VIDEO PREMIERE: The highly relatable pleasure and pain of Spit Chewy’s ‘Afterparty’

Empty bottles, skinny dipping and DNMs. Welcome to the Afterparty.

Soundcheck: 27 May – 2 June

Need a live music fix? Catch Kelsey Lu, Sharon Van Etten, John Talabot, Lonnie Holley and I Know Leopard in Sydney this week.

Independent Artist of the Week: SUPEREGO

The savage unrelenting chaos of Death Grips, the production shimmer of Mount Kimbie and the dark beauty of Flying Lotus: it’s Fremantle’s SUPEREGO.

PREMIERE: ARSE lays out the ground-rules with new single ‘Safe Word’

ARSE is back with ‘Safe Word’, a scathing take on the feel-good-all-the-time society.

VIDEO PREMIERE: It’s Sydney’s Goodside with ‘I’ve Been Feeling Something Lately’

Goodside’s new video is a Wes Anderson-esque blend of daydreams, dates and Dymotape.

Dallas Woods chats about the pull of hip hop, Chapter One and mum.

East Kimberley’s own Dallas Woods drops by Arvos with Grace and Al on the tail-end of his tour.

VIDEO PREMIERE: Shining Bird are back from the wilderness with ‘Who Are We’

Shining Bird’s new epic ‘Who Are We’ is a 9 minute 14 second video equivalent of ASMR.

Soundcheck: 20-26 May

Need a live music fix? Catch Grouper, Sun Kil Moon, The Cure, Laurel Halo and The Middle East in Sydney this week.

Independent Artist of the Week: Babey

‘Honey’ is mature post-rock from the nominally infantile Babey, our Melb-via-Syd Indie crush this week.

Independent Artist of the Week: Roy Batty Jr.

On Scope Dynamics, Sydney’s Roy Batty Jr. weaves dubstep, synthwave and futurenoise into pulsating dystopic soundscapes.