Halcyon Days – The Silverbeets (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

I always maintain that the job of a single is to advertise a forthcoming album. It’s an old-school notion I know, especially in this age where today's artists seem to feel the need to spew forth every and any sonic endeavour as soon as the paint is dry. But if I am right and singles... Continue Reading →

Girl – Waterplanet (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

The things I love about Waterplanet are the same things I have always loved about bands such as Violent Femmes. The sparseness and acoustic drive of the instrumentation, the strange, busker-like and slightly off-kilter nature of delivery, the wilful under-production, the rustic charm and just the sheer purposefully off-message, fashionable speaking, sound that they make.In... Continue Reading →

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