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THE RETURN OF BROKEN SOCIAL SCENE IS COMPLETE
THE RETURN OF BROKEN SOCIAL SCENE IS COMPLETE

Toronto based collective Broken Social Scene released their first record in seven years last week. Titled Hug Of Thunder its an expansive ride boasting contributions from all 15 original members and positively teems, as with all their albums, with...

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COLLECTING THE VIDEOS OF MERE WOMEN
COLLECTING THE VIDEOS OF MERE WOMEN

Our current album of the week, the blistering Big Skies by Sydney post punk quartet Mere Women is not only one of the finest records of the year but its also one of the most strongest. We posted about...

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DAKOTA RELEASE NEW VIDEO FOR SILVER TONGUE
DAKOTA RELEASE NEW VIDEO FOR SILVER TONGUE

Amsterdam quartet Dakota released their deeply affecting new single, ‘Silver Tongue’ late last month. The track is also accompanied by a video directed by Max Westerndorp whose choice of hues work in perfect harmony with the defiant subject matter...

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CINA POLADA LIFT THE GLOOM
CINA POLADA LIFT THE GLOOM

Helsinki dream pop quintet Cina Polada just dropped this infectious, muscular and positively incandescent gem ironically, but aptly in a lyrical sense, titled ‘Gloom’*. Catchy as its canny, it’s their first piece of music since the three singles they...

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DEERHOOF ANNOUNCE NEW ALBUM, RELEASE AWESOME, DEFIANT FIRST SINGLE
DEERHOOF ANNOUNCE NEW ALBUM, RELEASE AWESOME, DEFIANT FIRST SINGLE

“Sleep at night, if you can stay alive. Stay alive, if you can sleep at night.” Lyric excerpt from ‘I Will Spite Survive’. “In this world of tyrants and CEOs seemingly hellbent on achieving the termination of our species,...

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AU.RA. DROPS CULTIVATIONS
AU.RA. DROPS CULTIVATIONS

Today sees the release of the intoxicating new album by Sydney duo Au.Ra. With album opener ‘Applause‘ still in the Top 30, the measured yet expansive second single ‘Set The Scene’ illustrates the diversity on offer and sits below...

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BEACH FOSSILS SHARE SUGAR VIDEO
BEACH FOSSILS SHARE SUGAR VIDEO

Brooklyn outfit Beach Fossils shared another new video last week for the track ‘Sugar’ off their new album Somersault. Justin Carlson directs.   Sugar Beach Fossils (USA) From the album, ‘Somersault’, Bayonet Records. Beach Fossils Official Official Video  

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MERE WOMEN AND BIG SKIES
MERE WOMEN AND BIG SKIES

Sydney post punk quartet Mere Women released their new album Big Skies recently. It’s their third long player and follows up 2014’s Your Town and last years single ‘Drive’ which appears here. Math like rhythms and cavernous doom laden...

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RETURN OF THE FRESH & ONLYS
RETURN OF THE FRESH & ONLYS

In great news, San Francisco outfit The Fresh & Onlys have announced the upcoming release of their new album Wolf Lie Down. The album is largely built around mainstays Tim Cohen and Wymond Miles with cameos from former members...

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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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