In 2017 I hit an unexpected run where every piece of great new music that I heard came from Australia. I was surprised by how diverse and talented the current Australian music scene is. Holy Holy, Tash Sultana, Courtney Barnett, and Jen Cloher, are just a few of the Australian musicians and bands that I love listening to. Another Aussie group, The Paper Kites, are one of the best folk rock bands going right now.
Great things often come in bunches, but so much incredible music is emerging from Australia that it may be the site of the next New Wave of Indie Music. Australia already has an extended history of producing memorable music. AC/DC, INXS, Rick Springfield, and Nick Cave are among the biggest names to have emanated from... Continue Reading →