A band that has become somewhat of a stalwart in Australian music returned this year, with The Drones’ I See Seaweed delivering yet again. Whilst not the happiest of albums (especially if you listen to the lyrics), it is still beautiful and uncompromising. The power in lead singer Gareth Liddiard’s lyrics and voice are left to vibrate through the body and with each muttered line it all crescendos to a powerful finale. Enjoy this - but make sure you’re in the right mood.
Whilst not as powerfully perfect as their 2008 self-titled debut, She Beats still delivers with psych-rock, sun-kissed tracks that could be the soundtrack to both this summer and the next.
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A great compilation from a great man in Australian music. But as well all know, COMPILATIONS DON’T COUNT.