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EMMA DONOVAN & THE PUTBACKS: Pink Skirt

EMMA DONOVAN & THE PUTBACKS:  Pink SkirtHard to believe the last time the monkey covered a joint Emma Donovan & The Putbacks’ release before new single Pink Skirt, was the Dawn LP six years ago, but six years it certainly was. Fast forward to the present and the new single shows that things have matured nicely over the intervening period with Pink Skirt – a richly evocative slice of elegiac soul. Lyrically it pays
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THE PUTBACKS: The Putbacks

THE PUTBACKS albumArguably the most leftfield of all the big Oz funk-soul outfits, The Putbacks follow-up the heavy soul of Dawn, their 2014 debut (a collab. with vocalist Emma Donovan) with this new self-titled effort. If you caught previous singles The Way (the LP’s only vocal cut) featuring neo-soul man Bilal or the more recent Oranges, you’ll know that things have now headed in directions both ‘cinematic’ and
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THE PUTBACKS: The Ways (with BILAL)

THE PUTBACKS:  The Ways (with BILAL)A fairly heavyweight score for Melbourne’s The Putback’s here on the lead single and title track from their forthcoming album, The Ways, as they’ve only gone and landed neo-soul man Bilal for mic duties. Blimey. Not that this is neo-soul though – far from it. No, The Way finds The Putbacks drive a smouldering path through the darkest realms of psychedelic soul as menacing
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