Within a digital world celebrating the polarising extremities of the bright and obvious, something a little denser or opaque can cut across as a refreshing concept. An occasional shot of capital-A-for-Art artifice can be a welcome diversion. Author’s Note: I’m not sure why I’m analogising Beaches to progressive rock but here we are. Tracks like […]
There are few Australian groups which can truly grasp the mind-manifesting ideas of the psychedelic sound and its underpinning ethos but Beaches are an act that consistently strikes the anvil on its head. A collection of members from well-known Melbournian acts with a few more extra hands thrown in, the five-piece have retained a lengthy […]
Everett True invokes the carnal spirit of the Mary Poppins books in a somewhat cackhanded attempt to explain his fascination for the new Bushwalking album.
The extra reading is well worth your time. I’m way more entertaining than I need to be, given the subject matter.
By the set’s end, I was down on my knees.
Beaches’ She Beats album launch tour comes to Brisbane, with support from Per Purpose and Occults.
If only I’d listened to this one properly before tonight, I might have risked a journey down the Valley.
Beaches have chosen to exist as a small, heavily populated planet in a universe of infinite possibilities and sounds. And that is never a cause for celebration.
With its impromptu gargling and glugging, ‘Goldfish’ is a classic of its kind.