Album Review :: Suburban Dark ‘Second Front’

Second Front is a welcome respite from the ‘feel good’ vibes of boganhood in Australian hip hop, With every deliberated second begging to be played LOUD.

AOTW Review :: James Holden ‘The Inheritors’

James Holden’s second full-length effort is one mind-bending experience worth committing to, even if it might leave you in a trance-like state staring into oblivion.

AOTW Review :: Run The Jewels

Run The Jewels is the result of the ultimate bro-ing down of two rap icons for whom race, age, time and money present no obstacle. Anthony Wallace sifts through the swagger on our album of the week…

AOTW Review :: Kirin J. Callinan ‘Embracism’

There’s an honesty to Callinan you can’t help but admire. If you think his naked body says something, his unencumbered lyrics reveal a whole lot more: an all too real world full of unflattering realities and fears of death.

AOTW Review :: Big Scary ‘Not Art’

This album asks a lot of questions, but doesn’t provide many answers. It forces you to consider “What is art?” and “What is not art?” Reward yourself with a listen to the album, and I’m sure you’ll agree it is a work of art.

Album Review :: Midnight Juggernauts ‘Uncanny Valley’

Having graduated as masters of intergalactic copulation, Midnight Juggernaut’s ‘Uncanny Valley’ is an album guaranteed to leave you satisfied.

AOTW Review :: Kendrick Lamar – Good Kid, m.A.A.d City

“A short film by Kendrick Lamar”. These are the words printed on the front cover of Lamar’s second studio album – a musical journey so vivid it feels like you’re a fly on the wall, watching his tumultuous life unfold.

AOTW Review :: Flume

Alessandro Dallarmi dives head-first (and head-over-heels) into our album of the week – Flume’s self-titled debut – and tells us why it’s now possible to non-ironically fall in love with pop music.

Sunset Review :: Daphni – ‘Jiaolong’

From pan flutes, soul and jazz, to dark disco territory. From North American tribal celebrations through to vast western prairies via ancient Egypt. You’re in for a treat.

AOTW Review :: Flying Lotus – Until The Quiet Comes

Alessandro takes us on a (very) visual journey of Flying Lotus’ (or FlyLo’s) new album describing emotive colours, brushstrokes, space travellers, dimming lights and vortexes.