Austra - Page 3

Austra – “Painful Like”

Katie Stelmanis's Austra project will release the followup to Feel It Break just next month, and as we heard on its first single "Home," the…
Amrit Singh | May 30, 2013 - 10:20 am

Austra – “Home (Ital’s Immersion Mix)” (Stereogum Premiere)

Austra and Ital are both feel-good stories about the nice things that can happen when punks pick up computers. Austra's frontwoman Katie Stelmanis was a…
Tom Breihan | May 21, 2013 - 9:42 am


Q&A: Austra On New Album Olympia And Avoiding The Sophomore Slump

Back in 2011 Austra released Feel It Break -- a wonderful bit of gothy electro-pop weirdness that would ultimately become one of that year’s most…
T. Cole Rachel | May 14, 2013 - 4:58 pm

Austra & Gina X – “Mayan Drums (Doldrums Remix)”

On Record Store Day, the great Toronto electro-pop crew Austra hooked up with Gina X, a culty German late-'70s/early-'80s postpunk singer, to release a 12"
Tom Breihan | May 14, 2013 - 11:09 am

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

You know this was a good week for music videos when 4Minute made a K-pop video with dancing zombies in it, one where they fight
Tom Breihan | May 3, 2013 - 10:42 am

Austra – “Home” Video

A few years ago, the operatic Toronto art-punk veteran Katie Stelmanis put together the witchy synthpop band Austra, and their excellent debut album Feel It
Tom Breihan | May 1, 2013 - 10:30 am

Monthly Mix

Stereogum Monthly Mix: March 2013

Remember last month when we made a hand-wringing post about the death of the MP3 and thereby the end of the downloadable Monthly Mix? Well,…
Amrit Singh | March 29, 2013 - 2:19 pm

Austra – “Home”

A couple of years ago, the ferociously gifted Toronto art-punk singer Katie Stelmanis formed an electro-goth project called Austra, and their debut album Feel It
Tom Breihan | March 7, 2013 - 10:26 am

CFCF – “Soul Love” (Feat. Austra) (David Bowie Cover)

Once a year, the roster of the Canadian indie label Paper Bag gets together to cover one complete classic album, with a different label act…
Tom Breihan | September 24, 2012 - 12:33 pm

Watch Austra Debut “Painful Like” On Scion Sessions

Feel It Break, Austra's dark and heady electro-pop debut, was one of last year's great grower albums, a slow bubbler that sank under your skin…
Tom Breihan | August 6, 2012 - 4:20 pm

Austra Covers Robyn

Robyn and Canadian group Austra both make pulsing electronic pop music. But Robyn's songs almost always have a sense of joyous immediacy, even when they're…
Tom Breihan | February 17, 2012 - 9:14 am

Fucked Up – “Year Of The Tiger”

Toronto punks Fucked Up are an ambitious bunch, and that's probably the most evident in their series of Chinese Zodiac singles. Every year, the band…
Tom Breihan | February 7, 2012 - 11:39 am


The 10 Most NSFW Videos Of 2011

Almost none of us are at work this week, so almost none of us are getting fired. And with the holidays coming to an end,…
Tom Breihan | December 27, 2011 - 2:32 pm


New York Magazine’s Top 10 Albums Of 2011

When music magazines and website, ours included, publish year-end best-of lists, those lists are basically composites. All the people on staff get together to haggle,…
Tom Breihan | December 6, 2011 - 10:02 am

Hear Slipknot’s Clown Remix Austra

M. Shawn Crahan is the resident scary clown in the inexplicably long-running Iowa trudge-metal band Slipknot, and he's also the most unexpected thing about the…
Tom Breihan | November 29, 2011 - 11:28 am