ALBUM REVIEW: D.C Cross – Ecstatic Racquet
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ALBUM REVIEW: D.C Cross – Ecstatic Racquet

D.C CROSS ECSTATIC RACQUET No Drums Records D.C Cross is the latest chapter in the career of Darren Cross, he of Gerling fame and more recently as a solo artist and one half of the folk noir duo Jep and Dep. His solo albums have been sonically varied affairs with alt-country, folk, electronica and psychedelic … Continue reading

Favourite Songs of Heartache: Jen Mize & Darren Cross
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Favourite Songs of Heartache: Jen Mize & Darren Cross

This Sunday, Dec 4th is the final Heartbreaker Sessions for 2016 (we’ll be back early in 2017) so we’re hoping that plenty of alt-country and folk lovin’ types will come down to The Bearded Tit in Redfern, Sydney for live sets from Darren Cross and Jen Mize plus the usual cosmic country, troubadour picking, folk … Continue reading

ALBUM REVIEW: Darren Cross – _Xantastic
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ALBUM REVIEW: Darren Cross – _Xantastic

Darren Cross made his name as a founding member of collage pop provocateurs Gerling but these days he’s one half of folk noir duo Jep and Dep and a solo artist trading in dark avant-folk. Surprisingly, this is Cross’ debut solo album and in many ways it embraces his past and present musical explorations with … Continue reading

NEW MUSIC: Darren Cross – When The Chills Are Coming
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NEW MUSIC: Darren Cross – When The Chills Are Coming

Darren Cross (Gerling, Jep and Dep) is a couple of months out from releasing his debut solo album _Xantastic. It finds the songwriter heading into dark folk territory while still retaining subtle glimpses of technology via textured ambience and synths. That blending of styles is what made Gerling such a distinctive sound and continues to … Continue reading

Post To Wire Presents: Freya Josephine Hollick + Darren Cross
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Post To Wire Presents: Freya Josephine Hollick + Darren Cross

This Sunday Freya Josephine Hollick is heading north from Victoria to preview songs from her forthcoming new LP ‘The Unceremonious Junking Of Me’, out soon on Heart Of The Rat Records. Hollick is a whimsical folk country singer from the goldfields who sings with a voice of ethereal beauty. A testament to the nightingales of the 20s, … Continue reading

NEWS: Heartbreaker Sessions #3 feat. Darren Cross and William Crighton
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NEWS: Heartbreaker Sessions #3 feat. Darren Cross and William Crighton

Heartbreaker Sessions has been building nicely over the first two evenings and this weekend (Sunday, Sept 6th) should be another great evening of live performance, DJs, craft beer and food. LIVE PERFORMANCES Darren Cross needs little introduction with 20+ years in the Australian music scene from his early days in Gerling though to his current … Continue reading

LIVE: Darren Cross announces No Damage EP release shows
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LIVE: Darren Cross announces No Damage EP release shows

  Darren Cross released one of our favourite singles in ‘Slings and Arrows’ recently and now a new six-track EP called No Damage is due out next month. To celebrate Cross is playing launch shows, proudly presented by Post To Wire, in Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide and Brisbane. No Damage will be released on Wednesday August 6th in … Continue reading

PHOTOS: SIXTEEN STRINGS: An Afternoon of Americana with Mark Moldre, James Thomson, Darren Cross @ The PBC (07.06.14)
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PHOTOS: SIXTEEN STRINGS: An Afternoon of Americana with Mark Moldre, James Thomson, Darren Cross @ The PBC (07.06.14)

Massive thanks to everyone that came along to the PBC on Saturday for the Post To Wire Presents show. Thanks to Darren, James and Mark for playing three sets of brilliant music, The PBC for hosting and a special thanks to Nick from Dear Orphans for making it sound so damn good! Continue reading