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Hiatus Kaiyote have shared their intoxicating and captivating new video for the effortless groove that is And We Go Gentle, directed by frequent collaborator Jeremy Koren, aka Grey Ghost (Get Sun and Canopic Jar).  The Melbourne-based group have also shared their 2022 EU/UK tour dates, which will begin in Berlin on 29 September and take …

WE’VE has occasion to get our collective groove on many a time here at BSM thanks to the soul and the soar of Gizelle Smith, who has one of those voices that us mere shower-singing mortals can only be dazzled by. Don’t try this at home, folks; failure doesn’t look good. This past year she’s …

The Holy Rollercoasters are forging their own unique and dynamic path in the Brisbane music scene and we are very proud to premiere their EP Odyssey I, part of a trilogy that ultimately forms an album due out next year. ‘Odyssey’ is a concept album based on The Odyssey but set in a futuristic post-civil war Australia. …

New Zealand-based musician Alba Rose has just released her much-anticipated, self-produced EP Silhouette – a wonderfully reflective collection of jazz-infused indie tracks. This follows on from two single drops earlier this year; contemporary, jazz-edged debut Eve, as well as the sultry and soulful Holding On, released in October. Silhouette is Alba Rose’s first full body …

Wellington-based musician Alba Rose has just released her self-produced, sophomore single Holding On – a sweetly reflective indie-soul track, mixed by London-based Jim Macrae (Jordan Rakei, Leifur James, Arjuna Oaks) and mastered by Bravo Bonez at Wellington’s PureSound Studios. This follows the artist’s August release of debut single, the contemporary soul, jazz-edged Eve, and marks …

Multi talented bassist, producer, and songwriter Joshua Crumbly released his new song “THREE” with an official video featuring animation by Renata Zeiguer. Featuring Michael Rocketship on synthesizer, “THREE” is the third single off of Crumbly’s sophomore full-length ForEver ( via Shahzad Ismaily’s figureight records). So far, the album’s been acclaimed by Cool Hunting, Hypebeast, Popmatters, …

We were honored to premiere Pluto Jonze‘s earlier double single release ‘Moonmaking’ and ‘Dot’ last month, and Jonze has returned to the fray with another sparkling double ‘New Morning High’/’Rumschpringe’. Both tracks highlight Jonze’s ear for melody and anthemic songwriting: there is an inherent sunshine glow in both tracks and an indelible effervescent beat. ‘New Morning …

There’s a laid back and cool inflection to the debut EP ‘Which Way To Go’ from Queensland native and Melbourne resident Liam Turner, that creates an innate sense of comfort and ease. The jazz tone is augmented by Turner’s smooth and languid vocals and the dappling guitars that ripple enticingly across the tracks. Opening track ‘Square …

Following on from 2020’s stunning smooth-like-chocolate release, Electrify, Queensland duo Buttered have returned with another Soul Train-esque follow-up, the effortlessly heartfelt Love. The guys are also excited for an impending mini-tour which will see them play 4 coastal dates from next Friday, 2 July. Love was written and produced by the band themselves and mixed …

Following on from recent single Kids Fallin In Love and Every Day Is A Holiday (with Winston Surfshirt) come more cruisy coastal sounds from Dope Lemon, in the form of new track Rose Pink Cadillac. Sounding like a sunny 60s soul standard, the song invokes a retro vibe but makes it modern, with sassy guitar …