Sui Zhen – Matsudo City Life
Melbourne's Sui Zhen shares another glimmering track from her stellar forthcoming LP Losing, Linda, out next month on Cascine. According to Sui Zhen, "Matsudo City Life" was inspired by "Annie Lennox in the Eurhythmics 'Love Is A Stranger' era, The Cranberries' 'Dreams' and 'Linger' era, and Japanese City Pop of the late 80s", and like the delightfully whimsical lead single &qu
Carla Dal Forno announces new album Look Up Sharp, shares video for haunting track “Took a Long Time”
Carla dal Forno shares a haunting song from her second full-length album ​Look Up Sharp​, coming in October on her own Kallista Records. Watch the Ludovic Sauvage-directed "Took a Long Time" video below, and pre-order the record here:
premiere: Alice Ivy shares the video for her joyous new summer jam “In My Mind”
Australian artist Annika Schmarsel aka Alice Ivy drops the absurdly charming video for her glorious new sunshine soul anthem (and her favorite song she's ever written) "In My Mind", featuring a triumphant and effortlessly cool assist from Ecca Vandal...
premiere: Sweet Whirl – Ray C
Melbourne's Esther Edquist aka Sweet Whirl shares an exquisitely bleary-eyed gem from her new EP Love Songs & Poetry, which features members of beloved Australian punk band Total Control, and is out next month on Chapter Music. The dreamy, unhurried "Ray C" has a gloriously languid twang that feels warm and comforting, softening the blow of Sweet Whirl's bittersweet lyrical sentiment
video: Jess Cornelius – No Difference
LA-via-Melbourne-via-New Zealand songwriter Jess Cornelius shares her beautiful and emotional new self-released single "No Difference", an empowering jam that is accurately described in the press release as "part self-help mantra, part blind fatalism"...
video premiere: Jo Schornikow – Incomplete
You may already be familiar with Australian artist Jo Schornikow from her time spent as Phosphorescent's touring keyboardist, and today she shares an exquisitely glowing new song of her own, taken from her lovely new LP Secret Weapon, coming soon via Austin's Keeled Scales (home to Sun June and Julia Lucille, among others)...
premiere: Primo – Mirage
We're psyched to debut this buzzing new track from Melbourne, Australia trio Primo, taken from the group's addictive debut album Amici, coming soon via Upset The Rhythm. The label says that Primo's deceptively minimal, alternately lilting/ripping post-punk jams sound like "the places you go when you’re working hard nine-to-five and can’t go anywhere," and the fleeting "Mirage"