Monday, October 20, 2008

Aussies are Awesome - Spotlight on Meijin Bruttomesso

One of our favorite rock nerds, Meijin Bruttomesso, has been a writer on the storm as of late, striking great review after great review with her passionate penchant for good music. Recently, she's rapped up SD's street scene, LA's detour and now the Cut Copy/Presets show in Pamona. Here's an excerpt from her recently published article for All Access Magazine cut copied and pasted below.

"It has been a busy time for Melbourne, Australian natives Cut Copy. Their explosive emergence on to the North American music scene over the past couple years has blossomed with the release of their second full-length album In Ghost Colours. Having their first US television appearance on October 1, 2008, on NBC’s Last Call with Carson Daly, Cut Copy, alongside fellow electro-rockers from the outback, The Presets performed on October 3, at the all-ages Glasshouse in Pomona, a “warm-up” for their appearance at the much larger LA Detour Festival the following day. Reminiscent of a Western ghost town, Pomona seemed like an unusual locale for these Aussie artists, yet the crowds traveled far and wide for the sold-out show, one of many on their tour."

Read Full article at, including a review of the opening act, London electro-duo Heartbreak, whose "We're Back" is featured on our Fall '08 Collection .

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