Plini: "I’m really happy with everything on this record, which I don’t think has ever happened before"

(Image credit: Chad Dao)

If all went according to plan, now would be around the time Plini finished up his first trek touring the world in support of his second full-length effort, Impulse Voices. Instead, the Sydney-based prog lord is gearing up for his first stint back on stages since a curtailed US run in February 2020. Fingers crossed, that is, granted no more COVID-related hiccups force him to postpone. 

The original goal to was to have LP2 hit shelves in the first half of last year. But when the world hit pause and Plini’s future suddenly became anything but certain, he decided not to sweat the deadlines – in fact, most of what ended up making the cut for Impulse Voices came together well after its projected release date. The 28-year-old embraced the mellowness of life at home, spending his days exploring the intricacies of Sydney and its surroundings, catching up on podcasts and expanding his own musical horizons, then chipping away on tracks whenever he felt a strike of inspiration.

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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…