NEWS: Protomartyr Announce New Single/Video And Album

Protomartyr, one of our favourite bands of the last decade, have today announced that their new LP Ultimate Success Today will be released by Domino Records on May 29th. It follows the re-release of their debut album All Passion No Technique last year and their 2017 record Relatives In Descent. They’re one of those bands that keeps developing and evolving and from the sound of the first single ‘Processed By … Continue reading NEWS: Protomartyr Announce New Single/Video And Album

NEW MUSIC: Roadhouses – Black Lights

    Sydney slowcore dream rock trio Roadhouses have released their second single from their forthcoming self-titled debut LP.   Pre-order Roadhouses  ‘Black Lights’ is an atmospheric piece of late-night, wistful psychedelia with Cec Condon’s drumming recalling Portishead and Yvonne Moxham delivering a beautifully melancholic vocal. Sweet sadness never sounded so good.   Continue reading NEW MUSIC: Roadhouses – Black Lights

NEW MUSIC: Jep and Dep – Helpless City

Sydney duo Jep and Dep are releasing their sophomore album THEY’VEBEENCALLED this week and as well as a release show last The Gaelic Club on Friday (see below), they’ve just released the second single from the album – ‘Helpless City’. Check out the impressive clip – the perfect accompaniment to a song about encroaching gentrification and what happens when the heart of a city is … Continue reading NEW MUSIC: Jep and Dep – Helpless City

NEW MUSIC: Father John Misty Announces New LP ‘Pure Comedy’.

Father John Misty (Josh Tillman) is back with the follow-up to his acclaimed album I Love You, Honeybear. Titled Pure Comedy, the album is due out on April 7th via Sub Pop and Inertia Music and features co-production with Jonathan Wilson, string arrangements by Gavin Bryars and other contributions from Nico Muhly and Thomas Bartlett. The mastering was done by the legendary Bob Ludwig. Tracklisting: … Continue reading NEW MUSIC: Father John Misty Announces New LP ‘Pure Comedy’.

NEW MUSIC: The Tambourine Girls Preview New Album

The Tambourine Girls are releasing their self-titled debut LP this week and in the lead up they’ve posted a lyric video for the album track ‘Ignaz Semmelweis’ and a video interview with frontman Simon Relf chatting with Marcus from Spookyland about some of the tracks on the album. The Tambourine Girls were formed by Relf (formerly of Deep Sea Arcade) and signed to Chugg Music before … Continue reading NEW MUSIC: The Tambourine Girls Preview New Album

NEWS: Rough Church Announce New Album and NZ/AU Tour

Rough Church is the moniker of Los Angeles-based musician Greg Franco and he’s releasing his new album Shhhh this month on the Auckland, NZ label Powertool Records. The other strong NZ connection is that Franco recorded the album with Tom Bell at Chick’s Hotel in Port Chalmers. He was also able to use the talents of two of the country’s most influential musicians in David Kilgour (The Clean) … Continue reading NEWS: Rough Church Announce New Album and NZ/AU Tour

NEWS: The Chills announce new album Silver Bullets

Martin Phillipps has had his battles over the years, both with bandmates, his health and drugs, but the good news is that a new album by The Chills is being released on October 30th via Fire Records. Silver Bullets is the band’s first full-length since Sunburnt back in 1996. Check out the first single ‘America Says Hello’ featuring that characteristic propulsion of guitar and keyboards … Continue reading NEWS: The Chills announce new album Silver Bullets

NEW MUSIC: Protomartyr announce new single and album

One of my favourite bands over the last few years has been Protomartyr, a quartet out of Detroit who combine post-punk dynamics, a nihilist howl, jagged edges and intelligent espousals. The good news is they have a new album called The Agent Intellect (their 3rd in as many years) coming out on August 8th via Hardly Art /Inertia. Below you can hear the first single ‘Why … Continue reading NEW MUSIC: Protomartyr announce new single and album

NEW MUSIC: Bad//Dreems announce Album, Single and Tour

Finally those Adelaide reprobates Bad//Dreems have gone and announced their album Dogs At Bay is complete and ready to do the business from August 21st. Produced by Mark Opitz (AC/DC, The Angels, INXS, Cold Chisel) it’s been a long time coming but it will no doubt be worth the wait given the superb singles ‘Dumb Ideas’/’My Only Friend’ and ‘Cuffed and Collared’ that have already been released from … Continue reading NEW MUSIC: Bad//Dreems announce Album, Single and Tour

NEWS: Courtney Barnett announces debut LP releases new single/video

Courtney Barnett has had a crazy last couple of years since she first started building a fan-base on the back of the ‘History Eraser’ single. The 2 x EP The Double EP: A Sea of Split Peas cemented her reputation as a quirky songwriter with the ability to pen deadpan lyrics laced with humour and wry observations on life and she backed up the groundswell of interest … Continue reading NEWS: Courtney Barnett announces debut LP releases new single/video

NEWS: Jep and Dep announce debut album, tour and new single

Sydney duo Jep and Dep have had quite the year beginning with an opening slot before Johnny Marr before going on to play shows with Matt Walker, Mia Dyson, Hatz Fitz and Cara, Kristen Hersh, Raised by Eagles, Tracey McNeil Band and Lindi Ortega as well as their own headline gigs across nearly every reputable venue in Sydney and other parts of the country. Over at our … Continue reading NEWS: Jep and Dep announce debut album, tour and new single