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December 5, 2019

Well, we have somehow made it to the end of season one for Behind The Soundcheck today, and what better way to go out in style than with a jaunt into the world of one of the most dynamic entertainers in the biz (and one of The Soundcheck&...

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19 May 2017

ALBUM TITLE: Peeping Tom
ARTIST: Peeping Tom
VINYL STATUS: New


Ahh Mike Patton. Consistently polarising, endlessly collaborating and more projects than NASA and a PHD student combined. And with such a huge back catalogue to choose from, perhaps it's fitting that the la...

28 Apr 2017

ALBUM TITLE: Jungle Blues
ARTIST: C.W. Stoneking
VINYL STATUS: New


As the plinking tones of a tenor banjo unfurl, there is no mistaking the journey that Aussie Hokum Blues larrikin C.W. Stoneking is about to take on his fourth album 'Jungle Blues' - released in 2008, t...

9 Apr 2017

ALBUM TITLE: Thirteen Tales from Urban Bohemia
ARTIST: The Dandy Warhols
VINYL STATUS: New
 

It was a simpler time in the year 2000 - Y2K didn't kill us, Justin was still in N*SYNC and Killing Heidi dominated the ARIA Awards. But in between all the cargo pants and truck...

2 Apr 2017

ALBUM TITLE: I Used To Hate The Ruminaters, Now I Like Them
ARTIST: The Ruminaters
VINYL STATUS: New

Well it's official: I used to like The Ruminaters, and now I love them thanks to this shiny happy vinyl that dropped into my life/record collection. This album marks t...

15 Mar 2017


ALBUM TITLE: How To Be A Human Being
ARTIST: Glass Animals
VINYL STATUS: New

Cards on the table - I've listened to this album over and over (and over) - and I'm still not quite certain that I officially know how to be a human being. But after picking up this vinyl at...

4 Mar 2017

ALBUM TITLE: The Works
ARTIST: Queen
VINYL STATUS: Second-Hand

It is by genuine coincidence that this is the vinyl I'm reviewing this week...I bought it a while back but have only just taken it out for a proper spin today - and by pure chance, tonight also marks the 3...

14 Feb 2017

ALBUM TITLE: Outlier
ARTIST: Twelve Foot Ninja
VINYL STATUS: New
 

I cannot tell a lie – I have been hanging out for this one since the album dropped late last year, but due to some manufacturing issues I had to make do with listening to Twelve Foot Ninja’s second studi...

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