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The Belafontes

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The Belafontes – Desk Job

Melbourne’s The Belafontes have a new EP out collating their past couple of single releases (Big Man and Steppin’ Out) and a few new tracks. It’s two of the new tracks (or new to me) here that get me jumping around. 8 Bit Town is catchy, thrashy punk with the protagonist seeking departure from “this … Continue reading

Something For The Weekend? Three From Down Under

This weeks pack of three features three bands from Australia. Relay Tapes – Dream Colour Brisbane’s Relay Tapes have been making ethereal shoegaze/dreampop for a couple of years now and the latest single Dream Colour is no exception to that rule. It’s not just the cover that evokes clouds and waves as this track does … Continue reading

The Belafontes – Big Man

Just as the sun finally disappears from London Town in 2019 this is exactly what I need from down under via the band who just love summer, sunshine, parties and erm, some more. Big Man is a surf pop/rock inspired track complete with fuzzy and distorted guitars. The breezy garage inspired vocals are a hit … Continue reading

The Belafontes – Roll On

The Belafontes have compiled the four tracks they have released on bandcamp over the past year and released them on vinyl and cassette formats alongside the usual digital ones. But like me you should have these four tracks already no? You can read what I thought about Where the City Meets the Sea & Gemini. … Continue reading

The Belafontes – Gemini

Another excellent 1960’s surf influenced track from Melbournes The Belafontes. I really need a dose of sunshine right now and this pop single from down under does the trick despite the pouring rain outside. Fun & sun! Facebook

The Belafontes – Where the City Meets the Sea

Where the City Meets the Sea is a slice of summery surf pop from Melbourne’s The Belafontes who it seems love the sand, sea and sun. To be fair why not eh? Given that London has been roasting for the past fortnight this is going on my summer scorchers mixtape! Facebook

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