Ellery Daines: Failure Thirty Minutes Deep (2022)

Ellery Daines: Failure Thirty Minutes Deep (2022)

Since I came across the single No-One I have been waiting for this album to drop, a feeling which was only exacerbated by the follow-up, Imposter Syndrome, but at long last it is here. I could quibble that there are only eight songs, and it is only 31 minutes long,...
Pretty Stooked: Wanted (2022) single

Pretty Stooked: Wanted (2022) single

Songwriter, guitarist and vocalist Eddie Kiesanowski has been involved in music from a young age, and while studying at ARA he formed his first band, {Skelter}. After they had released their debut EP they headed off to Melbourne with mentor Tom Larkin ({Shihad}). The...
Aria: Love Songs Till Midnight (2022)

Aria: Love Songs Till Midnight (2022)

Here we have the debut EP from Aria, and a really interesting release it is as well. The focus throughout is on her pure clear vocals which have a tone that bring the listener in close, no matter what style they are performing. In that sense she is somewhat...
No Man’s Land: West Coast (2022) single

No Man’s Land: West Coast (2022) single

This is the third single from all-girl Wellington-based quartet {No Man’s Land}, which I am guessing is the rationale behind the name and I must admit it made me smile. That smile continued as I listened to West Coast as there is a naivety and pop sensibility to it...