The Mint Chicks reissue Fuck The Golden Youth for 10 year anniversary


The ‘Scene and The Mint Chicks go way back. There was that time we had a chat with Ruben 5 years ago when he told us about Breaking Bad. We’re also big fans of Opossom and Unknown Mortal Orchestra (fronted by the brothers Nielson respectively).

So when we find out that Fuck The Golden Youth is ten years old we feel old. They’re releasing it for the first time ever on vinyl, and strictly to 300 copies.

Preorder here. Get cracking.


god bows to math announce new album & Australian tour


New Zealand noisemakers god bows to math are back with a new album and tour.
Blackwire Records on Friday the 3rd April, baby!

Listen to Brighter Futures now.

Sat 28th March: Old Bar, Melbourne
Sun 29th March: Sound Recordings, Castlemaine
Mon 30th March: Northcote Social Club, Melbourne
Tue 31st March: Lacklustre HQ, Canberra
Wed 1st April: Yours and Owls, Wollongong
Thu 2nd April: Croatian Club, Newcastle
Fri 2nd April: Blackwire Records, Sydney
Sat 3rd April: Boundary Hotel, Brisbane

The cult of Cedric & Omar continues: Antemasque’s first Australian theatre show


The last time I saw Cedric & Omar was at the Coachella Festival in 2012 when it was the ‘triumphant return’ of At The Drive-In. Whether it was a blatant cash-grab or to ‘rekindle old friendships’ is open to debate, but one thing is certain: the intensity of early ATD-I was sorely lacking. In the olden days they’d play a festival at 2pm and perform like it was the final thing they’d ever do. They put everything into their shows. And now here they were, playing at 8pm on the third day of arguably the best festival in the world and it seemed liked Omar couldn’t give less of a shit, standing almost in the rafters looking bored as he played while the rest of the guys plowed forth.


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