NEW MUSIC: Deerhunter – Snakeskin

Bradford Cox and Deerhunter return with a brand new track – ‘Snakeskin’ – ahead of their new LP Fading Frontier which will be released on October 16th via 4AD/Remote Control. I’m loving the upbeat groove of this first single, fun and dark at the same time. Fading Frontier 1. All The Same 2. Living My Life 3. Breaker 4. Duplex Planet 5. Take Care 6. Leather … Continue reading NEW MUSIC: Deerhunter – Snakeskin

ALBUM REVIEW: Atlas Sound | Parallax

written by Chris Familton Bradford Cox of Deerhunter and Atlas Sound has unfairly garnered a reputation as an eccentric, quirky individual and musician. Sure he jumps around stylistically, likes obtuse forms and shapes in his music and he can be a prickly interview subject but when you get into the music he is hardly charting new territories. His work with Deerhunter is decidedly indie rock … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Atlas Sound | Parallax

LIVE REVIEW: Deerhunter @ Metro, Sydney (08/02/11)

written by Chris Familton Tiger Choir seemed to have most indie bases covered with a set that swung from Animal Collective electronic tribal yelps to super-melodic buzzed out guitar pop. A trio hailing from Tasmania, they initially came across like copyists of whatever is buzzing out the kids these days but as their set evolved there were some really nice moments of spiraling guitar melodies … Continue reading LIVE REVIEW: Deerhunter @ Metro, Sydney (08/02/11)

ds…twenty five – our favourite releases of 2010

That’s it then, 2010 done and dusted and although it wasn’t the best year ever for new music there were some damn fine records released. This year we’re seeing an even more eclectic mix of flavours coming through from witch house, minimal electronica, americana, experimental and the all encompassing indie tag. Have a look at what we loved through the year, click on the covers … Continue reading ds…twenty five – our favourite releases of 2010

ON TOUR: Deerhunter announce Laneway sideshows…

Deerhunter have announced two sideshows while they are ot in Australia touring for the hipster nation… These will sellout for sure with al the salivating press over their latest Halcyon Digest – including our glowing review Tour Dates Tuesday, February 8th | Metro Theatre Sydney – All Ages – Tix via metrotheatre.com.au February 9th | Billboard Melbourne – Tix via moshtix.com.au TICKETS ON SALE FRIDAY, OCTOBER 29 … Continue reading ON TOUR: Deerhunter announce Laneway sideshows…

NEWS: Laneway Festival 2011 line-up revealed…

In our books Laneway is always the most interesting and anticipated Austalia/New Zealand festival of the year and 2011 looks as great as ever with today’s announcement… Deerhunter Yeasayer Les Savy Fav Beach House Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti Blonde Redhead Holy Fuck !! (Chk Chk Chk) The Antlers Bear In Heaven Cloud Control Cut Copy Violent Soho Foals Gotye The Holidays Jenny & Johnny Warpaint … Continue reading NEWS: Laneway Festival 2011 line-up revealed…

REVIEW: DEERHUNTER @ The Annandale Hotel (20/06/09)

Reviewed for FasterLouder – visit them, they’re great !!! Tonight was a special evening for the Sydney indie crowd who had missed Deerhunter at the Manning Bar a week earlier, such was the hype and anticipation that has been built up around this tour. Tweets and bloggers have been foaming at the mouth over the the band’s visit and so for someone who hadn’t yet … Continue reading REVIEW: DEERHUNTER @ The Annandale Hotel (20/06/09)