Independent Artist of the Week: DAY SPA

Treat yourself to a spiritual journey with DAY SPA, an audio visual project by Sydney’s Julius Gibson.

City Calm Down curates a nostalgic set for Purple Sneakers

In the mix for Purple Sneakers, City Calm Down showcase a few indie and electronic deep cuts with musical gems scoured from a diverse range of continents and eras.

Interview: Irish Hip Hop Trio Hare Squead on Swiss Dank

Blending hip hop, soul and pop with a Dublin twist, Hare Squead are bringing Ireland’s rising hip-hop scene to the world. Mowgli May got singer Jessy Rose on the phone in anticipation of ‘Season 2’.

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Label Hunting with Cosmjn & Lizz (Romania): Mantra Collective

Romanian tastemakers Cosmjn & Lizz give us their top label picks ahead of their Sydney set with Mantra Collective this weekend.

Future Islands talk DIY spaces, a secluded beach house & ‘The Far Field’

“The interesting thing is when squats and DIY spaces continue to exist – that they don’t just pop up until the cops shut it down or the cops find out. The thing that’s kind of forgotten is the beauty and bravery and rebellious spirit that begins those spaces.”

Soundcheck 7 – 13 August: Miss Blanks, Orion, Michael Crafter, The Babe Rainbow & More

Need a live music fix? Here are our top gig picks in Sydney this week.

Premiere: Ainsley Farrell’s inner Dracula emerges in ‘Dark Hours’ video

The Sydney-based singer songwriter has just unveiled the visuals to accompany her eerie and enchanting single ‘Dark Hours’.

Independent Artist Of The Week: Wet Lips

Melbourne feminist outfit Wet Lips harness the unique frustration that comes with living in the world as a woman, transforming it into dirty, biting, three chord garage punk.

Cut Copy on making dance music that isn’t just for the club

Cut Copy’s Tim Hoey and Mitchell Scott joined Samantha Groth on Lunch to chat about their new single ‘Airborne’, dance music that doesn’t alienate, and getting older, but staying young.

Get a taste of Amy Axegale’s diverse club sounds for Sidechains

Drawing from a mixed bag of techno, jersey, rap and baile funk, Amy Axegale showed Sidechains his diverse inspirations and shares a taste of his new release “More Than Just Friends”.