Empire of the Sun announce new album, Ice of the Dune
After what seems like an eternity, Australian electro duo Empire of the Sun have announced details of their sophomore album. Ice of the Dune will be out in June via Astralwerks. Check out an appropriately monster-sized trailer for the record below.
If anyone is at SXSW this week, they can hear a preview of the new album at an exclusive event on March 15th. RSVP here.
The Aussie approach is smooth, homogenizing both vocals and instrumental parts of the track, bringing the beat to the front and fusing it with synths and ambient groove. [read more]
Today's Mix/Cover/Live + MP3 Roundup includes Jeff Hanson, First Aid Kit, Empire Of The Sun & Abe Vigoda. Remix MP3: Empire of the Sun - Standing On the Shore (Hey Today Remix) Cover MP3: First Aid Kit - Universal Soldier (Buffy-Sainte Marie) Live MP3: Abe Vigoda - Chorus (Live) MP3 Of The Day! Jeff Hanson MP3: Jeff Hanson - If Only I Knew http://www.myspace.com/jeffhanson [read more]
By now you've probably realised that, yes, your new years resolution is already void. And there's 11 months until you can pig out, get drunk and otherwise make a complete fool out of yourself with the excuse 'It's Christmas/New Year'. It's not worth it I hear you cry. You're wrong my friend. Here are but a few examples of why 2009 is going to be a very VERY good year for music. Send Him Away - Franz Ferdinand To Lose My Life - White Lies Day N Nite - Kid Cudi 5Rebe... (continued) [read more]