Hailing from Melbourne, guitar and drums two-piece This Way North are Leisha Jungalwalla (Jungal) and Cat Leahy (Sal Kimber & the Rollin’ Wheel, Miss Quincy, Lisa Miller).
They first met in the north…Canada in fact; at the renowned British Columbian ArtsWells Festival. While hanging at the festival, they discovered that their permanent homes were both north…north-side Melbourne that is…half a world away, but only 500m apart. Once they’d returned to Melbourne, they treated their post-tour blues by doing what all self-respecting musicians do: playing music and what came out was good…really good.
This Way North began as a means of finding a way back… to find direction again, and it damn well worked. Continue reading “NEW MUSIC: This Way North ‘Head Above Water’”
It is singer/songwriter Asha that you ought to have your eyes and ears alert for. Nearing the release of her debut single ‘Drowning’, Asha anticipates the opportunity that will inevitably open up before her in the Australian music scene.
With acoustic drive, lyric depth and imposing soundscapes, singer/songwriterAsha is making a name for herself beyond her hometown of the Central Coast. Continue reading “NEW MUSIC: Asha ‘Drowning’”
MUNA release the music video for the first single ‘I Know A Place’ off of their newly released album, ABOUT U.
Since bursting onto the music scene, MUNA has received great critical acclaim. Pitchfork said, “Singer Katie Gavin and guitarists Naomi McPherson and Josette Maskin sound deliciously accessible, but beyond the surface they ambush your heart with urgent ideas.” V Magazine stated, “By doing it all themselves, the three are able to fully infuse their message and emotions into their music, creating a consistent cathartic experience with every performance.” NYLON noted, “catchy pop with a big soul that somehow sounds simultaneously delicate and strong”. LA Times also praised, “Muna is brazen in its ambitions”. Continue reading “NEW MUSIC VIDEO: MUNA ‘I Know A Place’”