Yak release their primal groove, ‘Bellyache’

Yak release their primal groove, ‘Bellyache’

The track is the English band’s second single so far this year, following ‘White Male Carnivore’, with the trio getting ready to tour the UK later this year. With a four by four sticky and effective drum groove, the band sound as rabid as ever, before some horns of Apocalypse come at the end to give the song an epic closure. An outstanding bass line and some backing vocals on falsetto open the track, with…

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Courtney Barnett releases new track ‘Small Talk’

Courtney Barnett releases new track ‘Small Talk’

The Australian has put out a new track, ahead of a European tour, included in a compilation for the 10 year anniversary of label Mom + Pop. The album, which comes out on November 23, is a three-disc one and includes rarities, covers and greatest hits by other artists under Mom + Pop such as Andrew Bird singing Alpha Consumer’s ‘The Crown Salesman’. Barnett’s ‘Small Talk’ was recorded during the sessions for her latest album…

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Australia vs Viagogo

Australia vs Viagogo

Not all ticketing platforms are created equal. Some promise to tackle touts and make things fairer for the everyday concert goer. Others promise the best value for money above all else. Viagogo is one such ticketing platform that ‘aims to provide ticket buyers with the widest possible choice of tickets across the world’. That sounds pretty good on the surface, but has been taken to court by the Australian Competition & Consumer Commission. As published…

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