Adelaide's Es Ist Super are back with a new single in "This Release". Produced by Sydney's Gloves, the track is a slice of electro-pop goodness to get you warmed up this winter.
New Zealand's sweet songstress Lorde has followed up the success of "Royals" with "Tennis Court" - another song that is surely poised to bring her yet more attention. Check it out below.
Synth-pop rockers Passion Pit are on the brink of a return to Australia in July for Splendour in the Grass. They're getting us pepped up with the release of their new single "Carried Away". Reminiscent of their usual sound, "Carried Away" is bouncy-as-ever. If you've been to the States recently you might recognise it from a 'Tropicana' juice campaign... and yes, that is Sophia Bush from One Tree Hill in the video!
Adelaide's Sincerely, Grizzly recently embarked on a tour of dreams, supporting their idols in ...And You Will Know Us By The Trail of Dead on their national tour. Lead vocalist Joshua Calligeros gives the first in a two-part tour diary series, in which they kick off the tour in Melbourne and he falls in love in Sydney.
Melbourne's energetic, soul-and-synth driven, funky 9-piece Sex On Toast have just released their brand new single "Takin' Over". You might recognise this lot from their on-stage antics supporting The Vaudeville Smash at their recent single launch in Melbourne. The official launch of the "Takin' Over" single and video will be on July 19th at the Northcote Social Club. In the mean time, get your wriggle on to the track here.
Kids With Teeth have released a new track called "Don't Look At Me". The two piece band hails from Adelaide, and will playing a couple gigs in their hometown in early July 2013.
Illy's new single, "On & On", marks his first release on his own label ONETWO. The Melbourne artist has released the single ahead of his fourth album, due for release in late 2013. The single will be available to download digitally from Friday 21 June. Produced by Jan Skubiszewski (Way of the Eagle, Jackson Jackson), On & On is loaded with synths and addictive guitar runs, layered over a fluid beat, resulting in a genre-blend in the song.
Landshapes' debut album Rambutan will be released on Monday 17th June, with the video for their new single, "In Limbo", being released ahead of the album.
"Southern Sun" is the first single from Boy & Bear's forthcoming album Harlequin Dream.
Grouplove has announced early details of their much-anticipated new album. Produced by the band’s own Ryan Rabin, Spreading Rumours will be released on Friday 20 September. The new single "Ways To Go" is available digitally now and there's a new clip accompanying it too!
The Tote is a strangely evolving place. There is always something new to discover, whether it be a new piece of un-witty graffiti on the toilet wall that makes you laugh drunkenly while relieving your bowels. Or alternatively, there’d be some new bearded dude behind the bar serving drinks who has seen too many gigs without earplugs because they are yelling at you when you order your drink.
"Leeward Side" is the first single from Josh Pyke's forthcoming album The Beginning and End of Everything. The highly-anticipated album is out July 5th.
Last night I dreamt of Havana. They were dreams of kickin’ back on a beach-front cobblestone street, sipping a Cuba libre, smoking a cigar and grooving along to some smooth Afro-Cuban rhythms as the sun set over the ocean. Of course, being dead broke and suffocating under my weight’s worth of assignments means the prospects of getting myself over to the Caribbean anytime soon is highly unlikely. Thankfully, a little taste of Cuba was brought to Melbourne care of the Melbourne International Jazz Festival.
“The World And The Everyday” is the new single from Nick Van Breda. It will be released along side the single “Think About”, both digitally and on 7-inch vinyl.
Buffalo Tales is the new project for Sydney singer songwriter Wes Carr. The new single, "Amsterdam", is out now and is the first single from the album Roadtrip Confessions, due out on June 21.