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THE GOON SAX RETURN WITH OPENING SALVO FROM NEW ALBUM
THE GOON SAX RETURN WITH OPENING SALVO FROM NEW ALBUM

I’m not sure if its our saddest song, but maybe if you lock yourself in your room for a couple of days and only listen to it you might not feel so happy, it is also okay if you...

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ON SEXUAL DOUBLE STANDARDS AND THE DIGITAL MALAISE; BRAIDS SHARE TWO NEW TRACKS
ON SEXUAL DOUBLE STANDARDS AND THE DIGITAL MALAISE; BRAIDS SHARE TWO NEW TRACKS

Montreal’s cerebral electronic pop trio Braids have just shared the two instructive tracks from their brand new double A sided digital single ‘Collarbones / Burdock & Dandelion’. It marks their return after releasing the impressive 2106 long player Deep...

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LAURA JEAN’S NEW SINGLE AND VIDEO
LAURA JEAN’S NEW SINGLE AND VIDEO

With first single ‘Touchstone’ sitting in our Top 10, Melbourne’s Laura Jean has evoked in new single ‘Girls On The TV’ another swaying piece of nostalgic 80’s style pop from her upcoming album Devotion. It has a defiantly celebratory...

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THE BEAT ESCAPE RELEASE NEW ALBUM
THE BEAT ESCAPE RELEASE NEW ALBUM

Montreal electronic duo The Beat Escape released their their new album Life Is Short The Answer Long last week. Lush in atmospherics yet minimal in composition, each track rests on a simple melody that oscillates back into itself and...

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RECORD REVIEW: HALF WAIF (USA) – LAVENDER
RECORD REVIEW: HALF WAIF (USA) – LAVENDER

Last week Half Waif, the synth pop project that coalesces around the considerable talents of Brooklyn artist Nandi Rose Plunkett, released the introspective yet immediately touching long player Lavender. It contains a dozen deeply self-explorative and richly substantive vignettes...

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HEAR TWO TRACKS FROM ERIN RAE’S CATHARTIC NEW ALBUM
HEAR TWO TRACKS FROM ERIN RAE’S CATHARTIC NEW ALBUM

There’s a timeless beauty and an intensely warm and inviting disposition that’s present musically on the two tracks Nashville singer/songwriter & musician Erin Rae has released recently in the wake of announcing her new album Putting On Airs. The...

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RECORD REVIEW: THE NEW TIGERS (FIN) – DO XAO
RECORD REVIEW: THE NEW TIGERS (FIN) – DO XAO

The transformative new album Do Xao by Turku retro pop futurists The New Tigers represents a significant change in direction for the band. It’s nine tracks were created in the wake of a critical decision made in the winter...

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TESS ROBY SHARES GIVEN SIGNS OFF DEBUT LP BEACON
TESS ROBY SHARES GIVEN SIGNS OFF DEBUT LP BEACON

Today Montreal via Toronto artist Tess Roby shared the reflective and poignant “Given Signs”, the second single from her debut album Beacon which was written a couple of years back in the aftermath of her English born father’s passing. Glistening...

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ROLLING BLACKOUTS COASTAL FEVER ANNOUNCE DEBUT ALBUM AND SHARE VIDEO FOR “TALKING STRAIGHT”
ROLLING BLACKOUTS COASTAL FEVER ANNOUNCE DEBUT ALBUM AND SHARE VIDEO FOR “TALKING STRAIGHT”

Melbourne pop/rock outfit Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever, who took out our number one track of 2017 with ‘The French Press’ last week announced the details and release date for their debut album Hope Downs. The band’s thinking around the...

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RECORD REVIEW: KISSY FLEUR (AUS) – RIPENED FRUIT
RECORD REVIEW: KISSY FLEUR (AUS) – RIPENED FRUIT

“I hope those that are unaware of the suffering that comes along with sexual assault will be confronted by the lyrics and I hope that those who can connect with the story can find healing within the songs, the...

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