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JIM LAWRIE – EONS

Last June, we wrote a piece on Jim Lawrie’s single ‘Just Like Normal‘ which we instantly fell in love with. Last week, Jim released (with welcome open arms from the AIR team), his new record, ‘Eons‘. ‘Eons’ is hugely fulfilling. Jim’s songwriting has reached new peaks, with warm hooks and intricate arrangements, this is a world-class listen. You…
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NITE FIELDS – DEPERSONALISATION

Dark, haunting, moody, post-punk, shoe-gaze, dream-pop, downer-pop – these are just some of the descriptions being thrown around to describe Brisbane four piece, Nite Fields. The band released their debut album ’Depersonalisation’ through Felte/The Orchard earlier this month and are deservedly garnering plenty of attention, with Pitchfork describing the album as “…a welcome bit of gloom“. Impressively, front man, Danny…
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BOO SEEKA – KINGDOM LEADER

Sometimes a song comes across our desk and there’s something so special about it that we just want everyone to hear it. This is one of those songs.  Boo Seeka. Kingdom Leader. Such a well constructed, easy listen with a strong opening that builds in to deep hip-hop & soul grooves. Considering this is the first ever single from the…
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SAY LOU LOU – NOTHING BUT A HEARTBEAT

‘Nothing But A Heartbeat’ is the new single from Miranda and Elektra Kilbey, aka sibling twin duo Say Lou Lou. We fell in love with Say Lou Lou when they released their hauntingly stunning track ‘Julian’ back in 2013, it’s still one of our faves. The girls have an interesting back story, having grown up…
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COURTNEY BARNETT – PEDESTRIAN AT BEST

We woke up this morning with some pretty kick ass news. The date has finally been set for one of the most anticipated albums of 2015, Courtney Barnett’s ‘Sometimes I Sit And Think, And Sometimes I Just Sit’.  Along with the announcement of the (put this down in your diaries!) Friday, 20th of March release…
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SALLY SELTMANN – WE ARE THE MUSIC

‘We Are The Music‘ is the new single from much respected Sydney singer-songwriter Sally Seltmann.  The track is a collaboration between the Seeker Lover Keeper member and her husband (former member of The Avalanches) Darren Seltmann, plus Canadian musicians Jon Lawless and Aaron Mohr. ‘We Are The Music’ is the first single to be released…
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Rdio Announced as the Official Streaming Partner of AIR

AIR is pleased to announce global music streaming service Rdio as AIR’s official digital music streaming Partner. Rdio provides a unique mix of formats for consumers to enjoy over 32 million songs anytime, with the most comprehensive catalogue of on demand songs, albums and playlists. Rdio’s breadth of radio and on-demand formats bridges the gap between the…
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PEARLS – BIG SHOT

Melbourne outfit Pearls’ hypnotic first single ‘Big Shot’ is a cool catchy trip, with one foot in 2015 and the other in 70’s glam.  The band release their debut album next month, which promises to expand on the sound of ‘Big Shot’, with organs and guitars forming a mesmerising wall of sound, driving a set of memorable…
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TWERPS – I DON’T MIND

Melbourne four-piece Twerps have just dropped a brand new track, I Don’t Mind, from their forthcoming album Range Anxiety. It’s a meandering and warm little ditty, conjuring up some serious slacker vibes. Impressively, it has also been named “Best New Track” on Pitchfork. Twerps are keeping pretty busy, recently signing a global deal with Merge Records…
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GRAPHIC CHARACTERS – THE BIRDS AND THE BEES

Graphic Characters are Perth’s perfect answer to fuzzy, dark and brooding rock.  Their debut single The Birds and The Bees opens with hard rolling drums, that bring to mind Royal Blood. With the laid-back whispered vocal style in this track it is clear to see why vocalist Chris gets comparisons to Courtney Taylor-Taylor of The Dandy Warhols….
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