Emily Gibb

Independent Artist Of The Week: Negative Gears

If you’re having a coffee in Marrickville and you hear a scathing punk takedown of the Catholic clergy, it just might be a Negative Gears rehearsal.

Independent Artist of the Week: Traffik Island

Lead singer and guitarist of ORB, HIEROPHANTS and The Frowning Clouds Zak Olsen has an off-kilter crack at another side project – the slow-burning Traffik Island.

Independent Artist of the Week: The Native Cats

Get into some Apple Isle post-punk pub rock that’s as crisp and acidic as a fresh Granny Smith.

Independent Artist of the Week: Midas.Gold

US West Coast via Brisbane rapper Midas.Gold touches trap, dance, UK garage and pop – and you know what happens then.

Independent Artist of the Week: Bachelor Pad

After a three year recording hiatus, Bachelor Pad have come in hot this year with two EPs full of sub-2 minute uncut lo-fi gems.

Independent Artist of the Week: Body Type

Things are coming up roses for mega-talented Body Type, and we quite clearly cannot get enough.

Independent Artist of the Week: Big Supermarket

A modern day oddity, Big Supermarket eschew social media for true long distance connection. Drawing members from Perth and Melbourne they make lo-fi 80s infused excursions across the Nullarbor.

Independent Artist of the Week: Gravel Pit

The inner west’s Gravel Pit are giving us brazen, mangled and pulsating experimental punky electronica that might even get ya thinking about doomed primates in space.

Independent Artist of the Week: Perra Vida

Violence against women, government f**kery, drugs, organised religion, it’s all fuel for the raging fire that is Perra Vida – feminist punk direct from Lima, Peru.

Independent Artist of the Week: Henri O.R. Asar

Henri O.R. Asar is here to soundtrack your early-spring sun with his unfixed, IDM-influenced ambient soundscapes – music to get lost in.