Melbourne band Gold Class are in a league of their own. Their debut album It’s You blazed the trail back in September 2015, and then the boys had their recent scorching single. ‘Kids On Fire’ sees Gold Class exploding with an even bigger sound, serving as a taste tester for their forthcoming second LP.
The C-word isn’t one that you’ll hear too often. That is, unless you watch a lot of Alex “Shooter” Williamson’s comedy, in which he champions Australian boganism in various skits via YouTube.
Karova Lounge are known for throwing some pretty decent parties over the years, more than a decade’s worth, and this month they’ll perhaps throw their biggest yet as they take things to the street with the return of Yacht Club DJs.
Don’t Poke the Bear is a full service musicians hub in Geelong, providing world-class recording studios, acoustically designed rehearsal studios and sound hire. Forté chat with Don’t Poke the Bear about the artist hub.
Melbourne-via-Torquay septet King Gizzard and The Lizard Wizard have always had a thing for out-of-the-ordinary album titles. Past example
s include I’m In Your Mind Fuzz, Paper Mâché Dream Balloon and even their most recent LP, April’s endlessly looping Nonagon Infinity. With the announcement of their ninth album, however, it seemed as though the Gizz had truly outdone themselves with the mouthful that is Flying Microtonal Banana. Just try saying that three times fast.
Sunday afternoons are never easy. Maybe you’ve spent the morning out and about, or you’re nursing a hangover from a big Saturday night, and as the time goes on, it looms on you that soon it will be the dreaded return to work with a full week ahead.
Diving head-first into a crowd of people while screaming the high notes of a brooding track sounds like a rare feat. But for Hayley Mary, lead vocalist of Sydney’s beloved four piece The Jezabels, it doesn’t even require a second thought.
Life couldn’t be better for UK game changers Glass Animals. Since the release of their highly anticipated follow up album, How to Be a Human Being, the mild-manner quartet from Oxford have become the toast of the town, in almost every city in the world, including the city of love – and this is where Forté Mag found drummer Joe Seaward strolling along the canals.
What do artists such as Moby, Fatboy Slim and Led Zeppelin all have in common? At some point in their career they all covered or interpreted classic folklore songs to create something genuinely unique to their own style. In terms of current acts that still provide this focus on freshly interpreted folk songs, Australia’s own Bush Gothic is incomparable.