The 2017 AFL season has been unlike any other. Unpredictable results, nail biting finishes and an abundance of exciting new stars of the game, with our Tassie stars heavily involved in the action. Tasmanian talent shone through the national competition over the course of the season with Ben Brown becoming a genuine superstar, and youngsters Jake… Continue reading The Top Six Tasmanians in the AFL for 2017
Welcome to the first of a new podcast series here at the Isle- the 'Album Gauntlet'. This series will provide you with a short review of three different releases from home and abroad and this week we are covering the debut album from Israeli musician Noga Erez, the debut EP from Tasmanian singer-songwriter Ani Lou… Continue reading Podcast #03 – Album Gauntlet: Ani Lou, Noga Erez, King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard
Words by Anthony Osborn Release Date: January 13th Label: Wiley / CTA Records Genres: Grime Wiley is a British music legend at this point, and the aptly named Godfather sees him reclaim the crown of the genre he essentially put on the map well over ten years ago. If Skepta's Konnichiwa was your first taste… Continue reading Album Review: Wiley – Godfather
Words by Anthony Osborn Will Tasmania ever have an AFL team? It's a question that has been in existence for as long as most can remember, yet it remains a question without a definite answer. So while we play the waiting game, what would a current team comprised solely of Tasmanians look like? Tasmania has… Continue reading FEATURE- A Tasmanian AFL Team?
Words by Josh 'Tree' Lovell We may be heading towards what could be a very cold winter, But the music that’s coming down here over the next 3 months will be burning a fire inside your music loving hearts. Here’s a look at what you can see over the month of June. 3rd -… Continue reading Hobart Gig Guide – June 2017
Polish Club, a rock duo out of Sydney, have quickly established themselves as one of the most promising bands in the country. With a sweaty, rollicking garage blues sound, the duo released a self-titled EP in 2015, a stellar double single (My House / Blood and Bone) in 2016, and their debut full-length Alright Already in… Continue reading Podcast #02- Gig Review: Polish Club at the Republic Bar, Hobart (13/05/17)
Words by Josh 'Tree' Lovell Tasmanian music was the clear winner on Saturday night as the lads from Close Counters emphatically proved just how well the Tasmanian music scene is prospering, if that wasn’t obvious enough already. 20 bucks, in comparison to years gone by can’t get you a great deal. It will get you… Continue reading GIG Review: Close Counters- Waratah Hotel, Saturday May 20th