29 JUNE 2010
  • 9:10am MP3/Giveaway: The Soft Pack – “Grinding Halt” (The Cure Cover) + Win Tickets!
    The Soft Pack

    It’s only one week until L.A’s The Soft Pack begin their first-ever Australian tour. And boy, is it gonna be one dirty/slick affair. Just listen to how easily they bash out this filthy/flawless cover of The Cure’s 1979 classic, “Grinding Halt”. Download it for free here, plus win tickets and CDs!

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  • 3:28pm Photography: Soul Jazz chronicles Haitian Vodou, Sex, Death and Revolution

    Soul Jazz Records will release a stunning book this 9th July, chronicling photographic and oral histories of Haiti’s streets. ‘Kanaval: Vodou, Politics, and Revolution on the Streets of Haiti’ combines stunning photographs (by Leah Gordon) with unique oral histories, as well as cultural, historical and anthropological essays. Check out incredible photos from the book below

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  • 12:19pm Album News: Snowman Discuss Forthcoming Third Album

    Perth’s Snowman are currently locked in the studio, recording their third album! Frontman Joe McKee describes the new songs as, “a communication with the past. A romance with fading memories/ghosts.” The new album follows the band’s blood-curdling, 2008 masterwork, ‘The Horse, The Rat, and The Swan’.

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28 JUNE 2010
  • 9:00am MP3: !!! (Chk Chk Chk) – “AM/FM”
    !!! (Chk Chk Chk)

    !!! (Chk Chk Chk) may look like World Of Warcraft guild-leaders, but get them on stage, or throw them on your stereo, and they will bring the party like no other. Just check out this free mp3 of brand new single, “AM/FM”. It’s party music of a rare, mathematical perfection.

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27 JUNE 2010
  • 9:25am MP3: Beach Fossils – “Daydream”
    Beach Fossils

    Wavves might be the self-proclaimed “King Of The Beach”, but a challenger is never far behind. Dustin Payseur – frontman and songwriter for Brooklyn’s Beach Fossils – has everything it takes to be the world’s next sultan of surf-pop. Just check out this free mp3 of “Daydream”. The sparkling guitar line alone conjures up the smell of ocean salt, SBF15+, freshly cut grass and pollen.

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23 JUNE 2010
  • 9:30am Miike Snow

    It’s only one week until L.A’s The Soft Pack begin their first-ever Australian tour. And boy, is it gonna be one dirty/slick affair. Anybody familiar with these guys knows they discharge catchy tunes like a smoker exhales a lung full of carbon monoxide. Cool, composed and carefree. I mean, who gives a sh*t, right? Just [...]

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  • 7:05pm Tour News: Horrorshow Come to Your Town to ‘Walk You Home’

    HorrorshowThe horse that is Horrorshow’s live reputation has bolted! Their Inside Story Tour earlier this year was a smashing success, playing to over 4000 people including two sellout Sydney shows. Now the Elefant Traks duo will be doing another 8 shows nationwide this August/September!

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  • 6:26pm Video: Vampire Weekend, Best Coast, and Kid Cudi to Join Forces
    Rostam Batmanglij (Vampire Weekend)

    Vampire Weekend’s Rostam Batmanglij, surf-rockers Best Coast, and hip-hop sensation, Kid Cudi, will be teaming up for an all-new song and video – to be released next month on Converse’s website. While we await the collaboration, check out this Converse-helmed short-film, documenting Best Coast’s first European tour.

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  • 5:50pm Stream: Dimitri From Paris and Horse Meat Disco share an Hour of Disco Classics
    Dimitri From Paris

    French DJ and disco ambassador, Dimitri From Paris, and the UK’s finest disco operators, Horse Meat Disco, have each released an incredible 30-minute mix of… you guessed it… disco! Ranging from Philly classics to camp NY underground and cheesy Italo, you can stream both mixes here.

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  • 10:58am MP3: Sia – “Clap Your Hands [Prince Vince Mix]“

    With her new album ‘We Are Born’ out now, Adelaide’s Sia is on top of the pop game. And what better way to celebrate than with yet another freebie remix? Prince Vince gives “Clap Your Hands” a chic, glamorous workover. It’s Sia’s reluctant inner-superstar coming to life, and striking a pose.

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22 JUNE 2010