tunesday - a is for alpine

9:00am Tuesday, 14 Aug.

Not only does Melbourne band Alpine rock our little cotton socks off with their debut album, but they also can teach us the musical alphabet.

splendid splendour review

3:00pm Wednesday, 01 Aug.

The Slip 'n' Slide of mud at this year's Splendour In The Grass created an alternate reality where it was normal to swing dance with a unicorn.

setting up splendour

3:00pm Thursday, 26 Jul.

The winner of issue 47's spiffy subscription prize, Nic Carah, has spent the past few days helping build Splendour. If you want a sneak peek of what's expected for the weekend, have a gander. Oh, and bring your wellies.

tunesday - the falls

9:00am Tuesday, 31 Jul.

They've fallen in love, they've broken up, they've made some pretty tunes.

tunesday - patrick wolf

9:00am Tuesday, 24 Jul.

We're howling a yes of approval for Patrick Wolf's new album, Lupercalia.

tunesday - dirt farmer

8:00am Tuesday, 21 Aug.

Every town has one musical troupe that everyone seems to know a member of. In Melbourne, Dirt Farmer is that band.

tunesday - elephant eyes

9:00am Tuesday, 17 Jul.

Folk music can be like candy apples. They both have a bright, glossy sheen on the outside that makes you want to sink your teeth into its sweetness. But on the underside, you find something quite different - the tart, unexpectedly delicious tang of a saccharine facade.

tunesday - the medics

8:00am Tuesday, 03 Jul.

These four boys from Cairns can evoke more emotion in one of their songs than an entire discography of most modern bands.

tunesday - the laurels

8:00am Tuesday, 26 Jun.

If The Velvet Underground liked harmonies and hung out in Surry Hills, they might have sounded like these guys.

tunesday - winter people

8:00am Tuesday, 19 Jun.

Oh, how we love an acoustic set. The fizzle and crack of an amp can never beat the intimate sentimentality of an unplugged band - especially when they're playing in a lounge room strewn with fairy lights.

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