ELECTRONIC

I’m No Victim: The TOKiMONSTA Interview

On the 6th of October, longstanding Californian electronic music producer Jennifer Lee bka TOKiMONSTA will release her third full-length album, Lune Rouge. Featuring guest appearances from the likes of Isaiah Rashad, Joey Purp, Yuna, and Selah Sue, Lune Rouge is easily Lee’s most intimate and personal album yet. Marrying the psychedelic beatscapes she released through…

Billie Eilish Gets Fiery in ‘watch’ Music Video

After just visiting out shores with a sold out performance at The Tuning Fork last week, fifteen-year-old Billie Eilish has released her music video for track ‘watch’, off her debut EP don’t smile at me. With Dodge Challengers, excellently choreographed dancers, and colour coordination, the video is the definition of aesthetically pleasing – hitting the…

Matching Food and Tunes with Enschway (AUS)

Enschway may be 9-months fresh to Sweat it Out records, but his recent signing paid homage to a discography of great tracks, and a respect in the community among his peers. Alone, Enschway headlined his first national tour this year, selling out Australia’s most respected venues, supported RL Grime on his Australian tour, and played…

Kllo Slow Things Down with ‘Nylon’

Leading up to the release of their debut album Backwater, Aussie cousins Kllo have released the fourth track ‘Nylon’. Continuing to explore and develop their sound, ‘Nylon’ takes things down a notch with a soothing piano ballad. Haunting and melancholic bars, Chloe’s signature vocals, and raw lyrics results in one damn good song. ‘Nylon is…

Mr. Carmack flips Cardi B’s ‘Bodak Yellow’

Earlier in the year, the Hawaiian producer dropped 54 tracks all at once. Now he celebrates hitting the 300,000 followers mark on Soundcloud with a ‘Bodak Yellow’ remix. ‘Bodak Yellow’ boosted Cardi B to stardom, recently going platinum along with an appearance at number 1 on the billboard charts. Now Mr. Carmack, along with help…

goosebump raising music from HTMLflowers ‘Chrome Halo’

A story like we haven’t heard before landed early last week from Melbourne-based artist HTMLflowers (Grant Gronewold) who shares the first single from his upcoming album Chrome Halo. The title track features a friend Banoffee, and opens the doors to an emotion album that dives into the deeply personal world of his chronic struggle with Cystic Fibrosis. The 29-year…

Laneway Festival 2018’s FULL lineup revealed

Year-on-year Laneway Festival positions itself as one of the most forward thinking music festivals in Australasia. Landing its new Auckland home at Albert Park in 2017, the festival went up a notch with bluebird days and a punters dream surrounding. Again, in 2018 Laneway Festival will land on Auckland Anniversary Day (29th Jan) making it…

Corbin aka. Spooky Black drops ‘MOURN’

Following major releases from fellow thest4ndard members Allan Kingdom and Bobby Raps, Corbin (formerly Spooky Black) has followed suit and dropped Morn. The 10-track album is the sort of ‘mana from heaven’ that his fans have spent years waiting for, and it doesn’t disappoint. Where previous Corbin offerings were more in line with the hip-hop influences…

Slept On: A.C. Freazy’s self-titled EP

Every few months we discover something incredible we’ve missed – something we’ve slept on, and in this case A.C. Freazy is that. A shiny synth-pop broach that we’ve been wearing all week, colliding four-songs with good times, margarita’s, and a comfortable pair of moccasins. Mixed by Shannon Fowler (Tom Lark) and mastered by Djeisan Suskov (Leisure)…