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BANFF – THE GREAT UNKNOWN

Introducing Banff. The new indie-pop rocker in town. Benjamin Forbes aka Banff has just come out of the studio with Big Scary/#1 Dads, Tom Iansek and new single ‘The Great Unknown’. After the incredible reception of his debut single ‘Stand In Line‘, equal parts illusory and heartbreaking, ‘The Great Unknown’ was Banff’s first foray into solo territory in…
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VALLIS ALPS – YOUNG

Vallis Alps ‘Young‘. A song that is so delicate and beautifully constructed. Dreamy, peaceful, refreshing and mesmerising electronica. If you need a song to escape reality to, this is it.  The brand-new pop duo consists of Parissa Tosif (vocals) from Canberra and David Ansari (producer) from Seattle, Washington. What else can we say but…expect big things from this duo!  We…
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HARTS – BREAKTHROUGH

We had heard from a few sources that Melbourne act, Harts is ‘the man’. After a few spins of his track ‘Breakthrough’ we have been so easily convinced that Harts, is in fact, ‘the man’ and we feel a bit sad for not finding out about him sooner.  A one man soul, funk, rock, pop music making…
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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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