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James Vincent McMorrow Releases Fourth Album

Just eight months after the release of his third album, We Move, James Vincent McMorrow has released his fourth album, True Care. He released the track of the same name, ‘True Care’ as a taste of what to expect this Tuesday. McMorrow wrote a message on his website sharing the philosophy of the album.  I…

Yoko-Zuna x Randa x HEAVY’s twisted new video

Okay, off the bat, let’s address a couple of things. Firstly, is this most charismatic on-screen performance we’ve seen from Randa? Secondly, would the ‘Yes’ video have been better if HEAVY had made a prominent appearance in it as well? Also, how good of a job did A March Man Production do on the overall…

Fazerdaze’s ‘Morningside’ State of Mind

In late 2014, Auckland-based songwriter, instrumentalist and producer Amelia Murray quietly released her debut self-titled EP as Fazerdaze. With its six songs, she took her longstanding love of classic pop and rock and mixed it up with a growing interest in our localised strands of angular indie rock and psychedelia authored by New Zealand songwriters…

Madison Beer releases ‘Dead’

You might recognise her name from back in 2013 when Justin Bieber shared a YouTube video of her singing at 14 years old – a voice far beyond her age. Now 18, Madison Beer has released a new track callled Dead. Beer has managed to veer away from the Disney pop-party vibe her music begun with and has adopted…

Nick Murphy (fka Chet Faker) Drops New EP ft. Kaytranada

Chet Fakers morph into Nick Murphy has been a glossy one – picking up features with the likes of Bonobo, and delivering an edgier sound than his former project. Releasing the first EP since his change in name, Missing Link is the new EP from Nick released on Downtown/Interscope. Coupling up with Kaytranada on ‘Your Time,’…

Mac DeMarco releases ‘This Old Dog’ album

Mac DeMarco’s third album is here, packed with new music from the indie songsmith and full of emotions around his father. Very different to its predecessors, the new record is less jangly and psychedelic sitting just right in your Sunday arvo nod-off. Armed “This record has a lot to do with my family and my…

Frills addictive new track ‘My Love’

The love child of Simon Oscroft and Dan Gibson has arrived: the perfect festival traveller laced with a daisy crown and a bath full of apple cider. Whilst you thought summer was disappearing, the New Zealand exports-turned-Brooklyn roommates Simon Oscroft and Dan Gibson created ‘Frills.’ After hopping from band to band — many of which were…

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…