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Pom Poko – ‘Birthday’ album review


Bella Union signings Pom Poko met while studying at Trondheim music conservatory and claim their distinctive sound has a ‘Norwegian punky sweetness’. Following appearances at The Great Escape and plays on Radio 1 and 6 Music, their debut album ‘Birthday’ lands on 22 February and promises to be quirky, creative and unpredictable… ‘Theme #1′ combines…

Eerie Wanda Pet Town album

Eerie Wanda – ‘Pet Town’


Written ‘over a period of time spent inside my shell’, Eerie Wanda’s (Dutch/Croatian audio and visual artist Marina Tadic) second album ‘Pet Town’ will be released via Joyful Noise Records on 25 January. The record opens with its title track, a song that mixes nature sounds, finger clicks, folky whistles and soulful lullaby vocals. Marina…

Press Club Late Teens album review 2019

Press Club – ‘Late Teens’ album review


Daniel P. Carter’s favourites Press Club have toured with bands as varied as Joyce Manor, Cloud Nothings and The Smith Street Band and now the Melbourne band have signed to the ever-reliable Hassle Records to release their debut album, ‘Late Teens’. There’s an anthem-in-waiting on the opening ‘Crash’. It’s packed with feedback, resounding drums and…