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Michel Rowland
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Sounds Like Winter's coming...
Initiated in late 2013 as a songwriting
partnership between Ant Banister and Ash Rothschild , as a fully fledged
band, Sydney’s  Sounds Like Winter have
quickly become one of Australia’s leading proponents of dark, melodic post-punk
and darkwave synth. Ash ...

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Kollapsing new people
The new clip for 'Heartworm' by Kollaps​ , from St. Kilda in Melbourne, along with their forthcoming four-song cassette/download EP by the same name (via Belgian label Silken Tofu ), is something I've been waiting to catch some kind of glimpse of/clues abou...

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A review I wrote recently about the forthcoming new album from Hamsas XIII:
‘Encompass’ is an epic maiden voyage. To exhume a once widely overused term, the ‘organic’ ‪#‎HamsasXIII‬ philosophy behind writing and recording means that both the creative process and the end product are one and the same; as if it were the duo’s vision all along that the album itself should also double as the ‘behind the scenes’ document of how it was made. Their unyielding commitment to realising that instinctive vision, while also encompassing the pathways between setting-off and reaching their destination, is one of the album’s greatest achievements. ► by Michel on ‪#‎GothicRock‬

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What
was to become, for the foreseeable future at least, the final installment of
'Saturday Night, Stay At Home' as an internet radio show, has finally been
archived over on Mixcloud.  First broadcast back in September on  Cathedral13.com , the show feature...

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Nice review of one of Black City Lights' final performances, from Michael Hollywood.

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#HorrorVacui The band's overall sound is very punk/deathrock with a Gothic influence, reminiscent of L.A.'s FOF (Fangs on Furs) or Los Carniceros Del Norte with delightfully catchy guitar riffs, loads of fun with a dark accent. Any fan of Deathrock or Goth Rock will find this release a delight and I strongly urge my readers to pick up a copy for yourself ► by Detra on ‪#GothicRock‬
http://goo.gl/z3Ic1M

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Guest Blog on the Tracks
While in the process of overhauling and reinventing Sat at Home as a music blog, I've been dragging out and finishing off a lot of writing that I started over the course of running the radio show since mid 2013, but never seemed to find the time to complete...

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No Why: an introduction - the 'Weathered' EP, live in Wellington (14 Feb 2015), and new single
No Why are
a post-punk influenced band from Auckland . Originally
known as 1995 , the band was formed in
2006 by Adrian Bird (guitar), Matt Offord (vocals), Jordan Puryer (drums),
David Provan (guitar) and Chris Washer (bass). Adrian Bird and Jordan Puryer
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Transitioning...
Since September 2014, I've been forced to concede that hosting a regular radio show is just something I can't fit in around my otherwise highly irregular schedule. Consequently, ' Saturday Night Stay At Home ' will be transitioning from a radio show to a mu...

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News: September/October 2013 On the latest installment of Saturday Night,
Stay At Home I promised listeners that they would be able to fi...
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