• NICK THE BLINDER

    Nick Sheppard – he of a colourful rock history including The Cortinas and The Clash in the UK and The New Egyptians, Heavy Smoker, The DomNicks and collabs with DJ Charlie Bucket here in Perth – has a new-yet-not-new band that we’re going to see a whole lot more of in 2017.

  • BIRDS OF A FEATHER

    September  Sun have been quietly evolving since 2014, and have re-emerged as a six-piece with a debut EP, Of A Feather.

  • NOW IS WHEN

    WA living treasure, Dave Warner, launches his new album, When, with shows on Friday, March 17,  at the Charles Hotel and Saturday, March 18, at the Fly By Night Club, joined by Mental As Anything. Bob Gordon filmed this interview with 'The Boy From Bicton' for West TV on the occasion of his 40th anniversary in late-2016, Thanks to WTV's Angela Albuquerque and John Rapsey. 

  • KILLING TIME

    The Floors throw down on the floor yet again.

  • TO NARA WITH LOVE

    Perth's Ah Trees beguile once more with a new video for their single, Nara

  • ENJOY THE RIDE

    With an ear tilted towards the Britpop sounds of yore, Perth’s Imperials have just released a new single, Get Off On The Ride.

    Interestingly, Get Off On The Ride was also the title of the band’s 2016 debut EP, although the song didn’t feature on that release. It’s like Led Zeppelin and House Of The Holy all over again (just Google it, m'kay?).  

  • THE PRINCIPLE OF MOMENTS

    In May of last year, a hitherto unknown trio called Middle Kids released a gem of a song called Edge Of Town. What happened next is the kind of stuff you only read about.

  • OUR ISLAND HOME

    Busby Marou took some life-experience back to their roots for their third album, Postcards From The Shell House.

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    Created and led by award winning music journalist and stalwart of the WA music industry, Bob Gordon, and seed funded by Andrew Thompson, we bring you excellence in music journalism and unique insights into music-makers, both iconic and newly-minted.

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    Melody Pool writes songs about her life. Maybe they are her life. Telling the truth in this fashion may make great art, but she is under no illusion that this art does not come without cost.

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