Metallica release first new single in six years and announce new album

After celebrating the band’s 40th anniversary last year, Metallica have today released the official music video for ‘Lux Æterna,’ from the album 72 Seasons available April 14th, 2023. James Hetfield and drummer Lars Ulrich co-produced the 77-minute, 12-song album with their longtime producer, Greg Fidelman. The record is a rumination of sorts on childhood, with “72 seasons” representing the number of seasons we live through … Continue reading Metallica release first new single in six years and announce new album

DAVE GRANEY AND CLARE MOORE SEDUCE AND HYPNOTISE ON NEW SINGLE ‘TANG’

Dave Graney / Clare Moore will release their new album In A Mistly next Friday (Nov 11th) and the first single from it is the intoxicating pulse and seductive fuzz and croon of ‘Tang’. Like a wonky version of Stereolab in a psych-pop and krautrock altered dream-state, the single beautifully blends an insistent rhythmic undercurrent with Graney’s sartorial and poetic eloquence in free flow, urging … Continue reading DAVE GRANEY AND CLARE MOORE SEDUCE AND HYPNOTISE ON NEW SINGLE ‘TANG’

SPLINT CREATE A HOLISTIC POST-PUNK WORLD ON NEW SINGLE ‘145’

I’m loving the sound of this new single from Manchester quintet splint. There are shades of Black Country New Road, Sonic Youth, Courtney Barnettt and Life Without Buildings in their sound. On ‘145‘, tumbling notes, both frantic and meditative unfurl over rock drums. The whole thing builds into a brisk melancholy with the vocal of Giulia Bonometti countering and balancing the nervy electricity of the guitars. … Continue reading SPLINT CREATE A HOLISTIC POST-PUNK WORLD ON NEW SINGLE ‘145’

VIDEO PREMIERE: Ben deHoedt – This Call May Be Recorded

Melbourne-based artist Ben DeHoedt has announced his new album City Lights Shimmer will be released on Bandcamp on December 10th and today we’re very pleased to be able to premiere the video clip for the first single ‘This Call May Be Recorded‘. The song is a lush, neon-lit, hyper sleek sound of dark and futuristic electronic avant pop. There are post-punk themes & sonic undercurrents … Continue reading VIDEO PREMIERE: Ben deHoedt – This Call May Be Recorded

Brian Eno Give Us Another Mesmerising Glimpse Into His New Album FOREVERANDEVERNOMORE

Sonically crystalline, ambient, atmospheric and hypnotic, Brian Eno‘s new single ‘We Let It In‘ features the voice of Brian alongside his daughter Darla Eno who provides an angelic counterpoint. It’s a sonorously chanted vocal track with synths and sounds creating a haunting organic and choral-esque background. FOREVERANDEVERNOMORE is released on October 14th. Continue reading Brian Eno Give Us Another Mesmerising Glimpse Into His New Album FOREVERANDEVERNOMORE

Aotearoa’s Hans Pucket Release New Single ‘No Drama’

A great sound on this brand new single from Wellington, NZ band Hans Pucket. ‘No Drama‘ is the title track from their forthcoming new LP due out on on USA label Carpark Records on November 4th. The single brilliantly blends crunchy guitar rock with soft art-pop shapes and a widescreen indie retro-futurist aesthetic. There are strings, horns and one can pick out a faint hint … Continue reading Aotearoa’s Hans Pucket Release New Single ‘No Drama’

VIDEO PREMIERE: Scattered Order – Third Rail

For fans of CAN, Public Image Ltd, Cabaret Voltaire, Severed Heads, Gary Clail Legendary, groundbreaking and innovative Australian group Scattered Order return with ‘Third Rail‘ the first taste of their brand new album Where Is The Windy Gun?, out Sept 16th and available for pre-order on Bandcamp from 5pm AEST time today. We’re very happy to bring you the premiere of the video clip for … Continue reading VIDEO PREMIERE: Scattered Order – Third Rail

CONRAD GREENLEAF RELEASES EXQUISITE VIDEO FOR NEW SINGLE MOUNT ANALOGUE

Sydney, Australia artist Conrad Greenleaf (Richard In Your Mind, Stressless) has released the SPOD-created and AI-generated imagery of a video clip for his new single ‘Mount Analogue‘. The song is the first taste of his new solo album Dreamtape which is set for release on September 9th via Broken Stone Records/Remote Control and it’s a wonderfully hypnotic and immersive sound, augmented by the wordless vocals … Continue reading CONRAD GREENLEAF RELEASES EXQUISITE VIDEO FOR NEW SINGLE MOUNT ANALOGUE

COOL SOUNDS RELEASE THE BREEZY FUNK OF ‘6 OR 7 MORE’

On the new single and across the new album Like That, the Melbourne group Cool Sounds‘ usual jangle-pop sparkle has been supercharged by a disco-glam stomp, making for their most immediate record yet. Like That finds a bright pop-funk sweet spot between Ian Dury & the Blockheads, Hot Chip and 80s Francois K mixes. On this track you can also hear the enigmatic twitch and jerk of … Continue reading COOL SOUNDS RELEASE THE BREEZY FUNK OF ‘6 OR 7 MORE’

VIDEO PREMIERE: Victoria – Favourite Teacher

Sydney indie rock quartet Victoria have a brand new single out today called ‘Favourite Teacher‘, the follow up single to ‘Creative Frenzy’, out on Wayne Connolly’s Scenic Drive Records. The track perfectly captures that laconic, sun-dappled sound of wistful, jangly guitar pop. From The Bats, Sneaky Feelings and the latter day work of David Kilgour (The Clean) to their equals from this side of the Tasman, … Continue reading VIDEO PREMIERE: Victoria – Favourite Teacher

Cale and Bowie hang out in video for the new Cale single ‘Night Crawling’

John Cale is back with a brand new single called ‘Night Crawling‘. It’s a great ponderous, sweeping and rich sound he’s conjured up with a strong electronic feel. The bass sends sub-sonic ripples through the floating pads and twinkling synths while Cale weaves his stentorian melodies across it all. The animated video by Mickey Miles features Cale and David Bowie hanging out in New York … Continue reading Cale and Bowie hang out in video for the new Cale single ‘Night Crawling’

FENN WILSON RELEASES THE DARK, SWIRLING BEAUTY OF ‘HOWL’

Melbourne songwriter Fenn Wilson has released his latest single ‘Howl‘ from this forthcoming album Honey Dates Death (ghazal), out early 2023. The song highlights Wilson’s rich vocal sound and his way with melodies that weave together and soar skyward while managing to be both tough and tender. The instruments rock in an ornate and emotive way, recalling Jeff Buckley in the swing of the rhythm section … Continue reading FENN WILSON RELEASES THE DARK, SWIRLING BEAUTY OF ‘HOWL’