1300

Review

Smashmouth

1300

Review by Dave McCarthy Dave McCarthy

18 Aug 2021

Super Reviewer
50

The way you combine extremely relaxed sounds with the uncomfortable and ominous and then suddenly soar is just something else. Same excitement listening to 1300 in 2021 as I had listening to Genesis Owusu in 2015. It's that genuine market disrupter energy and boundless creativity that just screams something special is happening here.

The way you combine extremely relaxed sounds with the uncomfortable and ominous and then suddenly soar is just something else. Same excitement listening to 1300 in 2021 as I had listening to Genesis Owusu in 2015. It's that genuine market disrupter energy and boundless creativity that just screams something special is happening here.

Best Western

Review

Review by Dave McCarthy Dave McCarthy

18 Aug 2021

Super Reviewer
45

Sublime, beautiful and ensnaring until that point of cacophonous explosion that just carries you home. Something really special happening here.

Sublime, beautiful and ensnaring until that point of cacophonous explosion that just carries you home. Something really special happening here.

stripes.

Review

Team Slayer? I Barely Know Her

stripes.

Review by Dave McCarthy Dave McCarthy

18 Aug 2021

Super Reviewer
40

This reminds me of house shows, hand claps and big hugs. It's perfect.

This reminds me of house shows, hand claps and big hugs. It's perfect.

Ruby Gill

Review

you should do this for a li...

Ruby Gill

Review by Dave McCarthy Dave McCarthy

18 Aug 2021

Super Reviewer
50

I've been checking the site daily, waiting for this to show up. What a choir, what songwriting, what a perfect capture of what must be an endlessly tiring experience.

I've been checking the site daily, waiting for this to show up. What a choir, what songwriting, what a perfect capture of what must be an endlessly tiring experience.

Zig Zag

Review

I Care About You

Zig Zag

Review by Dave McCarthy Dave McCarthy

18 Aug 2021

Super Reviewer
40

You've got that super distinct Melbourne sound, cranked up to another level. Bloody good.

You've got that super distinct Melbourne sound, cranked up to another level. Bloody good.

Nokz

Review

Moon

Nokz

Review by Dave McCarthy Dave McCarthy

18 Aug 2021

Super Reviewer
40

Kings Footlong following you on Instagram feels like the biggest endorsement there is in Brisbane hip-hop and you've got em. IYKYK.

Kings Footlong following you on Instagram feels like the biggest endorsement there is in Brisbane hip-hop and you've got em. IYKYK.

Beddy Rays

Review

Week On Repeat

Beddy Rays

Review by Dave McCarthy Dave McCarthy

18 Aug 2021

Super Reviewer
45

I just wouldn't be in the slightest bit surprised if Beddy Rays became one of the biggest bands in Australia in 12-18 months time. Good eggs making bloody good music that everyone can get around.

I just wouldn't be in the slightest bit surprised if Beddy Rays became one of the biggest bands in Australia in 12-18 months time. Good eggs making bloody good music that everyone can get around.

The Sunken Sea

Review

Funeral Pyres

The Sunken Sea

Review by Dave McCarthy Dave McCarthy

18 Aug 2021

Super Reviewer
50

"I want to be the knee that you grip under the table when the earth lurches sideways" is quite possibly my favourite opening lyric ever written. This is my favourite song to come out in 2021 so far, I listen to it 4-5 times a day, every day. I listen to it when I walk my dogs, I listen to it when I garden, I listen to it whenever I can. I'm not going to stop listening to it, I ab...

"I want to be the knee that you grip under the table when the earth lurches sideways" is quite possibly my favourite opening lyric ever written. This is my favourite song to come out in 2021 so far, I listen to it 4-5 times a day, every day. I listen to it when I walk my dogs, I listen to it when I garden, I listen to it whenever I can. I'm not going to stop listening to it, I absolutely adore it and you.

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Bellwether

Review

Shortsighted

Bellwether

Review by Dave McCarthy Dave McCarthy

18 Aug 2021

Super Reviewer
45

That yelling bit is right up there with the best bits of any songs from any genre in 2021. Phenomenally good shit.

That yelling bit is right up there with the best bits of any songs from any genre in 2021. Phenomenally good shit.

Indoor Fins

Review

Review by Dave McCarthy Dave McCarthy

13 Aug 2021

Super Reviewer
40

I've always thought every good footy team needs a big unit with flaming red hair on it, sets the right energy, after listening to this I'm inclined to think the same of songs. Bloody clever slice of pop production.

I've always thought every good footy team needs a big unit with flaming red hair on it, sets the right energy, after listening to this I'm inclined to think the same of songs. Bloody clever slice of pop production.

Moody Beach

Review

Plastic Love

Moody Beach

Review by Dave McCarthy Dave McCarthy

13 Aug 2021

Super Reviewer
40

Dense and deeply dazzling, this one really sucks you in and makes you stay.

Dense and deeply dazzling, this one really sucks you in and makes you stay.

YONDER

Review

Medicine Dreams

YONDER

Review by Dave McCarthy Dave McCarthy

13 Aug 2021

Super Reviewer
40

That doo doo doo, dadoo doo doo doo guitar riff sounds right out of 2010 handclap indie track, my exact favourite era of Australian music. Big fan.

That doo doo doo, dadoo doo doo doo guitar riff sounds right out of 2010 handclap indie track, my exact favourite era of Australian music. Big fan.

Hein Cooper

Review

Review by Dave McCarthy Dave McCarthy

13 Aug 2021

Super Reviewer
50

Just bloody phenomenal isn't it? I was entirely consumed by that track and thankful for it.

Just bloody phenomenal isn't it? I was entirely consumed by that track and thankful for it.

The Sleepyheads

Review

Review by Dave McCarthy Dave McCarthy

30 Jul 2021

Super Reviewer
45

Comes in charming and leaves bloody epic, it's another instant classic from The Sleepyheads.

Comes in charming and leaves bloody epic, it's another instant classic from The Sleepyheads.

radioboy

Review

Medicine

radioboy

Review by Dave McCarthy Dave McCarthy

29 Jul 2021

Super Reviewer
40

Bloody lovely. Hitting repeat, settling in and letting this one stay awhile.

Bloody lovely. Hitting repeat, settling in and letting this one stay awhile.

Lowe

Review

Surly

Lowe

Review by Dave McCarthy Dave McCarthy

29 Jul 2021

Super Reviewer
40

A cool, crisp and bloody great serving of Contemporary Shed Emo Guitar Rock of the Highest Order.

A cool, crisp and bloody great serving of Contemporary Shed Emo Guitar Rock of the Highest Order.

boler mani

Review

no patience

boler mani

Review by Dave McCarthy Dave McCarthy

29 Jul 2021

Super Reviewer
45

Right up there with the best of them, reinventing the sound of hip-hop in Australia right now.

Right up there with the best of them, reinventing the sound of hip-hop in Australia right now.

Hollie Col

Review

Forgot To Love You

Hollie Col

Review by Dave McCarthy Dave McCarthy

29 Jul 2021

Super Reviewer
45

The super casual vocal layered on top of a choir is such a great dynamic that just grasps you. Very bloody clever song that remains entirely charming and entirely absorbing from start to finish. I love this song.

The super casual vocal layered on top of a choir is such a great dynamic that just grasps you. Very bloody clever song that remains entirely charming and entirely absorbing from start to finish. I love this song.

Nervous Light

Review

Review by Dave McCarthy Dave McCarthy

29 Jul 2021

Super Reviewer
40

That chorus is an absolute tidal wave, would have loved to be in the studio when you crafted it.

That chorus is an absolute tidal wave, would have loved to be in the studio when you crafted it.

B. Coming

Review

Review by Dave McCarthy Dave McCarthy

29 Jul 2021

Super Reviewer
40

I bloody love you Benny. A gorgeous song from a gorgeous man.

I bloody love you Benny. A gorgeous song from a gorgeous man.