DIG OF THE WEEK: LORIKEET – CALLING

By Wasted Years / February 29, 2016 / 0 Comments

We’ve been digging the sights and sounds of Lorikeet recently, so we thought we’d give you a sneak peek of one of the band’s new tunes.   Calling is the latest ditty by the Melbourne foursome, and it’s got everything that we’ve come to expect from Lorikeet: top-shelf melodies, jangly guitars and a beat you can…

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DIG OF THE WEEK: KING NO-ONE – CONSTELLATIONS

By Wasted Years / November 18, 2015 / 0 Comments

Like that crush in high school that wasn’t the hottest in school, but who you simply couldn’t resist sitting next to for double maths, this song has been growing on us for some time now. It’s from York-based indie band King No-One, and features a killer guitar riff that’s sure to be bouncing around your head…

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DIG OF THE WEEK: LUSTS – WAVES

By Wasted Years / November 11, 2015 / 0 Comments

We’ve been digging this band for a little while now, so it’s high time we made them our Dig Of The Week.   Lusts are a two-piece band (but between the two of us, I think there might be some other folks involved) that hail from the midlands of England. They’ve been churning out some great tunes that…

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DIG OF THE WEEK: LORIKEET – WHY

By Wasted Years / July 22, 2015 / 0 Comments

We seem to be featuring a disproportionate number of bands from Melbourne, Australia recently, sooooo … here’s another one.   Lorikeet is a four-piece outfit that churns out classic 60s pop tunes, wrapped in modern indie production, with a little bow on top. Whilst this style of writing and recording music is not exactly revolutionary, it’s one that countless…

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DIG OF THE WEEK: D.I.C.K. – DA WISHKA

By Wasted Years / June 15, 2015 / 0 Comments

These pricks hail from Melbourne, Australia. They call themselves D.I.C.K. (Dream In Colour Kidz) and remind us of great Australian thrash bands like the Cosmic Psychos. Enough Said.  

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DIG OF THE WEEK: THE YETIS – MYSTERION

By Wasted Years / May 4, 2015 / 0 Comments

If you’ve been yearning for some reverb-drenched, jangly guitar pop, then yearn no more. Wasted Years favourites The Yetis are back with the first single from their debut extended player. Produced by Kyle Slick Johnson (who’s worked with bands ranging from The Hives to Benny Benassi), Mysterion pairs beautiful, sombre melodies with the band’s signature surf guitars…

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DIG OF THE WEEK: INVASION SKIES – WASTED

By Wasted Years / March 28, 2015 / 1 Comment

Hailing from Melbourne, Australia, Invasion Skies is less of a traditional band and more of a recording collective. With three permanent members at it’s core, and a large host of collaborators looking to add their touch, the group is heavily focused on churning out recordings and has reputedly amassed in excess of 100 demos over…

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DIG OF THE WEEK: THE PACERS – PART OF THAT SCENE

By Wasted Years / March 3, 2015 / 0 Comments

If the sound of the Brian Jonestown Massacre’s Anton Newcombe getting gang-banged by The Byrds while Robert Smith jerks off in the corner sounds appealing, then our Dig of The Week could be up your alley. The Pacers are a four-piece, no-nonsense garage band from London town that turn out damn fine tunes. They have the jangle of the great garage…

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DIG OF THE WEEK: CONOR DARDIS – PRAYING FOR A SOFT NIGHT

By Wasted Years / February 11, 2015 / 0 Comments

If you find yourself driving at night down lonely roads whilst the troubles of suburban life weigh heavy on your heart, then you’ll certainly identify with our selected Dig of The Week. Conor Dardis hails from suburban Dublin and writes beautiful, illustrative music that is emotive like Bruce Springteen, yet capable of painting a narrative…

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DIG OF THE WEEK: THE CARNATIONS – WAY OUT ON MY OWN

By Wasted Years / February 2, 2015 / 0 Comments

This time around our Dig of The Week comes from a London quartet we stumbled across whilst trying to hunt down Neil Diamond on Twitter (he’s on there). These lads call themselves The Carnations, and although they wear their influences pretty heavily on their sleeves, they do a damn fine job paying homage to the greats…

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DIG OF THE WEEK: THE SINGER – NEW BLUE MOON

By Wasted Years / January 10, 2015 / 0 Comments

If you’ve just broken up with your sweetheart and need some sombre, yet beautiful music to throw on whilst you work your way through a cheap box of merlot, then we may have just the ticket. This week’s Dig of The Week is from Melbourne artist Mike O’Dowd A.K.A The Singer. His debut EP is a delicate,…

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DIG OF THE WEEK: ANONYMOUS – JACKETS PLEASE

By Wasted Years / January 6, 2015 / 0 Comments

This week’s Dig of The Week is a little something that was deposited into our inbox from an anonymous bedroom artist. It reminded us a little of Joy Division, girls with short hair, sexual intrigue, loveless fascination and lonely nights spent in front of a 4-track cassette recorder. Keep ’em coming Mr. Anonymous – we like…

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