Welcome to Episode Two of the 'Album Gauntlet' Podcast! On today's show you will find reviews of the debut EP, Tellewise, from Hobart-based psychedelic pop prodigy Carl Renshaw, Go Farther In Lightness, the second studio album from Sydney rockers Gang of Youths and the sophomore effort from the extravagant Kirin J Callinan entitled Bravado. What do you… Continue reading Podcast #04 – Album Gauntlet: Carl Renshaw, Kirin J Callinan, Gang of Youths
Words by Anthony Osborn Release Date: January 23rd Label: Self-Released Genres: Indie Rock, Folk Punk The second EP from Hobart's Squid Fishing is an earnest collection of cathartic folk punk tunes that are ready-built for festival slots, sweaty bar gigs and headphones alike. The band formed in 2016 and released their debut EP 'The Day The Puddle… Continue reading EP Review: Squid Fishing – How The House Breathes
Anthony Osborn The days are becoming longer, the weather is getting warmer and the excitement surrounding music festival season is rapidly intensifying. Since first hosting the festival in 2003, the picturesque Marion Bay has quickly become one of the hottest festival locations in the country, and the 2017-18 lineup promises to only further enhance this… Continue reading Falls Music and Arts Festival 2017-18 Preview
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?