EP: The delicately beautiful ‘Creatures of Habit’ from Brisbane artist Aren’t is an exquisite triumph. Plus news of launch date.

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Premiere: Versari exclusively unveil for us their new EP Brûle: an epic filled with glorious edits and remixes casting a whole new light on the originals

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Meet: The Coral’s James Skelly takes us through the inspirations for the new album ‘Coral Island’, the magic of memories, and how The Coral are the Robbie Fowler of the music industry.

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Pure power pop harmonies leavened by a self deprecating sense of humour encapsulates the many layered charms of Sydney’s The Nature Strip. Their new EP, Past Pacific maintains an impeccable standard they have set since forming in 2013 and over four previous releases (Stars Turn Inside Out, 2013, EP Plainclothes, 2014, Presents, 2016, and Beetle …

Brisbane-based artist Chakra Efendi came to our attention with his excellent debut single ‘Waste of Space’ earlier this year. He’s back with a new release ‘Grow Up’ which is a fitting companion to the earlier release as it farewells the adolescent themes inherent in ‘Waste of Space’ and welcomes Efendi’s melancholic low-fi somewhat reluctant transformation …

Soft Science warned us with their first two double A singles from ‘Maps’ that something very special was on its way and, in ‘Maps’, something special has been delivered. Hailing from sunny California, Soft Science have gifted an album rooted to some extent in a very British shoegaze cloak that is yet somehow imbued with …

San Mei is the work of Gold Coast’s Emily Hamilton and her new single, ‘Wonder’, is a fantastic, slightly scuzzy, psych-tinged blast of pop. Incorporating elements of Black Rebel Motorcycle Club and little bit of Garbage, ‘Wonder’ is bursting with energy and attitude with just a light dusting of grit to give it an inherent …

Hailing originally from Western Australia’s gorgeous Margaret River region, Melbourne-based singer/songwriter Ro has just released a delightful, whimsical debut single called “Diary” that wearily expounds her desire to let her lover read her diary to see what she really thinks. Ro explains: “The chorus has a bit of irony, because I don’t actually recommend giving …

The extraordinary fare served up in Hobart’s annual Dark Mofo Festival continues to astound and delight. Set in the dark mid-winter Hobart, the southernmost point in Australia, the Festival must be one of the most unique and eclectic festivals in the world, both in terms of its setting, its motifs and its events that deliberately …

The gorgeous, thick-layered textures of Everything by Electricity‘s new single ‘Place To Call My Own’ is synth pop at its most alluring: a steady pulse, a superglue-melody and an addictive, bitter-sweet taste. While recalling bands such as New Order and M83, the song has an unconventional arrangement that catches you off guard: a percussive beginning …

A. Wesley Chung hails from California but has made his home in Glasgow. He has just released his debut album, ‘Neon Coast’ as a solo artist on 18th May via Glasgow’s own LP Records. ‘Neon Coast’ is an homage to the US West Coast, where Chung grew up, and the three most pronounced emotions that …

Formed in the late nineties, The Essex Green became part of the legendary Elephant 6 Collective that included bands such as the Apples in Stereo, the Olivia Tremor Control, Neutral Milk Hotel, Beulah, Elf Power, of Montreal, The Minders, and Circulatory System, all which shared a passion for 60’s pop music. After a twelve year …

A Shoreline Dream epitomise shoegaze dream pop at it’s most vibrant. Their new single ‘Waitout’ mixes a Ride-like vocal layers over an instrumentation that recalls The Stone Roses – rolling waves of shimmering guitar over a solid rhythm track. Waitout induces a dream-like reverie with shards of crystalline guitars weaving wave after wave of melody-infused …