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Demo Taped exposes insecurities on ‘Pack of Gum’

Adam Alexander, at 19-yrs old is Demo Taped – an Atlanta local with a family tree of strong roots. He told billboard that his grandfather was close with Dr. Martin Luther King and marched with him in Atlanta, is the pastor of a church that was originally started by former slaves during the Civil Rights…

Tame Impala release three new tracks…

If you’re like us, the release of a Currents Collectors Edition on box-set vinyl is a bittersweet delivery after hunting down the coloured edition already – BUT there’s something new. Alongside this new package filled with extras is Currents B-Sides & Remixes… Today on Beats1, Mr. Lowe shared ‘List of People (To Try And Forget About)’ as his infamous World Record….

Balu Brigada explore the ‘Overlap’

Earlier in the month, Pharrell Williams, Chad Hugo, and Shay Haley, the American funk-rock trio collectively known as N*E*R*D, hosted a listening party for their forthcoming new album No_One Ever Really Dies at ComplexCon in Los Angeles. While their lead single ‘Lemon’ (feat Rihanna) combines their signature funky shuffle and rowdy rock energy with touches…

Frills deliver sway-set ‘Dam’

Beach-breezes, hammocks, warped guitars, and bass pushed to the very front are key intricacies to Frills’ signature sound. The Brooklyn duo deliver their latest single ‘Dam Girl,’ a relaxing audible experience set to sway you softly whilst getting god damn stuck in your head. It’s centered around a quirk, and a cadence that intentionally lacks…

Erith delivers dream/spook-filled ‘Talk’

Majority of us think too much, and don’t talk enough. Bundling up whatever anxieties land on our dome, without letting them go through our mouths. Wellington, New Zealands Erith (Kelly Harrison) tells it like it is on her new single ‘Talk.’ ‘It’s definitely a darker track than ‘Weak’ but I think its dynamics sort of…

Miguel Takes It Up A Notch On ‘Told You So’

One month out from the release of his fourth studio album War and Leisure, Miguel has released one of his favourite tracks from the album, ‘Told You So’.   Released with an accompanying music video which was filmed over a year ago and directed by Karim Huu Do, it features Miguel pulling his best moves…

LA Women grab the SACHI assist for ‘Count it Up’

Three-piece pop trio LA Women broke onto the scene last year with hit after hit, tallying up over 4 million plays on Spotify whilst doing so. Now they team up with fellow New Zealand music giants SACHI on ‘Count it Up’. LA Women’s unique sound can be described as fusion of funk, soul, pop, electro and anything…

Dreams Don’t Work Unless You Do: R&V ‘Behind The Vines’

In 2003, Hamish Pinkham, Tom Gibson, and Andrew Witters – three friends studying together at the University of Otago in Dunedin – decided they wanted to throw a New Year’s Eve festival. They booked a then unknown band named The Black Seeds and assembled some staging at Waiohika Estate, a lush vineyard near Gisborne, which…

Take a break with Day Spa’s ‘Belong’

Day Spa is the creative brain child of Scott Tindale, Matt Bidois and Adam Fuhr. Created in a basement in Sandringham, Day Spa brilliantly crashes Matt’s indie background as frontman of The Leers, with Scott’s production as part of Stack & Piece. Don’t for a second think we are discounting the essential involvement of Mr….