Newcastle Herald
Tuesday, 5 December 2023

REVIEW: Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever - Hope Downs - 4 stars

Josh Leeson
Updated January 30 2019 - 4:31pm, first published June 13 2018 - 10:00am
DIVING IN: Hope Downs is a magnificent debut from the Melbourne band.
DIVING IN: Hope Downs is a magnificent debut from the Melbourne band.

THE EPs Talk Tight (2016) and French Press (2017) announced Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever as a band to watch. However, music is littered with bands unable to deliver on their initial promise.

Josh Leeson

Josh Leeson

Journalist

Josh Leeson is an entertainment and features journalist, specialising in music, at the Newcastle Herald. He first joined the masthead in 2008 after stints at the Namoi Valley Independent and Port Stephens Examiner and has previously covered sport including the Asian Cup, A-League, Surfest, cricket and rugby league.

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