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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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London Grammar – ‘Sights’ (Tourist Remix)

Take a listen to this groovy new remix of London Grammar‘s tune ‘Sights’ by Tourist, aka William Phillips. A producer who is fond of remixing some banging tunes like HAIM‘s ‘The Wire’ (a song which made huge waves last year) he keeps the song very airy and quite the slow burner, before dropping a nice tight bass […]

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Album Review: DMA’s ‘DMA’s’

I hadn’t heard an album like this in such a long time. It was compellingly honest.  The first play was enough for me to know that this was not only an objectively good album, with polished production and stellar songwriting, it also had the capacity to create emotion, stir my brain a bit. How did this […]

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Ticket Giveaway: TEMPLES

UK psych-rockers Temples have been taking the world by STORM. Their incredible debut album Sun Structures has received rave reviews from critics and radio stations worldwide, including being a triple j feature album of the week in February. The four-piece have also caught the attention of musicians including Johnny Marr and Noel Gallagher, who slammed […]

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Live Review: Ball Park Music, Saturday April 5 @ The Metro

Words by Billie-Jean Bullard Last Saturday I was lucky enough to find myself amongst the smell of pre-teen sweat and sticky floors at Ball Park Music’s Puddinghead 2014 Tour at the Metro theatre on George Street in Sydney. The five-piece indie/rock band first met in 2008 at university where Ball Park Music was born. A quaint little theatre, […]

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