Favourite Music Videos of All Time with Phil from Crooked Colours

Perth trio Crooked Colours have their finger on the pulse and have yet to put a toe wrong in their career. The trio found the sweet spot combining atmospheric beats, soft vocals, synths and guitars that move harmoniously throughout their arrangements in an addictive bliss during their 2014 debut ‘In Your Bones‘ and then catapulted…

5 Up & Coming Australian Artists Billy Fox Thinks You’ll Love

Sydney artist Billy Fox has spent his career in music split between creating breathtaking and evocative music and helping to champion some of the most innovative and interesting new artists from around Australia. He’s taken it one step further now announcing a new Sydney-based artist collective and Bi-Monthly event series, Common Good, aimed at bringing…

MID CITY Interview – Happy-angry-sad

Melbourne group MID CITY have been making waves with their fast and furious approach to their music, combing adrenaline fuelled choruses with jet-propelled verses the group are taking no prisoners when it comes to their meteoric rise. With the release of their debut EP last week after playing a muddy set at The Hills Are…

Wafia Plays Who’s That Pokemon?

Here at POPHRT we are always on the lookout for the best, the head honcho, the alpha, the greatest Pokémon Master / Artist in the world. Wafia stopped by just moments before she was due to take the main stage at Beyond The Valley to put herself to the test and see if she’s better…

Angus and Julia Stone at The Drop Newcastle

As The Drop Festival continues it’s way around Australia this week dropping in on Coolangatta for another weekend of serious good tunes today we’re looking back to the start of the tour when we got to bring brother/sister duo Angus and Julia Stone into our little camper to talk new music, touring and The Drop!

TRACKxTRACK Marét – Self-Titled EP

Canberra based electro-pop songstress Marét today allows the magic of her debut self-titled EP to unfurl before our eyes. A gorgeous collection of soul-filled electro-pop bursting at the seems with powerful synth stabs, whimsical soundscapes and empowering lyrics the EP showcases the many sides of Marét in an tight six-track packaging. First coming to attention…

Six MARINA (and the Diamonds) tracks to fall back in love with.

Welsh artist Marina (formerly Marina & The Diamonds) is an artist who has constantly reinvented herself over and over again, shedding the skin of her old persona’s and genres and emerging as something completely different. From her Indie roots with The Family Jewels to the bubblegum electro of Electra Heart and the mature pop sounds of…

ONE LOVE MANCHESTER SHINES WITH HUMAN KINDNESS

It’s a sad reality that we live in dangerous times. I sometimes long for the days of my childhood, of that completely unaware and pure outlook on the world. What happened in Manchester, I was lost for words. As someone who started going to concerts when I was eight, it seemed unfathomable to myself that…

GETTING INTO “TROUBLE” WITH NATALIA KILLS

  In a strange turn of events this little blog recently got some notice from Cherrytree Records early last week. From that initial notice things kind of progressed and before I knew it I was sitting in the study staring at my phone waiting for a phone call from the dark princess of pop Miss…