LIVE REVIEW: MEREDITH MUSIC FESTIVAL 2014
TOUR ESSENTIALS: LIDO
WIN: XMAS WEEKENDER DOUBLE PASS
SOUNDCLOUD WRAP: CARMADA

Artists To Watch In 2015: Buzz Kull

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Before the likes of Gary Numan and Depeche Mode, the synthesiser had its routes firmly set in the proto –punk rock scene. Buzz Kull are cut straight from this period taking their cues from the likes of The Normal and Human League. … Continue reading →

Artists To Watch In 2015: Stax Osset

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Melbourne electronic producer and vocalist MEGAN KENT performs under the moniker STAX OSSET, and I’m calling it early, this girl is going places. … Continue reading →

Artists To Watch In 2015: Moon Bounce

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I found out about Moon Bounce through a remix Henry Krinkle did of the Long Island raised producers 2012 hit 'Telephone'. The video got me, complimenting the electro-song-glitch-hop melody that accompanied it so well I often found that when it came on through a SoundCloud shuffle, I would pause it and swap to YouTube just to enjoy the 153 second experience to it's fullest extent. … Continue reading →

Solidisco ‘Ready Look Choose’ EP

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Solidisco ‘Ready Look Choose’ EP

SOLIDISCO (Matt and Don) curators of all things disco, release their new EP 'Ready Look Choose', bringing disco into the modern day, they speed up the classic funky 70s disco and make it relevant to the modern day club scene. The duo's sets are the … Continue reading →

Chløë Black ’27 Club’ (Elderbrook Remix)

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Chløë Black ’27 Club’ (Elderbrook Remix)

A month ago London's CHLØË BLACK released her debut track '27 Club', inspired by the many musicians who have died young at the age of 27, mentioning legends like Jimi Hendrix and Kurt Cobain. … Continue reading →

Baby Alpaca ‘Roller Coaster’

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Baby Alpaca ‘Roller Coaster’

It's been a long year since we've heard anything from the New Yorker band BABY ALPACA, changing up their tone with the first track to their upcoming EP 'Roller Coaster' which will be released on JD Samson's label 'Atlas Chair'. … Continue reading →

Chiefs ‘I Could Be Down’ (DEER Remix)

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Chiefs ‘I Could Be Down’ (DEER Remix)

Melbourne producer DEER has stepped up to the plate and put his own spin on other local producer CHIEFS, and his track I Could Be Down. The result is a complete overhaul, and sees DEER continue to draw influence from artists such as TRIPPY TURTLE … Continue reading →

Tour Essentials: Wordlife

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Tour Essentials: Wordlife

Sydney DJ/ Producer duo Wordlife (real names Adam Bozzetto and Barney Kato) create bass heavy techno that pacts a punch. Taking equal influence from  past and present, Wordlife are always bringing the party, regardless if that's an undisclosed … Continue reading →

PREMIERE: ISLND ft. Laura Noir ‘Just Wanna Be Loved’

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PREMIERE: ISLND ft. Laura Noir ‘Just Wanna Be Loved’

Sydney electro three piece, ISLND, are an outfit who carry with them a very distinctive sound. Taking influence from 70s psych-rock to 80s funk, their sound is of high impact and definitely warrants your attention. Need an example? Just listen to … Continue reading →

GRRL PAL ‘NGHT’ (Official Video)

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GRRL PAL ‘NGHT’ (Official Video)

Electro-pop duo GRRL PAL are late contenders for one of the most exciting acts of 2014. Their unique electro-pop blend has taken the internet by storm, and their latest track NGHT is a glitchy upbeat slice of dreamy electro pop that I just can't get … Continue reading →

Tora ‘Jaigantic’ (Galimatias Remix)

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Tora ‘Jaigantic’ (Galimatias Remix)

Intriguing Byron Bay outfit TORA and their track Jaigantic have been the latest to undergo the reworking of Danish producer GALIMATIAS, and the results could not be better! Blending electronic and acoustic elements in a graceful and elegant … Continue reading →

The Acid ‘Ghost’ (Official Video)

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The Acid ‘Ghost’ (Official Video)

It's been a pretty incredible year for transatlantic trio, THE ACID. Releasing their gorgeously complex debut full-length, Liminal, mid-2014, they've been able to share their treasure on a global scale through its international release, as well as … Continue reading →

Electric Sea Spider ‘Magic Jaw’

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Electric Sea Spider ‘Magic Jaw’

Melbourne man Jim Sellars has been experimenting with his intrinsic production for some time now. Establishing himself under the name, ELECTRIC SEA SPIDER, the artist has recently released his new single, 'Ten Hunters'. Now coupled with a B-side, … Continue reading →

HTRK ‘Body Lotions’

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HTRK ‘Body Lotions’

Melbourne exports HTRK have given us the gift of new music, releasing new EP 'Body Lotions' in collaboration with Belgium's Sleeperhold Publications and London artist David Ferrando Gurau. … Continue reading →

Marriage Proposal ‘Nothing Personal’

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Marriage Proposal ‘Nothing Personal’

Lithuanian born MANTAS STONKUS has been hard at work. He’s been working on his incredible second EP. Titled ‘Nothing is United’, it was only very recently put out through BNR TRAX (a sub-branch of Boysnoize Records). … Continue reading →

Chela ‘Handful of Gold’ (Official Video)

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Chela ‘Handful of Gold’ (Official Video)

CHELA is fast becoming one of the most exciting names in the alt/electro pop scene lately. After she burst onto the scene with her collaboration with CLUBFEET she has truly come into her own with hits Romanticise and Zero. Her latest single Handful … Continue reading →

How To Dress Well ‘Tomb for Anatole’

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How To Dress Well ‘Tomb for Anatole’

In 2014, How To Dress Well has gone from strength to strength. He's released what is arguably his best record, "What Is This Heart?", a gut-wrenchingly personal collection of stripped back songs that see the artist moving further away from the … Continue reading →

Shlohmo ‘Emerge From Smoke’

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Shlohmo ‘Emerge From Smoke’

SHLOHMO’s new track, Emerge From Smoke, sounds exactly as the name suggests. It begins with soft beats and foggy synths that are not fully realised. But as the song plods along, and the sounds loose their hazy, cloudy facade, we are delivered an … Continue reading →

WIN: Double Pass to Xmas Weekender

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WIN: Double Pass to Xmas Weekender

It’s that time of year again. As Christmas comes around, we know the year is slowly coming into wraps. Offices closing down for a few weeks, families going on holidays together and some of the biggest and best music collectives in Australia are … Continue reading →

Live Review: Meredith Music Festival 2014

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Live Review: Meredith Music Festival 2014

The Meredith eye completes its last majestic rotation for the weekend and piles of tinnies lay in defeated heaps around the campsite. Meredith 2014 is done and dusted for another year, and yes, that pun was very much intended. … Continue reading →