Music

LISTEN: FIRST AID KIT NEW SONG ‘MY SILVER LINING’

Everyone’s fave Swedish folk sisters, First Aid Kit, make a welcome return with new album ‘Stay Gold’ due out in a couple of months. But not before a cheeky stream of first single ‘My Silver Lining’ – listen below:

 

The 20 track album was recorded at ARC... read more

EXCLUSIVE: SASKWATCH’S SATISFYINGLY SAD SONGS PLAYLIST

 

Saskwatch release their new album ‘Nose Dive today’, and the Melbourne based 9-peice are about to embark on a national tour, including an appearance at Blues Fest later this month, and dates supporting John Newman.

To celebrate they have lovingly compiled a ‘satisfyingly sad songs’ playlist. Kinda suits the weather right?

Stay tuned as the indie-soul outfit take over our Instagram TODAY TUESDAY APRIL 15 – we heard rumours of a tiki bar….... read more

LISTEN: NEW KLAXONS ‘ATOM TO ATOM’

 

Klaxons have been seeding out new music ahead of their third album release ‘Love Frequency’, the latest being this cut ‘Atom To Atom’. Listen below:

You couldn’t walk past any Sydney inner city bar without hearing ‘Golden... read more

GLASS ANIMALS INTERVIEW & PHOTOSHOOT

New Psyche-pop group from the UK, Glass Animals have just completed their first Aussie tour, dropped their  EP release ‘Gooey’ last week and are renowned as UK uber producer Paul Epworth’s first signing to his new label. So we nabbed some time with front man Dave Bayley and drummer Joe Seaward just before sound check at the Sydney date at Oxford Art Factory to find out more about this intriguing quartet.

 

Where do you come up with the odd names for the... read more

BRACE YOURSELVES: A NEW FRANK OCEAN ALBUM IS COMING

!R&B crooner Frank Ocean has taken to Tumblr to reveal that he may give Coachella a miss to finish his incoming album, writing: It’s been almost... read more

WES ANDERSON’S THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL INTERVIEW

 

Those yet to experience a Wes Anderson film should do so now, not only will you be treated to a glimpse inside the mind of one films great quirky genius you will also be exposed to a musical world never experienced before.

The man responsible for sourcing these musical accompaniments is Music Supervisor Randall Poster, having witnessed Anderson’s The Grand Budapest Hotel moments earlier with huge delight we dove in to a conversation that revealed what it’s... read more

GET WRITING: HERE ARE FLO RIDA’S LYRICAL REQUIREMENTS FOR SONGWRITERS

Flo Rida is one of those magical artists who sells ridiculous amounts of records, but whose fans are mysteriously absent from real life. Think about it: When was the last time you actually heard someone admit to enjoying Flo Rida in real life? That’s right, never. Therefore, we are proposing that Flor Rida fans are actually mythical creatures, appearing once in a blue moon to dance to ‘Club Can’t Handle Me’ in unspecified locations.

Another class of rare punters... read more

REVIEW: ST LUCIA @ OXFORD ART FACTORY

We had entered in to the Oxford Arts Factory feeling somewhat out of place sans Hawaiian shirt, but musically the vibe was saying we were definitely in the right place. St Lucia, the Brooklyn based via South Africa brain child of one Jean-Philip Grobler, was back on our shores and set to deliver a heaving dose of 80s inspired synth gold, not before the Griswolds could deliver on their hype.

Sydney band The Griswolds have had a mammoth 6 months in the USA, clearly a hometown gig was much... read more

LADY GAGA COLLABORATES WITH CHIEF KEEF ON NEW TRACK?

Well here’s some news we weren’t expecting to hear today – pop startlet Lady Gaga has reportedly jumped on a track with Chicago’s most controversial emcee, Chief Keef. When he’s not in headlines for going to jail or breaking his parole, 18-year-old Keef does occasionally make music – most famously, his trap banger ‘I Don’t Like’ was remixed by Kanye West. Now it seems as if Keef has upped his mainstream presence by recording a track with the... read more

LISTEN: GIRL TALK & FREEWAY DROP COLLBORATIVE ‘BROKEN ANKLES’ EP

Mash-up master and ultimate party-starter Girl Talk has just dropped a healthy six-pack of tunes in the form of his Broken Ankles EP – a collaboration with seasoned Philadelphia rapper, Freeway. Besides having one of the strongest beards in hip-hop, Freeway was also a longtime member of Jay Z’s illustrious Roc-A-Fella Records, and while he may have faded from the limelight come 2014, his contributions are still very much welcome in our ears.

Artists sampled include... read more