AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE: The Bats – Gone To Ground

We’re excited to be premiering the brand new single/video from New Zealand legends The Bats. The track comes from their forthcoming album Foothills, out Nov 13th via Flying Nun Records. There’s a warm and heavy-lidded dreamy quality to ‘Gone To Ground’, in large part courtesy of the use of EBow on the guitars and the way drummer Malcolm Grant gently propels the song along. A … Continue reading AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE: The Bats – Gone To Ground

ALBUM REVIEW: Tropical Fuck Storm – A Laughing Death In Meat Space

Gareth Liddiard has been the most important Australian songwriter of the last 15 years, certainly within the world of chart-swerving guitar music. His strengths lie in literary lyrical astuteness, willingness to explore the sprawl and corners of his songs and the raw, unhinged and visceral quality of his performances. The Drones always seemed like the cross between Neil Young, Dirty Three and Nick Cave & … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Tropical Fuck Storm – A Laughing Death In Meat Space

TOUR NEWS: The Field Announces 2015 Australian Tour

Axel Willner aka The Field is heading our way for a run of shows this October courtesy of Mistletone. One of our favourite electronic artists who has released a run of superb albums (Cupid’s Head, Looping State of Mind, From Here We Go Sublime and Yesterday And Today), EPs and remixes all with his signature mix of drone and hypnotic loops. Melancholic euphoria! THE FIELD TOUR … Continue reading TOUR NEWS: The Field Announces 2015 Australian Tour