Day: 2 July 2024

Album Review: Hiatus Kaiyote – Love Heart Cheat Code (2024 LP)

Three years after the breakthrough release of Mood Valiant in 2021, Melbourne’s own Hiatus Kaiyote return with an 11-track, genre-bending album, Love Heart Cheat Code, out now via Brainfeeder Records. Continuing their inimitable blend of neo-soul, funky jazz and psychedelia, this latest release firmly establishes the quartet as one of the most exciting, entertaining, and…

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Live Review: Lady Gaga paints a love letter for classic Las Vegas glamour in final Jazz and Piano residency

Lady Gaga shone this week in the eighth and presumably final iteration of her Las Vegas residency Lady Gaga: Jazz and Piano. Though garnering fame as a pop artist, Lady Gaga began her career singing jazz as a teenager, it was only a matter of time for her to produce a show like this. All…

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JPEGMAFIA set to return to Australia in 2025

For many years now JPEGMAFIA has been expanding his hold across the infinitely deep underground rap scene. Primary to his growth has been his incredible consistency through every release of his. If you ask fans of JPEGMAFIA – or ‘Peggy’ as he is known to them – what their favourite album of his is, you’ll…

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Interview: Austin Butler on The Bikeriders, the freedom of motorcycling, and the “volcanic energy” of Tom Hardy

Riding into Australian theatres this week (you can read our review here), The Bikeriders captures a rebellious time in America when the culture and people were changing. After a chance encounter at a local bar, strong-willed Kathy (Jodie Comer) is inextricably drawn to Benny (Austin Butler), the newest member of Midwestern motorcycle club, the Vandals…

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Exclusive Single Premiere: Jodi “I Know a Girl” (2024)

Gadigal/Sydney-based indie-pop artist Jodi has a knack for blending electronica with fuzzy guitar-driven punk pop, and we are thrilled to be premiering the emotive and resilient “I Know A Girl” today. “I Know A Girl” is packed with atmosphere and is a roller-coaster of emotions.  It starts gently and tentatively, morphing from introspective musings into a…

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