Melbourne-via-Perth quintet Splits Seconds have been nose down recording their next EP of late (watch for that announcement very soon) but are taking a little time out of the studio in very early-August to reconnect with fans from their comfortable environs onstage alongside the likes of Kav Temperley (Eskimo Joe), fellow-Westerners Emperors and Melbourne’s I, A Man.
Continue reading Split Seconds announce August dates with Kav Temperley, Emperors and I, A Man
For a bunch Tassie punks called Captives, this crew are pretty insistent on not being kept in the one place. Slaves to the road, the 5 piece are hitting the tar again to deliver audiences a taste of their forthcoming EP, Butterflies, Diamonds & Lightning set to be released on October 3. Captives will revisit crowds in Hobart, Sydney, Brisbane, Gold Coast, Melbourne, Adelaide and Tassie on their trans-seasonal jaunt, to issue a stern reminder of why they’re the new Australian band to watch.
Continue reading Captives Announce National Tour + Reveal New Video for ‘Insomnia’
Following on from last year’s “June Gloom” LP, London duo Big Deal have unveiled their latest single ‘Always Boys’
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Tim Fitz burst onto Sydney’s music scene in 2011 with two self-produced EPs that won him the hearts of Sydney radio institution FBi radio, and the attention of a slew of Australian and international music blogs. His third EP – 2013’s Unscene – saw Tim deliver an ecclectic string of twisted pop tracks, which received nods from triple j’s Home & Hosed and Unearthed, and a loyal following of live-loop enthusiasts.
Continue reading TIM FITZ Releases Brand New Single ‘Sour’ [Listen Here]
Russell Morris has been one of Australia’s best rock exports for the best part of fifty years. One of the most cited influences for today’s musicians; Morris continues to blaze a path with his latest albums becoming the most successful of his career.
Sharkmouth saw the ARIA Hall of Fame inductee return to the top 10, snare his first ever ARIA Award and receive a platinum award while his latest Van Diemen’s Land debuted at #4 in April, becoming his highest ever charting album. Recently listed in TheMusic’s top 25 albums of 2014 so far, the album is breaking new ground bringing a whole new generation of fans.
Continue reading RUSSELL MORRIS releases “Van Diemen’s Land” Video + Tour Dates
Shihad have announced the release of their brand new album, FVEY (pronounced, Five Eyes), on Friday, August 15. Recorded in December last year at Auckland’s legendary York Street Studio with Killing Joke frontman, Jaz Coleman at the production helm, FVEY sounds unlike anything Shihad have done before.
Continue reading Shihad to release “FVEY” – August 15, 2014
Two and a half years since his last release, Justin Townes Earle is back and pleased to announce his fifth studio album, Single Mothers, to be released in Australia September 5 on Warner Music.
Single Mothers comprises of ten new tracks, and the Australian editions – CD, download and LP – will all feature a bonus live acoustic version of the track “White Gardenias”, which can be viewed below.
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‘I wrote this years ago / But it’s but it’s finished today’ howls the raw and romantic voice of Nathan Willett on the long-awaited latest single ‘All This Could Be Yours’ from Cold War Kids. Out today through Create / Control and Downtown Records listen below
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Anand Wilder and Maxwell Kardon have shared the latest single from their forthcoming album, “Break Line”, out this Friday, 18 July 2014 via Create/Control | Mute. Listen to ‘I’m To Blame’ below.
Gena Rose Bruce, 21-year-old singer-songwriter from Melbourne, is about to make a striking mark with her haunting new single, ‘Blazing Radio’. To celebrate, Bruce will launch the track on Saturday 2 August at Yah Yah’s in Melbourne, as well as playing shows alongside BONJAH and Nova & The Experiencein July & August respectively.
Continue reading Gena Rose Bruce – Blazing Radio (Official Music Video)
Combining driving percussion evocative of Suburbs-era Arcade Fire, a perfect marriage of jangly guitar with soaring vocals, and contemplative lyrics, Tin Sparrow’s new single ‘Echoes In The Dark’ quickly (and deservedly) jumped to rotation on both triple j and FBi Radio. Now, the trio return with a visual accompaniment to the track.
Continue reading Tin Sparrow – Echoes In The Dark [Official Music Video]
Continue reading Gig News | Sheppard – Eatons Hill Hotel, Brisbane – July 25, 2014
Adelaide based Alternative Metal/Progressive-Rock outfit At Fates Mercy have just released latest single ‘No Reflection’, taken from their highly-anticipated forthcoming album.
Demonstrating diverse talents for writing and performing complex Post-Melodic/Hardcore sounds, At Fates Mercy have established a truly unique foundation, whilst paving a course for success locally and abroad.
The South Australian five-piece have kept a blistering pace of momentum since forming, celebrating the triumphant release of their debut EP ‘Rebuild, Rewind’, whilst gaining national airplay and bolstering the band’s profile.
Continue reading At Fates Mercy – ‘No Reflection’ [Official Video]
Uplifting LA three-piece Wildcat! Wildcat! have announced their arrival to Australian and NZ audiences with the first single ‘Hero’ off their forthcoming debut album due for release this August.
”’Hero’ is our underdog anthem,” the band explain. It mixes the group’s innovative harmonies with dance production and an earworm chorus.
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Beautifully treacherous: Joe Henry Songwriter and producer extraordinaire to return to Australia in the spring.
Joe Henry, highly esteemed and critically acclaimed songwriter, four-time Grammy winning producer is soon to release his 13th album. “I went into the making of this whole record with an ethos driven by emotional clarity,” Henry says of Invisible Hour, by far his most personal work to-date. His departure here makes this a stand-out in his catalogue, and surely a record he hasn’t made before. “I wanted it to sound as if I were face to face with anybody listening to it.”
Continue reading Joe Henry Songwriter and producer extraordinaire to return to Australia – September 2014