Track of the Day: ALTA “Figured Out” (2018)

August 24, 2018

Made up of Hannah Lesser and Julius Dowson, emerging Melbourne duo ALTA rolled into 2018 full steam ahead after a massive 2017, filled with new releases, sharing stages and their own headline national tour. And they don’t seem to have any plans to slow down any time soon. Coming off a stellar Splendour in the Grass set […]

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Single of the Day: ALTA “Sentiment” (2017)

October 18, 2017

Melbourne’s ALTA aren’t done with 2017 yet. The duo have just announced headline tour dates for November and December, and with their new single “Sentiment”, ALTA have shown that they’re only continuing to climb higher with each new release. The dance track is gorgeously composed and arranged, making it a strong addition to ALTA’s growing body […]

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Confidence Man, West Thebarton & more open BIGSOUND 2017 with impressive flair

September 5, 2017

Over the next few nights Australia’s music industry will come together with musicians and fans to not only celebrate, but evolve and progress. In addition to endless showcases of homegrown talent across Brisbane’s best live music spaces, BIGSOUND will be brimming with keynotes, masterclasses, and industry events where some of the biggest issues behind the scenes […]

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Sampa the Great, Dustin Thomas and more prove to be early highlights of Splendour in the Grass

July 21, 2017

While most people wait to start their Splendour weekend on Friday, plenty of festivalgoers – especially the campers – know that heading along to the festival’s official kick-off on Thursday is well worth it. This year even moreso as Red Bull Sound Select came on board to curate a program at the Mix-Up Stage that […]

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Blood Orange, Big Scary, My Disco and more confirmed for Sugar Mountain 2017

October 17, 2016

Sugar Mountain has delivered a stomper line up for 2017 proving once more its status as one of the country’s best celebrations of new music and art from around the world. Names like Blood Orange, Big Scary, Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever, Pantha Du Prince immediately jumped out as must-sees, especially considering this Melbourne date is to be Blood Orange’s only […]

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Album News Weekly: 14th October 2016.

October 14, 2016

This Week in Album News… we’ve got a bit o’ country, a bit of soul; Client Liaison drop Diplomatic Immunity on us, while The Molochs unveil America’s Velvet Glory. FREYA JOSEPHINE HOLLICK Hollick’s new album The Unceremonious Junking of Me is out on November 11th through Heart of the Rat Records; made over three sessions at the Main Bar in […]

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Single of the Day: ALTA “Plans” (2016)

July 15, 2016

Exciting things have been happening in ALTA‘s camp recently, namely the announcement of their signing to the Soothsayer label and the release of their new single, “Plans”! Between Julius Dowson and Hannah Lesser, the duo have produced a sharp and tantalising piece of music that has had us hooked this week. From the rhythmic groove that permeates throughout, to […]

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