Attention everyone in NY today through Sunday. Yonatan Gat is playing every afternoon at Pioneer Works from 4 – 6pm. If you can’t make it, the second best thing you can do is listen to his advanced album stream right here.
NEW MUSIC: SOKO
This video reminds me of the time I was lead by dog leash to a DIY carwash in Los Angeles and washed clean with a foaming broomstick by a bunch of unruly, leather-clad young men.
NEW MUSIC: THE DARKNESS
You know how lazy it sounds to just type “YES!” about something? So lazy. But sometimes, so called for. The Darkness are back with a new album this summer, called Last Of Our Kind, and this here is their first single. YES! YES! YES!
ALBUM REVIEW: SONNY & THE SUNSETS
A few years ago, I wrote a kind of scathing review of Sonny & The Sunsets album, Longtime Companion. I have always hoped for the chance to redeem myself, and apologise to Sonny Smith. So here it is. Sorry, sonny.
NEW MUSIC: EX-CULT
Thank god for Ex-Cult. Just when I had started to think punk was dead and buried and pissed on with kidney stones, the memphis band release their new EP, Cigarette Machine.
CARAMEL FOR CONNAN
How can you get your hands on 2 x signed Connan Mockasin Albums?
JACK WHITE & HIS INTERACTIVE BLACK BAT LICORICE
Jack White’s interactive Black Bat Licorice video. (‘Breaks mouse clicking’).
Happy Valentines Day. Here’s a list of love songs that will make you wish you were dead.
NEW MUSIC: VISION FORTUNE
This week was a good week. Kanye West made an ass of himself for talking shit on Beck, Peter Greste was freed from an Egyptian prison, and UK band Vision Fortune released their second album.
NEW MUSIC: A$AP ROCKY
A$AP Rocky slays it. So here he is doing just that in his new video for “Lord Pretty Flacko Jodye 2.” I’ve already watched it four times for the laundry mat scene alone.
LIVE REVIEW: POND – OXFORD ART FACTORY SYDNEY
It had been quite a greedy week of live music leading into Pond’s gig, 4 shows down and we’d been out sweating it up until 3am the night before at Oxford Art Factory – the thought of backing it up took an immediate toll on my mind. I’ve been punishing my ears with Pond for the…
NEW MUSIC: JASIA
Everyday you hear a good song, and every second day, you watch a decent music video. But how often do you hear a great song with an accompanying video equally as flawless? Once in a blue moon, that’s how.
RIGHTS REFUSED: CHARLES PETERSON
Recently, courtesy of KREW, filmmaker Riley Blakeway visited prolific music photographer Charles Peterson and was lucky enough to scour through hundreds of his negatives. Watch the film here.
NEW MUSIC: DEATH’S NEW SINGLE
The current performing Death (Bobby Hackney, Dannis Hackney, and Bobbie Duncan) are releasing a new album, titled N.E.W., after completing several songs written back in the late 1970s. How good is that news?
FALLS ON FILM BY MACLAY HERIOT
Shot by Maclay Heriot on his trusty Leica M6 and Nikon F6. Come on in.
St. Jeromes Laneway Festival Sydney
Laneway festival kicked its ass into gear over the weekend. Opening in Brisbane on Saturday and then rolling the party straight into Sydney on Sunday.
BRIXTON BROADCAST FROM BERLIN
It’s party time with Brixton.
Daniel Johns is BACK!
Daniel Johns is back after an 8-year musical hiatus. Rejoice.
PEOPLE: MIWI LA LUPA
How good is the name Mi Wi La Lupa? Almost as good as his music. The first time I met MiWi he told me he was black irish, now he’s saying he’s 1/32rd German. Find your new favorite voice here.
MONSTER CHILDREN PRESENTS: MARK RONSON
Yep, that’s right, Mark Ronson. Presented by Monster Children. Monster Children Presents Mark Ronson. Got it?