Like the love-child of a coconut tree and a grass Hula skirt, New Navy’s latest tune "Regular Town" has given us all the tropical, hip-swinging inspiration needed for our summer playlists.
We had a chat with Sydney band New Navy about their new single, a possible full length release and some great finds on Triple J Unearthed...
Triple J’s Hottest 100 is one of the most anticipated countdowns of each year. It tends to have something for everyone – representing the year in music. 2011’s Hottest 100 was, of course, no exception and features a variety of songs from a vast range of genres and artists/bands. The annual two disc CD release, Triple J’s Hottest 100 Vol. 19 is a 41 track compilation, featuring a selection of the songs that made the top 100 – and a stellar compilation at that.
I must admit, when I first heard of musica/Tumbalong, my initial thoughts were “hipster". Condescending, yes, but everything from the copy promising visceral experiences while drinking wine to a name that included the obligatory punctuation over a letter screamed out to the often-maligned niche known for it's overuse of pretension and misuse of irony.
Two of the hottest properties in dance music, Calvin Harris and Example have joined French electro-maestros Justice on the Field Day 2012 line-up. Sydney’s best New Year’s Day party is further enhanced by the dubstep stylings of Modestep and a solid squadron of local stars including Flight Facilities, The Aston Shuffle , Cloud Control and New Navy.
Peats Ridge Sustainable Arts and Music Festival today announces a massive 26 new acts to their already bulging festival line up.
Revived American rocker and master lyricist, Jim Ward, world breaking Canadian band Yukon Blonde, Melbourne band of the moment - Aria Award nominated Oh Mercy, hot Aussie favourite - Canyons, and bursting local act New Navy are among the newly announced.