Articles by Gilbert Potts
Ahead of their Australian & New Zealand tour Gilbert Potts asked bass/keyboard player Donovan Jones from This Will Destroy You some questions about Texas, marsupials, downloading music and much more.
Ahead of their European tour and Dunk!festival appearance, Echoes and Dust speaks with Andrew Pearsall of Sydney post-rock outfit Solkyri. – By Gilbert Potts
‘Sad Boys Club’ feels as though it accomplishes more than time allows, and I think it’s this aspect of composition that is helping bands like Solkyri avoid the “nice to put on in the background” basket that swallows the more ambient instrumental acts. – By Gilbert Potts
Gilbert Potts caught up with Alex Wilson from sleepmakeswaves, who have just finished a mammoth tour and are about to tour even more. Gilbert wonders what touring’s like and where you can buy the cheapest beer.
Japan’s “brutal orchestra” Vampillia return to Australia and Echoes and Dust catch their first of three Melbourne shows. – By Gilbert Potts
AlithiA is an important addition to the broadening tapestry that is Australian progressive rock. – By Gilbert Potts
If you need any evidence that genre labels are simply helpful descriptions and should not be boundaries, then immerse yourself in Citadel, the astonishingly beautiful second album from Melbourne progressive outfit Ne Obliviscaris. – By Gilbert Potts
To mark the release of their second album Citadel and the launch tour, Gilbert Potts spoke with Dan Presland of Ne Obliviscaris
Echoes and Dust speaks with Adam Casey, the man behind The Boy Who Spoke Clouds about the essence of music and its place in his life. – By Gilbert Potts
Live: Fritzwicky, Cat or Pillar, Bear the Mammoth and The Keiths: Bendigo Hotel, Melbourne, 8th August 2014
Gilbert Potts saw Fritzwicky, Cat or Pillar, Bear the Mammoth and The Keiths in Melbourne.
Ech(((o)))es & dust reviews the short film Disappearance in a Minor Role by Sydney instrumental rock/metal outfit Dumbsaint. By Gilbert Potts
Live review by ech(((o)))es & dust of sleepmakeswaves, Breaking Orbit, Teal – 1 August 2014 Corner Hotel, Melbourne. – By Gilbert Potts
Yamadori truly has seen the band uproot themselves and spread their wings. – By Gilbert Potts
Sydney band sleepmakeswaves talks with Echoes And Dust about their new album “love of cartography”. By Gilbert Potts
Echoes and Dust explores The Boy Who Spoke Clouds’ delightful musical accompaniment to the short story The Seal Woman by Adam Casey. – By Gilbert Potts
Echoes and Dust checks out the proggy goodness of Tipping Point, the debut album by The Ben Cameron Project. – By Gilbert Potts
Echoes and Dust looks at Signals for Motion, the new album from Melbourne’s Cat or Pillar. – By Gilbert Potts
Caspian tour Australia for the first time and Echoes & Dust were there at Sydney and Melbourne to capture their intense shows with Meniscus, Fourteen Nights At Sea, and We Lost The Sea.
Echoes and Dust looks at the intense post metal and post rock of “Crimea” by We Lost the Sea – remastered for vinyl release. – By Gilbert Potts
Alcest’s Shelter is either beautifully restrained in its triumph, or just beautifully sad behind a smiling face. – By Gilbert Potts
In the first of a new series of ‘scene reports’ of varying foci from all around the world, our chief antipodean correspondent Gilbert Potts gives an introduction to the Melbourne live music scene and the many great new bands to be found within it…