The Empty Threats

Review

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

Review

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

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

Super Reviewer
40

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
50

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

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

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

Review

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.

Bugs

Review

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

Review

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

Review

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!

Tilly Tjala Thomas

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Review by Dani Brown Dani Brown

07 Dec 2020

Super Reviewer
45

Your voice is so sweet and delicate and easy to listen to, and the simplicity in the instrumentals make it shine even more. Absolutely adore the story you're telling, too. Everything is woven together so nicely, I can barely fault it. I'm really excited to see what your future holds!

Your voice is so sweet and delicate and easy to listen to, and the simplicity in the instrumentals make it shine even more. Absolutely adore the story you're telling, too. Everything is woven together so nicely, I can barely fault it. I'm really excited to see what your future holds!

Oscar The Wild

Review

Review by Dani Brown Dani Brown

07 Dec 2020

Super Reviewer
50

FINALLY we have a recorded version of My Daisy! This is one of my favourite songs of yours and now I get to boogie to it whenever I want, not just at your shows hehe. I love how you can't tell what's going to happen next in this song, makes it all that more fun to listen to. That guitar riff is so tasty, those harmonies are divine, and the rhythm in the vocals makes it so dang catchy!...

FINALLY we have a recorded version of My Daisy! This is one of my favourite songs of yours and now I get to boogie to it whenever I want, not just at your shows hehe. I love how you can't tell what's going to happen next in this song, makes it all that more fun to listen to. That guitar riff is so tasty, those harmonies are divine, and the rhythm in the vocals makes it so dang catchy!

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Agung Mango

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Review by Dani Brown Dani Brown

24 Nov 2020

Super Reviewer
40

You've got to be kidding me. How do you manage to up your game with every song you release?! The contrast of the harsh and strong vocals, and the gentle, floating flute is damn clever. This is too bloody nice and easy to listen to. Popping it on my prep-for-summer playlist right now.

You've got to be kidding me. How do you manage to up your game with every song you release?! The contrast of the harsh and strong vocals, and the gentle, floating flute is damn clever. This is too bloody nice and easy to listen to. Popping it on my prep-for-summer playlist right now.

Taka Perry

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Review by Dani Brown Dani Brown

24 Nov 2020

Super Reviewer
45

Absolute gem of a track. You've got me grooving in my ergonomic chair! Everything you touch turns to gold, so it's no surprise something you've sung on has turned into diamonds. This is reminiscent of some of The Avalanches' best work, but with your own funky flair to it, making it truly special.

Absolute gem of a track. You've got me grooving in my ergonomic chair! Everything you touch turns to gold, so it's no surprise something you've sung on has turned into diamonds. This is reminiscent of some of The Avalanches' best work, but with your own funky flair to it, making it truly special.

Lo

Review

Review by Dani Brown Dani Brown

04 Nov 2020

Super Reviewer
50

I couldn't help but shake my head while listening to this for the first time. You are unbelievable, Lo. 'Away' is so hauntingly beautiful, it brought a tear to my eye. You've made it so easy to get wrapped up in the emotion of this, from the spellbinding storytelling to the ebb and flow of the stripped-back instrumentals. It's raw and relatable, and I'm so grateful...

I couldn't help but shake my head while listening to this for the first time. You are unbelievable, Lo. 'Away' is so hauntingly beautiful, it brought a tear to my eye. You've made it so easy to get wrapped up in the emotion of this, from the spellbinding storytelling to the ebb and flow of the stripped-back instrumentals. It's raw and relatable, and I'm so grateful to have found it. I'm honestly speechless.

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Stuck Out

Review

Review by Dani Brown Dani Brown

02 Nov 2020

Super Reviewer
40

WOAH! This is a huuuuge step up from Stuck Out - it's as tight and catchy as any pop punk track should be. Love the combination of staccato and long vocal notes, the punchy percussion rules, and Mikaila slots in perfectly. It took me a couple of listens to get my head around the change-up, but now I'm totally here for it.. just like I'm totally here for this new chapter of Stuck ...

WOAH! This is a huuuuge step up from Stuck Out - it's as tight and catchy as any pop punk track should be. Love the combination of staccato and long vocal notes, the punchy percussion rules, and Mikaila slots in perfectly. It took me a couple of listens to get my head around the change-up, but now I'm totally here for it.. just like I'm totally here for this new chapter of Stuck Out's story.

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Glowing

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Review by Dani Brown Dani Brown

30 Oct 2020

Super Reviewer
45

I'm pretty sure I say this about every Glowing song, but this is my favourite of theirs. I love the softer, reflective side they show here; gentle drums and guitars paired with Finn singing and Jack and Jess' harmonies lull you into this sense of melancholy. Of course, there is the classic Glowing build and release, executed perfectly. I love the groovy bassline underneath it, too!

I'm pretty sure I say this about every Glowing song, but this is my favourite of theirs. I love the softer, reflective side they show here; gentle drums and guitars paired with Finn singing and Jack and Jess' harmonies lull you into this sense of melancholy. Of course, there is the classic Glowing build and release, executed perfectly. I love the groovy bassline underneath it, too!

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SEABASS

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Review by Dani Brown Dani Brown

23 Oct 2020

Super Reviewer
40

Grungy guitars served with gorgeous harmonies and a side of call and response? I'll take a second helping, thanks.

Grungy guitars served with gorgeous harmonies and a side of call and response? I'll take a second helping, thanks.