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The 13 Best Music Videos of 2013!

We've taken a bit of time getting this one together - what a year it was! - but we finally bring you our annual look back at the best videos of 2013. This year we have a mix of local and international, with a dose of interactive experiences thrown in for good measure. Enjoy this trip down memory lane...

New Music Video: Steering By Stars - "Maneuvers in the Dark" (2013)

Adelaide's Steering By Stars have released their latest film clip, this time for their haunting tune "Maneuvers In The Dark". Taken from their sophomore album The Cold Embrace, the clip captures the feeling of the song brilliantly and is everything you'd expect from the band. The album is available for FREE download through their bandcamp, but only for a limited amount of time! Check the video out and grab yourself a copy of the album - it is a winner.

Tour Updates: Frank Ocean, Parkway Drive, Fleetwood Mac, Of Monsters and Men, Pluto Jonze, Rudimental, Youth of Today and more!

In this issue: Save the date for new Frank Ocean tickets, Kirin J Callinan, Parkway Drive, Darwin Deez and Youth of Today announce show supports, Amorphis, Of Monsters and Men and Todd Rundgren change venues, Esther Holt is supporting Whitley, Rudimental play second shows in Sydney and Perth, Parkway Drive, Kingswood and Fleetwood Mac add extra shows and Japanese MONO are touring with The Dirty Three’s Mick Turner.

Album Review: Steering By Stars - The Cold Embrace (2013 LP)

The feeling of isolation, desire, coldness and anger which arise from the depths of one’s psyche at points of personal struggle, realisation or change is what the listener is presented with in Steering By Stars’ sophomore album, The Cold Embrace.

Photo Gallery: Steering by Stars + Sincerely Grizzly + Swimming - Jive Bar, Adelaide (10.05.13)

Following from the acclaimed album Cables, Steering by Stars release their second album The Cold Embrace. Support on the evening were the exceptionally talented Sincerely, Grizzly and the beautiful minimalist R&B trio Swimming. Our photographer John Goodridge brings us these images of the event.

the AU [audio] interview at the Big Day Out: Adrian Reveruzzi & Lachlan Wilson of Steering By Stars (Adelaide)

The AU continues its run of interviews with artists at the Big Day Out, this time at the Adelaide stop of the festival. Adrian and Lachlan stop by before they performed in the morning to chat about what this year's looking like for Steering By Stars.

Album Review: play / pause / play - Best of Adelaide 2012 (2012 Compilation)

play/ pause / play is an Adelaide music blog and podcast committed to exposing and showcasing some of the finest bands this city has to offer. The sites director and straight up bo$$, Luke Penman has put together an interesting and eclectic all-Adelaide compilation, “Best of Adelaide 2012.” The album features a whole range of genres and bands that are hot in Adelaide at the moment. Some you may not have been exposed to and other more popular local bands; (Sincerley, Grizzly, The Salvadors, The Honey Pies.)

the AU interview: Steering By Stars (Adelaide)

The guys from Steering By Stars took some time to talk to Larry Heath about the differences in sound we'll hear on their second record, the opportunity they've accepted to score a new film, and the cinematic music that influenced them in childhood.

Nominees for the 2012 Fowler's Live Music Awards Announced

The South Australian music industry will gather at one of the city's most popular venues this November for the Fowler's Live Music Awards for 2012. Aiming to celebrate the diversity of live music produced in SA, the 21 Industry Awards recognise success and achievement over the past year, as judged by Fowler's Live owner and operator, Peter Darwin and a group of music industry professionals.

Photo Gallery: Steering by Sars + Joe McKee + Sparkspitter - Estonian Hall (10.08.12)

Steering By Stars have announced their first national tour in support of their recently released single "Ties That Bind". They brought their blend of the dark romanticism of Bauhaus paired with the geographical isolation of Snowmanwith to the Estonian Hall with guests Joe McKee (Burning Boy album launch) and Sparkspitter. Our photographer John Goodridge was there to capture the magic.

Steering By Stars Announce "Ties That Bind" Single Tour

Adelaide's Steering By Stars have released details of their first headlining tour as they launch their new single "Ties That Bind" this August. The first single to be taken from their forthcoming sophomore record, due out early next year, "Ties That Bind" is proving to be a great follow up to the material featured on Steering By Stars' debut record, Cables.

Joe McKee Announces Album Launch Tour

Joe McKee will be heading around the country with his gorgoeus solo record, Burning Boy, next month, performing alongside some awesome local talent! The record is out now and shows somewhat of a bold shift for McKee, replacing pulsing rhythms with breathy baritone led soundscapes. McKee will be performing in some beautiful and unique venues on this album launch tour, be sure to get tickets to witness him bring these songs to life!