Video Premiere:
Kino Motel – Fingerprints

Returning today with the third instalment in their International Action Duo series, today we’re thrilled to be premiering ‘Fingerprints’, the latest video from Melbourne grit-pop duo Kino Motel that continues expanding on the band’s ominous visual universe.

Video Premiere:
Slumlawwd – Withdrawn Failure

Following the announcement earlier this year that Brisbane trio Slumlawwd have signed to rising DIY label Off The List Records, today we have the pleasure of sharing a first look at the riotous new clip for their latest single ‘Withdrawn Failure’, a dose of the band’s relentless garage-punk mayhem.

Track by Track:
Al Matcott – You Can Be Anyone

Al Matcott’s debut EP You Can Be Anyone is an evocative introduction to his brand of alternative folk that covers a lot of ground (both sonically and lyrically) in a short amount of time. It really is a whirlwind of emotions, and to help us make sense of the EP a little more, Al kindly shared the stories behind each song.

Track by Track:
The Beegles – Sly

Following the release of his intriguing second album earlier this month, we got in touch with Ash Briody, the mastermind behind The Beegles, to dig into the stories beneath the mishmash of experimental instrumentals, ambient grooves and imaginative soundscapes that makes up Sly.

Premiere:
Purple Dye – Time

Today we have the absolute pleasure of premiering the debut single from Purple Dye, a brand new project between local noisemakers Dean Kalb and Alex Kelaart, that finds the pair leaning into imaginative sample-heavy soul, and ‘Time’ plays as a joyous introduction to their mesmerising sonic world.

Video Premiere:
Sirens – The Valley

For the first time anywhere, immerse yourself in the mystical world of the Bellarine Peninsula’s newest hitmakers Sirens. We have the absolute pleasure of premiering the clip for their dreamy debut single ‘The Valley’ today, alongside the announcement of their forthcoming self-titled EP out in October through Bonsai Records.

Premiere:
Way Shit – Shame

Today we’re thrilled to be premiering Way Shit’s new album Shame, a collection of spirited garage-punk that finds the trio taking aim at oppressive systems through a stirring individual lens. To celebrate the release today, the band have kindly provided us with an extra insight into the album by walking us through it track by track.

Video Premiere:
Snowy Band – Call It A Day

Back with a third single from their forthcoming album Alternate Endings, today we’ve got the absolute pleasure of sharing a first look at ‘Call It A Day’, a new dose of Snowy Band’s elusive and evocative indie-rock that continues to reveal the broadening scope of their sophomore record.

Sungai Sounds
A chat with Isobel D’Cruz

Following the release of Sungai Mix 1 last month, a new mixtape released through Cease and Desist Records that documents the alternative music cultures of Asia between ’64 and ’81, we caught up with curator/researcher/HEXDEBT bassist Isobel D’Cruz to learn a little more about the compilation and Asia’s early counter-culture.