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  1. Gabble Ratchet

    Atlas Genius

    Atlas Genius are a band from Adelaide, formed in 2009 and they released thier debut album "When It Was Now" in early 2013. Their music is diverse and introspective, riding the borderlines of pop, rock and psychedelia. The album is a happy, dreamy ride not without bumps and shudders, but full of...
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    Wolf People (Official Thread)

    Wolf People Wolf People are a 4 piece eclectic band who take influence from just about everyone. Some Jethro Tull, King Crimson, Hawkwind, Led Zeppelin, Pink Floyd, even Genesis, spanning sounds from the 50's to the future, all mixed together in a gritty indie rock cauldron of spaced out...
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    Air (French Band) (Official Thread)

    Air is a duo based in Versailles France, consisting of architecture student Nicolas Godin and maths student Jean-Benoît Dunckel. They play mostly electronic music with some acoustic and classical elements. They also take influence from progressive rock and psychedelia bands including Pink Floyd...
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    The Presets (Official Thread)

    THE PRESETS The Presets are an Australian electronic music duo, the members are Julian Hamilton and Kim Moyes. They were formed in 2003 and have three studio albums to date, including their latest effort "Pacifica" which was only just released! The music they play is a smorgasbord of...
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    Steam Powered Giraffe

    Steam Powered Giraffe - Musical Pantomime Troupe Steam Powered Giraffe are The Spine, The Jon and Rabbit, an automatonic pantomime troupe with as much comedy in their performance as there is excellent music. And even while they play, they dance very smoothly. The music itself is eclectic...
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    Ne Obliviscaris (Official Thread)

    Official Myspace Ne Obliviscaris are my latest big find, an Australian prog metal band from Melbourne. So far they have released a demo CD "The Aurora Veil" and one full album "Portal Of I". The music is eclectic, dramatic, expansive, melodic...
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    Out with the Sal, in with the Gab!

    It's official, I've changed my forum name! I'm no longer the mythological layabout and occasional supernymph known to the Greeks as Salmacis, from this day forth I go by the handle of the infamous Gabble Ratchet! Co-starring in the 9/8 apocalypse, I lend my delicious talents to you all to...
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    Brian Eno (Official Thread)

    Official Website Solo Albums Here Come the Warm Jets (1973) Taking Tiger Mountain (By Strategy) (1974) Another Green World (1975) Discreet Music (1975) Before and After Science (1977) Ambient 1: Music for Airports (1978) Music for Films (1978) Ambient 4: On Land (1982)...
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    DownUnderground: The Official Australian Rap, Hip Hop, Soul and R&B Thread!

    The opinions of Australia's hip hop scene are often divided, some think it's weak pap that doesn't hold a candle to what the U.S has produced, others love the diversity of styles and musical exploration the genre is known for over here. I'm obviously in the latter category, and since being...
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    Triple J's Hottest 100 2012 Official Thread

    With three days until the biggest musical countdown in Australia since "Countdown", it's about time we had a discussion thread. Unfortunately voting is now closed, but the actual day is the main event anyway. :D Held on Australia day (26th January), people all around Australia add the countdown...
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    Transatlantic (Official Thread)

    I'm surprised we didn't already have a thread for these guys! Official Website SMPT(2000) Bridge Across Forever (2001) The Whirlwind (2009) Kaleidoscope (2014) Transatlantic are a prog supergroup, consisting of Neal Morse from Spock's Beard, Roine Stolt from Kaipa and The Flower Kings...
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    Nick Cave (Official Thread)

    Nick Cave Official Website Nick Cave on Wikipedia Nick Cave is one of Australia's most accomplished, prolific and talented songwriters. In a career spanning 38 years, Nick has gained a huge reputation for his eclectic music, electric live performances, intelligent, often dark lyrics and his...
  13. Gabble Ratchet

    Harkat & Salmacis' Experimental Dibble Dabblings

    Hello hello and welcome to the show! :D Come see the amazing bangs, clatters and sounds of Harkat & Salmacis' Experimental Dibble Dabbles! We're an exciting new act formed 30 minutes ago with only ONE instrument! And so merry folk from all the lands of the world, I present to you, our first...
  14. Gabble Ratchet

    Boy & Bear (Official Thread)

    Boy & Bear Official Website Boy & Bear are an Australian folk rock band, formed in 2009. Early in their career they recieved airplay on triple j, and it wasn't long until they released their first EP "With Emperor Antarctica" in May 2010. The lead single from it was the energetic, catchy...
  15. Gabble Ratchet

    Gotye (Official Thread)

    Gotye Official Website Albums: Boardface (2003) Like Drawing Blood (2006) Making Mirrors (2011) Gotye, pronounced "gore-te-yeah" is the project of Belgian born, Australian raised musician Wally de Backer. Starting his career as part of Australian indie band The Basics, Gotye has...
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    Stonefield: The Most Kick-ass Band Of Teenage Sisters In Existence

    The title says it all. Four sisters from the hills of Melbourne, most still in high school, creating crashing psychadelic rock numbers akin to Led Zeppelin and Steppenwolf. After winning Triple J's Unearthed competition, they are now set to play the legendary Glastonbury festival, and are...
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    Katzenjammer are...well I don't quite know what they are! Four attractive Norweigan women playing a multitude of 25 traditional and modern instruments between them and singing powerfully and in perfect English. the music they play is eclectic and genre-less, but it is also incredible, melodic...
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    Illy's music has grown to be some of my favourite hip hop so far. From Melbourne, Illy takes influence from many different styles of music, and incorporates them into his verses. And on his second album The Chase, he collaborates with a host of Australian artists to broaden the horizons further...
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    Architecture In Helsinki!

    Who are these weirdos? You're probably asking right now. Well these weirdos are just about my favourite Australian band at the moment. From the famous suburb of Northcote in Melbourne, their music is triumphant, electronic, wistful, carefree, experimental, energetic and cute. It's electronic pop...
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    Moon Safari! (Official Thread)

    Moon Safari are a Swedish melodic prog band formed in 2003. They are a 5 piece, and every band member sings, though only 2 are lead vocalists. This creates some fantastic harmonies to fit into some great melodies. the band members are: Simon Åkesson - lead vocals, piano, Hammond organ, moog...
  21. Gabble Ratchet

    Post Death Soundtrack

    "Post Death Soundtrack is the antithesis of today's music culture, creating thought-provoking music by weaving industrial, electronic, pop and rock sounds. Reflections of Darkness calls them "by no means music for simple minds", and calls their sound "indefinable". Style is less...
  22. Gabble Ratchet

    Frank Turner (Official Thread)

    lT'S FINALLY HERE!!! Frank Turner Official Website Discography: 2007 Sleep Is for the Week 2008 Love Ire & Song 2008 The First Three Years 2009 Poetry of the Deed 2011 England Keep my Bones Frank Turner, born in Bahrain and raised in Winchester, is a folk rock...
  23. Gabble Ratchet

    The Jim Jones *****

    The Jim Jones ***** are an English band who have gained a substantial amount of popularity from their seemingly endless positive reviews. They are a garage rock band with a style somewhere in-between early rock n' roll, punk rock, psychedelia and blues-rock. Jim Jones' voice is also a dead...
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    Coldplay (Official Thread)

    Official Website Parachutes (2000) A Rush of Blood to the Head (2002) X&Y (2005) Viva la Vida or Death and All His Friends (2008) Mylo Xyloto (2011) Coldplay are an English rock band formed in 1996. Formed by lead singer Chris Martin and lead guitarist Johnny Buckland, they have...
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    The Official World's End Girlfriend Thread

    World's End Girlfriend is the solo project of Katsuhiko Maeda, and since 2000 he has created 9 albums. At the age of 10, Katsuhiko was inspired by his father's collection of classical music, and he started composing his own songs two years later using guitars and keyboards, recorded on tapes and...

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