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The Duran Duran tribute compilation Making Patterns Rhyme comes out next week, and we've already posted a bunch of songs from it: Moby doing "Rio," Warpaint doing "The Chauffeur," Carina Round doing…   Read Story »
Toronto electro-brooders Austra released their Habitat EP last week, and they already made a music video for its title track. Today, they've shared another video, and this one is for "Hulluu," a…   Read Story »
Austra's Habitat EP is out this week, and now so is the video for the title track. Director Matt Lambert's clip seems to be about a wave of lust sweeping through a cheap motel. Various hookups ensue,…   Read Story »
After releasing Olympia (an Album Of The Week for us) last year, Austra is back with the Habitat EP. We heard the title track last month, but now you can stream the entire release…   Read Story »
Austra is following up last year's Album Of The Week honoree Olympia with an EP called Habitat. It'll be available this June as a limited edition 12-inch or digitally. Explains band leader Katie…   Read Story »
Gauzy Tornoto synthpoppers Austra have a history of making deeply strange and absorbing music videos, and their latest is for "Hurt Me Now," one of the tracks from last year's very good Olympia…   Read Story »
Over the summer, the Toronto electro-influenced art-pop group Austra released their very good sophomore album Olympia. Director Claire Edmondson has made them a darkly gleaming, cinematic video for…   Read Story »
This past weekend Portland held Musicfest NW 2013, which had a pretty sweet line-up. Many of the bands playing have been doing incredible things on the festival circuit this summer and our…   Read Story »
Austra are gearing up to release an EP of remixes of Olympia track "Painful Like" and here is the first from London's XXXY. The EP will also feature a remix from Azari & III's Dinamo Azari and two…   Read Story »
Giorgio Moroder dances by stabbing two fingers in the air, like the aging European man that he is. He also plays air-slap-bass. The Italo-disco legend is here in Sweden, at Gothenburg's Way Out West…   Read Story »