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The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Let us remember 10/21/2016 as the day Lady Gaga released Joanne, or rather, The Day Lady Gaga Stans Clogged Our Mentions Once We Shared Our…
Stereogum | October 21, 2016 - 5:52 pm

Interview

Turntable Interview: Austra

Austra’s debut album Feel It Break was filled with synth-pop beats paired with theatrical vocals. The result was incredibly well received, making top ten and…
Melissa Locker | August 8, 2013 - 3:52 pm

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Hey look, new graphic! Now this column can look something like the Best Songs Of The Week column, and now I can keep just the…
Tom Breihan | July 19, 2013 - 10:34 am

More Austra stories

Austra – “Future Politics” Video

Austra are following up 2014's Habitat EP next month with a new album called Future Politics. Lead single "Utopia" cracked our 5 Best Songs Of
Peter Helman | December 5, 2016 - 10:19 am

Austra – “Utopia” Video

Austra is the recording project of Katie Stelmanis, and last we heard from her was back in 2014 when the Habitat EP dropped. Today, Austra…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | October 19, 2016 - 10:21 am

Tegan And Sara, Fucked Up, Metric, Metz Appear In Toronto Indie Rock Video Game

Loud On Planet X is a new music-themed video game from Pop Sandbox, an indie gaming studio based in Toronto. The synopsis is essentially this:…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | May 5, 2015 - 4:26 pm

Austra – “Doepfer” Video

The atmospheric Toronto synthpoppers Austra released their Habitat EP earlier this summer, and we've posted their videos for the title track and for "Hulluu." Their…
Tom Breihan | August 6, 2014 - 11:55 am

Austra – “American Science” (Duran Duran Cover)

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,"
Tom Breihan | July 11, 2014 - 9:14 am

Austra – “Hulluu” Video

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,…
Tom Breihan | July 3, 2014 - 10:39 am

Austra – “Habitat” Video

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…
Chris DeVille | June 19, 2014 - 10:12 am

Stream Austra Habitat EP

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
Miles Bowe | June 17, 2014 - 4:24 pm

Austra – “Habitat”

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…
Chris DeVille | May 6, 2014 - 10:03 am

Austra – “Hurt Me Now” Video

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…
Tom Breihan | January 17, 2014 - 10:08 am

Austra – “Forgive Me” Video

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,…
Tom Breihan | November 14, 2013 - 11:55 am

Photos: Musicfest NW 2013

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…
Miles Bowe | September 9, 2013 - 6:22 pm

Austra – “Painful Like (XXXY Remix)”

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…
Claire Lobenfeld | August 20, 2013 - 3:25 pm

Way Out West 2013 Day 2: The Knife, Miguel, Giorgio Moroder, & More

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…
Tom Breihan | August 10, 2013 - 8:56 am
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