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Watch The XX’s Night + Day Short Film

After the Night + Day Brixton festival, the xx have released a 21minute film directed by Tayo Rapoport + Josh Renaut, and produced by London-based production company CHILD. The piece is a vivid documentation of The xx’s acclaimed 8 day event that took place in Brixton from March 8-15 this year, collaborating with Sampha, Cat Power and more…

Watch Sampha’s New Album Accompanying Film ‘Process’

Released this week, ‘Process’ is a film that accompanies Sampha’s debut album of the same name. The film is directed by Kahlil Joseph who has worked on critically acclaimed projects with Beyonce (Lemonade), FKA Twigs (Video Girl) and Flying Lotus, and was shot in Sierra Leone. Featuring music from the album, the visual is stunning and guaranteed to…

alt-j release ‘In Cold Blood’

  Opening with a stray of numbers, alt-j return with a new track titled ‘In Cold Blood.’ Leading into the release of their new album RELAXER on June 7th, the trio released ‘3WW’ and crowns itself the second track from the new record. The record is the follow up to their UK #1, Grammy and Brit Award-nominated…

The Grow Room ‘Exhibition IV’ ft. BadCrop, WhyFi, Melodownz & more

A melting pot of cultures, genres, and personalities lies in the heat of Karangahape Road – a suburb that regardless of part-time gentrification still has blood running through its veins true to itself. The Grow Room is an inclusive collective of creatives…ranging from producers to dancers, and singers to poets, all welcomed by an ‘open door policy.’…

SHAKES say what you’re thinking – ‘Waiting on a Feeling’

A dampened intro depicting the sound of a muffled stereo in your favorite beach cruiser, yet it’s no time before SHAKES hit the accelerator on their brand new song ‘Waiting on a Feeling.’ The narrative of the song stems from Oscar Wilde’s quote “There are only two tragedies in life: one is not getting what you…

Fortunes. smooth-sailer ‘Focus’ is here

This Melbourne duo are everything. Fortunes are an act that live (and on record) prove they aren’t following anyone, creating a unique sound without the need for imitated American accents and cookie-cutter melodies. After being a key addition to Laneway Festival, the duo that split themselves between New Zealand an Australia prove why their signing…

Alt J Release New Single ‘3WW’ & Announce Third Album

Three years since the release of This Is All Yours, British trio Alt-J are back with new music. ‘3WW’ plays with the tribal beats that the group experimented with on This Is All Yours. At a leisurely five minutes, the track explores both instrumentals and vocals – starting out with soft drum beats and guitars,…

Become Human with Glass Animals

It’s never half full when it comes to Glass Animals. The British indie pop quartet serves up songs fit for a stoner with lyrics around mayonnaise and pork soda inspiring a hurl burger though catchy and refreshing as hell. Their wonderfully wonky sophomore album ‘How To Be a Human Being’ was a lifestyle study based…

Steve Lacy (The Internet) delivers solo EP

With members of the Internet continuing to release solo work (take Syd’s Fin or Matt Martian’s The Drum Chord Theory), the groups youngest member has joined the rest of the gang. The demo features six tracks, and is made entirely on Lacy’s iPhone using GarageBand as a seriously creative point of difference. The demo is…