The Novatones are a highly regarded four-piece indie outfit from Southampton, England who are buzzing off of the back of some well received festival performances and widely tipped as one to watch for 2015! If Andrew Loog Oldham was still darting about he would be stalking this bunch for a signature; simply said, they’re ripe for a record deal.
With the release of 3rd self-funded EP ‘Sunday Romance’, The-Vintage were lucky enough to get some time to talk on the new EP, just what style means to the band and matters of surviving a tour.
OK so we’re just going to come out and say it, this is definitely one of our favourite albums of the year to date.
Plucking up the courage to approach a girl in a supermarket car-park who later went on to become his wife, the self-appointed Reverend of folk Joshua Tillman AKA Father John Misty is back with an epic album release that tells the tale of happiness through a back story of self-loathing.
Get your ears around the melodic sounds of Tremble Out; an Austin, Texas based 4 piece with a passion for intelligent guitar work, shoe-gaze and the space age! Showing some real potential we caught up with the group whilst the vinyl of their first EP was still warm…. Here’s what they had to say…..
Re-published with love by Vanessa Burton & LDS, March 2015
Flicking through a copy of New Zealand’s LIFE Magazine from 24 July, 1967 a quite incredible story stands out on one of the most influential pop bands of our lifetime. It is written at a very interesting time, the turning point of a very sharp decade, a period where psychedelia and exploration gave new aspect and provides great insight into the changing mood and evolution of the most famous pop band of our time.
UK/Australia Concert Tour, Adelaide Town Hall, 12 March 2015.
Michael Caine is the iconic face of a male Londoner living in the class discarding Sixties. His rough and ready and self assured attitude and rich Cockney voice struck a chord with the new self-made man of society. Caine forged a career as the protagonist in a series of crime thrillers which truly represented the grittier side of the over-glamorised ‘Swinging Sixties’.
The Ocean Party is a six-piece guitar pop band from Melbourne currently on the brink of something big. With the release of 4th Album ‘Soft Focus’, and back from their first US Tour, The-Vintage needed to have a chat. Recovering from his busy schedule we were lucky enough to get 20 minutes with guitarist Lachlan Denton on a long-distance phone-call between Adelaide and Melbourne to talk on the new album and matters of surviving a zombie apocalypse.