Young musicians have been hard hit by COVID, but the resilience they have shown in these uncertain times highlights how important young people are for the future of the music industry. Millicent Spencer reports
With local and US tours planned, a publishing deal and two major awards nominations, Melbourne metalcore band Thornhill looked set to take on the world. Then the virus hit. Drummer Ben Maida talks to Eilish Cook about what comes next.
It’s no secret DMA’s have always been into pop music. So, it doesn’t come as a surprise that on the third album they flip the script on their sound, swapping the usual wall of guitars for glaring synths and pulsating drums.
Australian quintet Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever deliver an exercise in sun-drenched indie rock and contemplative reflection, which explores the lost sense of familiarity and identity that spawns from an exhausting touring schedule.