New music for your ears, GUNNS, Of Monsters And Men, Grace Mitchell & more
THE CAT EMPIRE –Bulls (Six Boroughs Media)
Bulls is the new single from one of Australia’s most successful bands, The Cat Empire.
From their soon to be released 6th studio album ‘Rising With The Sun’, ‘Bulls’ follows the successful ‘Wolves’.
The Cat Empire are hitting the road in support of ‘Rising With The Sun’ with dates announced right around Australia including coveted spots on Womadelaide, Blues Fest in Byron Bay as well as their own headlining shows.
GUNNS – Whose guna be your dog (Spinning Top Records)
Touters of dreamy surf-pop, Gunns return today with new single ‘Who’s Gonna Be Your Dog.’ Not content to live that laid-back surf lifestyle, the WA four-piece are about to join Strokes legend Albert Hammond Jnr. on his first ever Australian headline tour, before unveiling their debut EP ‘She’s A Rainbow’, on February 12th via Spinning Top Records (Tame Impala) – We are loving these psychedelic cats new jam
Yeasayer – I am chemistry (create/control)
Today heralds the return of Brooklyn-based experimental rockers Yeasayer with the release of ‘I Am Chemistry’ – the first taste of the band’s fourth album Amen & Goodbye – out April 1 via Create/Control. “I Am Chemistry” Not unlike their past material, the track — their first in about three years — channels their signature strand of quirky, psychedelic pop and is coupled by an even quirkier and strange video clip.
SUMMER FLAKE- Shoot n Score (Rice is nice records)
Melbourne-via-Adelaide's Summer Flake aka Stephanie Crase has just dropped the first single ’Shoot And Score’ off her sophomore record Hello Friends which is set drop on April 8. Drenched in a timelessness of reverb, ’Shoot And Score’ enlists winding and mesmerising guitars and underscores straight-shooting lyrics. This track is eerie and deliciously grungy, given off an 90’s feel.
OF MONSTERS AND MEN – Wolves without teeth (universal music Australia)
Multi-platinum quintet Of Monsters And Men have released a brand new single ‘Wolves Without Teeth’ ahead of their massive Australian shows in April. Of Monsters and Men have come a long way from their native Iceland. They quickly became a phenomenon in 2011 with the quadruple-platinum “Little Talks”.This year the band returned with their sophomore album Beneath The Skin which garnered anthemic hits including “Crystals,” “Empire,” and current radio chart climber “Wolves Without Teeth.”
LONELY THE BRAVE – Black Mire (Full Time Hobby via Kobalt Label Services)
UK 5-piece rock outfit Lonely The Brave are today releasing their new single "Black Mire", the first taster of their as-yet-untitled second album, which will drop worldwide in mid-2016.
Lonely The Brave have spent much of these last two years touring internationally and playing with the likes of Bruce Springsteen, Deftones, Neil Young, Marmozets and Wolf Alice, as well as putting in unforgettable festival performances at the likes of Glastonbury, Download and, most recently, the main stage at Reading & Leeds. We are diggin the eerie vocals to this track!
RUNNING TOUCH – Courtesy of (Running Touch)
Running Touch is experimental electronic, Running Touch’s mission is to “change the way the world thinks of dance music by defying genres and breaking the boundaries of what is considered to be normal, with synthetic, melodic tendencies alike that of ‘London Grammar’ & ‘Klangarussell’. This track will have you bopping along!
GRACE MITCHELL– NoLo (Universal music Australia)
Critics have immediately fallen in love with the 18-year-old Portland singer, songwriter, and genre disruptor Grace Mitchell. Buzzfeed crowned her #1 on their “25 Artists You Need In Your Life In 2015” list claiming.
Grace is turning heads and ears with her new single “NoLo.” The track comes from her new EP, RACEDAY [Casablanca/Republic Records]. Co-produced by Mark Foster of Foster the People and Rich Costey (Muse, Flying Lotus, Of Monsters and Men, and Foster the People), NoLo is venturing into new territory. And although it’s inspired by a break up, it is one catchy track.