Announcing the launch of Paper Planes PR today, is Melbourne based publicist Amanda Jenkins. Having worked together with Jamie Raeburn over the last 3 years via Sweat It Out and Central Station Records, the pair saw an opportunity to be supporting a more diverse range of artists across an array genres (from indie-pop, to neo-soul/R&B, to electronic & dance), whether signed or independent, local or international.Read more
Following the release of his sophomore EP 'Someone's EP II', and the subsequent stunning video for 'go with u', today BAYNK announces Melbourne producer Luboku as tour support for his forthcoming Australian dates. With the tour commencing in just under a week, the pair will kick things off at Melbourne's Howler on Thursday 4th July, before heading up to The Brightside in Brisbane on 5th July, and wrapping up the weekend at The Lansdowne in Sydney on Saturday 6th July.
Today, New Zealand producer and songwriter BAYNK has released his highly anticipated sophomore EP, 'Someone's EP II', following his acclaimed 2017 debut. The EP is a seven-track collection showcasing his pristine electronic production and innovative crafting of sounds, and features international talents including Sinéad Harnett, Glades, Martin Luke Brown and Hablot Brown. Alongside the previously released singles 'Water', 'Off Limits' and 'Settle', there are four brand new cuts for your listening pleasure.Read more
In a most welcome manifestation of the gradual societal and industry change regarding equality, this morning ARIA released the weekly club chart, topped by Sydney producer Beth Yen; the first solo female artist to achieve #1 since 2012. Also making her the fourth solo female artist to achieve this in ARIA chart history, following on from Helena with ‘Girl From The Sky’ - topping the chart for two consecutive weeks, and two other Australian females, Zoe Badwi with ‘Release Me’, and Sarah McCleod with ‘He Doesn’t Love You'.Read more
Prolific L.A.-based ambient electronic musician shallou (real name Joe Boston) has released his first single of 2019; 'All Your Days' with Emmit Fenn. 'All Your Days' is quintessentially shallou; otherworldly, pulsating beats complimented by vulnerable vocal, which is all the while uplifting and resonant. There's a delicate beauty to the song, which is in part due to the collaborative efforts of featured artist and multi-instrumentalist Emmit Fenn.Read more
Brisbane-bred bedroom singer / songwriter / producer Yoste (pronounced like 'lost') shares his debut EP, try to be okay, via Akira Records (Henry Jamison, Henry Green, Rosie Carney), along with his new EP single 'Howl.'Read more
Rising L.A.-based ambient electronic artist shallou proudly releases his new single 'count on' today, as his mammoth 20 date, sold out North American headline tour draws to an end. 'count on' sees shallou (real name Joe Boston) apply his trademark fragile, emotionally-laden narrative over soulful melody and otherworldly, pulsating beats; it's a beautiful moment to mark the end of a huge touring schedule and to see out what can only be described as a life-changing year for the prodigious artist.Read more