Tag Archives: Total Control

Bill’s Indie Basement (1/12): the week in classic indie, college rock, and more

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

This week in the Basement: Australia’s Totally Mild, The Green Child (members of Total Control and Grass Widow), Unlikely Friends (BOAT + Math & Physics Club), and more.

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Courtney Barnett made a tour playlist (listen)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The playlist includes music by Big Thief, Camp Cope, Lizzo, Waxahatchee, Torres, St. Vincent, Bjork, Aldous Harding, Sheer Mag, Vagabon, Angel Olsen, Joni Mitchell, and more.

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Bill’s Indie Basement (12/15): the week in classic indie, college rock, and more

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

This week: a premiere from Jorge Elbrecht, the man behind Lansing-Dreiden and Violens, the return of Total Control, long-awaited Brainiac vinyl reissues, new Melbourne band RVG, and a look back at Carl Newman’s pre-New Pornographer’s past.

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Mikey Young (Total Control, ECSR) releasing solo synth record, shares “Socks”

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Mikey Young has been a creative force in a lot of Melbourne bands — Total Control, Eddy Current Suppression Ring, Ooga Boogas among them — but he’s never put out a solo record. He’s about to, though…

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Total Control’s Mikey Young unearths Australia’s ’60s/’70s soft rock underbelly on ‘Follow the Sun’ comp (streams)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

“I don’t idealize these as the ‘good times.’ Those kind of bubbles also create closed minds and shitty attitudes, but some great music is made when it’s restricted to its own small universe.” – Mikey Young.

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Terry (members of Total Control, Dick Diver) announce debut album, share “Don’t Say Sorry”

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Keeping track of all the Melbourne, Australia bands that are related to Total Control is a full time job, but you may remember that Al Montfort (who is also in Dick Diver, UV Race and more) has another new band called Terry who released their excellent debut single last year…

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The Key’s Year-End Mania: Brian Wilensky’s Top 5 Shows I Wish I Saw in 2013

Source: The Key (WXPN)

purlinghissYear End Mania is the Key’s survey of the things below the surface that made 2013 awesome. In this installment, contributing writer Brian Wilensky talks about great shows he didn’t see.

Those of you that work in the service industry, like me, know what it’s like to work nights and weekends; missing the shows, parties and nights out with your friends that work business hours. I raise my glass to you, as we share the same suffering because the rent isn’t free. Here are my Top 5 Shows I Wish I Saw in 2013.

1. Clinic / Grooms / The ...

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