The Villenettes: rockabilly heroines

villlepicClass, chops, and crashing rock n’ roll – that’s what emerging local act The Villenettes are all about.

After joining together in mid-2012 from various other musical projects, The Villenettes have become a regular fixture on Adelaide’s live scene, to the acclaim of plenty of punters.

And now they’ve backed up their hard gigging work with V for Villendetta, an excellent debut EP that’s sure to work wonders for their profile.

Anna and Kylie from the band joined us in the Streetcast studio having just launched the EP at the Crown and Anchor the night before.

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Vivid Dreampop Between Midnight and Dawn

The Dunes are a duo that you ought to have seen out – performing cinematic, textured dream-pop in local bars around town.

Stacie Reeves and Matt Reiner are the pair and their sound is about to become even more lush, hypnotic, and dark.

Jennie Lenman caught up with them ahead of their launch for EP, ‘Between Midnight and Dawn’, to find out about the recording process, how their sound has changed and they share two of their new tracks, ‘Transition’ and ‘Bay Window’.

Interview part 1 and ‘Transition’:

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Interview part 2 and ‘Bay Window’:

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The Dunes will be performing on 8 September 2012 at the Crown and Anchor Hotel in Adelaide.

Produced by Jennie Lenman.

Havin’ a chat and a strum with local trio, Popy Jane

Adelaide band, Popy Jane, whose music has been described as a “mash of swirling guitars, infecting basslines and rhythmic drumming,”* came into the studio for a chat about their upcoming Halloween gigs at the Cranker and the Franklin Hotel this weekend (29 Oct, 30 Oct 2011), and to play a brand-new acoustic song.

The three local lads who make up the band are– Thomas Robinson, aka Robbo, James Edmonds, aka Jeds, and Jarred Brown aka “Daddy”.

Have a listen to part one of the interview here:

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Hear an acoustic version of their song, ‘Evolution’s Masterpiece’ and the second part of the interview here:

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* (thanks, Five Four Entertainment).