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SHITKID’S SUGAR TOWN VID
SHITKID’S SUGAR TOWN VID

Åsa Söderqvist, otherwise known as ShitKid, released her raucously lo-fi debut album Fish earlier this month. Now the ironically named ‘Sugar Town’ has a video which sees Söderqvist on the suburban outskirts hanging out with a friend in and on...

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HIGH SUNN’S HOPELESS ROMANTIC EP
HIGH SUNN’S HOPELESS ROMANTIC EP

Last week saw the release of the debut EP Hopeless Romantic from guitar pop outfit High Sunn, the project of San Francisco artist Justin Cheromiah. It’s the result of the 17 year old stepping out of the bedroom to...

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SHITKID ANNOUNCES FISH
SHITKID ANNOUNCES FISH

“the song is about being alone in Asia, floating in a bubble and freezing in the tropics.” Åsa Söderqvist. Shitkid, the lo-fi pop project of Stockholm based artist Åsa Söderqvist has announced the release of her debut record Fish. To mark the...

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AOTW: HAND HABITS’ WILDLY IDLE, A POIGNANT WORK OF TRUE HUMILITY
AOTW: HAND HABITS’ WILDLY IDLE, A POIGNANT WORK OF TRUE HUMILITY

Hand Habits, the project of L.A based multi-instrumentalist Meg Duffy (Mega Bog, Kevin Morby Band) released her long awaited debut album last week. A work that in some ways oozes confidence but cautions that with its fragility, it’s lo-fi...

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A DEAD WEIGHT IN A FLOATING ROOM
A DEAD WEIGHT IN A FLOATING ROOM

Photo: Mikey Duran One of the attractions of living outside mainstream culture is the richness, diversity and dexterity of independently made music. The understanding that life along with its artistic representations can mean one thing and another simultaneously, be...

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A SOFT PLAY BY HALF
A SOFT PLAY BY HALF

Today sees Gateshead based DIY producer Half release his new EP, Soft Play. It follows on from his debut album released back in April, Here Lies. The title track to the EP employs enveloping layers of earnest and absorbingly...

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NEW VIDEO FROM BLACK MARBLE FOR ‘WOODS’
NEW VIDEO FROM BLACK MARBLE FOR ‘WOODS’

One of our favourite tracks on the excellent new Black Marble album It’s Immaterial is the insanely catchy but actually quite tense ‘Woods’. Now the track has the perfect visual accompaniment in the form of a Theo Sixou directed...

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ARBES DELIVERS PSALMS EP
ARBES DELIVERS PSALMS EP

Never content to deliver straight up pop, through their new Psalms EP, Melbourne trio Arbes continue the penchant for pursuing restless yet relentless rhythm and melody within their DIY, tropics infused surf and dream pop aesthetic. The kind of...

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LOWER PLENTY SHARE FIRST TRACK FROM NEW RECORD
LOWER PLENTY SHARE FIRST TRACK FROM NEW RECORD

Ultra reflective Melbourne quartet Lower Plenty have come together again for a brand new album, Sister, Sister set for release next month, their first since 2014’s Life/Thrills. The four members Al Montfort (Dick Diver, Total Control, The UV Race),...

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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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