Day: 27 November 2015

SOAK (Ireland) on returning to Australia & ending a stellar year at the Falls Festival!

November 27, 2015

Having a look at the last year and a bit for Irish songwriter SOAK, it’s a fair understatement that she’s just been trucking along. Off the back of her acclaimed debut release Before We Forgot To Dream, SOAK has become more than a buzz name, but more of a enigmatic performer whose potential just keeps […]

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Erykah Badu and Andre 3000 team up for “Hello”

November 27, 2015

The supreme Erykah Badu has released yet another song about telephones, this time calling upon the free-flowing Andre 3000 to lace the sparkling neo-soul number with both an opening rap and a melodic harmony. “Hello”, which samples “Hello It’s Me” by the great The Isley Brothers, features the former lovers crooning over a breezy production […]

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Of Monsters and Men returning to Australia for east coast shows next April/May!

November 27, 2015

Of Monsters and Men are going to be coming back our way for a quick visit next year, with a short east coast tour today being announced for April and May! The group of Icelandic darlin’s did it up right when they played Splendour this year and continued to build on what’s become a strong […]

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Luca Brasi hitting the road with new tune “Aeroplane” in January!

November 27, 2015

Do Luca Brasi ever friggin’ stop? The answer would be a strong ‘no’. The Tassie punks have had a brilliant 2015, continuously building upon a solid impact they made early on with a confident and unabashed rock sound. Having taken their live shows all around the country through this year, reaping the acclaim along the […]

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Horror My Friend touring debut album Stay In, Do Nothing early next year!

November 27, 2015

Adelaide’s Horror My Friend are one of our favourites, has to be said. Having watched the band develop their sound and stage presence over the last year and a half has been great, just from a music fan’s perspective. In between wrapping up uni degrees, spending time crushing stages with West Thebarton Brothel Party and […]

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Vance Joy heading out on headline Australian east coast tour with Holy Holy in 2016

November 27, 2015

Backing up a well-received appearance at the ARIA Awards last night, Vance Joy will be heading out on the road for an east coast headline tour next year, joined by Holy Holy! Back home on tour with Taylor Swift, Vance announced ‘The Fire and The Flood Tour’, a quick run down through venues in Sydney, […]

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Single of the Day: Wild & Free “River of Nile” (2015)

November 27, 2015

Summer is knocking on our doorstep and as the temperatures begin to climb around the country and the holidays are getting closer and closer, now is the perfect time to start compiling your party/road trip/summer vibe playlists. We’ve got a must-add tune for you today, coming out of California thanks to Wild & Free. Their […]

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Tina Arena stands out at the ARIAs as Tame Impala and Courtney Barnett sweep the awards for 2015!

November 27, 2015

The ARIA Awards went down at the Star Event Centre in Sydney last night, with the movers and shakers of the industry got dolled up and hopped an Uber Black to the venue, whereupon they braved 38 degree heat and attempted not to melt into the red carpet. As predicted, the night belonged to Tame […]

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Music Video of the Day: Mew “Making Friends” (2015)

November 27, 2015

Ahead of their first ever Australian tour, Danish three piece Mew have released the music video for their latest track “Making Friends”. Shot in places from Tromsø in Norway, to Incheon in South Korea, to the Mojave Desert in California, this video has the locations warped seemingly into one in a surreal way. Check out the […]

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Album Review: Nicholas Allbrook – Walrus (2015 EP)

November 27, 2015

The resurgence of psychedelic rock in recent years has resulted in a spectrum of works, ranging from the successful, to the catchy, to the downright forgettable. Thankfully, Nick Allbrook of Pond (and formerly, Tame Impala) has managed to fall onto the better side of that spectrum with his new EP, Walrus. The five tracks on […]

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Film Review: Kill Your Friends (UK, 2015)

November 27, 2015

Steven Stelfox (Nicholas Hoult) is an A&R agent for a top record label. Those who live and breathe music would kill for that job. He lives and breathes cocaine. When one of his colleagues outperforms him, he copes by listing the different names for it – blow, bugar-sugar, lump etc – like counting to ten. […]

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This Week’s DVD Release Picks: Reality Bites (27th November 2015)

November 27, 2015

This week sees several reality television shows – and shows with as much drama as a reality series – released just in time for Christmas. I AM CAIT, SEASON 1 We all knew when Caitlin Jenner revealed herself to the world in June that it would only be a matter of time before a reality […]

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Josh Pyke is now a delicious, zesty beer thanks to Young Henrys

November 27, 2015

Have you ever wondered what Josh Pyke would taste like if he was a beer? We know we haven’t, but we’re glad someone has. The team over at Newtown brewery Young Henry’s have spent months (or maybe even years) pondering the question, analysing the famous Australian singer-songwriter’s personality to concentrate into their latest brew, which […]

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Gelato Messina launches home delivery service for Sydney and Melbourne

November 27, 2015

The team behind home delivery service Suppertime have distinguished themselves by curating quite the impressive list of local eateries for customers to choose from, including Sydney favourites like Pub Life Kitchen and Sugarcane. Now the service have added a pretty big name to their list, teaming up with dessert giant Gelato Messina to bring their […]

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