Building A Sweet Home Studio From Scratch With The John Steel Singers

Studio time isn’t cheap and, when you’re spending so much time in there, you want it to be a comfortable space. So, for some bands like The John Steel Singers, it made more sense for them to build their own home studio entirely from scratch. Impressively, the band gradually transformed...

Blurst of Times 2016 Took Brisbane By Storm

One of our favourite Aussie festivals The Blurst of Times came back for another year with a killer line up for their third appearance. The lineup included infamous local ratbags Dune Rats as well as SA’s finest punk legends BAD//DREEMS, buzzed to the max Perth group Methyl Ethel and the most provocative man in...

Aussie Bands Pick Their Favourite Spooky Halloween Films

The spooky season is upon us, people. Ghosts and ghouls around the nation are getting ready for their biggest night of the year, as the rest of us figure out which pop culture reference to go as to our best mate’s Halloween fiesta. Others, meanwhile, are readying horror movie marathons...

Panama Festival 2015 Lineup Gets Even Better

Housed in the secluded picturesque valley of northeast Tasmania, A Festival Called Panama, commonly known as Panama, is gearing up for it’s second event at the beginning of next year, and they’ve just added a healthy list of Aussie artists to it’s stellar lineup. The fresh batch of entertainers to take...

17 Aussies Locked In For Great Escape To UK Festival

Earlier this month, a record-breaking 55 Australian artists hit Austin, Texas for the annual music industry conference SXSW. Now a strong selection of Aussies are headed to UK’s equivalent career-breaking event, the Great Escape Festival. Held annually in the Brighton seaside, this year’s Great Escape will take place over three...

John Steel Singers & Jeremy Neale Review Each Other’s Records

Brisbane’s experimental gang The John Steel Singers and bravado-charged Jeremy Neale are set for their joint East Coast Boys Gone Wild Tour in promotion of each artist’s respective new records.  Both releases were well-received, we gave our two cents on The John Steel Singers’ “creative experimentation” on Everything’s A Thread and Jeremy...

24 More Aussie Bands Added To SXSW 2014 Lineup

Last year was a banner year for Aussies making a big splash in international waters, with a number of bands cracking overseas media, the blogosphere, festivals and radio, and even the Grammys. Now the Aussie invasion is set to continue, as a batch of 24 more bands are set to...

The John Steel Singers Talk New Album, Their Weird Instruments, & DIY Recording

The John Steel Singers have been busy. Members have gotten married (not to each other), toured America, built a studio, and still found the time to put together a brand spanking new album – and a great one at that. We caught up with frontman Tim Morrissey to chat about...

The John Steel Singers

The John Steel Singers brought their album launch tour to Melbourne’s Ding Dong Lounge to commemorate the exact day their second album Everything’s A Thread was released into the wild. Also on the bill were Neighbourhood Youth and the Go Violets who both performed solid sets to a largely sparse...

Everything’s A Thread

The John Steel Singers may be one member down, but their sound is as big as ever. The band now sees its five founding multi-instrumentalist members taking on more specialised roles in what has ultimately resulted in their most diverse collection of music to date. Their second studio album, Everything’s...