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  • Record Roundup: Eels, Kelis, Cloud Nothings, Twin Forks
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    Record Roundup: Eels, Kelis, Cloud Nothings, Twin Forks

    This week sees the announcement of a raft of albums from artists that are innovators in their genres. Kicking off with the confessional stylings of the prolific Mark Oliver Everett and his band Eels. We also have sultry R&B impressionist Kelis‘ new collaboration with TV On The Radio‘s Dave Sitek. There’s also long-awaited new releases

  • RÜFÜS Announce Name Change To Crack North America
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    RÜFÜS Announce Name Change To Crack North America

    Following in the footsteps of bands like Shihad, who temporarily changed their name to Pacifier after it occurred to them that having a name that rhymes with ‘jihad’ could dampen sales in a post-9/11 climate, Sydney outfit RÜFÜS have changed their name to RÜFÜS DU SOL for the US market. According to a press release,

  • Monster Magnet Australian Tour 2014 Announced
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    Monster Magnet Australian Tour 2014 Announced

    New Jersey stoner rock kings Monster Magnet are bringing their hefty mix of ’60s psychedelia and ’70s riffage back to Australia in 2014, with founder Dave Wyndorf rounding up the troops and dropping dates for a national tour this April. With nine albums under their belt and 25 years in the game, Monster Magnet are

  • Folk Music Legend Pete Seeger Dies, Aged 94
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    Folk Music Legend Pete Seeger Dies, Aged 94

    Folk music pioneer, singer, songwriter and political activist Pete Seeger died on Monday in New York. He was 94 years old. Once called ‘America’s tuning fork,’ by poet Carl Sandburg, Seeger is considered one of the pioneers of contemporary folk music who inspired countless other activist singer-songwriters. Seeger’s best known songs include Where Have All

  • St. Kilda Festival 2014 At The Espy Lineup Announced
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    St. Kilda Festival 2014 At The Espy Lineup Announced

    With organisers having already announced the first round of acts set to play St. Kilda Festival 2014 — which marks the Melbourne’s institution’s 34th instalment — iconic St. Kilda venue The Espy have announced a lineup for the big day featuring British India, Andy Bull, Dallas Crane, and more. On Sunday, 9th February, The Espy

  • Miracle Drops Styalz Fuego-Produced Single ‘Never Gets Old’
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    Miracle Drops Styalz Fuego-Produced Single ‘Never Gets Old’

    African-born, Aussie-bred MC Miracle has spent the last little while carefully and methodically piecing together his debut offering, shacked up in a studio with production extraordinaire Styalz Fuego. It’s now crush time as Miracle unveils new single Never Gets Old to the wolves – and it’s available a free download too! Currently clocking some serious

  • Sydney Singer-Songwriter Angie Streams New Album ‘Turning’
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    Sydney Singer-Songwriter Angie Streams New Album ‘Turning’

    She’s been kicking around these parts for a while now with acts like Circle Pit, Southern Comfort, Ruined Fortune and Straight Arrows but Sydney singer-songwriter Angie is just about to be reborn again, releasing her debut long play Turning. Turning is a collection of songs formed from travels through North America, Croatia, Cambodia and Turkey,

  • Metallica To Perform Live In Antarctica With Help From Coke
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    Metallica To Perform Live In Antarctica With Help From Coke

    It might be at arse end of the earth and notoriously inhabitable unless you’re a penguin but that hasn’t stopped Metallica from locking in a headlining performance in Antarctica. In conjunction with Coca-Cola, the metal greats will be setting up shop somewhere on the great white continent sometime in early December, so at least they’ll

  • Engineer Turns Hardcore Band Into EDM Nightmare After They Fail To Pay
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    Engineer Turns Hardcore Band Into EDM Nightmare After They Fail To Pay

    You wouldn’t ever consider not paying your phone bill or doctor, so why would you run the risk of not paying your sound engineer? One hardcore band from the US, Altitudes, have learned that soundies are simply unfuckwithable after having their tune turned into dance song, becoming the laughing stock of the Internet and two

  • Cut Copy Release ‘Free Your Mind’ Album Track ‘We Are Explorers’
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    Cut Copy Release ‘Free Your Mind’ Album Track ‘We Are Explorers’

    Indie dance monsters Cut Copy have smashed their way back onto the scene – you’ve probably heard their two latest singles Free Your Mind and Let Me Show You Love – and now they’re giving us a third taste of their upcoming fourth studio album, dropping album track We Are Explorers for your listening pleasure.

  • Eric Prydz Hints At Australian Tour Announcement (Finally)
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    Eric Prydz Hints At Australian Tour Announcement (Finally)

    After canning his previous Australian touring commitments some years back, Swedish house virtuoso Eric Prydz has dropped a none-too-subtle hint that he will be making it up to us sometime in the near future. Prydz took to Facebook to reveal his plans of heading Down Under by uploading an image of his face draped in

  • Empire Of The Sun Are BMX Bandits In New ‘DNA’ Music Video
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    Empire Of The Sun Are BMX Bandits In New ‘DNA’ Music Video

    The Australian princes of EDM, Empire Of The Sun are back with more visually pleasing delights, this time centered around their latest single DNA. The track made its way onto the pair’s current album Ice On The Dune and follows on from lead single Alive. The video, which is apparently better than any Daft Punk

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