Category: 1/2/3/4

1/2/3/4 — #193 — Strong Women

After spending nearly a decade recording and touring with the collaborative psych rock band Quilt, front-person Anna Fox Rochinski has completed her first solo record, Cherry. Over the last few years, Rochinski realized pop was the most authentic vehicle for her and unites her varied musical influences under its umbrella, with an ebullient blend of progressive dance, electro funk, and DIY R&B. She’s just one of a selection of amazing strong women featured on this episode.

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1/2/3/4 — #192 — The Finishing Touch

Why start at the beginning when you can go straight to the end? Actually I love listening to albums chronologically, but some people cherry pick or even abandon listening before they get to the last track on a release. Hidden treasures or duds at the end? You be the judge with this assortment of old and new tracks I really like a lot.

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1/2/3/4 — #191 — This Way North

Two-piece indie pop-rock band This Way North have released the final installment in their trilogy of EPs, beckoning us to shake off the year that was 2020 and welcome brighter days. Recorded in Nashville just before the Pandemic took over our lives, it’s a lovingly crafted collection of songs that are equally atmospheric and riff-laden. Guitarist/singer Leisha Jungalwalla joins me a chat plus excellent new music from The Catenary Wires, Minor Moon and Sunbathe.

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1/2/3/4 — #188 — Take Time with Dannika

Melbourne filmmaker Dannika Horvat released her first EP four years ago and slowly has been working towards her debut album Gems. Born from the highly creative hub of the Melbourne music scene, Dannika has created an intelligent collection of indie rock tunes, songs lovingly crafted through friendship. Also featuring the fantastic long awaited debut from Alexander Biggs, lush pop music from Rachel Love and much more.

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1/2/3/4 — #187 — Thee Sacred Souls

On this edition featuring San Diego’s sweetest exponents of West Coast flavoured soul, Thee Sacred Souls. With three singles under their belt, they are making waves with their cool sounds and the wonderful vocals of Josh Lane, it will send you to a place transcendent of time and space…a place where lovers love and hate has no place. Plenty of other new tracks to have your head spinning as well!

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1/2/3/4 — #186 — The Way We Are Created

Manhattan-based guitarist, composer, improviser and painter Gabriel Vicéns is one of the most in-demand guitarists on the New York City jazz scene. His latest album, The Way We Are Created blends Jazz and Puerto Rican Rhythms for a hypnotic and engaging listening experience. As well, the magic trumpet/piano improvisations of Ben Marston & Hugh Barrett, dreamy pop from Firestations, an infectious funky Vekvets style jam from Cool Sounds and much more,

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1/2/3/4 — #184 — Kindsight is a Wonderful Thing

Kindsight is a new act from the Copenhagen indie scene who formed out of a shared love for The Sugarcubes. The quartet makes retro-tinged indie pop that is instantly appealing and addictive. We feature their new single plus one of last year’s great debut records from Mamalarky and the latest slice of clever pop from Field Music.

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1/2/3/4 — #183 — Nanana

On this episode featuring the debut from a Swedish artist who has been busy behind the scenes lending her talents, she finally steps out and up with a stunning single. Don’t let the title NaNaNa fool you, this is majestic sweeping pop that starts simply but soars as it reaches its conclusion.

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