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YOU BEAUTY! ILLYWHACKA GETS WAXED
YOU BEAUTY! ILLYWHACKA GETS WAXED

In the middle of last month, one of the best Australian independent labels Bedroom Suck Records, reissued Illywhacka on vinyl, one of the best under the radar records of 2015 by idiosyncratic Sydney genre defying story tellers You Beauty....

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TOP 100: LOWER DENS TAKE NO. 1 OF 2015
TOP 100: LOWER DENS TAKE NO. 1 OF 2015

In what will be rather a surprise to our regular visitors, Baltimore quartet Lower Dens have taken out our number one track of 2015 with the stirring album track, ‘Your Heart Still Beating’. It’s always an extensive and time...

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TOP 30: FINAL CHART FOR 2015 – WILD NOTHING, THE GOON SAX AND FRANKIE COSMOS DEBUT WHILE JUNIOR BOYS TAKES NO. 1
TOP 30: FINAL CHART FOR 2015 – WILD NOTHING, THE GOON SAX AND FRANKIE COSMOS DEBUT WHILE JUNIOR BOYS TAKES NO. 1

Well that’s it folks. After another forty editions since February, the Top 30 is done and dusted for another year, it’s seventh. Jack Tatum’s Wild Nothing project, much loved here, is set to release a new record on February...

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HAZEL ENGLISH DROPS NEW SINGLE, FIX
HAZEL ENGLISH DROPS NEW SINGLE, FIX

Oakland based Australian artist Hazel English has just dropped her latest single, the gorgeous piece of heartfelt nostalgic pop that is ‘Fix’. It follows on from her previous two excellent singles from earlier in the year, ‘Never Going Home’...

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FERN RELEASE DEBUT SINGLE
FERN RELEASE DEBUT SINGLE

Earlier this month Sydney electronic duo FERN released their impressive debut single, the metronomic yet atmospherically endearing, ‘It Comes Slow’. The title is a perfect way to describe how the track slowly envelops you during its four and a...

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THE OCEAN PARTY READY FIFTH ALBUM
THE OCEAN PARTY READY FIFTH ALBUM

The great Australian stuff keeps on coming with the announcement of the new record, Light Weight from Melbourne based encyclopaedic jangle pop outfit The Ocean Party. They dropped a new single, ‘Greedy’, last Friday via French blog Magic RPM,...

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KELELA TO FINALLY RELEASE HALLUCINOGEN
KELELA TO FINALLY RELEASE HALLUCINOGEN

Los Angeles independent artist Kelela is set to release the long awaited follow up to her debut album/mixtape, Cut For Me released back in late 2013. It’s not that she hasn’t been busy in that period releasing a single...

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ARBES EP DEBUTS SWIMMINGLY
ARBES EP DEBUTS SWIMMINGLY

Swimmer, the debut EP from Melbourne surf pop outfit Arbes, originally released in Australia digitally back in May, last week scored a limited edition cassette release through London DIY label Sports Day Records. Consisting of Jess Zanoni’s affectively constructed...

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KOTOMI RELEASES TRACK NUMBER FIVE OF 2015
KOTOMI RELEASES TRACK NUMBER FIVE OF 2015

Los Angeles artist Lauren Hillman’s Kotomi project just keeps the pop gems coming with her new track, ‘Bright Side’. It’s the fifth self released track self released by the independent and DIY Hillman this year, the first of which,...

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ESSAIE PAS RETURN WITH KICKING NEW SINGLE
ESSAIE PAS RETURN WITH KICKING NEW SINGLE

Montreal experimental electronic duo Essaie Pas are set to return with a brand new single, the ever restless, percussive and angular killer, ‘Danse Sociale’ b/w ‘Ausgang’. It’s the first recording in this incarnation from the Marie Davidson and Pierre...

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