Grimes shares new video for ‘Kill V. Maim’

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Grimes has shared her video for ‘Kill V. Maim’ today! The live-action video was shot in Toronto and was directed by Claire and Mac Boucher. It features Grimes as a vampire, some crazy outfits and lots of blood. Watch the clip below.

Catch Grimes tour her new album ‘Art Angels’ with St Jerome’s Laneway Festival this February. In addition, she is playing sideshows in Sydney and Melbourne. Tickets available here.

LNZNDRF share three live tracks + announce debut album

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LNZNDRF, the trio of Ben Lanz, Scott Devendorf and Bryan Devendorf, have announced the release of their self-titled debut out Friday 19 February. To celebrate the announcement, LNZNDRF have shared three live tracks ‘Beneath The Black Sea’, ‘Kind Things’ and ‘Mt. Storm.’

LNZNDRF’s debut is rock minimalism meets sonic maximalism. Recorded in a church in Cincinnati over two and a half days, the eight songs on the album were improvised with a vital spirit harkening back to the reason the members became musicians in the first place. The songs, which were edited from 30+ minute jams, evoke the essence of their expansive, largely improvised live shows.

Watch their live performance below!

Savages share video for ‘Adore’

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Overnight Savages released their stunning new track ‘Adore’. Marrying Jehnny Beth’s commanding vocals and evocative facial expressions with intimate closeups of the band, oscillating rhythms, and surging guitars, the affecting ballad is inspired by the American poet and activist Minnie Bruce Pratt.

The song comes from their forthcoming record ‘Adore Life’ out Friday 22 January via Matador / Remote Control. STACK Magazine have praised the new record in a review here – have a read!

Fat Freddy’s Drop share ‘Ten Feet Tall’ video

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After releasing BAYS earlier this year, Fat Freddy’s Drop have shared a live video of the band performing the single ‘Ten Feet Tall’ live from Berlin!

On top of that the band have added a third show in Melbourne at The Forum on Catch the band performing in Australia this February. After sold out shows at the Sydney Opera House earlier this year, this will be their biggest headline tour of Australia to date!

Tickets for the Melbourne show are on sale now here.

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Purity Ring share video for ‘heartsigh’

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Purity Ring release their video for ‘Heartsigh’ directed by Cecil Frena & Alex Fischer. The video explores the incredible futuristic live visuals the band have become known for.

Impressively, the band designed the stage show/music video themselves–including the band’s costumes & Corin Roddick’s custom, state-of-the-art crystal mallet synth. In addition, the show/video incorporates an art installation called “Submergence” by the British art collective Squidsoup; which utilizes over 2500 immersive & interactive LED lights. The video also features choreography from L.A. based dancer Juliette Irons.

Watch the video below.

Purity Ring are back next year to play Laneway Festival and sideshows in Melbourne and Sydney! Check all the tour dates here.

RATATAT share video ‘Pricks Of Brightness’

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After playing insane shows in Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney as well as Meredith Music Festival, Ratatat have shared their latest video for ‘Pricks Of Brightness.’

Watch the crazy video below.

Last week, Ratatat stopped by the triple j office and did Take 5 with Zan Rowe! Have a listen to their Top 5 Summer picks here.

If you missed the band while they toured Australia, you can read Scenestr’s live review here.

Jess Ribeiro shares ‘Hurry Back To Love (Mikey Young Remix)’

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After playing to a packed crowd at Meredith Music Festival over the weekend, Jess Ribeiro has today premiered the Mikey Young remix of ‘Hurry Back To Love’ via THUMP.

Mikey describes the track: “I met Jess. She was super funny and off kilter. She said do a remix for me and make me sound like Donna Summer. So after trying to turn her into a bunch of Steve Reich tape loops for a day, I gave in and had a crack at unashamedly ripping on Moroder and Patrick Cowley as hard as I possibly could and coming up short of course but not tooooo short”

Catch her perform live in February

SATURDAY 6 FEBRUARY
Howler, Melbourne

FRIDAY 12 FEBRUARY
Newtown Social Club, Sydney

Banoffee shares video for ‘Body Suit’

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Banoffee is excited to premiere the video for ‘Body Suit’ via Red Bull Music. The single comes from her stellar EP Do I Make You Nervous? out now via Dot Dash / Remote Control Records.

The video for ‘Body Suit’ was a collaborative effort. Written by Rhys Mitchell and Banoffee, directed by Rhys Mitchell, produced by Ruth Morris, and with cinematography by Jack Peddey.

The clip follows an eclectic group of characters all interpreting and judging the same presentation: A woman, alien-like and bare presenting herself to an audience.

Banoffee is cloaked in a skin of paint created by Melbourne artist, Lani Mitchell, which she uses to divide her from the scrutiny of her audience – a theme that the track touches upon lightly. Watch the incredible clip below.