New Music W/E 23/03/14

  • LISTEN: SAFIA – ‘Paranoia, Ghosts & Other Sounds’
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    LISTEN: SAFIA – ‘Paranoia, Ghosts & Other Sounds’

    Having established themselves as a dynamic live stage presence, playing Groovin The Moo, St Kilda Festival, and support dates for Disclosure, Canberra trio SAFIA have once again proved they’re not ones to be meddled with inside of a studio either with Paranoia, Ghosts & Other Sounds. Currently on tour with electro-pop sweetheart Elizabeth Rose, SAFIA

  • Tame Impala Will Release Live Album For Record Store Day 2014
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    Tame Impala Will Release Live Album For Record Store Day 2014

    More surprises for Tame Impala fans following last week’s unveiling of an awesome Michael Jackson cover that seemingly came out of nowhere. The ARIA award winning Perth rockers have now announced that they will celebrate Record Store Day 2014 with a live LP titled Live Versions. Accompanying the announcement with a live rendition of Lonerism

  • Record Roundup: Bo Ningen, Fucked Up, Tune-Yards, Glass Animals
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    Record Roundup: Bo Ningen, Fucked Up, Tune-Yards, Glass Animals

    Each of today’s Record Roundup artists occupy a league of their own in the great landscape of modern independent music. From Japanese five-piece Bo Ningen, to Toronto hardcore outfit Fucked Up, and from the always spritely Tune-Yards, to Oxfordshire four-piece Glass Animals. Bo Ningen – III One of the more acclaimed acts on the Big

  • LISTEN: Tune-Yards – ‘Water Fountain’
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    LISTEN: Tune-Yards – ‘Water Fountain’

    Merrill Garbus, best known as the drum-looping, ukelele-playing Afro-Pop channeler Tune-Yards, first teased fans with her new album Nikki Nack by unveiling an album MegaMix on her birthday. The wait is now over, with Garbus announcing the LP’s first proper single, Water Fountain. Following on from 2011’s universally praised Whokill, which topped the Village Voice‘s

  • LISTEN: The Owls – ‘Ocean’
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    LISTEN: The Owls – ‘Ocean’

    The last we heard of The Owls, they were unveiling their sublime single Krakow, the first taste of their forthcoming Own the Streets EP. Since then, the boys have released an accompanying music video, announced new tour dates, and now they’ve unveiled their raucous new single, Ocean. Since forming in 2008, everyone from Triple J

  • LISTEN: Down – ‘We Knew Him Well’
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    LISTEN: Down – ‘We Knew Him Well’

    Down fans have been waiting for the mighty NOLA group to unveil just a taste of their awaited new EP, Down IV – Part Two, the follow-up to 2012’s well-received Down IV Part I – The Purple EP. A sublime distillation of everything that makes Down, readers can check out We Knew Him Well below.

  • LISTEN: The Horrors – ‘So Now You Know’
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    LISTEN: The Horrors – ‘So Now You Know’

    Following last month’s release of the shimmering, retro-tinged I See You, UK outfit The Horrors have now offered fans another taste of their forthcoming fourth studio album, Luminous, dubbed So Now You Know. Luminous is slated for release on Friday, 2nd May via XL Recordings / Remote Control. “We’ve refined our sound, and in terms

  • LISTEN: Sia – ‘Chandelier’
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    LISTEN: Sia – ‘Chandelier’

    Hit making Australian singer and songwriter for the stars Sia has dropped the first single, Chandelier, from her forthcoming album, due out later this year. A few months back, Sia broke the news of her much anticipated sixth studio album via Twitter, announcing a May release date. The bombastic pop anthem, Chandelier, was co-written written

  • Snakadaktal Release Unheard Music Following Split
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    Snakadaktal Release Unheard Music Following Split

    Following yesterday’s surprise announcement of the dissolution of the band, Melbourne indie pop five-piece Snakadaktal have unveiled a collection of “unreleased tracks / recordings / demos / studio experiments / ideas” titled Treasures (2010 – 2014) via Bandcamp, as a thank-you to fans. “In appreciation and acknowledgement of the wholehearted love you have given us

  • Record Roundup: SBTRKT, Perfect Pussy, Wagons
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    Record Roundup: SBTRKT, Perfect Pussy, Wagons

    Today’s Record Roundup presents three acts that, while they sit on disparate ends of the genre map, have each developed reputations as skilled songwriters and steadfastly uncompromising artists: electronic star SBTRKT, New York noisemakers Perfect Pussy, and our own Wagons. Check out all of this week’s new music right here! SBTRKT – Transitions With the

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