When Australian rock band Jet returned with an electro-rock collaboration courtesy of The Bloody Beetroots, it’s fair to say that everyone with sound judgement and good taste had a small lump of vomit rise up the back of their throats.
Comprised of members of The Drones and High Tension, new Aussie outfit Tropical Fuck Storm commands a whirlwind of psych-infused art punk, delivered with a kick to the teeth only Gareth Liddiard – The Drones infamous founding member - could muster.
Merrill Garbus – better known as the mastermind behind experimental art pop project Tune-Yards – has one of those voices that seems like it would be better suited for someone with a completely different physical appearance (see: King Krule or Dusty Springfield).
Sydney based trio, Tyrone Lindqvist, Jon George and James Hunt who go by their stage name Rufus have been no stranger to the Aussie electronic music platform. With their deep house pseudonym Juan Du Sol which provides a taste for deeper house music, Cooking with Juan Du Sol gives us a taste of exactly that.
It’s ten years of Oxford Art Factory this week! Come celebrate with Green Buzzard, Gum, Palms, ORB and plenty more loose bands. Also catch These New South Whales at The Lansdowne Hotel and Riley Pearce at Brighton Up Bar.
While we know him for roles such as Arrested Development’s George Michael and Juno’s Paulie Bleeker (as well as that photo of him with the beanie – you know the one), it turns out there’s a whole other side to Michael Cera. He’s actually a closeted songwriter, and a damn fine one at that.
This week in Sydney catch the incisive guitar-driven punk of Great Outdoors at the Golden Age Cinema & Bar in Surry Hills, or if you need a hot date spot try the jazz-stylings of James Morrison at The Basement in Circular Quay.
North Wollongong's grassy beach side nook Stuart Park turned into a thriving zone of music at the fourth annual Yours and Owls festival at the weekend. About 14,000 punters made their way to the festival across Saturday and Sunday, to see acts including At the Drive-In, The Presets and Dune Rats.
If you’re familiar with neo-soul outfit Hiatus Kaiyote, you’re probably familiar with the mastermind behind their self-proclaimed ‘multi-dimensional, polyrhythmic gangster shit’; that is, the sonic visionary Nai Palm.