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Posted by Monster Children - 01.10.2014

SOUNDS OF THE SUBURBS: Goon Sacks Are Not a Business Plan

The brains behind Sydney’s premiere DIY art and music festival, Sounds of the Suburbs – Jack Irvin and Aaron Girgis – give us their recipe for success.

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Posted by Monster Children - 01.10.2014

Portugal. The Man – 2014 Australian Tour

This is some pretty damn big news. The kind of news that should be on CNN, NBC and the NBA. Corona Extra and Monster Children are bringing Alaskan bred, Portland based indie legends Portugal. The Man out to Australia for 25 free shows this November. Portugal. The Man have been surrounded by the warmth of…

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Posted by Monster Children - 01.10.2014

Everybody In: Episode Six // FOXYGEN

For episode six of Everybody In, we feature the creative force of levitating light that is Foxygen. Directed by Edgar Obrand and presented by MC and D’Blanc, get on stage with Sam France and Jonathan Rado as they bring their new album to life.

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Posted by Erin - 30.09.2014

NEW MUSIC: Frowning Clouds

The psych-y, sway-y, melodic 5 piece that is The Frowning Clouds have responded to my cloud inquires. Which ones? Find out here.

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Posted by Monster Children - 30.09.2014

VOLCOM’S TRUE TO THIS: CUSHIONY DIMENSION

Volcom delves into the lucid minds of Kurt Vile, Travis Millard, Gemma O’Brien, Dane Burman, Bryan Iguchi and Ryan Burch in chapter 2 of True To This. Kurt also performs an exclusive live track of “Gold Tone”.

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Posted by Dale - 26.09.2014

NEW MUSIC: THE PREATURES

I don’t know about you but we find Isabella Manfredi one of the sexiest women getting around Australian music at the moment, and it just so happens she’s the kick-ass front woman of The Preatures who just dropped their new album ‘Blue Planet Eyes’. You can buy it here. They’re also about to clock some…

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Posted by Jam - 24.09.2014

LIVE MUSIC: Tomorrows Tulips at Wild Things

Tomorrows Tulips and The Babe Rainbow will be making a scene at Wild Things Gallery in Manly this Saturday, 27th of September.

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Posted by Erin - 23.09.2014

NEW MUSIC: King Tuff’s Black Moon Spell

‘Eyes of the Muse’ is the standout track here. It starts off like an old Nokia ringtone, so I intuitively reach for my phone, only to stop when the drums and catchy-as- hell riff kicks in. This song would make a great ringtone. ’Cept then you’d never answer your phone.

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Posted by Jam - 22.09.2014

Sounds of the Suburbs 2014 – presented by Burger Records

Growing up, everyone had those mates who committed to throwing insane parties complete with bands, moonshine, nudity, midgets etc. Following up the earlier success these guys had stringing goonbags to hills hoists, Aaron Girgis and his close friend Jack Irvine opened a local gallery called Space 44 when they were just 20 years old. The gallery is…

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Posted by Erin - 19.09.2014

BLAKE MILLS REHEARSAL VIDEO

Today, Blake put out this video of him rehearsing ‘Don’t Tell Our Friends About Me.’ Yeah, that’s what he sounds like just rehearsing. God help us all.

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Posted by Monster Children - 10.09.2014

PLAYLIST: CRAIG ANDERSON

Need something to get you through the day, week? Well, we asked Craig Anderson to put together a playlist for us from his time on Team Average in Sri Lanka. A good travel mix with some tracks you might not come to expect from Mr Anderson.

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Posted by Jam - 01.09.2014

NEW MUSIC: NIGHT BEATS

Seattle based group Night Beats are going to be blowing your fucking mind in September. I’ve been listening to them alot over the past week, getting through a bunch of tins every session – really good times.

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Posted by Erin - 30.08.2014

ALBUM REVIEW: TY SEGALL

You know those bracelets people wear that ask ‘What Would Jesus Do?’ I think I’m gonna get one that asks ‘What Would Ty Do?’ Because there are certain people you just have to trust in life, and he seems like one of them.

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Posted by Erin - 29.08.2014

FYF FESTIVAL 2014

Over the weekend, almost every good band in the universe graced the stages of the LA Sports Arena for FYF Festival. It was an incredible weekend, and if you were there, you’d agree. If you weren’t, you totally blew it, man.

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Posted by Jam - 27.08.2014

NEW MUSIC: ACTION BRONSON – EASY RIDER

Under the mastered direction of Tom Gould, Action Bronson heads off on a acid fuelled quest across the desert to retrieve a sacred  guitar and shred on into the night.

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Posted by Erin - 22.08.2014

LIVE REVIEW: DEATH FROM ABOVE 1979

When I heard DFA 1979 broke up in 2006, I was so bummed. But at least we got that one album, I thought. By 2014, I’d long retired the hope of ever seeing them live again. And then last thursday happened. I saw them live at The Troubadour in Los Angeles.

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Posted by Crombie - 22.08.2014

I saw most of 20,000 Days On Earth

This movie is fucking brilliant, but before I start gushing, let me tell the story of how I came to see it before its release. It’s no secret that I’m a big Bad Seeds fan, so when I heard there was Nick Cave documentary coming out I got really excited. I hunted down the PR…

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Posted by Dale - 21.08.2014

BETTING ON HORSES WITH FOALS

We cornered English band Foals and made them talk about lingers, pick up lines, presents and their desire of Australian Women. It may be down to convict bad girl blood, lifestyle, or something harder to define.