Writing by Molly Mckew // We are fairly obsessed with Ainslie Wills’ single ‘Fear of Missing Out’, and can’t wait for her sophomore album ‘All You Have is All You Need’ to be released this week. Ramona mag were lucky enough to get inside Ainslie’s record collection to discover Wills’ top five ‘albums for the undulating feels that life brings us.’Read More
Writing by Molly Mckew// Sandy Hsu // Sandy has just released her new single ‘Angel energy’, an ethereal track about confronting change. To celebrate, we got Sandy to delve into her record collection and find us the four vocal angels who have guided her sound.
Writing by Molly Mckew // We are loving Brisbane’s shiny new neo-soul band Pink Matter, whose smooth sounds and super-cool instrumentation have landed them gigs with the Internet and at the Laneway Festival. We wanted to learn more about them, so unearthed their childhood by asking them to reveal their childhood musical heroes.Read More
Writing by Molly Mckew // When we heard Ripple Effect’s new single Nguddja, we couldn’t wait to chat to the band about the meaning behind the track. Music editor Molly Mckew got the low-down on Maningrida’s Ripple Effect and their label Skinnyfish, who are working away at supporting and publicising music from remote NT communities.Read More
Writing by Molly McKew // On Diamond are a group of super-talented musicians who have combined their excellent musicanship to produce a rich, intense and delectable debut album. On Diamond’s sound is brought together with the beautiful pop vocal lines of songwriter and singer Lisa Salvo. We were lucky enough to get an exclusive insight into the album with a track-by-track take by the band – and some beautiful exclusive photos from the studio by Paige Clark.Read More
Review by Sophie Pellegrini // We’re reminded of the realness—and the beauty—of living through the ups and downs of life. Of appreciating the small moments; of taking the time to self-reflect; of growth, vulnerability, and connection.Read More
Writing by Molly Mckew // We were lucky enough to chat to Elspeth Scrine of Melbourne trio Huntly about music, lyrics, politics, and their rich and layered record ‘Low Grade Buzz.’ Their debut album brings all the feelings and all the sounds, and right now it feels like we will never get sick of it. Huntly’s manifesto is ‘doof you can cry to’, and dance and cry we will.Read More
Writing by Molly McKew // Ahead of her Australian tour, Ramona got an insight into the record collection of the super cool Jax Anderson of Flint Eastwood, who has put together a killer selection, ‘albums for when I lived in the mountains’.Read More