Tag Archives: Fleet Foxes

BIGSOUND 2013

Over its 12 years in existence, BIGSOUND has become recognised as Australia’s most important music industry conference. We sat down with BIGSOUND Associate Programmer Nick O’Byrne to talk about the past, present and future of this incredible event.

Majical Cloudz - Bugs Don't Buzz

The latest single from Majical Cloudz, ‘Bugs Don’t Buzz,’ is the most interesting piece of music we’ve come across in a while.

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What’s long, hard and makes you feel real good?

Wickerbird - The Westering

‘The Westering’ sounds like a dusty old record of your dad’s that has been hiding away in some crate since the 70s. Wickerbird slots right into the current wave of nu-folk artists, but still sounds authentic.

Bands You Need to Know

CLOUD BOAT (UK), DANVERS (AUS), and AVA LUNA (USA).

Father John Misty

Catch former Fleet Foxes drummer Josh Tillman (Father John Misty) tomorrow night at The Metro Theatre, supported by locals Oh Mercy.

falls

The organisers of The Falls Music & Art Festival have just this morning released a small taste of what they have in store for this year’s event. The first artists to be confirmed are: Arctic Monkeys Fleet Foxes Crystal Castles J Mascis Josh Pyke Papa Vs Pretty The Wonderful World of DJ Yoda Unknown Mortal Orchestra […]

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Seattle based baroque-pop group, Fleet Foxes, are back with the follow-up to their critically acclaimed self-titled debut album of 2008. This May they deliver Helplessness Blues. The LP was hoped to have been released late 2009 but as reported by front-man Robin Pecknold, “the band’s touring schedule had caused them some setbacks.” Without further adieu, take a listen to the first […]

Explosions in the Sky are an instrumental post-rock group hailing from Texas. They have been kicking around since ’99, have dropped five studio LPs, contributed to a bunch of compilation albums and even had a song used on the soundtrack for American TV series, Friday Night Lights. They have now unleashed their sixth instrumental masterpiece, Take Care, Take Care, Take […]

Junip-daytrotter

Daytrotter is a website owned and operated by Horseshack Studios. It hosts live recording sessions with many popular and upcoming indie music acts – typically seven bands per week with almost all being made available as free downloads. The site works well in putting local Illinois bands in the spotlight as well as grabbing some bigger name acts as they […]

robin pecknold

Front-man to the Fleet Foxes, Robin Pecknold, has offloaded three new tunes he recorded in Los Angeles recently. Pecknold announced the above tracks via Twitter stating that “These aren’t Fleet Foxes songs, but I didn’t know where else to disseminate it. Pretty mellow jams.” Here’s ‘Derwentwater Stones’: Mobile users, click here to listen. ‘Where Is My Wild Rose’ - a cover […]

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Baroque-pop band Fleet Foxes are back with the follow-up to their critically acclaimed self-titled debut album of 2008. The latest offering is Helplessness Blues and if the first single is anything at all to go by, then we’re in for a treat! Take a listen to the tilte track:    Helplessness Blues will be released 3rd May 2011 […]