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)
In early June 2014, ARCH ENEMY will unleash their 9th studio album, War Eternal, worldwide via Century Media Records and Trooper Entertainment in Japan. With this upcoming release, the band will introduce a new member to their ranks: Alissa White-Gluz, former vocalist of Canadian extreme metallers THE AGONIST. Angela Gossow, who joined ARCH ENEMY in 2000 and made her debut on the now classic Wages Of Sin (2001), will be stepping down as front-woman and focusing on management, while Alissa takes her place.
Continue reading ARCH ENEMY announces new singer
Melbourne 5 piece Playwrite create a wild, haunting wall of sound and energy. For years Playwrite have captivated audiences with their vibrant live performance. Through pounding drums, samples and swirling guitars come soaring lyrics and chants and an infectious live performance that is, at times, both electric and poignant.
Playwrite have played alongside: Half Moon Run (CAN), Emma Louise, Hermitude, Wild Beats (UK), ALPINE, Katie Noonan, Leader Cheetah, Set Sail, Gold Fields, Gossling, Jordie Lane, Hayden Calnin, Geoffrey O’Conner, Townhouses, Rat & Co and many others.
Continue reading Playwrite – Lady Oracle Single Tour March/April 2014
Interview by Stuart Blythe
They broke crowd funding records for their latest music video, they’re about to kick off an Australian headline tour, before making their return to the U.S. later this year.
Life Music Media catch up with Twelve Foot Ninja guitarist Stevic for a chat.
LMM: The Pozible crowd-funding campaign for your new video was an amazing success. What prompted your decision to use crowd funding and what are your feelings about the campaign success?
Continue reading Interview | Stevic – Twelve Foot Ninja
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)
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Out Friday March 28, 2014
Continue reading Greta Mob release new single ‘Gypsy Town (Revisited)’
Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival
March 17-23, 2014
Renowned for their drama and flair, each runway event presents the most sought-after collections from Australia’s top designers. This is your unique opportunity to experience the excitement and energy of an international fashion show.
Continue reading Event News | Melbourne Fashion Festival 2014
Review by Ben Connolly
With a white sequined dinner jacket, and a ‘fro straight outta Brooklyn circa 1972, it was clear from the first strained note that Charles Bradley was every inch of his impressive mythology. The bio reads like a carefully scripted wrap-sheet: he was raised in a dirt-poor Brooklyn, from which he escaped only to spend decades drifting and working odd jobs, and spending serious time as a homeless grafter. On record, it’s heart-on-the-sleeve honesty of a man who knows no other. On stage it’s merely confirmation, as the performer pours every last ounce of feeling into the overwrought vocals and leaves nothing behind.
Continue reading Live Review | Charles Bradley + Saskwatch @ Melbourne Zoo Twilight – March 7, 2014
Announced last October, Kate Miller-Heidke’s O Vertigo! Tour, named after her forthcoming first independently release album out March 14th, has received overwhelming interest from her fans. Today Kate is pleased to announce a second show at The Tivoli in Brisbane on Sunday April 6th.
The singer-songwriter from Brisbane is successfully using the direct-to-fan platform PledgeMusic to fund the release. As well as pre-orders and merchandise bundles, the campaign offers fans irresistible packages with personal experiences from Kate such as private house gigs and happy birthday phone calls. Pledgers instantly receive a download of a free 11-track live album recorded on Kate’s extraordinary ‘Heavenly Sounds’ tour conducted last year in churches and cathedrals around the country and will also receive a download of the new album ‘O Vertigo!’ on release day, Friday March 14th 2014.
Continue reading Kate Miller-Heidke’s O Vertigo! Tour selling out, second Brisbane show now added
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)
Interview by Stuart Blythe
SuicideGirls – “the sexiest, smartest,most dangerous collection of outsider women in the world” – are bringing their Blackheart Burlesque Tour to Australia this March – 2014.
Life Music Media catch up with SuicideGirls’ Vorpal Suicide for a chat.
LMM: For those who aren’t aware, what is Suicide Girls?
Continue reading Interview | Vorpal Suicide – SuicideGirls