Antony and The Johnsons To Release Live LP May 31st 2012 By brooke

Antony and The Johnsons To Release Live LP

Recorded with the Danish National Chamber Orchestra and spanning their four gorgeous records, Antony and The Johnsons have just finished work on a symphonic live LP, Cut The World. The tracklisting says it all: a brand new song ‘Cut The World’ alongside classics ‘Cripple and the Starfish’, ‘You Are My Sister’, ‘Swanlights’, ‘Epilepsy Is Dancing’ and ‘Twilight’. We’ll release the twelve track album on Friday August 3.

Watch Andrew Bird’s ‘Eyeoneye’ Video May 30th 2012 By brooke

Watch Andrew Bird’s ‘Eyeoneye’ Video

From his latest record, the spirited Break It Yourself, Andrew Bird has a brand new music video for single ‘Eyeoneye’. Break It Yourself features some of Andrew’s most energetic songs in a good while – recorded live, and with an incredible sense of fun to them too. You can grab the album here on iTunes.

Lawrence Arabia – Aus Shows & New Single May 29th 2012 By brooke

Lawrence Arabia – Aus Shows & New Single

Alongside a new tune – ‘Travelling Shoes’, Lawrence Arabia has announced two album preview shows for The Sparrow - happening at Enmore’s Green Room Lounge on Tues July 3 + Melbourne’s Toff In Town on Weds 4. We’re offering a free ticket to the shows when pre-ordering the record in-store at Red Eye in Syd, and Polyester in Melb. General tix will be sold via Oztix (for Syd) & The Toff  from Friday. The excellent ”Travelling Shoes’ is available as a free MP3 below.

Yeasayer’s New LP – ‘Fragrant World’! May 23rd 2012 By brooke

Yeasayer’s New LP – ‘Fragrant World’!

We are so very pleased to announce that Yeasayer, the Brooklyn trio behind 2010′s Odd Blood & 2007′s All Hour Cymbals, will release LP number 3 – Fragrant World, on Friday August 17. “I wanted to make a record that was legitimately, to use a bad word, funky,co-frontman Chris Keating told  Under The Radar of making the album. Stream the first cut, ‘Henrietta’ below – available for a limited time as a free download here.

The Men’s ‘Open Your Heart’ – Out Now May 23rd 2012 By brooke

The Men’s ‘Open Your Heart’ – Out Now

A four-piece out of New York, The Men have become renowned for their incredible live get-up, which translates very well on their new album Open Your Heart, which we’ve just released in Aus/NZ. Two reasons we’re super excited about these guys. 1) This little number:
2) The live show…

Ty Segall & White Fence – RRR Feature Rec! May 20th 2012 By brooke

Ty Segall & White Fence – RRR Feature Rec!

Californian garage kings Ty Segall and White Fence are onto something good with their first-ever collaborative album, HAIR .“We’d like to bring the guitar solo back to rock’n’roll,” said Ty of the album. “It seems like it’s been gone for a while.” Here’s the excellent single, ‘I Am Not A Game’ shot live at Room 205. HAIR is out now in Aus/NZ, and it’s this week’s RRR feature record too.

Pre-Order Glen Hansard’s New Solo Album May 16th 2012 By brooke

Pre-Order Glen Hansard’s New Solo Album

Renowned for his gorgeous music with The Frames and Swell Season, Glen Hansard recently surprised us with the news he’d release his first solo album, Rhythm and Repose – in the works for over 20 years. Far from stripped back (as we heard on ‘Philander’), it’s rich with guests including Nico Muhly, Sam Amidon, Bryan Devendorf and Marketa Irglova. You can pre-order the album now via JB HiFi, ahead of its June 15 release.

Youth Lagoon’s July Headlines – On Sale Now May 13th 2012 By brooke

Youth Lagoon’s July Headlines – On Sale Now

Youth Lagoon, the character behind one of last year’s most spellbinding records – The Year of Hibernation, is headed back to Aus this July, performing headlines on Sat July 28 at Sydney’s Factory Theatre & Sun July 29 at Melbourne’s Corner Hotel, both of which are on sale now. The band’s live show is such a feel good thing – gorgeous analogue keys and bright melodies, electric guitar and a very memorable voice in frontman Trevor Powers. Here’s a fan clip for album cut, ’17′.