Monthly Archives: August, 2012

Drawn From Bees – The May King and his Paper Crown Review

A young king struggles to retain his crown as he chases the woman he loves and faces the loss of his innocence. It sounds like the work of a high fantasy author, but in fact, it is the plot that runs through The May King and his Paper Crown, the second album from Brisbaneband Drawn …

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Kingswood – Change of Heart Review

Melbournian four-piece Kingswood have arrived with their debut EP Change of Heart and are ready to punch you in the face with their brand of hard and fast rock. Influenced by Josh Homme and co., Change of Heart features loud, brash guitars, heavy bass lines and occasionally powerful vocals from front man Fergus Linacre. New …

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Cybernetic Express – Love Rocket Review

Grab your oxygen tanks and set phasers to kill, because former 1200 Techniques member Simon Foretti, a.k.a. Cybernetic Express,  is taking you on a journey to through space to tackle cyber-terrorism with electronic funk in his debut solo EP Love Rocket. Foretti, whose debut effort must be close to the longest ‘EP’ ever at 41 …

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Single Review: The Salvadors – Merrily

After winning plaudits through Triple J and Rolling Stone in 2010 for their single Wilson, Perth-based indie pop quartet The Salvadors have released the first single from their upcoming debut LP, Holy Drunken Fisherman, in the form of the sun-drenched Merrily. Practically begging to be played in summer at the beach, Merrily’s jangling rhythm takes …

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Tribes: Ascend Review

This year has seen a large number of free-to-play shooters launch, I’ve spend some time with one of the more exciting titles – a new addition to the popular Tribes series. What’s The Deal? Tribes: Ascend is a multi-player FPS from Hi-Rez Studios, known for Sci-fi MMO Global Agenda, which embraces the long-standing series’ roots …

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