Serious Beak release new single, are crowdfunding vinyl pressing

It's been a long time between drinks for Sydney mathxblokes SERIOUS BEAK. Having last released new music back in 2011, the guys must be chomping at the bit to get new stuff out there. And here is the first taste of their upcoming album Ankaa, the new single 'Red (Laniocera hypopyrra)'. Deli ...

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By Alex Wilson| News
Interview with Dumbsaint’s Michael Tokar

Sydney's post-rock auteurs DUMBSAINT are drumming up some great press and reviews for their latest effort, the darkly cinematic Panorama, in ten pieces. OZPROG recently dropped a line to one of the band's two new guitarists, Michael Tokar , to get the lowdown on their writing process, th ...

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By Alex Wilson| News
Dumbsaint release ‘Panorama, in ten pieces.’

Longstanding members of Sydney's vibrant instrumental rock scene, DUMBSAINT have released their latest album, Panorama, in ten pieces. It's a thrilling and complex journey, through the darker side of post-metal, made all the more enticing by the prospect of an self-made feature film to acc ...

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By Alex Wilson| News
The Red Paintings Announce UK Headline Shows

Australian orchestral art-rockers THE RED PAINTINGS have added a run of dates in the United Kingdom this November. The band are in the midst of an ambitious, constantly-expanding 122-date world tour in support of their latest album, The Revolution Is Never Coming. Before hitting the UK, the ...

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By Alex Wilson| News
New Shows added to …And You Will Know Us By The Trail of Dead’s Australian Tour

Texas' finest ...AND YOU WILL KNOW US BY THE TRAIL OF DEAD (USA) have added new shows to their upcoming 20th Anniversary tour of Australia this August. Punters in Adelaide will now be able to catch the band's fiery live show for the first time in 13 years, and New Zealand shows in Auckland, ...

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By Alex Wilson| News
sleepmakeswaves triple j ‘Live At The Wireless’ set streaming online

Instrumental post-rockers sleepmakeswaves recently wrapped up a 55-date world tour at Sydney's Metro Theatre. This hometown show from June was recorded by by triple j for their longstanding live music segment, Live at the Wireless. Not bad for a proggy band with no vocals. Check it out the s ...

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By Alex Wilson| News
We Lost The Sea Release ‘Departure Songs’

Sydney's post-rockers WE LOST THE SEA have released their latest full-length record. Titled Departure Songs, the album is an exploration of human courage and the grief that often accompanies it. It was written and recorded after the band moved to an instrumental format after the tragic passi ...

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By Alex Wilson| News
We Lost The Sea Release New Sing ‘A Gallant Gentleman’

WE LOST THE SEA, one of Sydney's premier instrumental rock bands, have dropped the lead single from their upcoming record Departure Songs, available here.  The title references Captain Lawrence "Titus" Oates. Part of an expedition that was rapidly running out of supplies and hope, the sick an ...

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By Alex Wilson| News
Dumbsaint Release ‘Cold Call’ Single & Video

Sydney's DUMBSAINT have just released 'Cold Call', the lead single from their upcoming full-length Panorama, in ten pieces. The song, and album pre-orders, are available for streaming and purchase here. The band is known for their unique juxtaposition of post-metal music with self-created a ...

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Interview: Andrew Pearsall from Solkyri

Instrumental rock outfit SOLKYRI are back from their first ever tour of Europe and launching their second album 'Sad Boys Club' with shows in Australia - kicking off tomorrow at Spectrum in Sydney alongside SEIMS and Troldhaugen. Their upbeat, expansive approach to post-rock has seen them hit ...

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