Pond’s The Weather: If Lateline and Gina Rinehart get you down

Deerhoof’s Greg Saunier once remarked in a press release for their record La Isla Bonita, “We don’t set out to create masterpieces. The Deerhoof fan is a thrill-seeker”. That descriptor once summed up exactly how I felt about Australian psychedelic rockers Pond. On reflection, I was engaging in a false dilemma where if their brothers … Continue reading Pond’s The Weather: If Lateline and Gina Rinehart get you down

Looking forward to the new Kirin J Callinan album, Bravado

For the uninitiated, Kirin J Callinan is the kind of enigma that writes a completely legible message on your bed sheets in pigs blood but you still aren’t quite sure what it means. On stage he is a charismatic schmoozer, lean and taut, he’s a true performer feeding off your approval but he’ll never once … Continue reading Looking forward to the new Kirin J Callinan album, Bravado