Tag: Synth pop

“Flamingo is about trying to hold hope and hopelessness together” : Interview with Olympia.

Something exciting has been quietly happening in this country to music that now it seems almost impossible to keep a […]

On my stereo this week: ‘Homemade Dynamite’ by Lorde.

Okay, you might be getting the impression that by now I’m having a synth pop kind of week. Having solely […]

The Hottman Sisters are about to set the world on fire!

Just when you think you have worked out The Hottman Sisters they surprise you with a new track that doesn’t […]

There are no rules when it comes to The Blackheart Orchestra.

Chrissy Mostyn and Rick Pilkington, the multi-instrumentalist duo from Manchester, who perform as The Blackheart Orchestra, are a revelation for […]

There will never be anyone like her ever again! Lady Madonna at 60.

Back in school in early ’84 I still had no idea who Madonna was despite the fact that she was […]

Never Let Her Go: Interview with Sarah Blasko.

Back in February upon its release I had earmarked Sarah Blasko’s Depth of Field as my pick for the best album […]

’80s music nostalgia: The Thompson Twins.

More than ever it seems, ’80s music is an enduring fixture for music enthusiast, longing for the days of old. […]

Interview with Robert Goodge on I’m Talking and their long awaited re-release of Bear Witness.

It’s fair to say the Australian music scene was about to go through another cyclical change during the early to […]

St. Vincent – ‘Masseduction’ album review.

St. Vincent – Masseduction (Loma Vista Recordings). Annie Clark late last year hinted that this album was going to be her […]

‘O’ is for Olympia: The Rise of Olivia Bartley.

For an artist like Olympia with a relatively young career, she seems to have very quickly asserted herself with poise […]