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WHAT’S UP | FOSTER THE PEOPLE

Foster The People are known for their 60s inspired beats and virally catchy choruses, often masking controversial undertones with undeniably infectious pop. It’s what skyrocketed their first single, Pumped Up Kicks, to platinum status six times, with the masses only catching on to the Columbine-esque story hiding in plain sight long after learning the lyrics.

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WHAT’S UP | SLUM SOCIABLE

On the cusp of finally releasing their debut album, Slum Sociable are onto something big with their offbeat, darkened corridor electronica. With jazz and hip hop influences evident in their 12-track, self-titled debut, that reminds us of Everything is Recorded, Big Scary and Winston Surfshirt, Ed and Miller’s debut is an indietronica gem. We chat to them about the release, their mysterious origins and corn. Continue reading “WHAT’S UP | SLUM SOCIABLE” »

WHAT’S UP | FUTURE ISLANDS

Baltimore-based trio Future Islands have announced a return to Australia to play a headline tour and a handful of festival sets off the back of their steamy Splendour set. With six albums under their belt, the band are no strangers to the pressures of life on and off the road—their music a deeply emotional exposé on the trials and tribulations of being.

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