NEW MUSIC: Tropical Fuck Storm – Chameleon Paint

Gareth Liddiard and Fiona Kitschin (The Drones), Lauren Hammel (High Tension) on drums and Erica Dunn (Harmony, Palm Springs) have unveiled the sound of their new band Tropical Fuck Storm. It’s a jerky, catchy post-punk song that swaggers and slithers along, sounding like it could collapse at any moment. It’s a glorious collision of chaos and euphoric rock. The debut TFS 7″ single, “Chameleon Paint” b/w … Continue reading NEW MUSIC: Tropical Fuck Storm – Chameleon Paint

NEW MUSIC: The Gooch Palms – Trackside Daze

The Gooch Palms are about to head back to the US of A for an an extensive tour including SXSW and to record album number two. Before they depart they’re treating us to a tour to coincide with the release of their new 7″ Trackside Daze which is out on Urinal Cake Records. Here’s the tripped-out hypercolour clip for the new single with tour dates below… The tour … Continue reading NEW MUSIC: The Gooch Palms – Trackside Daze

NEW MUSIC: Bad//Dreems | Dumb Ideas

Bad//Dreems have nailed yet another great single with their new Mark Opitz (Angels, Rose Tattoo, Australian Crawl, Jimmy Barnes,INXS) produced single Dumb Ideas. Quiet/loud dynamics, raw vocals and slashing punk rock guitar abound. See them on their upcoming tour and grab the single on 7″. It’s officially out April 14th. 17th May – Exeter Hotel, Exeter SA 23rd May – Black Wire Records, Annandale NSW … Continue reading NEW MUSIC: Bad//Dreems | Dumb Ideas

NEW MUSIC: Show Me Where It Hurts

Auckland, NZ duo Show Me Where It Hurts are next week officially releasing their debut single ‘Show Me Where It Hurts’ at Lucha Lounge on Friday April 4th with support from Betty Loves Elvis. After a couple of years of demos, studio recordings (at Neil Finn’s Roundhead Studios) and live shows (including a support slot for Bobby Womack) Josh Hetherington (Fender Rhodes, vocals) and Ronny … Continue reading NEW MUSIC: Show Me Where It Hurts

TRACK OF THE WEEK: The City Lights | (She’s Got) My Name and My Number

The City Lights have followed up their excellent 2012 LP I Just Got To Believe with a brand new single, a AA side 7″ in fact. They’ve hooked up with The Exile Co. to release the 300 copy pressing which includes The City Lights’ (She’s Got) My Name and My Number and The Exile Co.’s Fay Ray. (She’s Got) My Name and My Number is … Continue reading TRACK OF THE WEEK: The City Lights | (She’s Got) My Name and My Number

NEW MUSIC: Beastwars release first taste of their new LP

New Zealand masters of the heavy Beastwars have gone from strength to strength on the back of their live shows and their great debut LP. Ahead of the release of the second album they’ve pressed up two of the tracks on ‘glow in the dark’ 7″ vinyl. You can check out The Sleeper (B-side) below, a dark ominous lumbering monster of a track and the … Continue reading NEW MUSIC: Beastwars release first taste of their new LP

NEW MUSIC: I Dream In Transit | Absolute Peace 7″

Melbourne duo I Dream In Transit have recently released the wonderful new single Absolute Peace backed with the equally great Night Dog. They’ve pressed it as a 7″ too so for those of you who covet the black circle you can grab a limited edition pressing if you are quick. Head over to their Bandcamp page to order now and/or stream and buy a digital … Continue reading NEW MUSIC: I Dream In Transit | Absolute Peace 7″

LISTEN: New single from Total Control on Sub Pop

Melbourne’s Total Control are releasing their first 7″ single on Sub Pop next week and both Scene From A Marriage and the b-side Contract are exclusive to the release. The release comes on the back of their Henge Beat LP from 2011 that garnered great reviews. After a deceptive acoustic guitar intro the song kicks into gear with the band’s choppy swagger making providing a … Continue reading LISTEN: New single from Total Control on Sub Pop