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~ The Thousands Horoscopes ~ Sagittarius Season (Nov...

It’s time, my children. Let’s go on a journey. Sagittarius season is here, let's experience new things. Scorpio season may've brought out our inner h...

'The Unsung Female Heroes of Rock' playlist by Gushe...

Isabella Trimboli and Juliette Younger are the creators and editors of Gusher Magazine, a print publication about rock written by women and non-men. Paying h...

BV, 'B2V'

BV are Sydney's emotional answer to the late night problems the city is experiencing, and in turn the effect on Sydney's (and the rest of Australia&#...

Get Freaky with Sullivan’s YouTube playlist

Sullivan is doing a damn fine job of kicking the cis-male dudebro DJ scene to the curb. Starting out as a drummer and vocalist in I Heart Hiroshima, they’ve ...

A mixtape by Lower Plenty

Lower Plenty are the kind of band who make melancholy feel good. You put on their albums and suddenly your hangover feels more poignant than sore. Like, you ...

An interview with Ela Stiles

5am is an eerie hour to be awake on your own. Our state of consciousness during this time feels quite distinct to any other hour of the day. It may be caused...

Scott & Charlene’s Wedding, 'Mid Thirties Single Scene'

Craig Dermody is a Melbourne-based singer-songwriter who has played under the Scott & Charlene’s Wedding moniker since 2010, the year of their debut LP P...

Holy Balm's 'Fashion' inspiration

Takes a special talent to get the rudest settings on a synth to work for you. Holy Balm have it. In fact their latest album Activity might just pitch-shift y...

Hear Good Boy choose songs for Bad Boys

Good Boy are a Brisbane trio often spotted sporting caps and a cool VB in hand. These boys make fine music with crisp drums, dirty basslines and cheeky brigh...

A youtube playlist by Billy Davis

Melbourne soul wunderkind Billy Davis blends R&B, Gospel and Rhodes piano along with modern synth flourishes for a luminous, groovy vibe. Make sure you ...

A youtube playlist by Golden Girls

Golden Girls are yet to release a full-length LP, yet they have the wonky guitar pop scene in Australia eating out of their metaphorical hands, after just a ...

Holy Balm, 'Activity'

Sydney Trio Holy Balm's second record Activity is here, and we've been waiting eagerly since their debut It's You was released in 2012. That part...

Nicholas Allbrook, 'Pure Gardiya'

Tim Costello's been worried about Australia losing our soul, and so has Nicholas Allbrook. The POND/ex-Tame Impala and solo artist has released another s...

Miss Destiny, self titled LP

The line-up for Miss Destiny’s first record consists of Harriet Hudson (Circle Pit), Harriet Stewart (School of Radiant Living), Annie Llewellyn (Grotto), an...

WEET, ‘Dark Retreat’

WEET is the solo project of David Scutts who has played in heaps of bands around town, most recently in the newish group Heartburn. His debut EP Dark Retreat...

Zone Out, 'Transience'

There are countless songs about love. They can come from the perspective of the besotted, the jilted or broken-hearted lover. There are songs filled with reg...

A mixtape by Witch Hats

Neil Young soloing off into the horizon? Check. Marianne Faithfull in a transcendent and unholy mess? Yep. John Coltrane sounding like he's using his sax...

First impressions of the Avalanches 'Wildflower'

To me it sounds like a big crocheted picnic blanket woven in pastel colours. Tabasco stains and flecks of weed cling to the fibres – like someone was choppin...

Summer Flake, 'Hello Friends'

There’s a sadness that runs through the music of Adelaide’s Stephanie Crase (who records here as Summer Flake), but the sadness is a shallow one. On her seco...

Nothing Compares 2 U

TRACK LIST Prince and the Revolution, 'Let’s Go Crazy (Special Dance Mix)' The Time, 'Tricky' Prince, 'Housequake (7 MINUTES MoQUAKE...

Celebrity non-chef with No Zu, Faux Ful Medames

No Zu's debut album Afterlife is a lot of fun – sounds kind of like an undead version of ESG who've moored a luxury yacht along the Mediterranean coa...

The Drones, 'Feelin Kinda Free'

You guys wanna rock it til it hurts like misanthropic jerks? Nah? Not into it? Well, fine. Fuck you then. I'm with Gareth. “I don't give a rats...

The Goon Sax, 'Up to Anything'

When I was about 16 I tried to shave off my monobrow with a scalpel. Not sure why I even had access to a scalpel. I think my mum used to steal medical suppli...

A Youtube mixtape by Jlin

For those of you into experimental music, you'll know that Unsound Festival is pretty much the bees knees. Originating in Krakow, Poland and now in it...

Mei Saraswati, 'Devotions'

I wrote the line “Mei Saraswati is a jewel in the crown of West Coast Australian music”. Then I had to revise it to say she is the crown. Now you can get bot...

The Harpoons 'mini world tour' mixtape/tour dairy

Last time the Harpoons made us a mix it was a very life-affirming time indeed. The beat-curious soulsters recently returned from their first “mini worl...

'How to make a great DJ mix' with You Beauty

You Beauty are like Andrew Lloyd Webber but good. They've just followed up Jersey Flegg (their excellent debut opus about a rugby star's life spirall...

Glamour Lakes, 'The Channel Hand'

Elusive Adelaide producer Glamour Lakes has released his debut LP, The Channel Hand on local label Format Records. This is a big'un - his sporadic releas...