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Music July 16, 2016
Neko Case, k.d. lang and Laura Veirs collaborate for ‘case/lang/veirs’
A collaboration between singer-songwriters Neko Case, k. d. lang and Laura Veirs to record some covers has instead produced an original album of consummate craft.
Music July 02, 2016
The Avalanches’ ‘Wildflower’
The Avalanches' long-awaited second album expands their crate-digging methods to blend heavyweight guest rappers with Californian sunshine pop.
Culture July 09, 2016
Blackie’s Song a Day project
Legendary Hard-Ons guitarist Blackie is halfway through an epic project – he’s releasing a new song every day of 2016.
Music June 11, 2016
Dope Lemon’s ‘Honey Bones’
The debut album from Angus Stone’s side project Dope Lemon is the product of a tightknit band in a relaxed setting.
Music May 28, 2016
Car Seat Headrest’s ‘Teens of Denial’
Car Seat Headrest’s Teens of Denial is not just the rock album of the year, but may be the emergence of a new musical genius.
Music April 30, 2016
PJ Harvey’s ‘The Hope Six Demolition Project’ and Anohni’s ‘Hopelessness’
New albums from PJ Harvey and Anohni address personal anguish over global political failures with unusual directness.
Music April 02, 2016
Summer Flake’s ‘Hello Friends’
Summer Flake’s Stephanie Crase has made good on all the promises of her first album with a sound that is pensive and intricate.
Music March 11, 2016
Underworld’s ‘Barbara Barbara, We Face a Shining Future’
Unbound from dance floor imperatives, techno legends Underworld’s first album in six years weaves a seductive spell.
Music February 13, 2016
The 11th Australian Music Prize nominees
Chair of the Australian Music Prize judging panel Dave Faulkner provides a rundown of this year’s eclectic shortlist of albums.
Music January 30, 2016
John Cale rerecords ‘Music For a New Society’
The iconoclastic John Cale has rerecorded his notoriously difficult LP, Music for a New Society.
Music December 12, 2015
Benjamin Clementine’s ‘At Least For Now’
Once homeless in Paris, Benjamin Clementine has taken influences from Orwell to Satie to deliver a startling blend of fitful piano and voice.
Music November 14, 2015
Bill Ryder-Jones’s ‘West Kirby County Primary’
A breakdown forced Bill Ryder-Jones to quit music at 25, but he's back with a brilliantly understated new solo album.