This is an instrumental album that combines bouncy prog, rock and jazz to create a mind blowing, paradigm shifting experience. It’s near impossible to describe but I will do my best. Continue reading Arcing WIRES – prime (Art As Catharsis) 2020
Jaw-droppingly good. Continue reading Ebonivory – The Long Dream I (2020) Wild thing records
Instrumental music can be hard to write about since the very task of ‘describing’ music is like trying to explain a mountain view with a one line drawing.
Where do I even begin.
The Omnific are absolute lords. Continue reading The Omnific – The Minds Eye (2019)
I wouldn’t normally cover a single for My Indie Australia…but when you hear some bullshit like this, one tends to feel compelled to just freak out and tell everyone. Continue reading The Omnific – The Stoic (single) 2019
I’m a music fan and getting to do a Q&A with a band you really like is a buzz. Melbourne’s prog-darlings ‘Circles’ are one of those acts whose career I have watched and followed since they came along. So when given an opportunity to get a few words in with Circles drummer Dave Hunter ahead of the release of ‘The Last One’ I had to take it! Continue reading Q&A w/ Dave Hunter from Circles
In the same way that Animals As Leaders utilise dual 7 & 8 string guitars that blur the line between bass and guitar…so too The Omnific blurs that same line with actual bass guitars. Continue reading The Omnific – Kismet (2017)
From the opening moments of Digital Ritual, it is clear that this is a seriously accomplished album with it sheer production value, dialled guitar tones and crushing drum sounds. Continue reading As Paradise Falls – Digital Ritual (2017)
Combining flamboyant musicianship and accessible song writing is a delicate balance which many aspire towards but few achieve. Voyager have the finesse and maturity to manage this tightrope act between awe inspiring and attention grabbing music. ‘Ghost Mile’ is an album that provides a shining example of just how heavy and how technical you can get in this genre without sacrificing a good song. Continue reading Voyager – Ghost Mile (2017)
Intense, focussed and anthemic rock that hits all the right notes. Consistent from start to finish this album is an absolute knock out. Continue reading Branch Arterial – Beyond The Border (2016)