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Albums Revisited: The Church’s ‘Priest=Aura’ Turns 25

Albums Revisited: The Church’s ‘Priest=Aura’ Turns 25: a look back at the group’s underrated masterpiece March 10 marks the 25th anniversary of Priest=Aura, the 8th studio album from Aussie alternative psych-rockers The Church. The released followed on the success of 1988’s Starfish featuring their breakthrough hit Under The Milky Way, and 1990’s Gold Afternoon Fix, […]

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MTV’s ‘120 Minutes’ Turns 30: Remembering a Gen-X Musical Touchstone

MTV’s ‘120 Minutes’ Turns 30: a look back at the crown jewel of MTV programming on its 30th anniversary. Last week marked a nostalgic milestone for fans of alternative music: MTV’s 120 Minutes turned 30. The 30th anniversary flew under the radar, fitting for a show that felt like a secret society for seekers of a […]

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Albums Revisited: The Church’s ‘Gold Afternoon Fix’ At 25

Albums Revisited: The Church’s ‘Gold Afternoon Fix’ At 25-Welcome to the gilded cage. A look back at The Church’s underrated 1990 ‘Starfish’ follow-up. By: Peter Marks By the time 1990 rolled around The Church were at the peak of fame, they’d gotten high up in the charts with “Under The Milky Way” and ‘Starfish’ had […]

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Steve Kilbey and Martin Kennedy ‘Inside We Are The Same’ Review

‘Inside We Are The Same’ Review: the third collaborative effort of The Church’s Steve Kilbey and All India Radio’s Martin Kennedy continues their winning brand of dreamy atmospheric song craft. Church frontman Steve Kilbey and All India Radio mastermind Martin Kennedy are back again to weave more of their mystical musical spell on their latest […]

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The Church SXSW 2015 at Emo's (photo credit Robyn Carter)

The Church SXSW 2015 at Emo’s Concert Review

The Church SXSW 2015 at Emo’s Concert Review: Australian alternative act’s euphoric set ends this year’s SXSW in grand fashion. SXSW 2015 closed out on a gloriously psychedelic note at Emo’s. Following sets by performance artist GABI, garage rockers Gateway Drugs and shoegazers Swervedriver, Aussie alt-rock stalwarts The Church gave a searing headlining set. Frontman Steve […]

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Top 17 Bands to See At SXSW 2015

SXSW 2015 is almost upon us, and like always, it can be a bit hectic planning out your music schedule. How to choose between new buzz bands, revered veteran acts and cult oddities? Well I’m here to help, with a list focused on pleasing lovers of alternative rock, metal and psychedelia. So without further ado, here […]

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Primavera Sound 2015 Lineup Announced

The official 2015 lineup for Barcelona, Spain’s Primavera Sound has been announced, and it’s a very interestingly eclectic mix of musical genres as well as current and classic acts. It’s also way better than the rather unimpressive respective lineups of this years Coachella and Bonnaroo music festivals. So let’s dive in shall we? The recently resurrected Sleater-Kinney , […]

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The Church Announce 2015 North American Tour Dates

The Church Announce 2015 North American Tour Dates: Australian Alternative rockers launch Further/Deeper tour Australian psychedelic icons The Church have just announced a slate of North American tour dates for 2015. The date start in Vancouver, British Columbia in late February and will wrap up at Austin, TX’s SXSW Festival in March. The band will also […]

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The Church ‘Further/Deeper’ Review

The Church ‘Further/Deeper’ Review: Veteran Australian alt-rockers sound refreshed and vibrant, 34 years into their career.  Fans of  The Church have been on a rollercoaster ride the past few years. In 2012, frontman Steve Kilbey threatened to pull the plug due to frustration with their record label. But last year, the crisis seemed averted when the band announced working on […]

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The Church Announce New Album ‘Further Deeper’

The Church Announce New Album ‘Further Deeper’, Debut New Song: Australian rock vets give details of first studio release since 2009. Next month, Australian alt-psych veterans The Church will release ‘Further Deeper’, their 25th studio album. The release will be available in Australia and New Zealand on October 17th (with release dates for other markets […]

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