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REVIEW: Empire Of The Sun – ‘On Our Way Home’ EP (The Sleepy Jackson / Universal)

Dropped from Capitol after the commercial failure of 2016’s ‘Two Vines’, Luke Steele and Nick Littlemore strike out into a new era with… more of the same.

REVIEW: Empire Of The Sun – ‘Two Vines’ (Capitol)

Often characterised by their distinct pop/indie hybrid aesthetic, Luke Steele and Nick Littlemore have long proven their ability in satisfying the appetite of an unusually varied audience. After arriving flamboyantly on scene in 2008, their debut We Are The People quickly generated the interest of riff and beat lovers alike whilst their vibrant stage shows ensnared the remaining few. Although the Australian duo are able to continue shamelessly riding the

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REVIEW: White Shadows – ‘Secret Of Life’ (Wicked Nature)

by Ed Biggs White Shadows is a collaboration project between The Vines’ Craig Nicholls and Empire Of The Sun’s Nick and Sam Littlemore. Those with long musical memories will recall The Vines’ soul-destroying mediocrity in the pursuit of three-chord glory, writing songs pitched at sheltered suburban teens whose sentiments were as shallow as an O.C. plotline. But Nicholls has pitched Secret Of Life as an entirely studio-based project, with no

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