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Hear This Artist Today: Paul Thomas Saunders

I don’t know a whole heap about Paul Thomas Saunders. I couldn’t write his biography or even his Wikipedia article. I couldn’t introduce him before he gives a guest lecture to earnest young students. But he’s writing some excellent music, … Continue reading

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Hear This Artist Today: Hayden Calnin

One day it will be a slight blight on Hayden Calnin’s Wikipedia bio that he once won the Melbourne branch of something called the Telstra Road To Discovery. Judging by the communication behemoth’s terrible attempt at creating a set top … Continue reading

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Hear This Artist Today: Radical Face

The solo project of Ben Cooper, Radical Face has been on my mind to share with people since this genesis of this little site. Composing beautiful, droopy-eye-inducing folk, he has a penchant for concept albums, with his 2007 album Ghost exploring … Continue reading

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Hear This Artist Today: Emma Louise

Australia’s always been good at churning out talented female singers. Lasses like Sarah Blasko, Lisa Mitchell, Sia Furler and Julia Stone are a mainstay in the Aussie musical landscape, and on the evidence of Queensland’s 19 year-old Emma Louise, there’s … Continue reading

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Hear This Artist Today: Tim Fitz

A few months ago my sister showed me a video of a musician. This musician’s name was Tim Fitz, and his parents and mine are good friends. The video of this Tim Fitz character was sublime, featuring a song he’d … Continue reading

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Hear This Artist Today: James Vincent McMorrow

I probably judge music too quickly. Far too often I find myself listening to new artists and then dismissing them straight away, before rediscovering them after a few weeks. Well, I’ve done this with Irish multi-instrumentalist James Vincent McMorrow, whose … Continue reading

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Hear This Artist Today: We Are Trees

One of the annoying things about creating a music blog is that you wish you could go back in time to when you found a brilliant artist before anyone else, purely so that you could blog about them and be … Continue reading

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