Author: Lucy Regter

Logic announces forthcoming album, Everybody, will be released May 5th

April 12, 2017

Formerly titled Africaryan, Logic’s third studio album has had a name change and will be dropping May 5th. The album, now titled Everybody, will follow 2016’s mixtape Bobby Tarantino and boasts a number of collaborations including Juicy J, Killer Mike, Khalid, Allesia Cara, Neil DeGrasse Tyson and more. In coordination with the album release date, a trailer for Everybody […]

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Hazel English announces new double EP release, Just Give In/Never Going Home

April 11, 2017

Melbourne indie gem Hazel English last week announced the release of a new double EP release, Just Give In/Never Going Home, compiling her debut EP alongside six new tracks making her first official full-length release. With a massive 2016 that saw her dream-pop sound and candid lyricism win hearts across the nation, English is embracing her identity […]

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Dreamcar share new track from forthcoming self-titled debut album, out May 12th

April 10, 2017

LA-based new wave band Dreamcar have this week shared the second cut from their forthcoming self-titled debut album, dropping May 12th via Colombia Records. “Born To Lie” is the sweeping new single following up “Kill For Candy”, both of which see the band embracing an 80’s pop style with a grungy edge. The AFI/No Doubt supergroup joined […]

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APES set to release debut album, Stranger Than Strangers, May 19th

April 10, 2017

Melbourne based four-piece APES have announced their highly-anticipated full-length debut album will be dropping May 19th on MGM Distribution, following up their 2013 Helluva EP. With four years in the making and a bunch of big names on board for mastering and mixing (Brian Lucey, Mark Rankin, Jackson Barclay, Malcolm Besley), Stranger Than Strangers is […]

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Unkle returns with new single taken from forthcoming album, The Road Part 1

April 10, 2017

James Lavelle has worked over two decades as a writer, artist and curator, establishing himself in the UK and overseas most predominantly through his electronic collaborative project, Unkle. Now, Lavelle returns with Unkle’s fifth studio album, The Road Part 1, out June 23rd on Pod via Inertia Music. Teaming up with long-time collaborator Mark Lanegan for the […]

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Ben Ottewell shares first taste of forthcoming album, A Man Apart, released May 25th

April 10, 2017

This week English singer/songwriter Ben Ottewell has announced his new album A Man Apart will be released May 25th on Sunday Best, along with a UK and Ireland tour in June. Since his days in former band Gomez, the new album will be Ottewell’s third solo offering, co-written with childhood friend and former Tunng member, […]

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Melody’s Echo Chamber releases first new music in five years, announces new album due this Spring

April 6, 2017

Earlier this week, French singer Melody Prochet (aka Melody’s Echo Chamber) posted a surprise new single, “Cross My Heart”, on social media. It’s the first taste of Prochet’s new album, following up her debut Shirim (2014) and coming out this Spring. Her forthcoming album, Bon Voyage, was self-released with the help of Fredrik Swahn (the […]

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London Grammar announce album title, release date & new track in “Truth is a Beautiful Thing”

April 3, 2017

This week London Grammar announced their sophomore album, Truth Is a Beautiful Thing, will be released June 9th via Metal & Dust/Columbia Records. The title track of the new album has also been shared and as usual, it’s an emotional masterpiece. Using 30 minutes on the road as inspiration for this record, Hannah, Dot and Dan […]

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!!! (Chk Chk Chk) share new single from forthcoming album, out May 19th

April 3, 2017

In a sly way of encouraging listeners to “shake it off and dance your cares away,” !!!’s forthcoming album Shake The Shudder is shaping up to be the band’s most electronic/dance infused release in twenty years. Shake The Shudder will be released May 19th on Warp Records via Inertia Music and was recorded at the […]

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A Perfect Circle announce an album in the works for 2017

April 2, 2017

It’s been nearly 13 years since A Perfect Circle’s last release, 2004’s eMOTIVe, but this year you can expect the American rock legends to be making an official comeback. The band have revealed details on signing a new worldwide record deal with BMG and are currently working on putting out a full-length studio album some […]

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Perfume Genius returns with new single from forthcoming album, No Shape, out May 5th

March 30, 2017

Perfume Genius, the enigmatic musical/art project by Mike Hadreas, has announced his fourth studio album No Shape will be released May 5th on Matador Records. It’s been a patient wait since his breakthrough release Too Bright (2014) which created an instant impression for Perfume Genius as a voice that conducts the world’s first art-pop church music. […]

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Album Review: Local Natives – Sunlit Youth (2017 LP)

March 30, 2017

On Local Natives‘ third full-length effort, we see the five-piece opting to stay consistent with their sound on their 12-track offering of harmony-rich, up-beat indie-rock. Sunlit Youth follows their sophomore album Hummingbird (2013), a release that saw the band grapple darker themes and question whether their future material would resemble a recovery. In Sunlit Youth, Local Natives have successfully created […]

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Lorde returns with two new tracks from her sophomore album, Melodrama, out June 16th

March 26, 2017

Ya girl Lorde is back! It’s been a little over two years since we fell in love with her breakthrough debut Pure Heroine and in the mean time, Lorde’s been busy starting her 20’s. Melodrama will be released on June 16th via Universal Music Australia and is already shaping up to be one of the most highly anticipated […]

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Allday shares new track from second album + announces national headline tour

March 24, 2017

This week Allday has taken a break from his usual Facebook banter to share a brand new single from his highly anticipated second album, as well headline tour dates in Melbourne, Sydney, Perth and Brisbane in July. “In Motion” is the rapper’s favourite song from the new album Speeding, and features glowing, electronic production from […]

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Punk-rock legends Black Lips share new track from their eighth studio album, due May 5th

March 24, 2017

Returning with their eighth studio album and first new music in three years, Atlanta rockers Black Lips have revealed Satan’s graffiti or God’s art? is set for release May 5th on Vice Records. Black Lips have continuously shifted, evolved and endured the test of time to come out blazing as one of the most prevalent and significant […]

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The Meltdown announce self-titled debut album coming April 7th

March 22, 2017

The Meltdown, a band out of Melbourne making some of the sweetest country-soul around, have announced their self-titled debut album will be released April 7th through Hopestreet Recordings. Drawing on influences like Alabama Shakes and Father John Misty, their cruisey sounds sits somewhere between gospel, roots and old-school soul. The first two singles from the […]

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Spit Syndicate share new track from forthcoming album, out April 14th

March 22, 2017

Last week, your boys Split Syndicate shared details on their fourth studio album, which will be released April 14th on Inertia Music. Titled One Good Shirt Had Us All Fly, the hip-hop duo describe the album as “at once the most personal and most collaborative record we’ve ever made,” with the likes of Thelma Plum, Kai […]

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Wind Back Wednesday: Peter Silberman’s Impermanence exudes masses of emotional depth

March 22, 2017

Impermanence was the first full length, solo effort from Peter Silberman. Acclaimed for his work with The Antlers, this album saw Silberman navigate down a road of personal healing as he uses music to illustrate the transitory nature of peace and pain. In what might be his most reflective body of work yet, Impermanence documents the slow yet crucial […]

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Fortunes release new single “Focus” from their forthcoming EP, out April 28th

March 21, 2017

New Zealand born, Melbourne-based duo Fortunes have released another new track ahead of their Undress EP dropping April 28th via Future Classic. “Focus” is stripped back and follows a spare-electro arrangement led by Conor McCabe’s  always buttery, soulful vocals. “Focus” follows up the equally slinky “501’s”, framing these guys to potentially put out one of […]

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Chastity Belt announce new album, I Used To Spend So Much Time Alone

March 20, 2017

Seattle indie-rockers Chastity Belt have announced their highly anticipated third studio album, I Used To Spend So Much Time Alone, will be out June 2nd on Hardly Art via Intertia Music. Julia Shapiro, Gretchen Grimm, Lydia Lund and Annie Truscott recorded the new album with producer Matthew Simms (Wire) at Jackpot! in Portland where some of […]

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Feist announces new album, Pleasure, will be released April 28th

March 20, 2017

Following up 2011’s Metals, Feist has announced last week that her fifth studio album Pleasure will be released April 28th via Universal Records. After details of the album were leaked online, the songstress took to Twitter to reveal further details: “I made this record last winter with 2 of my closest friends, Mocky and Renaud LeTang. I […]

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Bleeding Knees Club share new single from forthcoming EP out April 14th

March 17, 2017

Returning with their first new music in three years, Gold Coast garage-rockers Bleeding Knees Club have released new single “Chew The Gum”. It’s a blisteringly sweet punk ode to over-doing things that are fun, till they’re no fun at all. “Chew The Gum” comes as a first taste and title track to their new EP which will […]

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Disco-funk masters Tuxedo return with new single from forthcoming album, out March 24th

March 16, 2017

“The only time you wear a Tuxedo is when it’s time to party,” says Snoop Dogg on the opening track of the new album by Tuxedo, Tuxedo II. Mayer Hawthorne and Jake One are the two funk-lovers that get together to make incredibly fresh disco music under the stage name Tuxedo. The duo have been working […]

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Joey Bada$$ reveals details on new album dropping April 7th

March 16, 2017

Yesterday, New York’s Joey Bada$$ revealed on Facebook his highly-anticipated sophomore album will be released April 7th after a number of set backs called for the finishing touches. The new album, titled All-Amerikkkan Bada$$, follows up 2015’s B4.DA.$$ and features 12 tracks with a bunch of guest appearances including J.Cole, Schoolboy Q, Flatbush Zombies’ Meechy Darko and […]

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Dappled Cities share new single from forthcoming album, Five, dropping May 5th

March 13, 2017

Returning with their fifth studio album, aptly titled Five (and stylised as IIIII), indie-rock Sydney act Dappled Cities have announced the latest taste from their forthcoming record. Following up first single “That Sound” released May last year, “Stone Men” opts for a groovier beat with textured synths, bubbling bass and even a cheeky sax section. Lush harmonies make […]

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Kilter shares new single from forthcoming debut album dropping this June

March 13, 2017

After releasing numerous hot fire singles including “Fool For You” and “They Don’t Know Us”, as well as touring extensively and reaching a global audience, it’s hard to believe this 20 year-old beat maker from Sydney is only now about to release his debut album. Due this June, the latest cut from Kilter’s debut album is […]

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Fleet Foxes return after six years with new single + album announcement

March 11, 2017

Last Tuesday, indie-folk legends Fleet Foxes announced their new album, Crack-Up, will be released June 16th. Crack-up follows up the Grammy award nominated Helplessness Blues (2011) and will be accompanied by an extensive international tour, including four very special shows at the Sydney Opera House. It may have been six years since we last swooned over Fleet […]

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alt-J confirm new album to be released June 9th, share opening track “3WW”

March 10, 2017

On June 9th, the third album album by British band alt-J will be released via Liberator Music/Infectious Music. Titled Relaxer, the 8-track LP will follow up their career-defining 2014 album, This Is All Yours, and is available for pre-order HERE. The first taste of Relaxer is opening track “3WW”. It sees alt-J shifting their arrangement and experimenting […]

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At the Drive-In drop second single from first album in 17 years

March 10, 2017

Texan-born punk rock band At the Drive-In have this week shared the second cut from their highly anticipated new album, in • ter a • li • a (Latin for “among other things”). This is the band’s first album in 17 years, and will be immediately followed by a massive international tour. The new single “Incurably […]

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Ex Cops’ Brian Harding announces debut album under new project, Blond Ambition

March 9, 2017

Blond Ambition is the delightful new pop project born by Brian Harding, who is one half of the Brooklyn alt-rock band, Ex Cops, and also part of a new wave of musicians opting to ditch the “E” in “blonde”. Blond Ambition’s  forthcoming debut album, Slow All Over, is a groove-oriented release that sees Harding use cues from the early […]

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