I’m A Gig Loser

As was mentioned previously the gig economy makes for a very fragile and volatile segment of the economy. The music industry is part of that gig economy and has decided to document the damage done to it. Created by the Australian Festivals Association and the Australian Music Industry Network, I Lost My Gig was created […]

Remedy For The Air

We’re all sick (sometimes literally) or what might be in the air with COVID-19, so let’s look at something far more pleasant that could be in the air. As part of the Triple J’s Like A Version series, bureau favourite Stella Donnelly popped into a hopefully well sanitised studio to do a version of the […]

Pod Love

Enigmatic Welsh rock band, Manic Street Preachers have been been releasing music since the early 1990s. To chronicle this extensive output is the podcast, Do You Love Us. Going through every track from every album, the hosts take a deep dive into a band with a library of extraordinary songs. Usually an episode is dedicated […]

From Rolling To Coves

A couple of local music releases to be featured today that had videos set loose recently. The first is Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever with their track, ‘Cars In Space.’ The band is warming up for a support slot with The Pixies in a couple of weeks and then they set off to Europe for some […]

Light Phone

This bureau is a big fan of using camera phones for professional projects. While limitations still exist it is still more than possible for professionals to produce professional results. Apple certainly likes to remind everybody that this is possible by producing videos of professional quality. It’s latest wave of this comes twofold. First, there’s the […]

A Book Is Round The Corner

Hip-hop star, Tricky has been making music since joining up with the Wild Bunch (evolving into Massive Attack) in the late 80s early 90s. He blossomed into a solo career with the genre defining (much to his chagrin) and wonderful Maxinquaye. To read the story of his multi-decade career pick up the book, Hell Is […]

San Cisco State Their Case

Last Decemeber Western Australian band, San Cisco released the excellent, Skin. They now follow this up with Reasons. It’s interesting to see the transformation of this band. They were a fresh faced smiling band full of pop hits. The pop hits are still there, but the faces now look a little more world weary. Not […]