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.
Album ReviewsALBUM REVIEW: “Forever So” by Husky
May 10. 2012 | By Rebecca McCann

ALBUM REVIEW: “Forever So” by Husky

A warm melodic debut from Melbourne’s Husky, Forever So is a cohesive chunk of soothing tunes in the vein of Fleet Foxes and The Middle East.

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DiscoveryHEAR THIS: The Rocketboys
May 09. 2012 | By Rebecca McCann

HEAR THIS: The Rocketboys

The Austin sextet is now a triplet! “Bloodless” off their forthcoming album shows a matured voice, not departed fully from the emotive and melodic Rocketboys sound.

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Album ReviewsALBUM REVIEW: “Adventures In Your Own Backyard” by Patrick Watson
May 01. 2012 | By Rebecca McCann

ALBUM REVIEW: “Adventures In Your Own Backyard” by Patrick Watson

Patrick Watson’s band Patrick Watson attempt to reach dizzying experimental heights on their latest album with ethereal, but often lackluster results.

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DiscoveryFROM ACROSS THE POND: The 2 Bears
April 18. 2012 | By Rebecca McCann

FROM ACROSS THE POND: The 2 Bears

A London collaboration with Goddard from Hot Chip, The 2 Bears make light-hearted and dance-happy music for ravers to pop-lovers and anywhere in between.

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DiscoveryHEAR THIS: 1, 2, 3
April 16. 2012 | By Rebecca McCann

HEAR THIS: 1, 2, 3

The Pittsburgh outfit pens lullabies for grown-ups that feature laconic vocals and occasional xylophone, creating a zen, dreamy soundscape.

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DiscoveryHEAR THIS: Galapagoose
April 12. 2012 | By Rebecca McCann

HEAR THIS: Galapagoose

Melbourne’s Galapagoose creates down-tempo, dreamy electro, and expertly uses choppy samples to create a soothing, ambient aural landscape.

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Album ReviewsALBUM REVIEW: “My Head Is An Animal” by Of Monsters and Men
April 03. 2012 | By Rebecca McCann

ALBUM REVIEW: “My Head Is An Animal” by Of Monsters and Men

Icelandic ensemble create joyous indie-rock with sweet folk undertones and swelling choruses that will delight.

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Album ReviewsALBUM REVIEW: “Prisoner” by The Jezabels
March 30. 2012 | By Rebecca McCann

ALBUM REVIEW: “Prisoner” by The Jezabels

The Jezabels dynamic debut does not disappoint, with its infectious and epic brand of alt-rock, and this generation’s answer to Kate Bush.

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