DMA’s: Glowing Somewhere New

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It's a sunny Wednesday morning when Australian Guitar catches up with Johnny Took; the DMA’s guitarist is in naturally high spirits with physical copies of his band’s third album, The Glow, having just landed at his doorstep. 

Having firmly established themselves as one of Australia’s biggest and brightest rock outfits – taking ‘90s-style Britpop back from the underground to impressively luminous new heights – the new release sees DMA’s take a slight left turn from searing acoustic balladry towards dancehall techno, bubblegum pop and post-punk. 

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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…