Day: 13 August 2020

50 South Australian artists to be showcased in new music podcast series

August 13, 2020

play / pause / play have just released a new podcast titled The Sounds of South Australia celebrating and showcasing homegrown talent. The series will feature 50 artists from the state.  “South Australia is full of incredible artists but unless you’re already connected to the scene, you’re probably missing out” says play / pause / play […]

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Hot Chip to perform exclusive live-streamed set from UK amusement park

August 13, 2020

English synth-pop act Hot Chip are set to perform an exclusive live-streamed set from Dreamland Margate, one of the UK’s most adored amusement parks.  The event will be streamed in Australia on Sunday, 6th September, kicking off at 8pm AEST. The band, whose hits include Ready for the Floor, Hungry Child and I Feel Better, […]

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The Polish Club and Eat Your Heart Out to perform live in Sydney’s best small bars

August 13, 2020

COVID-safe gigs are starting to pop up all around Sydney, but the latest batch is something else. In partnership with Sailor Jerry Spice Rum, a new gig series supporting independent live music is spreading several intimate gigs over the next few weeks, all taking place in some of Sydney’s most beloved venues. The unique series […]

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Johnny Hunter

Album of the Week: Johnny Hunter – Early Trauma (2020 EP)

August 13, 2020

It’s hard to place Johnny Hunter, the four piece from Sydney’s Inner West. With a slew of singles already released, their sound changes from dirty and heavy, to anthemic and poetic; from unruly and messy to clean cut and hopeful. One thing that is easier to work out is that Johnny Hunter are a band […]

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Track of the Day: Psychedelic Porn Crumpets “Mr. Prism” (2020)

August 13, 2020

Perth psych-rock juggernauts Psychedelic Porn Crumpets have just the hard-hitting tune to rev up your day. With its relentless rhythm, distorted guitars and unpredictable arrangement, “Mr. Prism”, the group’s first release of 2020, is a wild ride from start to finish. Songwriter Jack McEwan says the track was inspired by a nasty case of pneumonia he […]

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Sydney’s Yours Truly take us behind the scenes of filming the music video for “Undersize”

August 13, 2020

Sydney pop-punk act Yours Truly have just released a gorgeous music video for their latest single “Undersize”. The track is from their upcoming debut album Self Care, out September 18th.  While most tracks on Self Care are deeply introspective and discuss personal struggles, singer Mikaila Delgado describes “Undersize” as an outward “letter to a close […]

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For The Life Of Me

Exclusive Single Premiere: Ben Catley feat. Ash Grunwald “For The Life Of Me” (2020)

August 13, 2020

Perth-based singer-songwriter Ben Catley is back with a new single, and this time has company. On “For The Life Of Me” Catley has enlisted the guitar slinging skills of none other than Australian blues legend Ash Grunwald. Officially released tomorrow, we’re stoked to bring you this sneaky first listen of the empowering new single.  Recorded […]

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Ten Years On: The Naked and Famous’s debut LP Passive Me, Aggressive You

August 13, 2020

Ten years ago, New Zealand’s The Naked and Famous were getting ready to release their debut album, Passive Me, Aggressive You. It had no less than four singles, “All of This”, “Young Blood”, “Punching in a Dream” and “Girls Like You”, with “Young Blood” hitting number one on the New Zealand charts. It achieved critical […]

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Tony Hawk Pro Skater 1+2

Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1+2 Preview: Pretending I’m a Superman

August 13, 2020

Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1+2 are the video game equivalent of The Beatles. Even if you’ve never actively played them before, you still know a lot about them by pure cultural osmosis. I could ask you about Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater and, if you care about video games at all, you could likely tell me something […]

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