NEW MUSIC: Christopher Owens | Nothing More Than Everything To Me

Christopher Owens (Girls) has a new solo album out at the end of September called A New Testament. It follows his 2013 LP Lysandre that followed the dissolution of the band Girls. here’s the brand new clip for the first single .Nothing More Than Everything To Me’.   Continue reading NEW MUSIC: Christopher Owens | Nothing More Than Everything To Me

ALBUM REVIEW: Christopher Owens | Lysandre

by Chris Familton Christopher Owens surprised many when he announced the end of Girls and the start of his solo career. Though he was the central figure of that group, his synergistic musical partnership with producer/bassist JR White was integral to their success. On the other hand Owens’ intriguing back story and prolific songwriting has always suggested ambition and restlessness. Lysandre is a brief song … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Christopher Owens | Lysandre

NEWS: Ex-Girls Christopher Owens announces solo album details

It is great to see Christopher Owens remaining active and releasing his first solo album so soon after the Girls split was announced. His new album Lysandre will be released on January 14th, 2013 via Turnstile Music. According to the press release for the album: Lysandre follows Owens from San Francisco – where he’s filled with excitement after writing his band’s Album – to New York … Continue reading NEWS: Ex-Girls Christopher Owens announces solo album details

NEWS: Laneway Festival sideshows announced…

They’ve been coming thick and fast all morning so here is a summary of the Laneway sideshows. As per usual there are the horrible clashes like The Horrors and Girls playing the same night as well as Yuck/EMA, M83 and Austra all on the same night in Sydney… GIRLS Thursday, 2nd February 2012 – Oxford Art Factory, Sydney Wednesday, 8th February 2012 – Corner Hotel, … Continue reading NEWS: Laneway Festival sideshows announced…

NEWS: Laneway Festival 2012 line-up announced…

Laneway today announced its line-up for the 2012 event and it’s a damn impressive one. Sure there are the buzz bands of the moment like Washed Out and Active Child who don’t don’t really measure up to the hype tossed their way but the list of bands promises to be one of the best that Laneway has hosted to date. Note to organisers – make … Continue reading NEWS: Laneway Festival 2012 line-up announced…

WATCH: Deep Sea Arcade | Girls [NEW]

Deep Sea Arcade have been slowly building their garage/psych indie sound for a while now and are starting to make some international inroads with positive press in the UK. The lads have an album Outlands in the can which will see the light of day next year via Ivy League Records. Check out the video for their new single Girls and catch them  November 11th … Continue reading WATCH: Deep Sea Arcade | Girls [NEW]

NEWS: MP3s of new tracks from M83 and Girls…

Anthony Gonzales , the man behind M83 has been crafting the followup to 08’s Saturdays =Youth and the good news is that a double album titled Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming is set to emerge blinking into the digital world in October. The first song Midnight City is already doing the rounds and you can hear/download it below – devoid of much of the 80s faded nostalgia … Continue reading NEWS: MP3s of new tracks from M83 and Girls…