By: Jessica Nakamoto – Building a foundation, setting the stage, and making oneself heard. A debut album is a chance for a young band to deliver a knockout statement. For breakout Australian metal outfit Pridelands however, it was impossible to be satisfied with just one. Challenging themselves to take a multi-faceted approach to their first full-length … Continue reading
By: Staff – Sydney, Australia-based Mark Garai is back with his new single “Incendiary”, which you can stream exclusively via Aesthetic Magazine below. Steeped in art-house voodoo, Garai conjures a deep vibe with his single “Incendiary”, a revisionist rock delight that presents seductive opportunities and dares you to dance with madness. With all the instrumentation … Continue reading
By: Staff – Emerging Sydney-based country music artist Jamie Lindsay is back with his new single “Simple Life”, which you can stream exclusively via Aesthetic Magazine below. With a catchy vocal melody, Lindsay showcases a tour-de-force talent by steering away from the traditional production-heavy releases of today and allowing his vocals to be at the forefront. … Continue reading
By: Staff – Metallica has announced that they will be donating $750,000 to assist with wildlife relief efforts in New South Wales and Victoria in Australia to help combat their devastating wildfires. Read a statement from the band below. We are totally overwhelmed by the news of the wildfires sweeping through millions of acres across … Continue reading
By: Staff – Australian singer, Stevan, has returned with a brand new single titled, “LNT.” This marks his second single since signing with Honeymoon. A charming gaze into the pushes & pulls of blissful young love, “LNT” (short for love & tenderness) takes a late ’60s dive with honeysuckle harmonies and guitar melodies gleaming from ear to … Continue reading
By: Kirstin Bews – On March 1st, Pond released their eighth studio album, Tasmania via Spinning Top Records. The album, which the Australian psychedelic rock band has described as a “dejected meditation on planetary discord, water, machismo, shame, blame and responsibility, love, blood and empire”, serves as a sister album to the band’s … Continue reading
By: Staff – Angie McMahon is quickly gathering a reputation for moving audiences with her soulful ruminations on life, love and takeaway food. Based in Australia, McMahon’s honest songwriting and romantic melodies cover the full dynamic spectrum, shifting between gravelly intimacy and pounding rock. Angie pours it all out on stage, drawing inspiration from … Continue reading
By: Staff – Grammy-nominated singer Robbie Williams has revealed plans to stop performing his most iconic song “Angels” at future concerts, and will replace it with lesser-known hits. In an interview with The Daily Star, Williams admitted his struggles to get through a performance of the beloved song, saying: “I have to hold myself together or … Continue reading
Photos by: Harrison Haines – Sydney, Australia-based indie rock band Middle Kids, who released their self-titled debut EP on February 17th, 2017 via Domino, performed at the Horseshoe Tavern in Toronto last night (Sept. 12th).
Photos by: Adam Harrison – Australian indie rock band The Temper Trap, who released their third album, Thick As Thieves, on June 10th, 2016 via Glassnote, performed at the Phoenix Concert Theatre in Toronto last night.