NEWS: Mick Harvey to release new album…

Guitarist, drummer, songwriter, ex-Bad Seed Mick Harvey is releasing a new solo album Sketches From The Book Of The Dead on April 29 via Mute/EMI. Harvey recently posted about the new album and his work on PJ Harvey’s latest Let England Shake… Having dragged myself away from the North Illawarra beaches and the Melbourne summer, I am in the Europe once more to begin presenting the show … Continue reading NEWS: Mick Harvey to release new album…

NEWS: Wild Beasts announce new album…

Wild Beasts are quick to follow up their 2009 brilliant album (and our fave of the year) Two Dancers with Smother. The record is due out May 9th via Domino was produced by Richard Formby (Spaceman 3, Mogwai). Tracklisting 01 Lion’s Share 02 Bed of Nails 03 Deeper 04 Loop the Loop 05 Plaything 06 Invisible 07 Albatross 08 Reach a Bit Further 09 Burning … Continue reading NEWS: Wild Beasts announce new album…

NEWS: New Radiohead album The King Of Limbs out this weekend!

They’ve sure sprung a surprise on us this time. With all members making vague references to recordings in progress and having no idea when it will be finished in recent interviews we suddenly get the announcement today that The King Of Limbs will be out this Saturday (19th February) with a special digital release of the album selling for £6.00 The band announced the new album – … Continue reading NEWS: New Radiohead album The King Of Limbs out this weekend!

NEWS: The Strokes LP4 out in March…

Bassist Nikolai Fraiture has confirmed that the new Strokes record is due out on March 22nd via RCA with the first single to drop in February. Not many other details about the album have been revealed yet and the big question will be whether they can regain some of the magic of their first two albums – hopefully the longer layoff of 5 years has … Continue reading NEWS: The Strokes LP4 out in March…

NEWS: TRICKY returns with new album Mixed Race…

On September 24th Tricky will return with his 9th album Mixed Race. We’ve heard the first single Murder Weapon (a reworking of the classic dancehall hit from Jamaican-born Echo Minott) and it sounds like he has nailed a nice mix of melody and menace this time round. Domino have a great track by track preview of the album by Tricky… Track-By-Track “Every Day” The singer on this … Continue reading NEWS: TRICKY returns with new album Mixed Race…

NEWS: SMAC AWARDS Winners…

The Sydney Music And Culture Award votes have been collated and the winners are in… Best Live Act – Seekae Best Music Event – All Tomorrow’s Parties Next Big Thing – Music – Sherlock’s Daughter Record Of The Year – Lost Valentinos – Cities Of Gold Best Sydney Song – Fergus Brown – John, She Was Never Only Dancing Best Collective – Red Rattler Best … Continue reading NEWS: SMAC AWARDS Winners…

NEWS: V FESTIVAL AUSTRALIA 2010 may still proceed…

As reported in this week’s The Brag, V Festival owner Virgin Management is still talking to other promoters about staging the festival in 2010. Michael Coppel Presents decided not to remain a 50% partner but main sponsors Virgin Mobile, Toohey’s Extra Dry and Visa are keen for the event to take place. A decision is expected in the next few weeks. Continue reading NEWS: V FESTIVAL AUSTRALIA 2010 may still proceed…