Monthly archive September, 2011
Big Day Out 2012 Line Up

Big Day Out 2012 Line Up

Well, the first half of the Big Day Out line up is out….but is it really that ‘big’ though? We’re not that sure…
Outasight - Tonight Is The Night

Outasight – Tonight Is The Night

It’s tracks like this that make you want summer to hit the main stage and beam those rays of sun light. ‘Tonight Is The Night’ by Outasight is just that….a ray of sun light. It’s out of sight but definitely not out of mind.
The Jude - Les Filles Francaises

The Jude – Les Filles Francaises

We’re loving all things french at the moment and this ode to ‘Les Filles Francaises’ by The Jude is just what the doctor ordered.
Bingo Players - Cry (Just A Little)

Bingo Players – Cry (Just A Little)

I always used to love the track ‘Piano In The Dark’ by Brenda Russell but you’d probably have to travel the four corners of the globe to hear that now.  When I heard this sampled remixed version by the Bingo Players, I was as happy as two fat ladies.
DiscoSocks - All Night

DiscoSocks – All Night

I was just about to hit the hay, when some golden magic hit our inbox.  The golden joy in question is an artist called DiscoSocks….and he will literally blow your disco socks off.
Alex Winston - Velvet Elvis (Crystal Fighters Remix)

Alex Winston – Velvet Elvis (Crystal Fighters Remix)

We’re not normally ones for repeating ourselves but when a remix of this quality drops of a track we’ve already featured, it would be a criminal act to pass it up and not share it with you.
Alunageorge - You Know We Like It

Alunageorge – You Know We Like It

They’re not wrong you know, I know we like, we know we like it and ‘You Know We Like it’.  Awesome track by Alunageorge.  Another one that’s creeping up the rankings in the wonderful world of the blogosphere.
Metronomy - The Bay (Erol Alkan Rework)

Metronomy – The Bay (Erol Alkan Rework)

If you are a big fan of Metronomy and you love Erol Alkan, then have we got a track of delightful proportions for you. The track ‘The Bay’ has received a mighty remix by Mr A and we’re loving it.
Washed Out - Eyes Be Closed (Lovelock Remix)

Washed Out – Eyes Be Closed (Lovelock Remix)

  If you want a dreamy track that’s like a balearic version of a Toto song, then this one is for you.  The Lovelock remix of Washed Out’s ‘Eyes Be Closed’ is a classy sunset affair if ever there was one!!!
OhLand - Twist

OhLand – Twist

My giddy goose.  The track ‘Twist’ by OhLand featured in the movie Abduction is one catchy song that is romping on line in the blogosphere of musicland. Oh ‘Music’ Land!!!
Okkervil River - Tour Support

Okkervil River – Tour Support

The supports for Okkervil River’s upcoming October tour have been announced. Joining the Texan five-piece in Sydney and Brisbane will be Mike Noga, acclaimed solo artist and drummer for the much loved Melbourne band The Drones. Local lads The Ghost Hotel will open the night in Perth with their blend of guitar driven pop-rock and...
Peter Gabriel - New Blood

Peter Gabriel – New Blood

Peter Gabriel reinvents his greatest works with the album ‘New Blood’. It’s out October 11th performed by The New Blood Orchestra.
Parklife Festival Melbourne 2011 - Live Updates

Parklife Festival Melbourne 2011 – Live Updates

Yes folks, the day is upon us in Melbourne that we’ve been looking forward to. Parklife 2011!!! We are armed with the excellent Parklife iPhone app which has a map, a planner for the acts (clash clash clash) and more importantly, we know where the toilets are…which is always an important fact at a festival....
Kenton Dunson - Firestarter (Exclusive New Video)

Kenton Dunson – Firestarter (Exclusive New Video)

Kenton Dunson has released his debut music video ‘Firestarter’ from his critically acclaimed album Creative Destruction 2. If you thought the track was good and the album was good, then you’ve got to see this exclusive video.
Parklife Mixtape 2011

Parklife Mixtape 2011

Not long to go before the Parklife Australia music festival in Melbourne. To get you going for Melbourne we’ve put together a Parklife 2011 mixtape of ‘nearly’ all of the artists announced so far.
Frank Ocean - Strawberry Swing

Frank Ocean – Strawberry Swing

Mr Frank Ocean is a fine talent. His contribution to the recent Kanye West & Jay Z album was pretty awesome and his ‘Nostalgia, Ultra’ mixtape which came out in February this year is damn fine ear candy indeed.
Groove Armada - Red Light Trax_EP.1

Groove Armada – Red Light Trax_EP.1

We’re big fans of Groove Armada and after listening to the first track off their Red Light Trax EP, we’ve got to say that this is up there with some of the best work they’ve done. Tom and Andy have gone back to early 90′s deep house and boy have they done a great job....
Little Dragon - Seconds (Syd The Kyd Remix)

Little Dragon – Seconds (Syd The Kyd Remix)

Time is ticking down to Parklife 2011 this week (or back in September if you’re reading this post event) and one of the artists we are looking forward to is Little Dragon.
808 State: Blueprint

808 State: Blueprint

Zang Tuum Tumb and Salvo Music are proud to present Blueprint, the definitive career overview of one of the UK’s most important, pioneering and influential electronic groups: 808 State.
Florence + The Machine - Shake It Out

Florence + The Machine – Shake It Out

Heard the new track by Florence yet?  They’re coming out thick and fast at the moment and no one can get enough.  The new album ‘Ceremonials’ is due out 31st October in the UK and 8th November in the US.
The Weeknd - The Morning ft. Kenton Dunson (Chi Duly Remix)

The Weeknd – The Morning ft. Kenton Dunson (Chi Duly Remix)

If you are a lover of The Weeknd, you’ll get some extra joy with this version of ‘The Morning’ featuring Kenton Dunson which has been remixed by Chi Duly.
2011 Jagermeister Independent Music Awards - Nominees

2011 Jagermeister Independent Music Awards – Nominees

The nominees for the 2011 Jagermeister Independent Music Awards have been announced and the list features some cracking artists.
Foreign Orange - Ghost Vibrations

Foreign Orange – Ghost Vibrations

Unpeel Foreign Orange and take a big bite of Ghost Vibrations.  If you love bands like Cut Copy, then you’ll dig the vibe of Neil Dez and his Portland chillwave.
Punk Rock Kick - Punk Rocks Club Vol 2 'VHS Mixtape'

Punk Rock Kick – Punk Rocks Club Vol 2 ‘VHS Mixtape’

A lot of stuff gets us excited but this is bloomin’ marvellous.  A really quality retro futuristic mix with a quality mixed video too.
The Socialytes Ft. Sinead Fahey - Can You Find My Love

The Socialytes Ft. Sinead Fahey – Can You Find My Love

Another day and yet another amazing track by the rising band The Socialytes. This time they’re bringing along Sinead Fahey for the musical ride with the track ‘Can You Find My Love’.
Marina & The Diamonds - Radioactive (Chuckie Remix)

Marina & The Diamonds – Radioactive (Chuckie Remix)

So many awesome new releases and remixes but so little time. At this rate we’re going to get some form of wrist related disease from typing up all these great reviews….which brings us to the Marina & Diamonds track ‘Radioactive’ and the Chuckie Remix.
Jaiden 'The Cure' - Illusion

Jaiden ‘The Cure’ – Illusion

  It’s always interesting when you hear artists take well known tracks and add their extra sparkle to it.  The artist in question is Jaiden ‘The Cure’ with his reworking of Kanye West’s ‘Runaway’ under his track ‘Illusion’.
Lana Del Rey - Blue Jeans

Lana Del Rey – Blue Jeans

It’s only a month since we had the luck to find the track ‘Video Games’ by Lana Del Rey, but how the magic of Lana Del Rey and her tracks are accelerating her growth and popularity online….and how indeed!
REMi - Twistin' It up (Ft. Chris Scott)

REMi – Twistin’ It up (Ft. Chris Scott)

Here is the exclusive new single ‘Twistin’ It Up’ from the Australian Hip-Hop artist REMi featuring Stealing O’Neal’s Chris Scott…..and it’s a quality affair indeed!!!
Tensnake - Something About You (Jas Shaw Alt Mix)

Tensnake – Something About You (Jas Shaw Alt Mix)

It is now less than 2 weeks to go until Parklife hits Australian shores and what better way to get your fix of the future sounds than with a remix of Tensnake and his track ‘Something About You’.
Louis La Roche - Gimme Gimme / The Wall

Louis La Roche – Gimme Gimme / The Wall

Louis La Roche releases the double A sided single ‘Gimme Gimme’ / ‘The Wall’ through Ever After Recordings exclusive to Beatport on September 19th and through all other digital retailers October 3rd.
Sneaky Sound System - Big (Video) / John Dahlback Remix

Sneaky Sound System – Big (Video) / John Dahlback Remix

The video for Sneaky Sound Systems new track ‘Big’ has just dropped, fresh from their shoot in Las Vegas.
The Creepy Crawlies - Denial Is A Free EP

The Creepy Crawlies – Denial Is A Free EP

If you want a slow burning track that kills it, I’d dive into ‘Get Buried!’ by The Creepy Crawlies which features on their Denial is a Free EP. 
No Pets Allowed - Kreayshawn Vs. MIA - Gucci Planes

No Pets Allowed – Kreayshawn Vs. MIA – Gucci Planes

Here’s an exclusive mash up for the folks on a Friday.  This one is so hot off the press it isn’t even on the mighty Hype Machine yet….well, it is now this has been posted.  Link ahoy!
Katy Perry vs. U2 - Last New Year's Night (RUINMYTUNE Mash Up)

Katy Perry vs. U2 – Last New Year’s Night (RUINMYTUNE Mash Up)

Here’s a thunderous mash up by RUINMYTUNE. Two tracks that I wouldn’t have expected to be put together would definitely be ‘Last Friday Night’ by Katy Perry and ‘New Year’s Day’ by U2. Still, they work together very well indeed.
White Arrows - Get Gone

White Arrows – Get Gone

LA Five Piece White Arrows are about to release their first single ‘Get Gone’ and we were told that it’s a synth’ laden slice of what’s to come. After listening to ‘Get Gone’ we are definitely hungry for another slice.
Adele vs. Robin S - Show Me In The Deep (DJs From Mars Classic Club Bootleg)

Adele vs. Robin S – Show Me In The Deep (DJs From Mars Classic Club Bootleg)

I think we must be on remix vibe mode this week as everything that we’re digging up and unearthing is either a quality mashup, a reworking, a remix or all of the above.  Take this great remix by DJs From Mars of Adele’s ‘Rolling In The Deep’ mashed up club style with the Robin S...
Nirvana - Live At The Paramount

Nirvana – Live At The Paramount

Nirvana’s classic album ‘Nevermind’ will hit it’s 20th anniversary this year. To celebrate this, CinemaLive will be screening the never before seen ‘Live At The Paramount’ concert for one night only on Friday 23rd September at 9pm across Australia.
Chrizzo & Maxim (Feat. Amanda Wilson) - Runaway

Chrizzo & Maxim (Feat. Amanda Wilson) – Runaway

Start your week with a banging dance track provided to us by the German DJ/Production duo, Chrizzo & Maxim. Their track ‘Runaway’ featuring Amanda Wilson, sounds like a blazing Ibiza anthem and this one certainly gets you in the mood for a great Aussie summer.
The Rapture - In The Grace of Your Love

The Rapture – In The Grace of Your Love

Do you want to get your listening ears on the new album by The Rapture?  Well, you’ve come to the right place as we’re streaming it right here!