Review: Freya Josephine Hollick – The Unceremonious Junking Of Me

dashville.com.au

Freya Josephine Hollick is an old-timey, country, folk singer/songwriter from the Victorian Goldfields. She was born and raised in Ballarat, and although she has tried her hand at city living, Ballarat and rural Victoria are where she is most at …

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Review: Freya Josephine Hollick – The Unceremonious Junking Of Me

thecourier.com.au

Freya Josephine Hollick answers the door for at her home in East Ballarat wearing a brilliant emerald green cable-knit jumper. The weather has swung between the first blast of oppressive late spring heat and squally freezing rain. A friend’s couch left …

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Review: Freya Josephine Hollick – The Unceremonious Junking Of Me

fortemag.com.au

With this release, it marks Freya Josephine Hollick’s return following her 2014 release Beauty and Sorrow. Inspired in part by early blues songs, it’s dark folk at its finest that brings in an old world charm missed out with many …

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Freya Josephine Hollick – The Unceremonious Junking Of Me

Future Popes

The music of Freya Josephine Hollick distils the nostalgic sounds of a damned and grand century into a bold retelling of country music. She returns with THE UNCEREMONIOUS JUNKING OF ME, her new album steeped in old world charm and …

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Review: Freya Josephine Hollick – The Unceremonious Junking Of Me

themusic.com.au

Shaped by the bones of bygone artists and couched in a rustic delivery. At first pass, the Melbourne-based country practitioner’s new album feels purpose-built for nostalgia, shaped by the bones of bygone artists and couched in a rustic delivery, but …

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Review: Matt Malone – S .I. X

Sydney Morning Herald

A “unique fusion of the traditional and avant-garde” is how Matt Malone’s debut album is described, and for once it’s not merely publicity hot air. Stripped and bare in the outlaw country tradition, but with the menace and slow-stabbing guitar …

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Review: Matt Malone – S .I. X

themusic.com.au

Victorian songwriter Matt Malone deals in dark, heavy and sombre music on his debut album. The pace is leaden, his voice a gothic, stentorian and preacher-like baritone. There are obvious touchstones like Nick Cave, Jeffrey Lee Pierce and Johnny Cash …

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Review: Yard Apes – Night of the Living Dead

Scannerzine

Three track 7″ on lovely clear and red splatter vinyl featuring this hot-rockin’ trio outta Ballarrat, Australia that consists of (I’m guessing) a front line of two brothers cranking out some seriously vibrant jams. Lead track is a nitrous-oxide laced …

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HEADS. – Video ‘A Mural Is Worth A Thousand Words’

A Mural Is Worth A Thousand Words’ it’s the latest single from the trio who recently released their self-titled debut. Travelling through a glitchy four minute mindfuck, the video for ‘A Mural Is Worth A Thousand Words’ stars the band’s frontman Ed Fraser. The video …

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Review: HEADS. – S/T

noecho.net

This self-titled debut EP from Heads.—a trio of two Germans and an Australian based in Berlin—unloads about a half-hour of absolutely dead-on perfect noise rock. Expect winding, slithering bass, bass, and more bass; a dash of skronk; a bit of …

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