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No Zu 'Medusa Beat'

Next time someone complains that people don't let loose enough at local shows tell them to shut up and go see No Zu. Watch as the percussive dance funk m...

A mixtape by GL

GL are a bit like a poolside Singapore Sling on a hot day with a little purple umbrella poking out the top. Sometimes they're like a quiet Los Angeles st...

A YouTube playlist by Hinds

Hinds (formerly Deers) are an energetic four piece from Spain who've been making waves with their own breed of rough around the edges pop and melodic gar...

A mixtape by The Courtneys

The Courtneys are a Vancouver band making Flying Nun-style jangle fun. They got them hooks that grab you like just right amount of sun glare and they're ...

Pearls, 'Pretend You're Mine'

I know this is a superficial thing to open with but jeez, they're all just so damn good-looking aren't they? Click through to the press shot of them ...

A mixtape by Gooch Palms

Newcastle two-piece Gooch Palms have always subscribed to the idea that you only really need a simple drum kit, a loud guitar, some big hooks and some genita...

A YouTube mixtape by Andy Bull

Sydney synth-pop guy and massive legend Andy Bull's latest release Sea of Approval has been killing it here and overseas. Single 'Baby I Am Nobody No...

A YouTube mixtape by Pond

Off the back of their most recent release Man, It Feels Like Space Again and ahead of their upcoming Laneway shows, psychedelic rock guys Pond have put toget...

A mixtape by ABABCd

Banalarama is a YouTube channel created by director Zachary Bradtke and presenter/writer Nick Clarke (who has also worked at Beat TV and Poncho doing things ...

Twerps, 'Range Anxiety'

The other week I declared that indie rock was dead. I was, of course, talking shit. As long as the image of the lovesick articulate outsider remains appealin...

A YouTube playlist by SilentJay

DJ/producer/musician SilentJay is about to support Flying Lotus (for the second time) as he tours his reworked stage show Layer 3. In the interest of full ...

A YouTube mixtape by Marlon Williams

New Zealand-born songbird Marlon Williams is garnering a reputation for leaving audiences in a bit of a stupor, thanks to his uniquely sombre and nostalgic s...

Pond, 'Man, It Feels Like Space Again'

Due to work commitments and a niggling chest infection I am yet to get stoned out of my mind and listen to Man, It Feels Like Space Again. But you what? The ...

The Thousands presents Client Liaison tour and exclu...

Smooth movers Client Liaison have just announced an Australian tour — and we're presenting it! Their live performance is hotter than Daryl Braithwaite c....

Omar Souleyman makes us a mix of his favourite femal...

Wedding-singer-turned-global-phenomenon Omar Souleyman has spent the last few years enlightening Western audiences about the profound joy of getting down to ...

A mixtape by the Coathangers

Atlanta punks The Coathangers have just put out a stomping new record called Suck My Shirt and are touring this wide brown land of ours. Good golly these lad...

Bored Nothing, 'Some Songs'

Indie rock is dead. Turns out dolewave shrugs harder and jangles faster. We want colloquial boredom these days. A US-centric sense of ennui is no longer good...

A mixtape by Camp Casual

Knowing music festivals (and with a lineup this good) it's kinda hard to imagine one being an entirely chill time. But then you see the site for Camp Cas...

A YouTube playlist by Black Lips

If you've ever seen Black Lips live you'll know that these ULTIMATE ROCK DOGS know how to party. So we thought it was pretty perfect to get them to m...

A Christmas YouTube playlist by The Thousands

Christmas is such a special time… Loads of free food, swimming in your uncle's above-ground pool, watching your two grandmas trying to reconcile t...

A YouTube playlist by Twerps

Twerps are about to launch into an extensive American and Canadian tour, now with Gus Lord (of The Stevens and Boomgates) on bass. Before they play their las...

A mixtape by Tonstartssbandht

Like birds of a feather, the two brothers of Tonstartssbandht (pronounced tahn-starts-bandit) stick together. Florida-born Brooklyn-based brothers Edwin and ...

The Thousands presents Breakfast Serial at Black Market

If you happen to live in absolute solitude like the North Pond Hermit and don't already know, Serial is a non-fiction spin-off podcast from the people wh...

A YouTube playlist by Klo

Let's all just take a minute out of our hecka days to swoon over the indie electro/pop dreamboat duo that is Klo. Their recent rendezvous at Paradise Fes...

A mixtape by Factory Floor

Righto rave-ohs. Take all your clothes off because London's Factory Floor are about to get weird. They're currently touring Australia and they made u...

Wireheads, 'Country Space Junk'

Following on from their debut LP 'The Late Great Wireheads', released earlier this year, the ever-working, ever-evolving Wireheads return with their ...

A mixtape by Leif Podhajsky

Visual artist and graphic designer Leif Podhajsky is responsible for a lot of artwork you've probably already seen. With album artwork credits like Kelis...

A YouTube playlist by Andras Fox

Andras & Oscar are getting ready to tour their latest release Cafe Romantica around this sunburnt country of ours. With summer hanging heavy in the air, ...