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News: Steve Kilbey (The Church) and Amanda Kramer (Psychedelic Furs) Announce US Tour as duo

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Melbourne duo Holy Holy have an infinite capacity to deliver sweeping melodic tunes that are layered, nuanced and euphoric (see our review of their 2017 album ‘Pain’). Their new single ‘How You Been’ does just that: it is an immersive piece that is a delightful sonic construction that combines a euphoric tone with just a …

Ivana Kafedjiyska and Robbie Cain together are the Sydney-based duo Micra and they have just released a luscious pair of tracks that are awash with dream pop motifs and a languid air. Centred around Kafedjiyska’s ethereal vocals and a soft and billowing synth bed, ‘Undercover Lover’ has a classic pop melody and a wistful pace. …

There is an ominous and deliciously malevolent atmosphere in the single ‘Television’ by Twin Diver – an edgy brutality that has the raw energy of Joy Division with a crisp bubbling instrumentation highlighted by the jangling guitars and brooding rhythm section. The vocals have a disembodied chilling timbre, adding to the ethereal tone and the …

Japanese/Australian brother/sister duo Lastlings have released an absolutely mesmerising live EP, lifting four songs from their ‘First Contact’ album released last year and recording them live. Accompanying videos of the enchanting performances add an indelible lustre. The performance is enthralling – gorgeous reflective and melancholic vocals, keys, crisp acoustic guitars and exquisite melodies. The band …

It’s often the spaces in between the instruments in a song that create an inedible atmosphere, and the new single by Melbournian duo Tobi Tobi proves this fact. Simple instrumentation (double bass, piano, guitar), so sparse as to be almost undetectable, ripple beneath singer Renee Anderson’s extraordinary vocals and a haunting, heartbreakingly melancholic melody. There …

Steve Kilbey, enigmatic singer and bassist for one of Australia’s greatest exports, The Church, has announced a tour of the US with keyboardist from the legendary The Psychedelic Furs, Amanda Kramer. Taking place in April, this tour precedes both full bands playing at the Robert Smith-curated Meltdown Festival. Many of the venues are very small …

[youtube=http://youtu.be/sg7q7WePzwc] It’s a spot of horror to start your weekend. The video for new single “Stand Up” by LA duo In The Valley Below splices footage with the feel of Friday the 13th, Paranormal Activity, Seven, Fringe, and True Blood, and the melodramatic air brings to mind something of Dario Argento’s slashers. Backed with stabbed, …