune. [submit]

This review is overdue. I'm never getting over this tune. [submit]

Bugs

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Review by Dani Brown Dani Brown

06 Jan 2021

Super Reviewer
40

Bloody hell, you lot are a bunch of fun. Every song you make is such an earworm and Old Youth Feeling is no exception. Cracking summer tuuuuune

Bloody hell, you lot are a bunch of fun. Every song you make is such an earworm and Old Youth Feeling is no exception. Cracking summer tuuuuune

The Flowers

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Review by Dani Brown Dani Brown

07 Dec 2020

Super Reviewer
40

So dynamic! That retro-style intro is wonderful, as is the story-telling in this song. A pulsating beat that really pushes things along as the melody veers on its own beautiful course. Everything The Flowers does seems to have a little touch of magic to it and this is no exception.

So dynamic! That retro-style intro is wonderful, as is the story-telling in this song. A pulsating beat that really pushes things along as the melody veers on its own beautiful course. Everything The Flowers does seems to have a little touch of magic to it and this is no exception.

King Stingray

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Review by Dani Brown Dani Brown

07 Dec 2020

Super Reviewer
40

I haven't been able to get enough of this track ever since I first heard it. Such easy listening - one to bop your head and groove to. Adding this to my 'cruising on the coast' playlist!

I haven't been able to get enough of this track ever since I first heard it. Such easy listening - one to bop your head and groove to. Adding this to my 'cruising on the coast' playlist!