Charli XCX serves a stunt show for ‘White Mercedes’ music video

Charli XCX has shared a daring music video for ‘White Mercedes’, one of the softer and more subdued singles taken from the alt-pop revolutionary’s latest self-titled album. The intimate pop ballad transforms into a thrilling stunt show in the surreal music video, where Charli dangles dramatically inside a hanging car before it bursts into flames alongside…

Forest Club get caught up in nightlife lust on ‘Seeing Somebody’ 

Auckland/Wellington based R&B/electronica duo Forest Club have shared their shiny new single ‘Seeing Somebody’, following their July debut ‘Zone’. The smokey dance track is an unlikely pairing of classic house tempo drums and moody R&B vocals. Glossed over with an atmospheric aura, ‘Seeing Somebody’ is a glimmering evening thrill. Caught up in late nightlife lust,…

R&V reveal second lineup ft Playboi Carti, JAUZ and more

Rhythm and Vines have revealed their second lineup release for the 3-day music and camping festival spectacle, following August’s electronic powerhouse bill including Alison Wonderland, Disclosure and RL Grime. Atlanta trap prodigy Playboi Carti will be making his debut New Zealand appearance, headlining the most coveted New Years Eve destination in the world, at Gisbourne’s…

Father releases cheeky new Hu$Band EP

Awful Records patriarch, Father has shared his new Hu$Band EP. The whimsical project follows Father’s 2018’s album Awful Swim, a collaboration between Awful Records and Adult Swim. In August and September, Father dropped singles ‘A Lot On Ur Plate’ and ‘Handful’, and now Hu$Band has arrived in its entirety. Today, Father shared a music video for ‘ICEMAN’, with…

Tyler, The Creator shares ‘EARFQUAKE’ house remix by Channel Tres

Tyler, The Creator has granted the first ever official remix to one of his songs, as ‘EARFQUAKE’ receives a makeover from dance-infused Compton rapper Channel Tres. The original, Playboi Carti featuring alternative R&B IGOR single transforms into a house heartbreak anthem on Channel Tres’s remix, adorned with pitched vocals, horns and a dynamic dance flavour….

MCK releases dreamy EP teaser, ‘Fantasy’

Auckland artist MCK releases dreamy EP teaser, ‘Fantasy’, featuring Bobandii. Serving as the first of three singles before the inaugural EP comes out in January of next year, ‘Fantasy’ is a sweet introduction. Coated crackling piano begins the melody, caressing MCK’s sweet vocals as the slow beat kicks in. As the track progresses, themes relaying…

Travis Scott ascends in new single “Highest In The Room”

Astroworld was one of the biggest albums of 2018. It was a journey through high-energy hip-hop anthems and melodic, psychedelic cuts, ascending and dropping like the rollercoasters of the theme park its based on. He garnered everything from Kid Cudi hums to Stevie Wonder harmonica solos, presenting them in a dystopian manner achieving chaos, and…

Doja Cat releases grungey ‘Bottom Bitch’

Doja Cat has released the lead single from her forthcoming sophomore album HOT PINK, titled ‘Bottom Bitch’.  The tongue in cheek track, co-produced by Doja Cat and Yeti Beats, samples Blink 182’s ‘What’s My Age Again’ riff, as Doja tries on a grungey, emo tone coated in glossy autotune. The Jack Begert directed visual features Doja’s crew of misfits as they loiter…