Drawing on the highlights of the disco era, Newtimers channel influences from Michael Jackson to Prince into something that would sit comfortably on the Flashdance soundtrack.
Filed somewhere amongst The xx, Bon Iver, and James Blake, Melbourne’s one-man band, Fractures, is the future of electronic-infused rock.
With their dark dreamscapes and boy-girl vocal interplay, GEMS find the same appeal as The xx and Beach House.
Avec Sans have all the ingredients to get our approval: haunting lyrics and high-level production, which leads to a well-defined, polished sound.
Drawing on the likes of Bon Iver, The National and Alt-J, KHUSHI delivers a vibrant bundle of great harmonies and climactic folk.
There’s only two tracks available from Kate Boy at the moment, but given how good they are, we’ll just have to play them on repeat as we wait for more.
Incan Abraham have similar strengths to stalwarts Local Natives and Grizzly Bear, without sounding derivative of them. Their latest EP, Springhouse, has cemented their sound and should serve them well as a springboard.
Despite sounding wholly different to their bubbly 2010 EP “Blooming Summer”, Blue Hawaii’s new material is every bit as satisfying and cohesive.
There is that dream-like, star gazing feel to Inca Gold’s music that creates a truly intoxicating atmosphere.
An exciting and logical extension of the electronic-laced post-rock found in Electrelane, Verity Susman has extended her range to the expiramental possibilities of electronics and found sounds.
Matthew E White calls up classic themes and arrangements to create an album that feels intimately familiar even as it comes as a bolt out of the blue.
Josephine combines a stunningly pure voice with classic singer-songwriter influences to deliver a convincing contemporary take on soul.
We’ll let Eddi Front speak for herself: “While you’re fucking a chair, I’ll be eating bananas and riding a big… black… stallion.”
GPSYMTH might have a near-unpronounceable name (it’s “Gypsy Moth”, apparently), but his lush mix of atmospheric soundscapes more than makes up for it.
inc. draw on diverse studio experience as session musicians for everyone from 50 Cent to Beck, crafting a blend of R&B and Balearic house vibes perfect for nights out, or in.