Category Archives: Reviews

Self described as indie/electro/pop, Tokyo Denmark Sweden’s EP is definitely weighted towards the second and third of those genres.

Flume’s been touted as the future of Australian electronic music, and judging by this debut album, I would think that’s not too far off the mark.

A round of applause to Last Dinosaurs, from the enclave of 18+ year olds huddled near The Metro Theatre’s upstairs bar.

Mumford & Sons have an interesting combination of fast paced country songs and quieter, subtler folksy tracks. The blend worked well to maintain the audience’s attention.

I imagine when this year’s heat wave hits, Panama’s It’s Not Over is going to be a perfectly timed, refreshing blast of sweet, summertime pop.

At the risk of sounding patronising, Elizabeth Rose (aka Elizabeth Maniscalco) is a talented young lady. Elizabeth Rose’s Crystallise EP, out October 12 through Inertia, is impressive.

Ahh, Northeast Party House. I became a fan that night. Their music is indie pop rock, which nods to Gorillaz and Blur, but their attitude is endearingly punk.

Collarbones are off to a good start with new album Die Young. And by a good start, I mean it in the most literal sense with their killer of an opening track ‘Hypothermia (ft. Guerre).’ Stream it in full.

Our mate Jake caught Flume, Nina Las Vegas and Beni on triple j’s national House Party tour. He rated the whole bloody experience highly.

It seems like years since Alpine first appeared on the radio and touring circuit. They have only now stopped playing hard to get with their freshly released debut album A is for Alpine out via Ivy League Records.

Very rarely do I go into a show expecting something, and getting something COMPLETELY different in return.  I really under-estimated Father John Misty. I mean, who would of thought someone formally of Fleet Foxes could sell out Oxford Art Factory? Brisbane band Mosman Alder opened the night. Apparently unknown to much of the crowd at […]

Ryan Le Bon reviews the Friends, Howler and Zulu Winter Splendour in the Grass sideshow. He has a crush on Friends front-woman Samantha Urbani, it turns out.

acidstag.com needs a budding journalist to attend and review Splendour in the Grass 2012 sideshows for Friends, Howler, Zulu Winter, Father John Misty, Youth Lagoon, and Electric Guest.

Mystery Jets @ the Hi FI Bar, Melbourne, 5 January 2011.  Words by L-Bo & Slamdrew Adoring fans filled the packed Hi Fi Bar, Melbourne on Wednesday night for the Mystery Jets’ show, and since the Sydney boys at acid stag couldn’t make it to VIC, we were delighted to go along to report. I’ll admit […]