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Exclusive Stream: Cracked Actor ‘Iconoclast’

Exclusive Stream: Cracked Actor ‘Iconoclast’

Monday, March 2 2015

Cracked Actor continue to blur the lines between experimental pop, ropey indie rock and smudged electronics on their daydreamy debut album Iconoclast. …Read News

News in Brief: New War, Max Kohane, Yardfest, Y Listen

News in Brief: New War, Max Kohane, Yardfest, Y Listen

Friday, February 27 2015

– It’s been about nine months since New War’s last gig, but the idiosyncratic post-punk ensemble will re-emerge to headline Howler on Saturday, April 18. They’ll be previewing new songs that will be recorded later this year for a follow-up to 2012’s self-titled debut. Featuring Chris Pugmire and Melissa Lock from the Kill Rock Stars-signed Seattle band …Read News

Artist on Artist: Ausmuteants vs Oblivians

Artist on Artist: Ausmuteants vs Oblivians

Thursday, February 26 2015

Band-juggling JAKE ROBERTSON (Ausmuteants, Frowning Clouds, Hierophants, Leather Towel, Drug Sweat) interviews Goner Records founder ERIC FRIEDL before the debut Aussie tour for his iconic garage-punk band Oblivians (pictured). **Jake: Hey mate, I’ve never interviewed anybody before – so this may not have a …Read News

Forthcoming: The Raw Nerves

Forthcoming: The Raw Nerves

Wednesday, February 25 2015

What: More Nerves by The Raw Nerves. When: April 6 on vinyl and digital through 1:12 Records. Key notes: Second album from Auckland garage/proto-punk quartet. Follows 2012’s self-titled debut LP and 2013’s name-your-price *[Sunburn](http…Read News

Gigs in Brief: Day Ravies, The Meltdown, Dave Graney

Gigs in Brief: Day Ravies, The Meltdown, Dave Graney

Wednesday, February 25 2015

– Yeah, we’re still waiting for that second Day Ravies album, after the colour-drenched greatness of 2013’s Tussle. But the Sydney noise-pop quartet haven’t exactly been silent: they’ve followed up last October’s excellent single ‘This Side of the Fence’ with a new 7” for Aussie-loving French label Beko Disques. With that second LP du…Read News

Forthcoming: Super Best Friends

Forthcoming: Super Best Friends

Tuesday, February 24 2015

What: Status Updates by Super Best Friends. When: March 20 on vinyl and digital through Gun Fever. Key notes: Debut album for politically charged Canberra/Melbourne punk trio. Follows a viral video for their 2013 single ‘Round and Round’ and includes the 2014 single [‘Out Tonigh…Read News

Video Premiere: River of Snakes ‘I Wanna Be Your Baby’

Video Premiere: River of Snakes ‘I Wanna Be Your Baby’

Tuesday, February 24 2015

River of Snakes’ timelessly romantic new single finds its match in a dreamy new video from director Adam Harding, who shot it partly in Los Angeles – including the iconic Hollywood Walk of Fame – while Adam Russ (Right Eye Media) shot the rest in Melbourne. The results fit the song’s fuzzed-out pining as well as sending it through a surreal, slow-burn lens. ‘I Wanna Be Your…Read News




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