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SUI ZHEN

Remote Control Record announces details of their Dot Dash CMJ party!

Remote Control's in-house label Dot Dash is bringing an array of brilliant Australian talent to New York City for the very first time. Remote Control Record's presents The Dot Dash Official CMJ Party featuring Sunbeam Sound Machine, Pearls, Methyl Ethel, Sui Zhen and Client Liaison.

Album Review: Sui Zhen - Secretly Susan (2015 LP)

In Sui Zhen’s Secretly Susan, slanted electro-pop meets creative zeal, and it’s kind of wonderful. The entire album is drenched in gentle summer breeze, clear blue-sky imagery and at its whimsical best simply floats and flutters from note to note. But there’s so much more than meets the eye with Sui Zhen, the alias of Melbourne-based artist Becky Sui Zhen, including an uncanny ability to find musical and conceptual clarity where many others wouldn’t bother to look.

Photo Gallery: BIGSOUND Live Night Two (10.09.15)

Pictured: Drawcard

Julian Panetta takes us back to the second and final night of BIGSOUND Live last week, with photos from the likes of Hellions, Drawcard, World Lines, Baro, Dorsal Fins, The Pretty Littles and many more! If you're looking for photos from the first night you'll find them HERE.

The Ladies of BIGSOUND - 10 female artists to look out for in the Valley next week!

BIGSOUND kicks off next week in Brisbane and if you're like us, you're still trying to determine where to head and who to see. Last year saw some standout rock bands come through the ranks strongly, while the level of eclectic solo artists also provided us with some special highlights of the showcase program.

Album News Weekly: 19th August 2015

In This Issue: This week sees the return of k-os as well as a bundle of debuts, solos and independent releases with some song link tid bits to get into!

Gang of Youths, Holy Holy, Timberwolf & more featured on first official BIGSOUND artist announcement!

BIGSOUND has named the first 50 artists for the 2015 live program and for another year, Brisbane looks to become a buzzing hive of excellent live music in September! BIGSOUND Live sees 14 music venues through the Valley taken over by some impressive line ups of bands from around Australia and abroad over two nights for what has become Australia's biggest gathering of industry and music fans. Last year's BIGSOUND program was hectic, showcasing some diverse and brilliant talent - both emerging and established - and this year is going to be no different.

10 Must See Shows of the VIVID Sydney Festival!

VIVID Sydney kicks off for another year this Friday and the line up is freakin' amazing, if we're honest. Such a melting pot of musicians, visual artists, performers and other creative brains in one of the most buzzing cities in Australia - it's going to be a great two weeks of shows for people to be checking out. Some of the artists we're excited to see do their thing are involved in all different aspects of the music industry; from the intrigue of goddess Grace Jones, to the heartbreaking lyrics of Sufjan Stevens - we're spoiled for choice!

the AU interview: Chelsea May Wheatley of Chela (Melbourne) talks Sugar Mountain Festival!

Electro pangs and slithers of disco, Chela is a force to be reckoned with. The Fremantle born songstress is keeping busy. Collaborations and tours are just a fraction of her creative outlet. Fresh back from the US, we caught up with Chela to talk Australian talent, the punk to pop progression and her fan girl expectations for 2015’s Sugar Mountain.

New Music Video: Sui Zhen “Infinity Street” (2014)

An arty film clip mixed with a dreamy landscape-esque song took my first interest this week. Sui Zhen - otherwise known as DJ Susan directed produced and starred in this video clip, and I think it’s pretty cool. Check it out below.

Single Stream: Sui Zhen "Infinity Street" (2014)

Sui Zhen, AKA Sydney musician and artist Becky Sui Zhen, is readying her upcoming debut LP Secretly Susan and has shared first single "Infinity Street" before its release in 2015. A typically chilled and genre-defying number it is.

the AU interview: Sui Zhen (Melbourne)

We caught up with Melbourne based singer Sui Zhen to talk about Two Seas, Little Frog, and touring!

Sui Zhen to Unveil New Album and Tour in May/June

Melbourne-based singer-songwriter Sui Zhen is set to release her debut album, Two Seas, this May and is out on the road to celebrate it. Having worked with accalimed producer Tony Dupe (Holly Throsby, Jack Ladder), Sui Zhen's debut release is set to warm hearts and win fans all over with her fusion of indie-pop with folk and a slight hint of country. Catch Sui at any one of her upcoming dates.

Live Review: Sui Zhen + Rainbow Chan + Carry Nation - The Grace Darling, Melbourne (19.01.12)

Sitting down cross legged at a gig is really weird, especially in a pub. I know there are those experimental gigs in warehouses where sitting crossed legged down is a pre-requisite, but why sit on beer soaked carpet? Regardless, I like hanging out with people who like to chill, and I can try to chill, at least in my own gangly way. So I go to the bar and pour water for myself in a small little cup and sit down with most of the crowd before my leg falls asleep and nearly kills me via pins and needles.