Rebecca McCann

A lover of good sounds, tanning and beards. Contributor for online music publications, blogger and avid Tweeter. I would live at the beach in a heartbeat - all I need is strong coffee, good (looking) friends, good wine and a killer music collection.
DiscoveryDITTIES FROM DOWN UNDER: Skipping Girl Vinegar
August 08. 2012 | By Rebecca McCann

DITTIES FROM DOWN UNDER: Skipping Girl Vinegar

Melbourne outfit Skipping Girl Vinegar’s acoustic heavy indie-folk is unusual in a sea of electronic, synth-laden pop.

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DiscoveryYOU GOTTA SEE THIS: “Johnny Belinda” by Active Child
August 03. 2012 | By Rebecca McCann

YOU GOTTA SEE THIS: “Johnny Belinda” by Active Child

Choir-boy turned indie-dreampop mastermind Pat Grossi has an ethereal brand of electronic soundscapes that conjures imagery of the grandiose and the graceful.

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Album ReviewsALBUM REVIEW: “Broken Brights” by Angus Stone
July 16. 2012 | By Rebecca McCann

ALBUM REVIEW: “Broken Brights” by Angus Stone

Half of popular Australian folk duo, Angus Stone, has released a solo album of melodic, soothing gems. His trademark mellow sound is approachable as ever.

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DiscoveryYOU GOTTA SEE THIS: “Wooden Chair” by Angus Stone
July 12. 2012 | By Rebecca McCann

YOU GOTTA SEE THIS: “Wooden Chair” by Angus Stone

Angus Stone spends quality time with his canine best friend in the video for “Wooden Chair,” which sees the troubadour traipse across the picturesque Australian countryside.

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DiscoveryYOU GOTTA SEE THIS: “Rocket Ship” by San Cisco
July 11. 2012 | By Rebecca McCann

YOU GOTTA SEE THIS: “Rocket Ship” by San Cisco

San Cisco’s sun-soaked indie-pop is infectious on “Rocket Ship,” and the accompanying video is a fitting portrait of a distinctly Australian youth culture.

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Album ReviewsALBUM REVIEW: “There’s No Leaving Now” by The Tallest Man On Earth
June 12. 2012 | By Rebecca McCann

ALBUM REVIEW: “There’s No Leaving Now” by The Tallest Man On Earth

There’s No Leaving Now showcases the familiar folk stylings of Kristian Matsson – trussing bittersweet tales of places and faces articulated in the warm, husky tones of the modern-day Dylan.

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DiscoveryDITTIES FROM DOWN UNDER: Catcall
May 25. 2012 | By Rebecca McCann

DITTIES FROM DOWN UNDER: Catcall

Catcall is a refreshing diversion from often overwrought pop with her direct and approachable disco pop from the same pod as Ladyhawke.

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Album ReviewsALBUM REVIEW: "Found Recordings From The Panda Valley Mining Company c.1931" by Dubious Ranger
May 16. 2012 | By Rebecca McCann

ALBUM REVIEW: "Found Recordings From The Panda Valley Mining Company c.1931" by Dubious Ranger

A classical pianist forms a quartet who proves there are uses for kettles beyond the kitchen.

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