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Track Premiere: RÜFÜS – ‘Desert Night’ (DE$iGNATED Remix)

To say that ‘Desert Night‘, the first single from Australia’s RÜFÜS to see a UK release, is a fitting introduction to the Antipodean electro-pop trio would be one hell of an understatement. The track’s sea of twinkling synths dazzle with all the glistening light of a starry sky …



Introducing: Solomon Grey

When it comes to refining their sound, Solomon Grey are a band who are leading the way. Developing music in the Irish coast and Australian plains, they have spent the past three years perfecting their transcendent productions. The debut release of ‘Gen V’ and ‘Gascarene Sound’ serves as a taster …


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New track: Cloud Control – Scar

Australian synth-poppers Cloud Control have released the truly wonderful Scar, quite possibly the best track we’ve heard in a long time.

The second official single from their forthcoming album Dream Cave, Scar is a groove-filled, foot-smashing epic that at times asphyxiates the listener in both sky-soaring confidence and …



Album Review: Empire of the Sun – Ice on the Dune

After five years, Australian duo Empire of the Sun ignite their second album, Ice on the Dune, with the orchestral ‘Lux’. Precisely one minute and twenty-six seconds of Ancient Egyptian melodic mantras, snake-charming refrains and epic drum rolls build anticipation for a record we almost gave up waiting for. …



Guest Mix: Parachute Youth

Having become one of the most talked-about production duos around on the back of their debut single, the hypnotic ‘Can’t Get Better Than This‘, last year, Australian duo Parachute Youth are set for a big summer on the festival circuit. The pair – comprised of Matt KVon and



Interview: Jagwar Ma

Jagwar Ma, comprised of Gabriel Winterfield and Jono Ma, and hailing all the way from Sydney, Australia, are already turning out to be one of this year’s most interesting new bands. Their debut single ‘The Throw’ snowballed them into just about every platform of the UK’s music



New Track: Snakadaktal – ‘Ghost’

Already making waves in my native Australia, the sounds of Melbourne’s Snakadaktal are making me a little homesick. ‘Ghost’ is the first single from the band’s upcoming debut album Sleep In The Water, which, in true ‘Aussie battler’ style, was recorded in an old horse stable. The visuals to accompany …



BOTW Interview: Gypsy & the Cat

It’s all new beginnings for Melbourne’s Gypsy & the Cat. The duo – comprised of former DJs Xavier Bacash and Lionel Towers – have upped sticks and are releasing their sophomore album, the meteoric ‘The Late Blue‘, on their own Alsatian Music imprint in the UK this



BOTW Track: Gypsy & the Cat – ‘Only in December’

When listening to ‘Only in December‘ – the latest single from Melbourne duo Gypsy & the Cat‘s sophomore album, The Late Blue – it’s important to remember that pesky seasonal switch down under: remember kids, December is the peak of the great Aussie summer. So, when the …



Introducing our BOTW: Gypsy & the Cat

If you’ve ever wondered what would be the outcome of two Aussie DJs getting together and forming a space-rock band, we might just have the answer for you in Melbourne’s Gypsy & the Cat. The Victorian duo – comprised of Xavier Bacash and Lionel Towers – first came to …