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Archive | July, 2012

Animal Collective ‘Today’s Supernatural’

Animal Collective have dropped the first official single from their upcoming album ‘Centipede Hz’.

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Bloc Party ‘Day Four’

I’ve never been a massive Bloc Party fan, but the band are currently in Australia playing Splendour In The Grass, are about to release a new album, and just uploaded a new song from the album. It seems like everything is aligning for me to post that song, and to top everything off I actually quite like it.

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The Good China ‘We Knew That We Had To Leave’

elbourne band The Good China are seemingly incapable of writing a bad song, and this is only further illustrated by their new single We Knew That We Had To Leave, which is the first taste of an upcoming new EP. It’s got the band’s trademark harmonies and joyously busy choruses, mixed with a charming self-awareness and tongue-in-cheek lyrics including the refrain of “I’m so fucking indie I don’t even listen to music”.

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Lord Huron ‘Time To Run’

One of my favourite ‘hidden gem’ bands, Lord Huron, are set to release their debut album in the coming months. The album in question will be called ‘Lonesome Dreams’, and is the followup to several EPs that the band have put out, including the truly excellent ‘Mighty EP’. Today the band made the first single from ‘Lonesome Dreams’ available for free download, because they’re just cool like that.

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Of Monsters And Men @ The Corner Hotel, 20th Of July

On Friday night Icelandic band Of Monsters And Men played their first ever show in Melbourne to a rapt and sold out crowd at the Corner Hotel. Their set was so consistently strong that it beggared belief coming from a band who have only released one album, and the high points of the night stand out as some of the most enjoyable times I’ve had at a gig so far this year.

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Two Door Cinema Club ‘Sleep Alone’

Two Door Cinema Club have announced their sophomore LP ‘Beacon’, and temporarily put the album’s first single, ‘Sleep Alone’, up for free download.

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