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FLASHBACK: Big Star

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Cult band BIG STAR were a group who never really found success during their four-year lifetime. They’re one of those bands who were picked up and deeply adored by many a lot further down the track, inspiring the start of many musical careers; such as R.E.MPrimal ScreamThe Replacements and Teenage Fanclub. Read the rest of this entry »

LISTEN: Contrast ‘Dull’

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Carrying a hefty post-punk sound, Melbourne’s Contrast resonate with bands and tunes from the era that the genre was officially born in, right up to the production of sounds that bands of this current decade are creating. Think Joy Division‘s ‘Atmosphere’ and The Pain Of Being Pure At Heart‘s ‘This Love Is Fucking Right’. Read the rest of this entry »

LISTEN: King Khan & The Shrines ‘Born To Die’

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Berlin based KING KHAN & THE SHRINES have finally finished up their forthcoming record Idle No More that will be released in September of this year! While we wait for these next few months to pass, Khan and the huge band have released a single from the album, titled ‘Born To Die’. Read the rest of this entry »

WIN: Namine ‘Celestial Love’ Album Launch Double Pass

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Young producer NAMINE has just released his debut LP Celestial Love through Bossman Music and boy is it a goody! Made up of ambient electronic instrumentation with waves of serenity and curiosity crashing against the album’s walls, it truly is a stunning release. Read the rest of this entry »

LISTEN: Hayden James ‘Permission To Love’ (Touch Sensitive Remix)

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Future Classic signee HAYDEN JAMES will see his debut single ‘Permission To Love’ officially drop on Thursday, 4th July. Alongside the original, James has called upon label buddies CHARLES MURDOCH and TOUCH SENSITIVE to each give the track a whole new sound! Read the rest of this entry »

LISTEN: Alison Wonderland ft. Fishing ‘Get Ready’ + Aus Tour Dates

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We know her as a DJ, remixer and party starter. Now we can add to that a songwriter as ALISON WONDERLAND has literally just released her debut single ‘Get Ready’ with help from Sydney lads FISHING! Read the rest of this entry »

LISTEN: Duke Dumont ft. MNEK ‘Hold On’

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UK producer DUKE DUMONT teamed up with the young and talented MNEK and created their soulful, collaborative track ‘Hold On’. Read the rest of this entry »

FLASHBACK: Eels

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With the HARVEST FESTIVAL lineup freshly announced, we now know that Californian band EELS will be dropping by our Australian doorstep, alongside the hugely exciting MASSIVE ATTACKTHE DRONESNEUTRAL MILK HOTEL and a whole lot more! In celebration of such exciting news, we thought it was time to take a look at the first official Eels record. Read the rest of this entry »

OutsideIn 2013 Lineup Announced

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Towards the close of 2012, the talented Astral People gang knocked heads with their creative buddies Yes Please Records to construct a brand new festival for Sydney that we now know as none other than OUTSIDEIN. Read the rest of this entry »

LISTEN: Peter & The Magician ‘On My Brain’ ft. Sophie Galpin

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THE MAGICIAN and YUKSEK have once again teamed up to release their collaborative EP under the name PETER & THE MAGICIAN. As the EP is readily available, we’ve cast our attention on its title track, ‘On My Brain’ with vocals from SOPHIE GALPIN. Read the rest of this entry »

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