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July 25, 2018

Phantastic Ferniture: “Gap Year”

By: Jack Anderson

Vocalist-guitarist Julia Jacklin has been enjoying a fruitful solo career for years, but joining forces with her two best friends, she now fronts Sydney trio Phantastic Ferniture. It’s a band name that sounds like it belongs on the marquee of an off-kilter money laundering front, but one listen sheds light on the enthusiasm that makes every track truly phantastic. They’re still building up an audience but really, who needs validation when you just want to pour your soul into your passion project?

Phantastic Ferniture has been infecting listeners with their energy by way of a couple of music videos, and this week you can finally hear their first record. We’re only halfway to Friday (when you can check out Phantastic Ferniture’s self-titled debut) but right now take a moment to step out of the work mindset and loosen up with “Gap Year”.


September 8, 2023

Komorebi: “The Fall”

Although DJ Shadow turned trip-hop instrumentals into an American institution at the tail end of the ’90s, we can’t overlook the influence of pioneering English artists like Massive Attack, Portishead, and Sneaker Pimps earlier in the decade. Their unique placement of feminine falsettos over seductive, sample-and-synth-heavy soundscapes still inspires acts today, not just in the […]


September 7, 2023

Beekeeper Spaceman: “Locusts and Honey”

We’re so over the moon from yesterday’s Lunar Gold premiere that we’re not ready to descend quite yet. So before touching down to the terrestrial for the weekend, let’s heed a far out beacon from Dallas duo Beekeeper Spaceman. The skeleton crew consists of guitarist-singer-songwriter Greg Brownderville and producer/multi-instrumentalist Spencer Kenney, who named themselves after […]


September 6, 2023

Lunar Gold: “Low Light”

Even though it’ll always be a nightly main attraction, the moon’s also been a hot topic thanks to recent international missions, both successes or failures. But of course, for every state-funded effort, there’s a private space venture in the hands of a billionaire. Which begs a question. Once corporations capitalize the moon, how much of […]