Angular and unforgiving, the dark and dissonant sounds of Wax Chattels’ self-titled debut album are a stark reminder that it isn’t always sunny in New Zealand.
Violet is the haunting incarnation of Sydneysider Jessica Meier, whose latest single examines in gritty detail the suffocating nature of modern existence.
Kardajala Kirridarra combine elements of chill-out music, rap, and searing four-part harmonies sung in English and Mudburra to affect a deep, historical connection to country and a stunning blend of contemporary and traditional culture.
Flower Boy 卓颖贤’s debut EP is an electrical storm of love and yearning; a product of her classical background combined with a glassy, precise production style.
Sun-drenched pop on the outside, emotive and impassioned on the inside, Sunscreen occupy a space in-between where songs about anxiety become catchy, danceable and fun.
There is a particular understanding between Cat Power fans, of their much-adored singer-songwriter’s habits and idiosyncrasies.
There is a transient beauty to Totally Mild. From the songs to the album artwork and accompanying videos, the group’s second album positively gleams.