Austra - Page 4

Watch Austra’s Unplugged Paper Bag Session

Austra's icy electro purrs don't seem like the type of things that would translate well to an acoustic performance. But in the latest edition of…
Tom Breihan | November 23, 2011 - 11:58 am


Stereogum’s 40 Best New Bands of 2011

Last year, right around the time summer turned to fall, we at Stereogum published our list of the 40 best new bands of the year.
Stereogum | September 13, 2011 - 12:26 pm

Austra – “Identity”

The vibed-out Canadian electro-goth-pop BTW Austra, who bodied "Alone, Together" on our Strokes tribute, have a new single for "Spellwork," one of the standouts from…
Tom Breihan | September 12, 2011 - 9:01 am

Arcade Fire, Austra @ Heineken Music Hall, Amsterdam 8/29/11

Arcade Fire's The Suburbs world tour stopped in the Netherlands last night and Elena Morelli supplied some shots of the show. Opening were indie rock…
Corban Goble | August 30, 2011 - 12:08 pm

Austra – “Beat And The Pulse (Kool Thing Remix)”

BTW Austra's original track "Beat And The Pulse" is gothic electro done with a spacey, otherwordly sort of calm. It's somehow creepy and sleepy simultaneously,…
Tom Breihan | August 25, 2011 - 4:04 pm

Cold Cave, Austra, Prurient @ Ukrainian Cultural Center, Los Angeles 7/27/11

BTW Cold Cave played to a sweat-drenched capacity crowd at the Ukrainian Cultural Center for a show ending with Wes Eisold being pulled into the…
Andrew Youssef | July 28, 2011 - 9:33 am

Stereogum Presents… STROKED: A Tribute To Is This It

The Strokes' debut album Is This It was first released on 7/30/01. To help us celebrate this 10th Anniversary, we asked some of our favorite…
Stereogum | July 26, 2011 - 9:30 am

Death In Vegas – “Your Loft” (Feat. Austra’s Katie Stelmanis)

"Your Loft" is the first single from the forthcoming Trans-Love Energies. The track features BTW Austra's Katie Stelmanis.
Brandon Stosuy | July 25, 2011 - 4:14 pm

Death In Vegas Trans Love Energies Details

Death In Vegas is set to release a new 12-song collection Trans Love Energies, the first album since 2004's Satan's Circus. Songwriter/frontman/brain Richard Fearless, who…
Brandon Stosuy | July 20, 2011 - 11:17 am

Austra – “Spellwork (MNDR Nighttime Remix)” (Stereogum Premiere)

BTW Austra's excellent debut Feel It Break has spawned the Sparkle 12", a 6-song EP featuring remixes of "Spellwork," "Lose It," and "Beat And The…
Brandon Stosuy | July 6, 2011 - 9:25 am


Stereogum’s Top 20 Albums Of 2011 So Far

We still have plenty of time and music left in 2011, but since we're at the halfway (or so) mark, we thought it made sense…
Stereogum | June 21, 2011 - 1:11 pm

Austra – “Lose It (Diamond Rings Remix)”

Two of Toronto's electro-pop rising stars cross tracks on this one, a remix of ascendent BTW Austra's big single "Lose It" by John O aka…
Amrit Singh | May 24, 2011 - 2:01 pm

Austra Cover “Woodstock”

Unlike James Blake's take on Joni, for which the singer-songwriter set aside most of his production tricks in favor of being a more standard singer-songwriter,…
Amrit Singh | May 19, 2011 - 5:13 pm

Austra – “Lose It” Video

In this video for dark, danceable Toronto BTW (x 2) Austra's "Lose It," Katie Stelmanis & Co. are carefully arranged by director M Blash to…
Brandon Stosuy | May 5, 2011 - 1:50 pm

Monthly Mix

Stereogum Monthly Mix: April 2011

April's mix is female heavy and thematically clustered. It tips off with a track from each of our three most recent Bands To Watch. The…
Amrit Singh | April 8, 2011 - 5:18 pm