Menu ▲
OscarKeySung

Interview: Oscar Key Sung

Electronic solo artist and producer Oscar Key Sung is taking his soulful music around the country to celebrate the launch of his EP Holograms. We had a chat with him about his music, playing overseas, and what he’s listening to and reading these days.  How did Oscar Key Sung as a solo project get started? I […]

Read Now

e2cb23fb3f0103415b64030adb04ba6d-640x360

Splendour In the Grass 2014 Full Lineup Announced

Right, so Outkast have been tipped to headline Splendour in the Grass this year since something like July 1993, the likes of Foster the People, Circa Waves, Metronomy and a tonne of others were thrown into the rumour mill at various stages, and Chet Faker was set to make his third appearance in a row, […]

Read Now

_MG_5692

Ticket Giveaway: Yacht Club DJs in Sydney on THURSDAY!

April is the best month. Seriously. The sun is (mostly) still shining, chocolate bunnies, ANZAC cookies, long weekends… and a Yacht Club DJs tour! The mash-up masters have just released their first EVER original EP, No. 1 and they’ve been celebrating with an East Coast tour. Anyone who’s seen these guys live knows how much fun […]

Read Now

Photo: Andrew Bibby

Ticket Giveaway: MINI Dance Party with Naysayer & Gilsun

MINI, as in the car company, are apparently also in the business of hosting sick (subwoofer) dance parties. They’ve enlisted atmospheric electronica pair Naysayer & Gilsun, to perform across three events in  Melbourne (May 8), Sydney (May 29), and Brisbane (June 5). They’ll also be supported by local DJs at each of those respective cities. Another […]

Read Now

cut copy

Gig Review: Cut Copy and RÜFÜS: April 17 @ The Forum, London

To round out possibly the most perfect Spring day in London, The Forum played host to two of Australia’s finest synth-pop acts. Up and coming Sydney-siders RÜFÜS set the stage for one their major inspirations and pioneers in the Australian dance music scene, Melbournian band Cut Copy. The combination of the two acts was ideal […]

Read Now

james-vincent-mcmorrow

James Vincent McMorrow is Touring Aus (Again) Next Month

The most wondrous and enchanting singer-songwriter out there, James Vincent McMorrow, is touring Australia next month. His angelic  falsettos, his ethereal, otherworldly lyrics and his lovably scruffy beard have already graced our shores this year, as he helped us bring in 2014 at Falls Festival, alongside a string of solo shows. We caught him in […]

Read Now

cloudcontrolpraiseyoufatboyslim

Fatboy Slim – “Praise You” (Cloud Control Cover)

For the celebration of the upcoming International Record Store Day, Cloud Control has released an insane cover of Fatboy Slim’s “Praise You”. The whole idea stems from UK label Infectious Music, who is celebrating their fifth birthday with a compilation album – of which features other Aussie artists including The Temper Trap, Vance Joy and […]

Read Now

image001

Holy Holy: video clip & travel guide!

Tim and Oscar, aka Holy Holy, recently released their debut EP, The Pacific EP, and have now signed with Sony Music. They’re currently touring around with Ball Park Music and Papa vs Pretty, and have received some pretty awesome review so far. We caught them in Sydney opening for Ball Park Music, where there “rich […]

Read Now

file5

EP Review: Darlia ‘Candyman’

My response to Darlia’s new EP, Candyman, was instant: Woah, so raw! So fresh! It’s been a while since I heard something new and guitar-driven, which packed so much punch. The UK-three-piece have just released their first EP, and it’s bangin’. The title track Candyman starts the EP off with a low, driving garage bass and grungey […]

Read Now

Liars_ZenSekizawa01.jpeg.client.x675

Interview: Liars

LA-based trio Liars are back with their seventh album Mess. It’s abrasive, it’s fun, and at times it’s completely terrifying (Check out my review here). We had a chat with singer, Aussie-born frontman Angus Andrew about the ideas behind the new album, performing electronic music live, and the concepts behind conceptual art… How long did […]

Read Now