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A Sayonara 2016 mixtape by Tim White and NICKELBUCK

“This music represents invisible harmony of East and West. East attracts West, west attracts East according to the order of the Universe. We are all Br...

A 'trans-pacific flight playlist' by Chairlift

Brooklyn's Chairlift make shimmering synth-pop that isn't afraid to cry in public. They made us a playlist of songs that helped them bliss out on the...

An interview with David De Thomasis of Paradise Fest...

David De Thomasis is one of the brains behind Paradise Festival and the newly launched Enhancer Records. We did some music nerding with him, chatted about hi...

Inspiration for Jessica Says' 'Fairest of Them All'

Jessica Says makes beatsy orchestral pop that gets ethereal (straight down your ariel). She's about to launch a great new clip called Fairest of Them All...

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&#...

'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...

Lossless self-titled debut

It’s well established at this point that one of the great aesthetic well-springs that contemporary pop music draws from is video games. Lossless’s self title...

'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...

Lower Plenty, 'Sister Sister'

For reasons unknown to me, I’ve always been under the impression that Lower Plenty were volatile and due-to-be short-lived. Their first tape-only release Mea...

Marcus King's Heat Wave playlist

Marcus King will be beckoning the sweat out of your pores this weekend as part of the House of Bacardi party. He prepared us an equally perspiration-conjurin...

Moon Holiday's playlist for the supermoon

Alex Ward makes contemplative and emotional electronic music under the mo(o)niker Moon Holiday. Her latest release 'Out of Bounds' is an addictive ex...

Lovely Head, 'Always'

Lovely Head knew what was up when she started making music a few years ago. For one thing, she called herself Lovely Head, and it more than suits what the so...

Daydreams share their fave dancefloor moments

Melbourne dreamboats Daydreams are teaming up with local purveyors of good times Rimbombo and heading to Sydney to share their magic with us this Sunday. If ...

A mixtape by Lossless for Paradise

Takes some hubris to call a festival Paradise but last year there were times when the place really did live up to its namesake (especially as the sun rose th...

Astral People celebrate 5 years by soundtracking the...

Coming up this weekend Astral People are throwing a belissimo party celebrating five years of the collective's work. Held at Oxford Arts Factory the nigh...

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 ...

A mixtape by Bored Nothing

Fergus Miller (aka Bored Nothing) has died at aged 26 after a battle with depression. Fergus was an incredible talent, the rare kind of artist who could brin...

An interview with Dominic Talarico

Dominic Talarico is a pop musician from Western Sydney and has long been one of our best kept secrets, performing and releasing music for more than five year...

A mixtape by Lost Animal's Jarrod Quarrel

Garage rock is dead and the dole wave has receded but it turns out one cool thing from 2011 will always endure and that's the calypso post-punk of Lost A...

A mixtape by Chastity Belt

Seattle's Chastity Belt are about tour here for the first time on the back of their second album Time To Go Home. It's riot grrl with a thousand-yard...

An interview with Ela Stiles

5 A.M. 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 cau...

Rainbow Chan, 'Spacings'

Some things take time. Usually, it’s the best things. A proper bolognese, saving for a big holiday, making a paper mache statue of a family member or friend,...

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...

Slime Saturdays DJs choose their fave ATL Anthems

If you're wanting to get wild on the weekend, chances are you also want to funnel that energy into some good 'ol fashioned dancing to hip hop with yo...

A Father's Day Playlist by my Dad

I called my Dad yesterday for some Father's Day content and he pulled this out in an hour and a half. He actually has really good taste in music and I wa...

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...

Let Corin soundtrack your Winter ennui

We all use music to wallow in our emotions. The very existence of bands like Sigur Ros is a living, breathing testament to this. Many of us have found oursel...