Tea and Tunes: Toreador

In the process of building my Adelaide and Southampton rock playlists, I’ve learnt about a lot of new bands in both local areas that I’d never heard of until I went digging. One such awesome find is Toreador. In their single ‘Hollow’ the trio create the kind of groovy slow but driving rhythm that invites…

Tea and Tunes: Dreamweaver by Knight Over Day

Seeking connections in our first home, I set off on a quest to find indie and alternative rock by bands from Adelaide. Previously, when we were looking for material for our Mixtape session on Radio Adelaide, Lloyd and I had had a lot of trouble finding anything in this genre. A little help from Kym-Maree…

Tea and Tales: A Spot of Bother by Mark Haddon

Sometime ago now, whilst travelling around the UK and France with my parents, I read this book as part of the d.@rt Centre Book Club and immediately wanted to write something about it, but my time was swallowed up in travel and subsequently, music. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time is one…

Tea and Tunes: Sub Pacific

Being on the other side of the world from most of our family and friends, Lloyd and I often have to work quite hard at trying to find places to play and ways to be more a part of the local music scene where we live. So it is that we put our name in…

Tea and Tunes: Ignorance by Sketchshow

I first discovered Sketchshow while scrolling doggedly through the pages of music blogs, seeking something that would accept heavier, more alternative rock like what we play in Feathers, Wood ‘N’ String.  I was ready to give up on the blog, which seemed to be full of drifting indie tones that I would have classed as…