Premiere: Melbourne’s Belle Haven unveil their fierce post-hardcore thrash, ‘You.’

With Melbourne post-hardcore outfit Belle Haven about to release their second album You, Me And Everything In Between, they’ve sent us the first listen of their brand new single ‘You.’ and its technicolour new clip. With the album it’s taken from being described as “a cautionary tale” for other bands,...

Premiere: Ex-King Cannons frontman Luke Yeoward returns with ‘Who Can Save Us Now’

Having first grabbed attention as the frontman of beloved New Zealand outfit King Cannons, Luke Yeoward has returned a few long years after the disbandment of his former outfit to bring us his debut solo effort, Ghosts. Taken from that record, ‘Who Can Save Us Now’ is a fierce return...

Premiere: Melbourne rapper Ryland Rose drops his debut LP ‘Almost Famous & Broke’

Melbourne rapper Ryland Rose (who you may have known as simply ‘Ry’) started making a name for himself in 2016, particularly when his single ‘Almost Famous & Broke’ leapt into the top-5 of Billboard’s and Spotify’s viral charts off the back of an inventive Snapchat-forged video clip, and now it’s...

Premiere: A huge nostalgia hit as Lisa Mitchell revisits an early classic

Has it really been almost a decade since Lisa Mitchell released her catchy-as-can-be 2008 single ‘Neopolitan Dreams’? Preceding her ARIA-nominated  breakthrough ‘Coin Laundry’, the track’s gentle xylophone melody was seared into our minds, and showed that Lisa definitely had what it took to produce a pop gem. Now, she’s revisited...

Premiere: Hunter Valley two-piece The Naturals bring back the ’60s with ‘Out Of My Head’

Beat music never really died, it just slipped off the radio over the years. Two-piece beat group The Naturals have just released their debut album, the storming, shimmering We Are The Naturals, a twelve-song statement of intent that brings to mind the early Beatles and Kinks records, as well as...

Premiere: Sydney rockers Borneo put the scene on alert with their slick debut EP

Sydney rockers Borneo recently signed to the ever-expanding Habit Music Company, and wasted no time dropping their moody single ‘Boyfriend’. Now, they’re back with an entire debut EP, Alert!, and a tour to match. Recorded in Byron, the EP packs the aforementioned ‘Boyfriend’, alongside the machine-like title track and the...

Pink Floyd’s Roger Waters imagines himself as God on his latest song

Pink Floyd legend Roger Waters recently announced his return to solo work with new album Is This The Life We Really Want, his first rock album in a quarter of a century. Now, having already revealed the scathing lead single ‘Smell The Roses’, his latest tracks ‘Déjà Vu’ proves to...

Ceres and Wil Wagner have just given us one of our dream collabs

Ceres are set to have a big year. Part of a new wave of Aussie bands proving that emo isn’t a dirty word, the band have built up a solid rep for their steadfast work ethic, and ability to craft one hell of a song. And as you’d expect, they...

Animal Collective’s trippy new EP is now available to listen to

Animal Collective have already treated us to one EP this year, but now they’ve given us a second, the contemplative Meeting of the Waters. As reported by Spin, the EP was first released as part of this year’s Record Store Day, but its four tracks are now available for anyone...

Chance The Rapper is referenced in the latest Spider-Man comic

In the past few years Chance The Rapper has met with Obama in the White House to discuss the youth of Chicago, won Grammy awards, appeared on a Kanye album, and broken sales records. But the surest sign that Chance has finally made it is in the latest issue of...

Premiere: Flamingo Jones is back with the lush tropical jam ‘North (We’ll Be Warmer Up There)’

Today we have for you the return of Melbourne’s tropical maestro Flamingo Jones, ready to warm us as we head into winter with the lush beats of ‘North (We’ll Be Warmer Up There)’, taken from his upcoming sophomore EP. Mastered by Melbourne underground champ Snowy Nasdaq of The Ocean Party,...

Premiere: San Cisco unveil their brand new album, ‘The Water’

San Cisco are without a doubt Australia’s indie pop darlings, having gone from strength to strength since they burst onto the scene by climbing to a #7 debut on the triple j Hottest 100 with breakthrough single ‘Awkward’ – along with their 2012 self-titled debut album, which saw them accrue...

Premiere: Sydney two-piece Spidermonkey go dark on new single ‘Feeder’

Sydney two-piece Spidermonkey released their debut, self-titled EP this week, a collection of freewheeling rock tunes that veer from the garage blast of ‘Scattergun’ to the lead single ‘Feeder’, a dark and twisted grunge song that sounds like it was plucked straight from a Sub Pop compilation. The entire EP...

Joey Bada$$ takes Video of the Week

Joey Bada$$’ new music video for ‘Land of the Free’ is out now. The clip features police, the KKK and politicans opening fire on a group of restrained African-American men in an extremely moving and political video. His album, ALL-AMERIKKKAN BADA$$, is out everywhere on April 7. The clip is Video...

Premiere: Dorsal Fins show why they’re one of Australia’s best live bands

It’s no secret that Dorsal Fins are one of our favourite live bands doing the rounds right now (in fact, they were last year’s co-winner of our Live Act of the Year award), and this brand new live version of ‘Precious Hands’, filmed last year at Melbourne’s Bakehouse Studios, shows...