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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MERRY CHRISTMAS

By Wasted Years / December 23, 2014 / 0 Comments

Merry Christmas pricks! Here’s to wasting away 2015.  

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DIG OF THE WEEK: THE YETIS – LITTLE SURFER GIRL

By Wasted Years / December 5, 2014 / 0 Comments

Do you like the sun? How about high times on the beach, checking out babes, games of frisbee, and short shorts? Well if you like all of that drenched in reverb and heavily stylised then the debut single by US band The Yetis could be your ticket to ride. It’s certainly been getting some high rotation…

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BEST LONDON GIG OF 2014

By Wasted Years / November 27, 2014 / 0 Comments

As we’re approaching the end of the year, we gotsta talking’ around the water cooler about the best gig we’ve seen this year. The general consensus amongst the no-hopers that keep things chugging at Wasted Years was that nothing has yet topped seeing Skaters bang out a 45-minute power set at Dingwalls back in March.  The…

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DOROTHY – WICKED ONES

By Wasted Years / November 25, 2014 / 0 Comments

This one found its way across our desk today. It’s the latest in a string of singles released by LA four-piece Dorothy in the run-up to the band’s self-titled EP. If you like your music on the fuzzy side, this may just be your cup of tea.   [soundcloud]https://soundcloud.com/dorothytheband/wicked-ones[/soundcloud]

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SHIRLEY ROLLS RELEASE NEW EP – SHIVS

By Wasted Years / November 24, 2014 / 0 Comments

The Shirley Rolls are a band that first came to our attention with the release of their 2013 7-Inch Werewolf. Clocking in at almost 5 min, it’s a retro-rocking throw back to the glory days of monster rock and was selected as the freshman release for Californian indie label Ghoulhouse Records – a small but hip…

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DIG OF THE WEEK: RED TRANSISTOR RADIO – SPINOUT (’66 REVISITED)

By Wasted Years / November 22, 2014 / 0 Comments

These chaps caught our eye this week with their seriously radical shoegaze psychedelia. Fresh from the US. Check ’em out – Red Transistor Radio  

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