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Artist on Artist: Katalyst vs Guilty Simpson

Artist on Artist: Katalyst vs Guilty Simpson

Tuesday, July 22 2014

Sydney producer Ashley Anderson (a.k.a. KATALYST) and Detroit rapper GUILTY SIMPSON have worked together in the hip-hop collective Quakers. They warm up for a joint Australian tour by interviewing e…Read News

Gigs in Brief: Claire Birchall, Lenin Lennon, Smile

Gigs in Brief: Claire Birchall, Lenin Lennon, Smile

Tuesday, July 22 2014

– Last year Melbourne songwriter Claire Birchall finally released her two early albums – Captain Captain and This Gallery of Mine – properly through her own Night Owl label, after they had material…Read News

Forthcoming: Bearhug

Forthcoming: Bearhug

Tuesday, July 22 2014

What: So Gone by Bearhug. When: September 12 on CD, vinyl and digital through Spunk. Key notes: Guitar-heavy second album for Sydney indie rock band. Follows 2012’s Bill, Dance, Shiner and tours with Broken Social Scene and Stephen Malkmus. Recorded with Owen Penglis (St…Read News

Video Premiere: Weak Boys ‘Hangovers’

Video Premiere: Weak Boys ‘Hangovers’

Monday, July 21 2014

We’ve all been there, but Weak Boys’ new video captures the before and after of excessive boozing better than most: star Sujini Ramamurthy runs through the highs and lows of hard drinking, from Jägerbombs and drunken antics to wallowing in KFC and raw lasagne sheets. The truth can be hard to confront, and so Weak Boys keep their debut single lighthearted and catchy while Rom…Read News

Exclusive Stream: The Good Sports ‘Mandarin Time’ EP

Exclusive Stream: The Good Sports ‘Mandarin Time’ EP

Monday, July 21 2014

Last time we checked in with The Good Sports, we were warming up to the blend of Beach Boys sweetness and lo-fi garage grit in their March single ‘Walking’. The Brisbane quartet followed it up with May’s ‘No Sleep Pt. 2’, proving sleepier and more Beatles-y. Both songs show up on thei…Read News

Exclusive Stream: Mere Women ‘Your Town’

Exclusive Stream: Mere Women ‘Your Town’

Friday, July 18 2014

Two years after their head-turning debut album Old Life, Mere Women sound a bit less volatile on Your Town. But while the Sydney trio are more concentrated on reverbed repetition, dub-like drumming, damp keyboard lines and scrawled guitar melodies than on lashing out as much, Amy Wilson’s sparse lyrics are still a thing of foreboding magnetism. Repet…Read News

Courtney Barnett Announces National Tour

Courtney Barnett Announces National Tour

Friday, July 18 2014

Courtney Barnett has announced her only Australian headline tour for 2014. Having just returned from a huge world tour which included sets at Coachella, The Great Escape, Primavera, Sasquatch, Field Day, Glastonbury and a game-changing performance on *The Tonight Show with Ji…Read News




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