The Black Seeds Announce Sixth Studio album, Fabric

On the eve of their 10-date US / Canadian tour, The Black Seeds announce their long-awaited sixth studio album to the world. Fabric, which will be their first album in over five years, is set to be released on September 8th 2017 via Rhythmethod. The album features their brand new single ‘Better Days’ which marked a triumphant return earlier this May. Continue reading

Polish Club announce support bands on NZ Tour!

As with previous dynamic duos Black Keys and White Stripes, you’re offered a soulful, howling vocalist/ guitarist (David Novak) and a hefty, no-frills drummer (John-Henry Pajak), the sound a punky retread of 60s R’n’B. Both men pledge allegiance to Stax/Motown, their soul moves refracted through a lens of their favourite garage rock bands: The Stooges and The Strokes.”
– Sunday Star Times / stuff.co.nz
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Kevin Morby shares title track from forthcoming album City Music

Today, Kevin Morby shares the title track off his forthcoming record, City Music (out 6/16 on Dead Oceans / Rhythmethod). The song nearly hits the 7-minute mark and challenges what fans may have come to expect from Kevin. The song builds like a slowly accelerating subway train, as does this deeply impressionistic video, directed by Christopher Good. The video stars Kevin and actress Tipper Newton, and features cameos from friends Rodrigo Amarante, Kyle Thomas (King Tuff), Matt Johnson, Kim Schifino (Matt & Kim). “It’s a rare song for me in that it’s more about the guitar than the lyrics,” explains Morby, “So when it came time to write lyrics, I wanted to make something as relatable and simple as possible to conjure up the feeling of being elated by a city’s beautiful mania.” Continue reading