‘Humanz’, Gorillaz: Subjectivity Is Not an Inherent Human Trait
By Athanasios Lazarou The most interesting thing about Gorillaz long awaited return isn’t the music (it’s inconsistent at best), it’s how the album is being delivered. Humanz is album that insists on both its own commercialism and its refusal of authorship. After a 7-year hiatus we not only get a 26-track album with collaborators such as […]
Mastodon – Once More ‘Round The Sun (Warner)
While Mastodon are generally considered one of the best metal bands to come out of the naughts, their newer material really shines. Once More ‘Round the Sun opens as all good metal albums should – with a chugging, stirring anthem about returning to life. I tend to consider this sort of metal, with its aggressive […]
Kimbra – 90s Music (Warner Music)
Justin Edwards: It seems like a good time to talk about the new Kimbra song. We were meant to be covering her supporting Janelle Monae last week but then the tour got cancelled. If you ask me it was pretty ambitious booking the Conventions Centre (c4,500 capacity) and charging something like $106 a pop. I paid […]
What do you think of the current state of Australian music | answers for BIGSOUND 2013
I hope at least 34% of the people attending get laid by someone unexpected.