New music by Melbourne-based Kirkis

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By Andrey Varela in New Music on Tuesday 20 August 2013

I met Kirkis about a year ago through mutual friends, and we got talking a bit at the café he was working at. At some point he casually mentioned that I should come along to one of his gigs. I didn’t realize he made music, and as every other kid in Melbourne seems to be […]

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New music by Oklahoma’s JD McPherson

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By Cole DeGenova in New Music on Friday 14 September 2012

Somewhere in between Little Richard, Bo Diddley and Jackie Wilson is Oklahoma’s JD McPherson. Delightfully less gimmicky than most of the ‘retro soul’ artists these days, McPherson’s album, Signs and Signifiers, (recorded in Chicago) sounds like pure late 50s rhythm and blues. You have to give him credit for doing his homework and for having […]

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Portrait of the band Sleigh Bells by Erin Gallagher

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By EG in New Illustration on Tuesday 24 May 2011

Check out Erin Gallagher’s portrait of Alexis Krauss and Derek E. Miller of Sleigh Bells. Her voice is like crystal and his guitar shreds. Perfect combo!

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