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The Harpoons 'mini world tour' mixtape

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

A mixtape by Slum Sociable

Slum Sociable make soulful, washed-out electronica you can chill to and dance to. So it makes sense they just made us a relaxing/danceable mixtape ahead of t...

Good Morning, 'Glory'

Like a ship in the night, your twenties come and go. So, so quickly. Or sometimes, they go really slowly and it seems you're going to be stuck in a disgu...

Win tickets to MSO x Jeff Mills and Derrick May

Jeff Mills told us last year that opening up a dialogue between techno and classical is “an idea among many people from Detroit that goes as far back a...

'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...

A wetter than wet mixtape by Wet Lips

Wetfest is back to whip up another garage punk/party monsoon. We asked the rainmakers themselves Wet Lips to make us a mix to celebrate. Terrible Truths, ...

A mixtape by City Calm Down

In a town where mumbling nonchalance rules the day, City Calm Down make unabashedly ambitious, polished indie music. It’s the kind of stuff you’ll want to li...

Things that stood out to Kurt Vile at the exact time...

Kurt Vile is really excellent at sending folk music to space then recalling it back to Earth for us all to enjoy. He's in the country at the moment touri...

A YouTube playlist by Misty Nights

Misty Nights continue their Hugs & Kisses takeover with 'Jazz Cigarette' – a night of alleyway flute tootin' and mirror ball boot-scootin'...

Roland Tings's top ten tracks of 2015

I made a smart playlist in my iTunes that let me list the top songs I played this year. Without doing five songs from the same artist, here’s what I listened...

Sparkspitter, 'Doxa'

Adelaide math-pop winners Sparkspitter have that knack for doing things 100%. They're all a bit weird (cool), a bit nerdy and a bit obsessed with their m...

A mixtape by Lazertits

Here's a lazy tip: get into Lazertits. They're punk as. Not in an amphetamine-crazed safety-pinned way. More in the sense that a few of them only pic...

The best gigs on this weekend (that aren't Meredith)

You can't afford it. It's your uncle's 50th on Saturday. The thought of camping in the heat while thousands and thousands of punters unleash a ye...

Kimchi Princi's songs to send to someone you crush on

It’s funny how whenever you crush on someone your music taste kinda meshes with theirs. Or, there’ll be songs you wholly dedicate to them even if they’ll nev...

Podcast review: Ingredipedia

Did you guys know anchovies are the new salt (and are therefore a delicious addition to popcorn)? Or that probiotics in pickle juice can help ease social anx...

A mixtape by My Disco

My Disco have always been great at balancing noise and silence but five years of silence between albums has got to be some kind of record, even for them. For...

A sitar-drenched mixtape from Richard in Your Mind

Who's that in your mind tinkering with your synapses like madman in a music shop? Why it's Richard in Your Mind of course! They're about to play ...

An interview with Anton Newcombe

In cult rockumentary DIG!, the Brian Jonestown Massacre's Anton Newcombe isn’t depicted as an especially likeable guy. He comes across as a hostile, arro...

A mixtape by Crayon Fields

Before he was reaching Bryan Ferry-levels of suave as a solo artist Geoffrey O'Connor fronted a much-loved group of indie shy guys called Crayon Fields. ...

An interview with Pat Telfer from Old Mate

Old Mate had it's beginnings, like many of Adelaide's more infamous bands, in an unassuming share house in the suburb of Keswick. Originally existing...

Gareth Liddiard’s playlist of ‘Musical Masterpieces’

Gareth Liddiard yelping 'spends all day looking at porn and playing fucking Halo 2!' then crunching into the next chorus. That's a musical master...

A mixtape by Summer Flake

Adelaide-turned-Melbourne super-musician Steph Crase has done a few things here and there. Played in a billion bands, put on a billion shows, made a billion ...

A mixtape for paradise by ALTA

ALTA make the kind of luxurious experimental pop you want to be hearing when the air is warm and the fucks given are few. We asked them to make us a mixtape ...

Jaakko Eino Kalevi's tour van mixtape

Finnish synth pop guy Jaakko Eino Kalevi is coming to town. We want to touch his hair because we bet it's as smooth and luxurious as his music. He made u...

IO mix us some of their formative tunes

IO's latest singles 'Lotus Land' and 'Superposition' are shimmering with saxophone and boyband-calibre vocals – elements that can smooth ...

Jack Colwell, 'Only When Flooded Could I Let Go'

“I am often feeling lost,” Jack Colwell told Manuscript earlier this year. “Or rather,” he went on, “I should probably say, I f...

A punk as heck mixtape by Terrible Truths

You're at a party and they've playing R'n'B bangers for hours, which is great, but you're starting to lose interest because you've he...