Angeles

Review

Review by Richard Kingsmill Richard Kingsmill

23 Jul 2021

Triple J
40

Grounded by a nice little New Order guitar lick, the shadows of other '80s alt-guitar heroes subtly appear through this one. Not a criticism at all, as the song possesses a (broken) heart of its own.

Grounded by a nice little New Order guitar lick, the shadows of other '80s alt-guitar heroes subtly appear through this one. Not a criticism at all, as the song possesses a (broken) heart of its own.

Big Skeez

Review

Review by Richard Kingsmill Richard Kingsmill

19 Jul 2021

Triple J
45

Infectious doesn't feel like a good word to use right now, but that's the first thing that came to mind. This floats. Swick's production is spot on, providing the space and warmth beneath Skeez's natural flow.

Infectious doesn't feel like a good word to use right now, but that's the first thing that came to mind. This floats. Swick's production is spot on, providing the space and warmth beneath Skeez's natural flow.

edith

Review

Review by Richard Kingsmill Richard Kingsmill

19 Jul 2021

Triple J
40

Love it when that bass comes in at the start. And the little bit of BENEE phrasing in the chorus works well too. Glad to hear you have more songs to come.

Love it when that bass comes in at the start. And the little bit of BENEE phrasing in the chorus works well too. Glad to hear you have more songs to come.

Layer Cake

Review

Review by Richard Kingsmill Richard Kingsmill

14 Jul 2021

Triple J
40

I reckon a few Ball Park Music fans will dig this if they check it out. The fellow Brisbane band share lots of their clever melodic ingredients on this one.

I reckon a few Ball Park Music fans will dig this if they check it out. The fellow Brisbane band share lots of their clever melodic ingredients on this one.

Declan Ryan

Review

Review by Richard Kingsmill Richard Kingsmill

14 Jul 2021

Triple J
40

Some nice picking going on here, especially in that little breakdown halfway through. Great feel in the voice too - not too forced.

Some nice picking going on here, especially in that little breakdown halfway through. Great feel in the voice too - not too forced.

amelie eileen

Review

Review by Richard Kingsmill Richard Kingsmill

12 Jul 2021

Triple J
40

Nicely produced, with all the reverb and delayed beats, and the vocal delivery is really warm and intimate too. Keen to hear more.

Nicely produced, with all the reverb and delayed beats, and the vocal delivery is really warm and intimate too. Keen to hear more.

Sophisticated Dingo

Review

Review by Richard Kingsmill Richard Kingsmill

09 Jul 2021

Triple J
50

Another day in the life sure, but this isn't just another song. And it's a lot more than alright too. Top work.

Another day in the life sure, but this isn't just another song. And it's a lot more than alright too. Top work.

Future Haunts

Review

Review by Richard Kingsmill Richard Kingsmill

07 Jul 2021

Triple J
45

The rolling rhythm on this is really infectious. And it's got this punk edge in the vocal that adds an extra layer of power. Would love to see it live on stage...*sigh*...one day.

The rolling rhythm on this is really infectious. And it's got this punk edge in the vocal that adds an extra layer of power. Would love to see it live on stage...*sigh*...one day.

TIA

Review

Review by Richard Kingsmill Richard Kingsmill

07 Jul 2021

Triple J
45

Plenty of confidence on display here, plus a bucket load of talent. The little breakdown 38 seconds in is a real moment!

Plenty of confidence on display here, plus a bucket load of talent. The little breakdown 38 seconds in is a real moment!

Disphing

Review

Review by Richard Kingsmill Richard Kingsmill

07 Jul 2021

Triple J
40

After a minute-long build, you're hoping for a good pay-off. Well, you'll get one. Plenty of sunny synth splashes and some bouncy percussion will treat you here.

After a minute-long build, you're hoping for a good pay-off. Well, you'll get one. Plenty of sunny synth splashes and some bouncy percussion will treat you here.

Karen Took The Kids

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Review by Richard Kingsmill Richard Kingsmill

07 Jul 2021

Triple J
35

Some slinky guitar chords sets this one up nicely. And a song about being stuck in one place? I think a few might relate to this rn as well.

Some slinky guitar chords sets this one up nicely. And a song about being stuck in one place? I think a few might relate to this rn as well.

Mi-kaisha

Review

Review by Richard Kingsmill Richard Kingsmill

06 Jul 2021

Triple J
40

Heartfelt stuff that translates well. Love the way you push your range in the verses too.

Heartfelt stuff that translates well. Love the way you push your range in the verses too.

Cookii

Review

Review by Richard Kingsmill Richard Kingsmill

06 Jul 2021

Triple J
40

Those little breakdowns with the flute and guitar sounds are really effective. And then the rush of drum 'n' bass and pc vocals works a treat as well.

Those little breakdowns with the flute and guitar sounds are really effective. And then the rush of drum 'n' bass and pc vocals works a treat as well.

The Last Martyr

Review

Review by Richard Kingsmill Richard Kingsmill

01 Jun 2021

Triple J
40

Love the way Monica's vocal bends and stretches all across this one. She puts the pow in powerful. Yes, I really did write that and I'm not taking it back.

Love the way Monica's vocal bends and stretches all across this one. She puts the pow in powerful. Yes, I really did write that and I'm not taking it back.

EGOISM

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Review by Richard Kingsmill Richard Kingsmill

01 Jun 2021

Triple J
40

Great interplay between Scout and Olive here. And when that slightly distorted rhythm hits two minutes in, the ride gets even better.

Great interplay between Scout and Olive here. And when that slightly distorted rhythm hits two minutes in, the ride gets even better.

ZAN

Review

Review by Richard Kingsmill Richard Kingsmill

28 May 2021

Triple J
50

I'm going for the full five stars for this one. It's pretty special stuff. It builds so perfectly around that hypnotic and transportive vocal.

I'm going for the full five stars for this one. It's pretty special stuff. It builds so perfectly around that hypnotic and transportive vocal.

Dubbel Drop

Review

Review by Richard Kingsmill Richard Kingsmill

28 May 2021

Triple J
40

I'm a sucker for a cup of strong filtered French disco like this.

I'm a sucker for a cup of strong filtered French disco like this.

The Buoys

Review

Review by Richard Kingsmill Richard Kingsmill

18 May 2021

Triple J
50

The musical definition of a bullseye.

The musical definition of a bullseye.

Mila Nile

Review

Does Anyone Know? (feat. SA...

Mila Nile

Review by Richard Kingsmill Richard Kingsmill

17 May 2021

Triple J
45

A standout in the DIY comp for me. Blissful production. SADBOii's verse gave me Gang Of Youths' feels, which was kind of clever in this context too.

A standout in the DIY comp for me. Blissful production. SADBOii's verse gave me Gang Of Youths' feels, which was kind of clever in this context too.

Dave Winnel

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Beg My Pardon #DIYSupergrou...

Dave Winnel

Review by Richard Kingsmill Richard Kingsmill

17 May 2021

Triple J
45

Throw whatever at you, and you still stamp your name all over it.

Throw whatever at you, and you still stamp your name all over it.