Michael Bowser

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Pinky Beecroft interview – a Q&A with The White Russians frontman

August 25, 2010
Pinky Beecroft interview – a Q&A with The White Russians frontman

Pinky Beecroft used to be a member of the infamous Australian band/cabaret act that was Machine Gun Fellatio, but these days his pet project is called The White Russians.  Michael...
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The Bedroom Philosopher interview – On music, ‘nu-Australian’ and Mexican space stations

August 19, 2010
The Bedroom Philosopher interview – On music, ‘nu-Australian’ and Mexican space stations

Hailing from Melbourne, Australia, The Bedroom Philosopher is the musical persona of one Justin Heazlewood, a multi-talented comedian/writer/whatever-the-hell-else-he-feels-like-doing who clearly has spent far too much of his time travelling...
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Album Review: O. Children

August 18, 2010
O. Children album artwork

Title: O. Children Artist: O. Children Label:  Deadly People Recordings Released: 12 July 2010 In one word: Gloomtastic A short while back I reviewed the recent William Control album, and concluded that while it showed some definite...
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Deadly Are The Naked interview

August 16, 2010
Deadly Are The Naked

Deadly Are The Naked are a Melbournian band who know how to Party – that’s with a capital fuckin’ “P”, folks! – both live and on record, as well as mellow out with the occasional silky-smooth,...
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Artery at The Lexington, London – gig review and show photos

August 10, 2010
Artery at The Lexington, London, 7 August 2010 - photo by Michael Bowser, Music Vice

The Gig: Artery Where: The Lexington, London, England When: 7 August 2010 In One Word: Intense Having been a long-time fan of the British post-punk movement, I bought a DVD...
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Album Review: Samsara – Instinct Over Influence

August 9, 2010
Samsare - Instinct Over Influence

Title: Instinct Over Influence Artist: Samsara Label: Trial & Error Records / Stomp Released: 9 July 2010 In one word: Pissed! One sincerely hopes that the title of this album wasn’t meant to be...
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Sex On Toast interview – The hot topic of yacht rock is discussed for your reading pleasure…

August 2, 2010
Sex On Toast interview – The hot topic of yacht rock is discussed for your reading pleasure…

Melbourne’s Sex On Toast are arguably a lot of things:  Wilfully weird, musically convoluted, unashamedly smug and, most of all, stupidly talented.  Taking their...
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Album Review: The Sun Harmonic – Chemistry

July 29, 2010
The Sun Harmonic - Chemistry

Title: Chemistry Artist: The Sun Harmonic Label: Truth In Records Released: 11 May 2010 In one word: Chilled I’ll come straight out and say this isn’t necessarily my kind of “thing”, but if you...
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Album Review: The Demon Parade – God Said It’s Legal EP

July 28, 2010
The Demon Parade - God Said It's Legal

Title: God Said It’s Legal EP Artist: The Demon Parade Label: Jaya Jaya Records Released: 17 July 2010 In one word: Groovy Okay, this review’s gonna be short but sweet. ...
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Death O’Connor interview – a rather awkward conversation with the bizarre man behind the mask

July 26, 2010
Death O’Connor interview – a rather awkward conversation with the bizarre man behind the mask

A recent press release describes the music of Death O’Connor as being “like Kraftwerk being sucked off in an alleyway by The Stooges”.  Curious and a...
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