tunesday - the paper kites

3:00pm Tuesday, 25 Sep.

The Paper Kites create music for those days when the only way to get the weight of the world off your shoulders is to dance it off.

If we had to choose a band to connect us with alien life and have a party, Animal Collective's new album Centipede Hz would be on the top of our play list.

tunesday - davy simony

9:00am Tuesday, 11 Sep.

The salty sea air and barefooted barbecues in far-north Queensland have imbued Davy's gentle guitar manner on his debut EP, Discover.

so frenchy so chic

9:00am Wednesday, 05 Sep.

The French know how to do things right. Appreciating obscure architecture? Check. Chortling laughter? Check. Audrey Tautou and Edith Piaf? Check. Butter on everything? Check.

tunesday - good heavens

9:00am Tuesday, 04 Sep.

'Good heavens!' might sound like an exclamation that your grandmother would mutter, but Sydney band Good Heavens is another utterance all together.

tunesday - second hand heart

3:00pm Tuesday, 28 Aug.

There's that special something we seem to perpetually yearn for in the music of yesteryear. Melbourne quintet Second Hand Heart take this nostalgia and combine it with the modern, trinkety jangle of op-shop finds.

tunesday - the beautiful girls

9:00am Tuesday, 07 Aug.

After a decade, The Beautiful Girls are coming to an end. When we close our eyes and hear the tinkle of "La Mar" in the background, we can almost feel the salty wind dance around our faces and the sand between our toes.

tunesday - a is for alpine

9:00am Tuesday, 14 Aug.

Not only does Melbourne band Alpine rock our little cotton socks off with their debut album, but they also can teach us the musical alphabet.

splendid splendour review

3:00pm Wednesday, 01 Aug.

The Slip 'n' Slide of mud at this year's Splendour In The Grass created an alternate reality where it was normal to swing dance with a unicorn.

setting up splendour

3:00pm Thursday, 26 Jul.

The winner of issue 47's spiffy subscription prize, Nic Carah, has spent the past few days helping build Splendour. If you want a sneak peek of what's expected for the weekend, have a gander. Oh, and bring your wellies.

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