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Watch: Courtney Barnett Covers The Breeders

Watch: Courtney Barnett Covers The Breeders

Tuesday, September 2 2014

Fun fact: Courtney Barnett listened to the Breeders classic ‘Cannonball’ on the first day of recording her forthcoming debut album, to psych herself up. We know this because Barnett shares the anecdote before c…Read News

Strict Face: ‘The Elegant and the Eyesore’

Strict Face: ‘The Elegant and the Eyesore’

Tuesday, September 2 2014

For the past couple years, the main talking point about producer Jon Santos – a.k.a. Strict Face – was the perceived anomaly of a rising grime artist coming out of Adelaide, of all places. More recently, though, the focus has shifted to Santos’ evolving work, which has grown increasingly malleable and melodic. Grime is …Read News

Forthcoming: Clue to Kalo

Forthcoming: Clue to Kalo

Tuesday, September 2 2014

What: The Motives Records by Clue to Kalo. When: September 23 independently on digital formats. Key notes: Fourth album from Adelaide-via-Melbourne electronic-pop wizard Mark Mitchell. Follows 2009’s Lily Perdida and releases on Mush, The …Read News

Touring: Tempura Nights, Don Walker, Jakob

Touring: Tempura Nights, Don Walker, Jakob

Tuesday, September 2 2014

– ‘Brainroof’ is only the second proper single from Alana Ronaldo’s post-Go Violets band Tempura Nights, but the Brisbane trio are already touring the East Coast behind it. Following in the fuzzy footsteps of June’s ‘R.I.P. CHIX’, the new tune spikes jangly melodies with nagging noise and ’90s-esque angst, which fits in nicely with th…Read News

Forthcoming: The Smith Street Band

Forthcoming: The Smith Street Band

Monday, September 1 2014

What: Throw Me in the River by The Smith Street Band. When: October 31 on CD, vinyl and digital through Poison City (Australia/NZ), SideOneDummy (US/Canada), Banquet (UK) and Uncle M Music (Europe). Key notes: Third album from singalong Melbourne punk band led by [Wil Wagner](/articles/4646433…Read News

Tumbleweed to Pay Tribute to Jay Curley in Sydney

Tumbleweed to Pay Tribute to Jay Curley in Sydney

Monday, September 1 2014

Tumbleweed will pay tribute to their late bassist Jay Curley at a gig in Sydney at the end of September. The band were scheduled to play the Young Henrys Small World street festival in Marrickville – alongside the likes of Bloods, The Delta Riggs and Little Bastard – before Curley passed away suddenly at his home last Sunday. But they’ve dec…Read News

New Band Alert: Rat Filth

New Band Alert: Rat Filth

Monday, September 1 2014

Band: Rat Filth. Members: Timothy Brown (guitar, organ, vocals) and Noah Symons (drums, bass). Summary: Interstate and improvisational duo from longtime friends and collaborators Brown (Timothy and Wildnerness) and Symons ([Great Earthquake](/search/?q=great+ear…Read News




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