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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We are honoured to premiere the video for the single ‘Devil’s Advocate’ from Brisbane-based band, the delightfully named Platonic Sex. Opening with raw, expressive vocals and a slamming guitar splash, ‘Devil’s Advocate’ has a sneering attack leavened by a sky scraping vocal range filled with passion and expression, replete with a simple and vital message: …

Methyl Ethel – the sonic and iconic output of one Jake Webb – have just release another eclectic, dynamic slab of synth-based dance pop in the form of ‘Talk Louder’. It’s a jittery hyperactive hustle – Webb’s distinctive vocals lending a disco falsetto spin over the pulsating rhythms that high step through the speakers. It …

Infused with a sense of poignancy and melancholy, the new single ‘Teenager Again’ from Sydney’s Laura Jean is a glowing, sparkling track that shimmers with a delicious bittersweet glow. Singing when I was seventeen my mama could not handle me, Jean reflects on the personal memories of growing up and the vulnerability this can cause …

Meanjin/Brisbane outfit Seasoning – essentially the work of multi-instrumentalist songwriter Lachlan Buckle along with Samuel Dalgarno and Thomas Ray Jones – have today released the single and video for the song ‘Next To Me’ which comes off their forthcoming debut EP ‘The Condensation’, set for release on 22 July 2022. ‘Next To Me’ is an …

We’ve long been fans of Sydney/Illawarra band FLOWERTRUCK who have perfected an antipodean-flavoured brand of indie pop that has a genetic link to an amalgam of The Go-Betweens and The Apartments on one side of the ditch, and the Dunedin sound epitomised by Flying Nun roster of The Bats and The Chills on the other …

New single ‘is forever off the table?’ has an immeasurable buoyancy and lilt that weaves its way under the extraordinary agile vocals of Sydney artist Carla Wehbe. Infused with a deep sense of regret and despair that can only come from experience of frustration and loss, this is a beguiling track that tempers tragedy with …

We are very pleased to premiere the tasty morsel of indie alt pop from Boorloo/Perth band Bad Weather. ‘Flowers In Your Room’ combines an indelible anthemic thunder with a yearning melancholia: the perfect ingredients for a perfect pop song. Coupled with an oceanic wave of guitars and an insistent rhythm section, Bad Weather have cast …

We are absolutely catatonic with joy to be able to bring you the first listen to the new single ‘Face’ from Sydney band Key Out – one of the most exciting and underrated antipodean bands in recent times. And if that wasn’t enough to gladden a heavy heart, Key Out have announced they have signed …

We are very honoured to bring you an exclusive first listen to the debut single from Super American Eagle – a band consisting of The Dandy Warhol’s drummer Bent DeBoer, Courtney Barnette’s drummer (playing bass) Dave Mudie and front man/guitarist Bob Harrow from Immigrant Union. And such an explosive union could only come up with …

Kat Greta is by trade a drummer and songwriter who exclusively unveils for Backseat Mafia the video for her debut single ‘Let It Go’, sung by Melbourne’s Charlie Lane. His voice lends the song a dusky, edgy, whiskey-soaked tone to the driving, restless music that swells beneath. Greta’s steady and patterned rhythms form the spine …