New Music – 12.10.18

The Wrap is POPHRT’s weekly rundown of all the songs that we’ve fallen in love with this weekend, all put in one place/playlist and delivered with a cute little bow on top of it all. This week we’re falling head over heels for tracks from newcomer Yorke, returner Japanese Wallpaper and Eurovision top 10 Mikolas…

Zac Sunset – Suburban Sunset

The debut EP release from Brunswick artist Zac Sunset is an acid trip at 5pm in the evening as you hike through the city to watch the pink and orange glow of the sunset disappear between the cracks in the apartment blocks to be replaced by the neon lights of the nighttime. Colours swirl in…

LINES Interview – ‘From Blood and Broken Glass’

LINES are a Swedish four-piece born into the rich artistic fires of Stockholm that evolved and found themselves in the wild, debaucherous underground of Berlin. At their core LINES are a band with DIY ethics writing, producing and mixing their own material in their self-built studio. They’ve self-directed and produced their music videos and throw…

New Music Friday – 28/9/18

We’re hopping on the bandwagon here people, we’re caving in and we’re doing a New Music Friday post because honestly there is just too much goodness that comes out on one day that it’s hard to get around to it all. So instead we’re selecting five feature tracks to talk about and then including for…

SAFIA – Starlight

SAFIA are keeping it fresh with the second release from the Canberra duo in 2018, a shimmering haze of blurred colours and sounds seemingly rushing past you as your body soaks in the zero-gravity of outer-space aptly titled ‘Starlight‘. Woolner’s distinct falsetto is mostly absent from the track which instead leans into a more sprawling…

Allie X – Little Things

Things are heating up over at the Allie X camp with all engines firing ahead of her new album ‘Super Sunset’ which is due out in a little over a month now, it’s all hands on decks and the hype machine is growing. ‘Little Things‘ which saw it’s live debut back in May has finally…

Festival Drawcards For The Summer Holidays 18/19

It’s summer which means that it’s festival season also known as the best damn time to be alive in Australia! Summer festivals are the epitome of greatness and we really get spoilt for choice in such a short period of time over the Xmas / New Years break. With such an influx of amazing musical…

Allie X – Science

Previously we’ve seen LA/Toronto artist Allie X explore the sides of her personality through the usage of her X formula, but never have we seen the alter-ego’s that exist within the world of X. With her third full-length release ‘Super Sunset‘ which is due out October 29 in Australia Allie X’s personality fractures into three…

This That 2018 – Final Lineup

The final pieces of the puzzle have fallen into place today for Newcastle’s one and only This That Festival’s 2018 lineup. Whilst the initial lineup was met with backlash this second lineup announcement is sure to excite and I am frothing. Joining the already stellar lineup which previously announced The Rubens, Safia, Goldlink, Amy Shark and…