Hot off the press: Radiohead are in the studio recording their ninth album. Confirmed by God.
EVERYBODY IN: EPISODE 7 // CURTIS HARDING
Some people in this world were born with the cool gene. I’m one of them, you’re hopefully one of them, and Curtis Harding is definitely one of them. This guy even makes lacing his shoelaces look cool. Check him out in Episode 7 of Everybody In.
CRATE: 8 ALL TIME FAVOURITE ALBUMS WITH ARTIST SONNY DAY
Sonny Day (yes that’s his real name) is one half of the loved artistic dynamo duo We Buy Your Kids, and I asked him to share his 7 all time favourites and a little yarn about each. He gave us 8.
GUITAR SHOPPING IN TOKYO
Sometimes you just have to be prepared to go to far-slung and hectic places to get what you want. Like Puerto Escondido in Mexico for the best surf. To the Ex-Girlfriends house to grab your old Doors vinyl. And to the middle of tokyo to get a 52 re-issue Fender Telecaster.
WATCH: Life After Death From Above 1979
So I’ve been listening to Death From Above 1979 a shit tonne lately. It’s become the theme music of my everyday life. I order a meal at a Thai restaurant and I see the chef going to town in the kitchen throwing live chickens around to ‘Dead Womb’. An absolute babe walks past me in the furniture store,…
MUSIC WE MISSED: YESTERDAY’S CHILDREN
If Yesterday’s Children were here today, they wouldn’t cancel concerts because of sore throats.
Listen: Jonathan Wilson – Desert Raven
Johnathan Wilson is going to take you somewhere. Don’t fight it, just close your eyes and let it happen.
FROM THE MAG: Bleddyn Butcher
Nick Cave, Mick Harvey, Rowland S Howard, Tracy Pew and Phil Calvert were The Birthday Party, and they were a hot spray of bloody spittle in the face of those dreadful bands that filled the void left by punk.
PORTUGAL. THE MAN – AUSTRALIAN TOUR
Here’s what you are doing if you’re in Australia in one of these cities in the next month. You’re going to see Portugal the Man, and it’s on MC and Corona Extra. We know what Australia thinks of the band, but what does the band think of us? Singer John Gourley said they love us. That’s an exact quote. Legend.
NICK CAVE – STAGGER LEE @ AUSTIN CITY LIMITS
Nick Cave Performs Stagger Lee live at Austin City Limits.
DAY OF THE SHRED
How did you spend last weekend? While half of you woke up in a strange place wearing someone else’s wig the day after halloween, a bunch of legends dealt with their hangovers by jumping right back on board and heading to Day of the Shred at the Observatory in Santa Ana, CA. Presented by Thief,…
Avey Tare’s Catchy Video
This came out as a little Halloween surprise today. Directed by Abigail Portner, it’s half short film, half music video, and full on creepy.
BEACH GOTH 3
Last weekend, Beach Goth 3 threw a metric ton of glitter on thousands of surf-rock enthusiasts and filled the hearts of all in attendance with glee, hope, and some strong mushroom caps.
Austin City Limits 2014 – Morgan Maassen
I recently found myself in the middle of America, at 3pm, sweating profusely, eating a pulled pork sandwich, listening to Zedd blast thousands of fans with throbbing house music.
HUF Visit Treasure Island
The HUF crew recently partnered up with Treasure Island Music Festival where a collision of molly-fiending 20 year olds, true hippies, trannies, photographers and all other walks of life came out to enjoy the SF sun.
LENS: MACLAY HERIOT
When a little bird sings soft and low in your ear, you should listen. Maclay Heriot is a photographer to watch. Here are some of his most memorable shots.
TWIN PEAKS “Making Breakfast” Music Video
Today, Twin Peaks released their video for the single ‘Making breakfast’, from one of the best debut albums I’ve ever heard, Wild Onion. If you wanna know more about the band, check out our feature on them in issue #44’s New Music department.
POND’S GOT A BRAND NEW SONG
Six studio Albums? Really, POND? Yes, really. Who are you to question POND. Shut up.
Hanni El Khatib Owns Your Darkness
And he’s got a new track ‘Moonlight’. Come on in.
NEW MUSIC: THE BOTS
The Bots debut album, Pink Palms, just came out on FADER, and it is a doozy. Every song is a sing along, but the flawless track here for me is ‘Alanna.’ Catchy as Ebola.