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Hear Deaf Wish’s Sub Pop Debut

Hear Deaf Wish’s Sub Pop Debut

Thursday, August 21 2014

Yesterday it was Twerps signing to Merge; today it’s Deaf Wish hooking up with Sub Pop. Yep, it’s been one hell of a week for scrappy Mel…Read News

Richard in Your Mind Ask: ‘Who Am Chai?’

Richard in Your Mind Ask: ‘Who Am Chai?’

Wednesday, August 20 2014

Ready for the most psychedelic video ever about making chai? Spend the next eight minutes of your life with Richard in Your Mind’s Richard Cartwright, who assumes the mantle of Guru Chai for a step-by-step instructional video about making your own chai – from a store-bought package, of course – in the comfort of your home. Then again, maybe comfort isn’t the right word for t…Read News

News in Brief: Yo Grito, RTR, Ron S Peno, Orbweavers

News in Brief: Yo Grito, RTR, Ron S Peno, Orbweavers

Wednesday, August 20 2014

– The garageriffic Sydney DJ night Yo Grito is turning three this Friday, making it the longest running weekly party at GoodGod Small Club. The trusty Yo Grito DJs include King Opp (Owen Penglis from Straight Arrows), Dusty Fingers (Marty Doyle from FBi Radio), Count Gonzales (The Gonz from Revolve Records) and Flashback from Route 66. Their weekly Friday rave-up spans “a w…Read News

Forthcoming: SPOD

Forthcoming: SPOD

Wednesday, August 20 2014

What: Taste the Sadness by SPOD. When: August 22 digitally through Rice is Nice. Key notes: Brent “SPOD” Griffin’s decade-later sequel to his breakthrough album Taste the Radness. Tackles the evergreen theme of a mid-life crisis. Available for pre-order now [via iTunes](…Read News

Twerps Sign to Merge Records

Twerps Sign to Merge Records

Wednesday, August 20 2014

Easy-going guitar-pop quartet Twerps have joined Arcade Fire, Neutral Milk Hotel, The Mountain Goats, M Ward and many other flagship indie acts on the roster of North Carolina label Merge Records. The label, which celebrated its 25th anniversary last month, was founded by Superchunk membe…Read News

Forthcoming: Milk! Records

Forthcoming: Milk! Records

Tuesday, August 19 2014

What: A Pair of Pears (With Shadows) by various artists. When: Out August 31 on limited 10” vinyl and digitally through Milk! Records. Key notes: New compilation from “deliberately poor” Melbourne micro-label Milk!, founded by Courtney Barnett. Includes tracks by Barnett, …Read News

Gigs in Brief: The Zebras, Bad Vision, Sound in No Particular Order

Gigs in Brief: The Zebras, Bad Vision, Sound in No Particular Order

Tuesday, August 19 2014

– Zippy pop group The Zebras have announced a hometown launch gig for their first album in six years. The Melbourne-based Queensland transplants will launch Siesta – which we called “richly layered and remarkably well calibrated” – at Northcote Social Club this Saturday (Aug 23) with support from Darren Sylvester and Nina Renee (Melbourne Cans, Creeks…Read News




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