Kimbra Is Back With The Warped Funk Of ‘Sweet Relief’

While we were all busy over the weekend watching grown men kick and throw oval shaped balls around (as well as Richie Sambora doing his best Bon Jovi karaoke), New Zealand pop star Kimbra went and dropped a funky new track, ‘Sweet Relief’. The track was co-written by Redinho and features...

We Finally Have Some New Music From Kimbra

Kimbra’s one of those artists who may drop off the radar for a little bit, but it’s only because she’s been so busy working. Having already racked up an impressive list of collaborators, she’s now unveiled a new track she co-wrote with Danish producer SLOWOLF. The track, which was premiered...

Kimbra Opens Up About How She Makes Money In Today’s Music Business

Kimbra is one of the most successful artists to come out of the antipodes in a while. After coming to international attention with her cameo on Gotye’s mega-single ‘Somebody That I Used To Know’, she’s gone on to collaborate with huge names like Omar Rodríguez-López and Matt Bellamy. But if...

19 Hit Songs That Were Originally Intended As Jokes

Not so long ago we took a look at the origins of some of the world’s biggest tracks that were penned in 30-minutes or less, which spat out some insane results. This got us scratching our heads, wondering if there were any other excited trivia surrounding how certain songs were...

Kimbra Australian Tour 2014 Announced

A Kimbra Australian Tour 2014 has been announced with the electric New Zealander returning Down Under for a special pair of headline shows this November. Following the release of her eclectic sophomore album The Golden Echo, which features a huge range of A-list collaborators and schooled us with a few interesting...

7 Things We Learned From Kimbra’s ‘The Golden Echo’

Collaboration has always been a crucial element to Kimbra’s creative development. Even before a certain duet provided her a springboard to stardom, she was already busy crafting what would become her 2011 debut album, Vows; working intimately with producers François Tétaz and M-Phazes, a troupe of guest musicians, and had...

This Week’s 8 Best New Tracks

Every week a plethora of big name acts, Australian musicians and little-known musos drop brand spankin’ new tracks on the internet. We’ve trawled through the internet to find some of our favourites and plucked them from the masses. Grab your headphones and enjoy. SBTRKT – ‘New Dorp. New York’ The...

Listen: Kimbra Channels Disco Groove With Daniel Johns And Thundercat On New Single

New Zealand pop purveyor Kimbra might’ve took everyone by surprise with ’90s Music’, the hyper-experimental and subsequently polarising lead single from her upcoming sophomore album The Golden Echo, but the singer’s latest sees her going back to more classical roots, and is bound to be more of a crowd pleaser. ‘Miracle’ has Kimbra...

This Week’s 8 Best New Tracks

Every week a plethora of big name acts, Australian musicians and little-known musos drop brand spankin’ new tracks on the internet. We’ve trawled through the internet to find some of our favourites and plucked them from the masses. Grab your headphones and enjoy. Jack Garratt – ‘Worry’ From his beats-driven...

Listen: Kimbra Shares Two Songs From New Album ‘The Golden Echo’

Kimbra’s star-studded second album, The Golden Echo, has already got us pretty excited, chiefly thanks to its all-star list of collaborators but also thanks to deliciously chaotic lead single ’90s Music’. ‘ Now the New Zealand singer-songwriter has dropped two new full-length cuts from the album, along with finalising the artwork, tracklisting, and release date...

Has Live Nation Screwed Janelle Monáe Fans Over Refunds?

Following the cancellation of the co-headline Janelle Monáe and Kimbra Australian Tour, owing to the ill-health of the former Atlanta-based musician, this week promoters Live Nation have been contacting ticketholders of shows to the cancelled dates about refunds. According to a few reports from unhappy ticketholders however, Live Nation are only offering a...

Janelle Monae & Kimbra Australian Tour 2014 Cancelled

The Janelle Monáe & Kimbra Australian Tour 2014 has been cancelled. A statement from promoters Live Nation issued this evening confirms that the pair’s co-headline Golden Electric Tour has been axed. “Due to Janelle Monáe’s continuing illness it has been confirmed that the remainder of The Golden Electric Tour has...

Janelle Monáe Postpones Another Show After Cancelling Melbourne Concert

Last Saturday night, the Golden Electric Tour – the co-headline jaunt that pairs Janelle Monáe with Kimbra – kicked off at Melbourne’s Forum Theatre. Well, half of it kicked off. Following a 40-ish minute opening set from Kimbra, Monáe’s band took to the stage to announce that the Atlanta-based singer had fallen...

The Guide To The Amazing Collaborators On Kimbra’s New Album

It’s an exciting time to be Kimbra. She’s just dropped a chaotic yet ebullient slice of future pop that heralds her new album, the star-studded follow-up to her 2011 debut Vows. The one she’s been holed up working on over the past year in an LA studio with mega-producer Rich Costey...