Micachu & The Shapes share new single ‘Sad’


Following the recent announcement that Micachu & The Shapes will release their third studio album Good Sad Happy Bad on Friday 11 September, the trio have shared the album’s opening song and second single ‘Sad’.

Listen to the single below:

Micachu & The Shapes’ return, three years after the release of their last record Never, is almost an accident: the trio of friends decided to rehearse in an East London studio, and found themselves immersed into an hours-long jam. Drummer Marc Pell had an Edirol field recorder in hand, and unbeknownst to his bandmates, recorded the whole session; Pell, Mica Levi, and Raisa Khan were so enamored of those off-the-cuff audio experiments that they became the underpinnings of a new record.

Jess Ribeiro shares new single ‘Hurry Back To Love’

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Melbourne based singer/songwriter, Jess Ribeiro has released her new single ‘Hurry Back to Love’, the second taste of her new album Kill It Yourself, set for release on Friday 14th of August via Barely Dressed / Remote Control.

‘Hurry Back to Love’ is a highlight from an album that contrasts Jess’s remarkable voice and her natural disposition for melody against the foreboding undercurrents of her band and producer Mick Harvey (The Bad Seeds, The Birthday Party, PJ Harvey).

“I wrote ‘Hurry Back to Love’ on a scrap of paper after having an argument with my boyfriend over the phone. We were far away from each other. I started playing the song on keys, which was new for me. When I eventually took it to the studio, Mick Harvey and James Cruickshank (from The Cruel Sea) really helped me develop it.”

Empress Of announces debut record ‘Me’ + shares new single ‘Kitty Kat’

empressEmpress Of (a.k.a. Lorely Rodriguez) has announced the release of her debut album titled Me, released on 11th September on Terrible Records / Remote Control Records. Produced, recorded and engineered entirely by Lorely over the course of 2014, the ten-track album plays out like diary entries; musing on the personal, the political, and everything that falls in-between.

Today a new track titled ‘Kitty Kat’ is available to stream via lyric video containing postcards of photos taken during the recording session for Me in Valle de Bravo and Montreal. The song was inspired by her experiences of being cat called around Valle de Bravo, Mexico City, while on a solo 5-week writing retreat, and the emotions evoked by the act.

Listen to the killer track:

Methyl Ethel Announce East Coast Tour

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Our favourite friends from Perth Methyl Ethel have just announced an East Coast Tour!

The band will play headline shows in Sydney on Thursday 3rd September and Melbourne Friday 4th September before heading up to Brisbane for the Bigsound Music Conference.

Methyl Ethel East Coast Tour Dates 

W/ Sunbeam Sound Machine & Good Morning

Thursday 3rd September @ Newtown Social Club, Sydney 

Tickets: http://bit.ly/1CFm9dK

Friday 4th September 2015 @ Shebeen, Melbourne

Tickets: http://bit.ly/1I4ZsQm

Bigsound Music Conference 

September 8th & 9th, Brisbane

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Pixx is the nom de guerre of 19 year-old Hannah Rodgers, a young songwriter from Chipstead, just beyond the fringes of south London where suburban sprawl starts to break in to countryside.

Inspired by the likes of Bob Dylan, Joni Mitchell and Aphex Twin, and adopting her grandmother’s nickname, Hannah’s recording debut, Fall In, will be released digitally on 28th August 2015 via 4AD / Remote Control, with vinyl to follow. A collection of four electronic folk-infused torch songs, ‘Fall In’ is the perfect introduction to the mysterious space Pixx’s music inhabits, with a brand new video for the title track serving as an apt visual foil.