Australian Guitar's Fresh Frets: Vol. 5

(Image credit: Ivan Souriyavong)


THEY ARE the centremost sliver of gold in the venn diagram between A+ Twitter memes, loveable personalities, infectious ambition and equally bright and brash, fist-pump-worthy power-pop ebullience. Native to Sydney, but sure to make their major splash on the national circuit in no time, Josie Rizko [guitar] and Maz Boulougouris [vocals] revel in mind-numbingly catchy hooks, soundscapes stacked with jangly guitars and punchy drums, and downright explosive chrouses.

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Ellie Robinson
Editor-at-Large, Australian Guitar Magazine

Ellie Robinson is an Australian writer, editor and dog enthusiast with a keen ear for pop-rock and a keen tongue for actual Pop Rocks. Her bylines include music rag staples like NME, BLUNT, Mixdown and, of course, Australian Guitar (where she also serves as Editor-at-Large), but also less expected fare like TV Soap and Snowboarding Australia. Her go-to guitar is a Fender Player Tele, which, controversially, she only picked up after she'd joined the team at Australian Guitar. Before then, Ellie was a keyboardist – thankfully, the AG crew helped her see the light…