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ERIN RAE SHARES THE DEEPLY PERSONAL ‘BAD MIND’, A HEARTBREAKING STORY OF SOUTHERN INJUSTICE
ERIN RAE SHARES THE DEEPLY PERSONAL ‘BAD MIND’, A HEARTBREAKING STORY OF SOUTHERN INJUSTICE

“If you’re a girl in the South in the ’90s you’re supposed to be getting crushes on boys. I was so fearful of being different. … I spent most of teen and pre-teen years trying not to appear gay,...

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BEACH HOUSE SHARE ‘BLACK CAR’ FROM THE STUNNING ‘7’
BEACH HOUSE SHARE ‘BLACK CAR’ FROM THE STUNNING ‘7’

Cosmically and artistically, we’ve always been fascinated by this dual energy field that exists between joy and sorrow. The idea of a simple, happy song is such bullshit to me. Alex Scally, Beach House (Interview with The FADER) Last week...

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ECHO LADIES DROP VIDEO FOR ‘BEDROOM’, DEBUT ALBUM OUT SOON
ECHO LADIES DROP VIDEO FOR ‘BEDROOM’, DEBUT ALBUM OUT SOON

Malmö shoegaze pop trio Echo Ladies are set to release their debut album Pink Noise in June. It comes hot on the heels of their debut self titled EP released in March. First single ‘Bedroom’, is an instant winner...

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SUSS CUNTS UNLEASH TEMPER EP, LISTEN TO NEW SINGLE 10 YEARS
SUSS CUNTS UNLEASH TEMPER EP, LISTEN TO NEW SINGLE 10 YEARS

Late last month Melbourne punk trio Suss Cunts delivered their brief but memorable new five track EP Temper. Around the same time, they shared ’10 Years’, its magnificently direct third single and for us EP standout. It follows up ‘Newby’...

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GROUPER’S BRIEF BUT COMPLETE GRID OF POINTS
GROUPER’S BRIEF BUT COMPLETE GRID OF POINTS

Grid Of Points, brief in length but rich in substance, is the deep and meditative new album by Grouper, the long time project of Liz Harris. For six and half songs and 19 minutes, just Harris’ voice, her piano,...

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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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