From beyond the majestic shadow of Matthew McConaughey’s signature hum emerges Australia’s favourite mashup duo, Yacht Club DJs, with brand new mixtape Oddity Number 5 in tow. It’s a free download brimming with Yacht Club’s fearless repertoire; a one-hour banger fest that’ll have you fanging for the weekend, stockpiling the party mixers and wondering what ever did happen to 90’s buzz-babe Mya (not all that much).
Continue reading Yacht Club DJs Unveil “Oddity Number 5” Mixtape Ahead Of East Coast Tour
Recorded in the US with producer and long time friend Kevin Gates (Never Shout Never, The Ready Set), ‘Fire’ is a lush indie-pop track with a punchy chorus that tells a specific story between two people and the experience most can relate to – the confrontation of telling a lover that you’re no longer in love with them.
Continue reading A Sleepless Melody – Fire (Official Music Video)
Taking Back Sunday is a band that truly needs no introduction. Six albums in and more than a decade into their stellar career, the trailblazing quintet have been consistently delivering dynamic, quality emo-rock for the dreamy and dedicated. Taking Back Sunday have just released ther sixth album ‘Happiness Is’. These formally scrappy punks are now truly seasoned songwriters, and that is crystal clear on this new album; their first on an independent label in more than ten years. It revives the classic line-up that launched a career that has sold millions of albums and toured the world many times. A musical and conceptual leap, ‘Happiness Is’ showcases confident songwriting that will endear the beloved rockers to fans both old and new.
Continue reading Taking Back Sunday – “Stood A Chance” (Official Music Video)
The Boys from Kingswood are fast earning a reputation as one of the hardest touring bands in Australian rock n roll. Ending 2013 with a mammoth national tour with Calling All Cars, and kicking off 2014 by dominating stages along the national Big Day Out tour, they continue their run in April and May at Groovin The Moo, and their recently announced east coast city headline shows.
Continue reading Kingswood – ‘Sucker Punch’ (Official Video Clip)
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1974: The “Arecibo Message” was a transmission to all living beings, shot across the galaxy. It was a message welcoming all to Earth.
Continue reading Forever the Optimist – “ARECIBO” (Debut Album Preview)
Emerging from the dark city lights and distance of Perth, Fait is multi-instrumentalist Elise Higgins, releasing the second cut Slow Glow from her forthcoming debut EP Atmosphere, recorded with producer Darren Lawson (MBV, Editors).
Starting from the lonely echo of reverb-drenched guitar and sparse drum beats, Slow Glow burns bright as it builds layer-by-layer, second-by-second, surging from ebb to flow with wisps of beguiling synth and dreamlike layers. The instrumental track is pure cinematic atmosphere, crafted to mask your eyes and pull you into a world of sound, deep and fathomless.
Continue reading Fait unveils new track ‘Slow Glow’ (Music Stream)
Sydney Pop/R&B singer, Ryan Morgan is scheduled to release his debut single ‘Surrender’ on March 17 (2014).
Currently finalising the tracks on his forthcoming EP, ’Surrender’ is certainly enough to whet your appetite for Ryan Morgan and what will become his musical imprint. Written and self-produced by Morgan, ‘Surrender’ is a song about succumbing to your deepest passion. Working together with Director/Videographer Patrick Jaeger, Videographer Celia Yu, Editor Benjamin Hargrave and Australian model Cindy Carino, Ryan simultaneously debuts his music video for the single.
Continue reading Ryan Morgan dances on water for debut single ‘Surrender’ (Official Video)
Achoo! Bless You, a Sydney folk-pop duo comprising singer-songwriters Ashleigh Steel & Ross James Tipper, first came to light in 2012 with the debut EP No Island. Their lead single ‘Before We Say Goodbye’ caught the attention of FBi and triple j Unearthed at radio and saw them share stages with the likes of Passenger (UK), Slow Club (UK), Tim Rogers, Tiny Ruins (NZ) and most recently, The Trouble With Templeton on their Australian national tour.
Continue reading Achoo! Bless You – “Wild Eyes” (Official Video)
Guards of May are keeping the momentum rolling from their previous single release in late 2013 with a brand new single and East Coast tour in April. Recorded predominantly with Matt Bartlem and also with Tyse Lee at Loose Stones Records, the followup to their wildly successful single Numbers, Arcadia, takes things to the next level. The single is out digitally on iTunes, Spotify, Bandcamp and more on Friday March 28, just ahead of their first tour date.
Continue reading Guards of May new single “Arcadia” + Tour Dates
‘Standing In The Ocean’ is the new single from Calling All Cars, the second from their forthcoming new album Raise The People. Already added to triple j rotation and destined to become a fist-pumping summer anthem, the single now boasts an equally seasonal video, a narrative of sorts from the mind of Melbourne director Timothy Melville.
Continue reading Calling All Cars single ‘Standing in the Ocean’ (Official Music Video)
Seemingly appearing from no where late last year with a debut single called ‘Yeah, Yeah’, THE NINJAS have swiftly begun to pile up their accolades. The single was quickly snapped up by Ford Ranger for an advertising campaign while the band played a plethora of shows with everyone from Velociraptor to The Cribs (UK).
Continue reading The Ninjas – ‘Kill Em All’ (Music Stream)
Settling are an indie-pop five-piece from Brisbane, Australia. Settling started in 2012 as the solo project of Brisbane singer-songwriter, Tim Swanston. After collaborating with local vocalist/guitarist Kurtis Tupangaia, they duo made their debut into the Brisbane live music scene, backed by their trusty laptop. Deciding that they needed to flesh out their sound, they added local musicians Andrew Markwell (lead guitar) and Becky Meimaris (drums). This addition led to a change in musical direction, taking their acoustic-led folk songs into a heavier, poppier sound.
Continue reading Brisbane five-piece Settling – “Drop the Game” (Music Stream)
2013 was a year of change for Drawn from Bees, with iconic lead guitarist, Raven Danger Jones, retiring from the band. Followed by a period of unrest, discontent and failed attempts to work on recording new material, the band went into hiding.
Towards the end of the year, DFB rediscovered their mojo and began to work on material that will be in a forthcoming EP, due for release in May. During the songwriting process on a rainy Brisbane summer afternoon, Dan, Stew and Matt wrote and recorded Song for Mary Lou.
Continue reading Drawn From Bees return from 2013 hiatus with a Free Digital Release and Residency
Lost In The Trees have released their new album Past Life. It is the anticipated follow up to the Chapel Hill group’s critically acclaimed record A Church That That Fits Our Needs.
Watch/listen to the title track “Past Life” in the clip below…
Continue reading Lost In The Trees – “Past Life” [Official Video Clip]