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New: Future - 'Monster' Mixtape
New: Future - 'Monster' Mixtape
Future has released a new mixtape just in time for Halloween weekend - the appropriately named Monster features 16 speaker-shattering tracks. Monster is dark in mood – is it a deliberate Halloween theme-ing thing or has his recent break up with Ciara gotten the guy down? read more
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Through the combined powers of Metric & ICSSC, the 25-act strong CIRCO Festival was born. Featuring the most exciting Australian acts doing the rounds today, and more future-leaning internationals than you can count on both hands, from every corner of the globe. read more
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GG Magree Interview
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Sometimes we invite artists up to our dirty little office to throw small soirées featuring intimate sets from said artists for a lucky few. Somehow we tricked Chet Faker to do it once, and the results were pretty magical. This is him performing I'm Into You. read more
We were lucky enough to host the Willow Beats National tour earlier in 2013. We booked the venues, found the best local acts in each city and managed to sell out The Workers Cub, Melbourne; Bowler Bar, Brisbane; F∆MILY in Perth and Spectrum, Sydney with the up-and-coming beatmakers! They've gone... read more
Synchrodogs
Synchrodogs
Tania Shcheglova and Roman Noven are two emerging photographers who have been experimenting with cameras since their perhaps not-so-innocent youth. They came together on the internet and since then have been working together to create incredible imagery which they distributed mostly via flickr and diy zines. read more
Video - Dizzee Rascal, 'Pagans'
Video - Dizzee Rascal, 'Pagans'
After bouncing back onto the scene in a flurry of spurting blood and ripped bedsheets in his nutso, next-level Halloween exclusive Couple of Stacks, Britain's most legendary MC Dizzee Rascal just premiered Pagans (prod. by Footsie), which takes the next level to..um...whatever comes after the next level.  read more
New Music: Kagu - Shadow Of The Wind
New Music: Kagu - Shadow Of The Wind
Just about any site that is going to post Sean Heathcliffe's newest project, Kagu, is going to reference the sudden break-up of Snakdaktal earlier this year: read more
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One Last Dip
One day we dream someone will shoot a series of photos for us just like this. Until that time, enjoy this epic series from photographer TYLER KANDEL for STALKER Magazine. It's celebrating the end of the American summer, but has us extremely looking forward to the Australian summer. Wins all round. read more
Meet Kilter
Meet Kilter
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Kanye West ‘Yeezus’ Fan-Made Tour Film
Kanye West ‘Yeezus’ Fan-Made Tour Film
While there's no word yet as to when acclaimed art director Hype Williams' Yeezus film, written by American Psycho author Bret Easton Ellis, is due to hit cinemas, we can tide ourselves over with the work of one die-hard Yeezus fan, John Colandra, who has spent several months editing together guerilla-style... read more
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Interview - Destroy
Joseph Boin, better known as Destroy, is among the nation's most prominent and talented artists - his work spans across street and mural art, chalk pastels, airbrushing, traditional brush work and previously tattooing. Recently, he took the time to answer a few questions. read more
New Music: Frank Ocean - memrise
New Music: Frank Ocean - memrise
If you’ve been thinkin’ bout Frank Ocean lately, and wondering what the Grammy Award winner up to since his widely loved and influential 2012 Channel Orange, the answer comes in new track memrise which Ocean quietly shared on his tumblr. read more
Video: Highasakite - Leaving No Traces
Video: Highasakite - Leaving No Traces
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One day our marketing guru came up with the genious plan to create a signature burger, and with the help of the awesome people at Flipside Burger Bar in Perth, that dream became a super-awesome tasting reality. read more
Ta-ku's new Songs To Break Up To EP is fucking rad. And he's always a pleasure to talk to, so enjoy, and download that awesome piece of music from HERE now. read more
Video: Father John Misty - Chateau Lobby #4 (In C For Two Virgins)
Video: Father John Misty - Chateau Lobby #4 (In C For Two Virgins)
Father John Misty just doesn't care anymore, I mean just look at this press release, 'A few months ago, I had an idea for a video. I was going to rent a wedding chapel, get a dozen kittens and stage a kitten wedding, over which I would preside and intercut... read more
New Music: Kevin Gates - Luca Brasi 2 Mixtape
New Music: Kevin Gates - Luca Brasi 2 Mixtape
Louisiana rapper Kevin Gates and 2014 XXL Mag Freshmen Class member Kevin Gates is hard at work on his album for Atlantic Records right now, but in the meantime he's not leaving us hanging, finishing up 2014 strong with the delivery of his Gangsta Grillz mixtape, Luca Brasi 2, hosted by DJ Drama. read more
Interview: Darkside
Interview: Darkside
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New Music: Floria - Bring It Back
New Music: Floria - Bring It Back
The other week in his Mix-Up Exclusive for Nina Las Vegas, Pilerats Records producer Sable got the rap fan in me a bit riled up when he threw some cheeky raps into his mix: bookended by Danny Brown, and Rich Homie Quan's Some Type of Way, was a futuristic R... read more
New Music: Sans Parents - Coming Back To You
New Music: Sans Parents - Coming Back To You
Sans Parents are the new kids on the block; made up of two former Hungry Kids Of Hungary members - Kane Mazlin, Ryan Strathie - and an Andy Bull collaborator, Alex Bennison. Their debut single Coming Back To You is a snappy piece of garage pop and with aggressive guitar licks... read more
Sable EP Download Link
Sable EP Download Link
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Last week saw the - somewhat surprising - release of Skrillex's debut album, Recess, via a mysterious App/game he put up on his website. Unlocking a new track every 30 minutes, you could stream it via said App until its ACTUAL RELEASE in Australia last Friday - tomorrow in America. read more
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Smile You Son Of A Bitch - A Jaws Art Tribute
Last weekend at Los Angeles' Hero Complex Gallery held the Jaws-themed exhibition to end them all. Maybe you're not a Jaws-aficianado like myself, but you've still gotta appreciate rad pop art. I watched the film at about the age of 5 and instead of becoming scared of the ocean it... read more
Very early on in the piece, like right back at the start, we hung out with Skrillex a heap of times whenever he was in the country. Video legend Moonclad Kid documented a heap of these and ended up cutting it together as the video clip for Summit.  read more
10/10 Would Listen: Cloudwaves
10/10 Would Listen: Cloudwaves
Cloudwaves is a radio show making the late night a great night on RTRFM. On a Friday morning from 12am - 2am, the Wavvy gang - Sleepyhead, Aslan, Dani M, Dan Dalton and Jai Chouhan - select tunes you can get wild and wavy to in your crib, car or club,... read more
Warner enjoyed our Skrillex effort so much they asked us to make a video clip for Aussie hip hop dude Illy's new single On & On. When you use that many kilmotres of light rope, there's always gonna be a shitload of technical difficulties. But ultimately a lot of fun. read more
New music: GRMM - Circles feat. Yasmin
New music: GRMM - Circles feat. Yasmin
After copping a mention as one of our 13 must-sees at next month's Electronic Music Conference, producer-on-the-rise GRMM has released his new single Circles feat. UK vocalist Yasmin ahead of a big summer tour that includes Falls and Southbound appearances. read more
New Music - Hudson Mohawke, 'Chimes' Remix
New Music - Hudson Mohawke, 'Chimes' Remix
28 year-old Glaswegian tyke Hudson Mohawke makes earth-shaking, maximalist electronic bangers and devastates pretty much every building he's asked to play in. A few months ago he released his first proper solo record since 2009's Butter - dropping the Chimes EP on Flying Lotus' Warp Records label. read more
Video: The Preatures - Ordinary
Video: The Preatures - Ordinary
After knocking out a national tour of Australia The Preatures have just released a music video for Ordinary composed of shots from their time in America. Directed by Alex Ryan it tracks The Preatures' through an America still enamoured with rock'n'roll and where demin and leather jackets are the norm. read more
1979
1979
In the late 70's Joe Maloney took one for the team and stayed sober enough to operate a camera. The waterparks, boardwalks and arcades of New Jersey were staple haunts of the free living youth and Maloney has captured that time and place in its complete purity. read more
Hayden James EP Review
Hayden James EP Review
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New Music: KUČKA - Divinity
New Music: KUČKA - Divinity
WA-based experimental electronic gal KUČKA has been on a roll in 2014 following the release of her breakout single Unconditional, most recently taking home three WA Music Awards, which has flowed nicely into The Fader today premiering her latest single, Divinity. read more
New Music: Yung Gud - 'Beautiful/Wonderful' EP
New Music: Yung Gud - 'Beautiful/Wonderful' EP
As Swedish rap oddball Yung Lean continues to shake up the rap game and anger #realhiphop heads all around the globe, it’s about time we shone some light on the army of fantastic producers that shaped Lean's truly singular sound. Nightvision, Gatorade, Princess Daisy and Ghosttown are among the most recognized and well-received Yung... read more
New Music: Hiatus Kaiyote - By Fire EP
New Music: Hiatus Kaiyote - By Fire EP
One of the most impressive Australian stories of musical triumph in recent years is Hiatus Kaiyote; a band that dabbles in electronic-infused R&B, and were the first Australian group to be nominated for a Grammy in the R&B Performance catergory. You can listen to the award-nominated single, Nakamarra, HERE. read more
Justin Guthrie's Clay World
Justin Guthrie's Clay World
For me, good photography uncovers or pushes something new on the world, furthering or contributing to the medium rather than just merely absorbing. Justin Guthrie's latest series is good photography.  read more
New Music: KLO - Cusp EP
New Music: KLO - Cusp EP
We're not surprised Melbourne cousins KLO are doing so well - from an Australian music fans' point of view, their music sits at this ideal nexus between the minimal, vocal-led indie pop coming from artists London Grammar and Jessie Ware that holds influence over us from abroad, and Melbourne's DIY,... read more
New music: Future Brown, 'Talkin Bandz' feat. Shawnna
New music: Future Brown, 'Talkin Bandz' feat. Shawnna
Much to the delight of their overlapping fanbases, NYC-via-Kuwait producer Fatima Al Qadiri, Asma Maroof and Daniel Pineda of Nguzunguzu, and Lit City Trax footwork legend J-Cush formed a supergroup, Future Brown, about a year ago now in late 2013. read more
Video: Belle & Sebastian - Nobody's Empire
Video: Belle & Sebastian - Nobody's Empire
Belle & Sebastian have just released a video for Nobody's Empire which makes use of pieces of archival footage, fan-sourced film, and footage from the album cover shoot. The song itself is reflective of Stuart Murdoch's medical issues and his struggles as a young man with them. read more
PHOTO: St Jerome's Laneway Festival 2014
PHOTO: St Jerome's Laneway Festival 2014
Documenting the tour around Australia capturing epic atmospheric shots that showcase the festival site, crowd and artists all in one image to be used in marketing and promotion the following year. read more
New Music: Twerps - I Don’t Mind
New Music: Twerps - I Don’t Mind
Lo-fi garage pop was really on trend my formative gig-attending years. For my 21st birthday I made all my mates come and see Best Coast at Becks Box, and I’ll never forget lining up for ages during a Chicago heatwave to see Real Estate play an incredible set in a... read more
New Music: Montgomery - Wake Up (Arcade Fire Cover)
New Music: Montgomery - Wake Up (Arcade Fire Cover)
Following last month's release of her debut EP New Clear War with the legends at I OH YOU, the mysterious Montgomery continues to keep us guessing in eerily beautiful ways with this stellar re-work of Arcade Fire's Wake Up. read more
New Music: Milwaukee Banks - Van Gogh // Monitor
New Music: Milwaukee Banks - Van Gogh // Monitor
Milwaukee Banks have just released a double A side single release and alongside acts like Baro they are part of new age of Australian rap acts that are delving into future beats and cloud rap.  read more
Life On The Edge
Life On The Edge
Daniel Njegich is a Perth-based photographer who does a shitload of awesome fashion editorials in our magazine each month, and he's just launched a new Pozible project to get himself back to Bangladesh after creating two differnet multimedia projects back in 2011. read more
New Music: Ben Abraham - Speak (Lower Spectrum Remix)
New Music: Ben Abraham - Speak (Lower Spectrum Remix)
We've been really excited about Australian producer Lower Spectrum ever since we stumbled upon his single Khlever earlier this year. From that spawned a video premiere, leading up to the release of his killer Traces EP. We've since had the pleasure of catching him live a few times, and it's been an audio/visual... read more
New Music: iLoveMakonnen EP Re-Release
New Music: iLoveMakonnen EP Re-Release
Now that Drake's signed Atlanta rap oddball/legend iLoveMakonnen (Makonnen Sheran) to his label, OVO, Drake's decided he's going to re-release iLoveMakonnen's self-titled EP, ILOVEMAKONNEN, on Dec 15. The original EP dropped in July but didn't take off straight away, until Tuesday became a runaway hit (not to mention basically a... read more
Video: Laura Marling - Short Movie
Video: Laura Marling - Short Movie
For those who've missed on singer-songwriter Laura Marling's overwhelming talent it's best to describe her as having the bluntness of Courtney Barnett merged with the instrumental beauty of Ben Howard. Short Movie is the title track from Laura Marling's fifth album and she has dropped a music video alongside it. read more
Last week we managed to get a bit of time with Shiny Joe Ryan from POND before he jumped on a plane to go to the ARIAs. A far cry from POND's humble beginnings around the various backyard sheds of Fremantle. read more
New Music: Savoir - Eternal
New Music: Savoir - Eternal
New music from Perth outfit Savoir is always cause for celebration, and we've been fortunate enough in the past month to get not one but two new tracks from them. First we had Malala a couple of weeks back, and following a premiere on DummyMag today, they've dropped the second half... read more
Video: Tink and Timbaland, 'Round The Clock'
Video: Tink and Timbaland, 'Round The Clock'
Take a look at anyone's 'biggest predictions of 2015' list and young (like young - 19) year old Chicago rapper Tink is a given. With a professional, emotional and aesthetic maturity way beyond her years, she's already got four incredible, self-made mixtapes under her belt, although has yet to release a... read more
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ART: Flowermouth - 'Nostalgia' EP
Another Perth release I was really happy to be a part of. read more
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In Their Shoes - Skrillex
In Their Shoes is a major worldwide creative project between Warner Music Australia with support from Converse, Sharpie and eBay that sees musicans across the globe hand-designing Converse sneakers to be auctioned off later this month, with all proceeds going to the National Breast Cancer Foundation. read more
New Music: Disclosure & Mary J. Blige, 'Follow'
New Music: Disclosure & Mary J. Blige, 'Follow'
Mary J. Blige’s team-up with Disclosure might just prove to be the most forward-thinking career move the R & B diva's made in the last decade. read more
New Music: Remy Banks - One Twenty Five. (feat. Wiki from RATKING)
New Music: Remy Banks - One Twenty Five. (feat. Wiki from RATKING)
It makes sense that Remy Banks and RATKING's Wiki would team up for something. Individually, they're putting Queens rap back on the map; reigning over the borough of today in the way that 50 Cent and NAS reigned the borough of yesteryear. read more
Video: Pond - Zond
Video: Pond - Zond
Read our recent interview with Pond HERE. read more
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ART: The Others - 'Red Eyes' LP
Stoked to be a part of this LP. Working with bands that you really enjoy is the best part of this job. The LP itself is killer as well, one of the best releases out of Perth for a long time! read more
New Music: Turtle - Lavender
New Music: Turtle - Lavender
"A slow burning piece of beauty," is how NME has described Glaswegian producer Turtle's output thus far. And it's hard not to argue. Following from the release of his debut EP Who Knows, which saw comparisons to the likes of Jon Hopkins and Sohn, Lavender (premiered on blahblahblahscience.com) is the first single to be... read more
New Music: Nico Ghost - Coolin'
New Music: Nico Ghost - Coolin'
We can't really tell you much about Nico Ghost other than we got an email from him the other day that said: read more
New Music: Django Django – First Light
New Music: Django Django – First Light
First Light is our first sign of Django Django potentially shifting away from psychedelic jaggly indie-pop into a far more reserved synth-driven voyage. Indeed the track seems to embrace the use of synths over their previous tracks which played guitars, drums and synths off against each other. read more
The Disturbing Reality Of Data Retention
The Disturbing Reality Of Data Retention
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ART: Crooked Colours EP
Crooked Colours EP Artwork read more
New Music: Alta - Hold Your Fire
New Music: Alta - Hold Your Fire
It's been over a year since we first started listening to/talking about Melbourne electronica duo Alta and their Game Broke Out EP, followed by the incredible video clip/song combo of Wash It Down earlier this year. Now, heading into 2015, the future is looking bright as the duo have announced their signing... read more
New Music: O.T. Genasis - ‘Coco’ (Dark0 remix) + New Video
New Music: O.T. Genasis - ‘Coco’ (Dark0 remix) + New Video
2014 was a good year for hip hop newcomers making it big on the power of one hit track: joining Bobby Shmurda, Rae Sremmurd and Dej Loaf in this respect was Long Beach rapper O.T. Genasis, a protégée of Busta Rhymes, who basically rose to prominence overnight with his street... read more
Video: Kagu - Shadow Of The Wind
Video: Kagu - Shadow Of The Wind
Early December last year saw the announcement of a new project from ex-Snakadaktal member Sean Heathcliff called Kagu, with a stunning first single in Shadow Of The Wind. At the time it was revealed since Snakadaktal's split Heathcliff had been immersing himself in the new project, taking ideas from daydreams and... read more
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ART: Sun City - 'Set Alight' EP
Sun City - Set Alight EP Artwork read more
Don't Fuck With Our Dreams
Don't Fuck With Our Dreams
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New Music: Tobtok - Free feat. Hoodlem
New Music: Tobtok - Free feat. Hoodlem
Tobtok is the nomme de plume of Swedish producer Tobias Karlsson, who I'll admit was relatively unknown to myself until his latest EP Savanna was passed on to me having just been released on French tastemaker label Kitsuné. read more
New Music: Panda Bear - Panda Bear Meets The Grim Reaper (Album Stream)
New Music: Panda Bear - Panda Bear Meets The Grim Reaper (Album Stream)
One of my cultural resolutions heading into the New Year was to listen to more albums start to finish, instead of just zoning in on hyped tracks and thrashing them. First cab off the rank is Panda Bear’s Panda Bear Meets The Grim Reaper, and as I come to closing... read more
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ART: Beside Lights EP
Beside Lights EP artwork. 2012 read more
New Music: Alica Keys - Feelin U, Feelin' Me (Falcons Remix)
New Music: Alica Keys - Feelin U, Feelin' Me (Falcons Remix)
LA-based producer Falcons is making his way to Australia very soon, brought over by the newly formed Kosher Group, and in a bit of pre-tour happy times he also just ticked over 40K Soundcloud followers. To celebrate all of the things, he released a sexy-as-fuck remix of Alicia Key's Feelin U,... read more
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ART: Stillwater Giants - 'Fly Under The Radar' EP
Album artwork by Fraser Johnson.The Stillwater Giants boys were dumb enough to give me my first paid freelance job, ever. They've had me back for some other projects since, but yeh, pretty dumb. read more
Video: Skrillex - Fuck That
Video: Skrillex - Fuck That
As he approaches an Australian return for the upcoming Stereosonic Festivals, Skrillex has dropped an epic - and rather intense - clip for Fuck That from his latest LP, Recess. Reading the YouTube comments is pretty fun too - his fans expecting the usual dubstep sounds but getting an (IMO) absolutely killer... read more
New Music: Slum Sociable - Anyway
New Music: Slum Sociable - Anyway
Dubbed as Mordialloc’s filthiest animals in the presser I received about Slum Sociable, that is unfortunately about all I'm able to tell you at this juncture. The first thing it did was introduce a place known as Mordialloc to me, which I now know is in Victoria, and whatever goes on... read more
Spirit of Akasha - Albe Falzon Interview
Spirit of Akasha - Albe Falzon Interview
It is not everyday you get to catch up with a legendary film maker. Albe Falzon is a man who falls very humbly into that catergory. He is arguably responsible for one of the greatest surf films of all time in Morning of the Earth, the film that first showed... read more
New Music - Kitty, '❄♡Frostbite♡❄' EP
New Music - Kitty, '❄♡Frostbite♡❄' EP
New York-via-Florida's Kitty (ex-Kitty Pryde) is taking her bedroom rap / Tumblr game into the world of sugary pop, introducing us to her new, lighter approach on just released EP ❄♡Frostbite♡❄. Listening to the five-track ❄♡Frostbite♡❄ is going to come as a bit of a shock for Kitty fans - after all,... read more
Video: Title Fight - Rose Of Sharon + Aus' Tour
Video: Title Fight - Rose Of Sharon + Aus' Tour
With their new album Hyperview due January 30 on Anti Records, Pennsylvania four-piece Title Fight have this week dropped a new video for the single Rose Of Sharon, and announced a pretty massive run of Australia tour dates in the middle of the year. read more
Spirit of Akasha - Kye Fitzgerald
Spirit of Akasha - Kye Fitzgerald
For those that don’t know, Kye Fitzgerald hails from surfing royalty. His father Terry has been responsible for some of the most iconic boards of the 70’s and a great surfer. While his brother Joel has also made a name for himself shaping boards and slaying waves, be sure to... read more
New Music - Collarbones, ‘Only Water’
New Music - Collarbones, ‘Only Water’
Sydney’s Marcus Whale and Adelaide’s Travis Cook are the wonderful Collarbones, a producer duo who’ve been making genre-defying, forward-thinking music together for nearly eight years now. read more
New Music: Tobias Jesso Jr. - How Could You Babe
New Music: Tobias Jesso Jr. - How Could You Babe
Come 2015 blogs will keenly you tell about the next rapper to watch with his cunning ability to 'bitch' lots of times in one song, or about some soppy English indie-synth band, but here at Pilerats we're not doing that, we're just telling you to pay attention to Tobias Jesso... read more
In Issue #11 of Pilerats Magazine we ran a killer little fashion editorial, featuring photo and video content. read more
One time we followed St Jerome's Laneway Festival around the country, and on the last date we got these four legends to talk about shit. These are their stories. read more
Video: Kele - Closer
Video: Kele - Closer
Following up from his debut album Trick Kele Okereke, frontman of Bloc Party, has released a video clip for his track Closer. The clip is shot throughout a dark winter's night in Peckham, London. The haunting nature of the song fits the dark palette of the track and makes uses of... read more
Video: Eleanor Dunlop - Rollin' On (Premiere)
Video: Eleanor Dunlop - Rollin' On (Premiere)
Sydney's Eleanor Dunlop has followed on from a successful 2014 and the release of her debut EP with her latest offering, Rollin' On, a track that sees her moving away from the darker piano-pop stylings on that previous release, into a rumbling piece of surf-rock underpinned by Dunlop's smooth, smouldering vocals. read more
Andrew Wessen is the guitarist from the band Grouplove, a mad surfer and a lord. He is currently touring around Australia with Big Day Out and surfing as much as he can. I caught up with him recently to talk about the band's involvement in Albe Falzon's new film Spirit of... read more
New Music: Carmada - Realise (EP)
New Music: Carmada - Realise (EP)
Carmada's debut 4-track EP Realise is full of delicate builds and monstrous break-downs of warbling bass that all point to one thing, its a banger. So don't worry, there aren't any accoustic instruments as far as I could tell but there is a saxophone. read more
Video: The Smith Street Band - Get High, See No One
Video: The Smith Street Band - Get High, See No One
Following an exceptionally great 2014, The Smith Street Band have powered into 2014 with utmost style. First there was THIS incredible vinyl release, followed by Monday's appearance in the triple J Hottest 100. Coming in at #69, Surrender was the group's first ever appearance in the seminal music poll, and it... read more
New Music: Oisima - Sun Of Truth Feat. Mei Saraswati
New Music: Oisima - Sun Of Truth Feat. Mei Saraswati
It's been a quiet year for Oisima with almost nothing from the man except his Goddess remix album at the beginning of the year. Oisima has finally returned with a charming, interstellar styled single Truth Of The Sun featuring Mei Saraswati, the vocalist of Afro-house WA group Savoir. Sun Of The Truth follows a... read more
New Music: Will Butler (Arcade Fire) – Anna
New Music: Will Butler (Arcade Fire) – Anna
Californian artist Will Butler, better known as the composer for Arcade Fire, is forging himself a solo career, late last year announcing a debut solo album is on the cards, Policy. Will, whose been in Arcade Fire for ten years, is brother to the band’s lead singer, Win Butler. read more
Video: A-Trak - Push Feat. Andrew Wyatt (E.A.S.Y Remix)
Video: A-Trak - Push Feat. Andrew Wyatt (E.A.S.Y Remix)
E.A.S.Y. consist of DJs Enferno and Shiftee, two DJs who grew up turntabling and not pressing playing. They're now back with a remix of A-Trak's Push which you can listen to HERE and a live video of it below with them showing how #RealDJing works. E.A.S.Y. read more
Video: Courtney Barnett - Pedestrian At Best + Album Announce
Video: Courtney Barnett - Pedestrian At Best + Album Announce
After having a truly breakthrough year in 2014, Melbourne rocker Courtney Barnett has announced details for her highly anticipated debut album, with the absolute killer title: Sometimes I Sit And Think, And Sometimes I Just Sit. read more
New Music: Anna Lunoe - B.D.D Remix EP
New Music: Anna Lunoe - B.D.D Remix EP
Having released her massive single Bass Drum Dealer back in June, Australian producer Anna Lunoe has enlisted the help of her friends, A.C. Slater, Jubilee and Wuki for three mammoth remixes, alongside a brand new collaboration with fellow Australian producers Wordlife. read more
New Music: Kagu - Human
New Music: Kagu - Human
Where Shadow Of The Wind was a cut of dreamy of electronica with an apt music video to boot Sean Heathcliffe’s second single Human is a huge step-up in energy and direction. Indeed, to balance calming moods in an EP with hungry drum lines and reverb-laced vocals is a tricky one... read more
New Music: Indian Summer - Loveweights Feat. Shaqdi
New Music: Indian Summer - Loveweights Feat. Shaqdi
After wrapping a short tour in America where we were given an exclusive tour diary that showed off the glory that is Indian Summer they're now back in Australia with a new single. It's titled Loveweights and features vocals from Swedish vocalist Shaqdi. Loveweights starts out minimal with a tingling piano and a rough... read more
Video: Peter Bibby - Stinkin' Rich [Pilerats Live Recording]
Video: Peter Bibby - Stinkin' Rich [Pilerats Live Recording]
"When somebody mentions this 'Australia Sound' thing I don't think of the instrumental hip hop or chillwave that they're generally referring to, I think of people like Paul Kelly, Will Wagner & The Smith Street Band... and Peter Bibby. read more
New Music: Redial - Work It Down
New Music: Redial - Work It Down
After jumping back on d-floors in Australia and abroad a couple of months back with new single Don't You Feel, Redial doth return today with another new tune that sees the producer again evolving with his take on future-beat and trap. Work It Down ups the fun after the bass-tastic bombs he threw... read more
Cloud Control x Pilerats Instagram Takeover
Cloud Control x Pilerats Instagram Takeover
Angus & Julia Stone's Australian tour kicks off tonight in Perth (check their 10 essential tour on-tunes HERE), one that sees them supported by dream-pop outfit Cloud Control, and for something a little different the Blue Mountains group will be taking over the Pilerats Instagram to offer you some behind... read more
New Music: Kilter - ReShades (Minimix)
New Music: Kilter - ReShades (Minimix)
Over the past year we've been big fans of Kilter with the release of his single They Say and we even got round to doing a sneaky video interview with the man. And now Kilter has just released a minimix of an upcoming release that could be termed as an LP featuring remixes... read more
New Music: Stonefox - This City
New Music: Stonefox - This City
This City is the second single from fresh Melbourne trio Stonefox - a three-piece consisting of vocalist Jenna Russo, guitarist Tim Carroll and drummer Monica Spasaro, and it's a beautifully restrained piece of ambient indie-pop. Wisely letting Russo's vocals carry the load, the track works in its simplicity, which is in... read more
New Music: Sia - Big Girls Cry (Odesza Remix)
New Music: Sia - Big Girls Cry (Odesza Remix)
Pilerats fave Odesza are returning to Australia in 2015 as part of their world tour for their debut album In Return. They'll be playing at Sugar Mountain in Melbourne along with a series of shows around the country, the full list of dates are below. read more
10/10 Would Listen: Bad Noose Independent Press
10/10 Would Listen: Bad Noose Independent Press
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Premiere: Cassian - Running feat. Cleopold (Set Mo Remix)
Premiere: Cassian - Running feat. Cleopold (Set Mo Remix)
Currently celebrating the super-positive response to his latest single Running, Cassian - the dude who was doing deep house long before it was in vogue - is releasing a sweet remix package via the kings at Sweat It Out for said tune, featuring himself on VIP Dub duties, Kraak & Smaak,... read more
Tour Announce: Stick To Your Guns
Tour Announce: Stick To Your Guns
Influential Californian hardcore outfit Stick To Your Guns are back with their fifth studio album Disobedient.  The heavily anticipated follow-up to 2012's Diamond is set for release tomorrow (10 February) and was recorded with legendary punk and hardcore producer John Feldmann (The Used, Saosin, We Came As Romans).  read more
New Music: Four Tet - Parallel Jalebi (Hudson Mohawke Remix)
New Music: Four Tet - Parallel Jalebi (Hudson Mohawke Remix)
The 2013 Four Tet album that this track comes off, Beautiful Rewind, is an all time favourite of mine. Packed with introspective, oddball, tech house-flavored beats, I like how Four Tet favours more experimentation on it a heap more than his other releases. read more
New Music: Unknown Mortal Orchestra - Multi-Love
New Music: Unknown Mortal Orchestra - Multi-Love
Multi-Love is the title track of Unknown Mortal Orchestra’s album that will be released May 26 via Jagjaguwar. The first thing that strikes you about Multi-Love is how different it sounds to previous releases. But the first listen doesn’t give any hints as to why, it just sounds unique within... read more
New Music: Hayden James - Something About You
New Music: Hayden James - Something About You
Following last week's announcement of the release of Future Classic's Teen Idols compilation, which came with a brand new Touch Sensitive track (info HERE), this week Hayden James has thrown his contribution to the compilation up on Soundcloud in Something About You. read more
Video: Jungle - Julia
Video: Jungle - Julia
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Video: Flamingo - Drip Away
Video: Flamingo - Drip Away
During last week's Electronic Music Conference we had the pleasure of stumbling across Adelaide trio Flamingo's set during one of the EMC Play nights, and it was a cracker. Their tropical-feeling name is indicative of the music they put out - a very laidback and groovy type of beatsy electronica,... read more
New Music: Father John Misty – I Love You, Honeybear (Album Stream)
New Music: Father John Misty – I Love You, Honeybear (Album Stream)
"Mobile lifestyle, lovely sex, independence, happiness oh and no one ever really knows the real you," sings Father John Misty in Holy Shit, as he seemingly extols and mopes about the desires and perceptions of being middle-class. read more
New Music: Jam City - Kindness Remix & Crisis
New Music: Jam City - Kindness Remix & Crisis
Night Slugs' producer Jam City has given Kindness and Robyn's track Who Do You Love, of Kindness' Otherness album, a moody, metallic remix for a forthcoming remix EP of the track. Jam City was in the studio with Kindness when he started working on the original sample for Who Do You Love, and helped... read more
Video: Royal Blood - Out Of The Black
Video: Royal Blood - Out Of The Black
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Premiere: GRRL PAL - NGHT
Premiere: GRRL PAL - NGHT
A few weeks ago saw WA-based electronic duo GRRL PAL re-enter the fray after a lengthy stint in the US living and working with producer Parker Ighile (G-Eazy, Rihanna and Nicki Minaj), and already great results in that return tune - Paradise. read more
New Music: Jesse Davidson - Laika [Premiere]
New Music: Jesse Davidson - Laika [Premiere]
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Gasp x Pilerats.com Guest Mix
Gasp x Pilerats.com Guest Mix
A few weeks back we decided to set up our own Pilerats.com Soundcloud to give us free reign to post all the rad new music we discover through the Pilerats website, and avoid any confusion with our own Pilerats Records releases. read more
Defeater Australian Tour
Defeater Australian Tour
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Splendour Faves
Splendour Faves
Splendour In The Grass this year saw us joined by a young Perth photographer Jack Lawrence, who operates under the name Slice Of Life (Follow him on FACEBOOK yo), and needless to say the kid done good. read more
New Music: Azealia Banks - Chasing Time (Høwl Remix)
New Music: Azealia Banks - Chasing Time (Høwl Remix)
Not to be confused with Ta-Ku and Kit Pop's project HWLS, Høwl is Melbourne wunder-kid James Moriarty's (also the same name as the central villain in Sherlock Holmes) moniker where he drops some vicious knick/snare combos that make us think of Sable/Night Cruise. read more
New Music: Karl S Williams - Is This Love [Premiere] + BTS Photo Exclusive
New Music: Karl S Williams - Is This Love [Premiere] + BTS Photo Exclusive
Guitar slinging, banjo-wielding man of impeccable hirsuteness, Karl S Williams is kicking 2015 off with a massive heap of news, which we're gonna do the best we can in wrapping up in this post. After a barnstorming 2014 that saw a record deal with Warner's indie imprint Footstomp Music which... read more
New Music: Teki Latex - Zodiac (Motez Edit)
New Music: Teki Latex - Zodiac (Motez Edit)
A couple of weeks ago I had the pleasure of watching one of the smoothest cats in Australian electronic music, Motez, throw down a v-large B2B set with Howard from Disclosure at the World Bar as part of Sweat It Out's showcase night during EMC Play. read more
New Music: Ceres - Ceres Is For Lovers (A Love Song By Ceres)
New Music: Ceres - Ceres Is For Lovers (A Love Song By Ceres)
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New Music: Porter Robinson - Years of War (Golden Features Remix)
New Music: Porter Robinson - Years of War (Golden Features Remix)
Golden Features entered the music scene as a storm-cloud of mystery in February of this year, attracting the curiosity of music commentators everywhere, who began penning speculative articles (Golden Features Is Big In Australia Right Now – But Who Is He?) It didn’t take long for that cloud to crack... read more
New Music: Wolf Alice - Giant Peach
New Music: Wolf Alice - Giant Peach
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Premiere: JOY - Stone (Zuri Akoko Remix)
Premiere: JOY - Stone (Zuri Akoko Remix)
Brisbane producer JOY has had a bloody bonza 2014, releasing some killer original tunes, absolutely slaying Peking Duk's Like A Version, recording THIS beautiful live recording, and just this week being named as part of inthemix's 21 Locals set to own 2015. read more
New Music: Lurch & Chief - Fading Out
New Music: Lurch & Chief - Fading Out
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Video: Electric Mantis - Flips and Flops (Ego's Where The Wild Things Are AV Edit)
Video: Electric Mantis - Flips and Flops (Ego's Where The Wild Things Are AV Edit)
Visual connoisseur and sample extraordinaire DJ Ego is a master of bringing together weird and enjoyable sounds into one noisy mix of passion. Alongside a good dose of eye candy to measure. Just take this edit of Bound 2 featuring Kanye West's video clip mixed into Seth Rogan and James Franco's parody. read more
Video: Chela - Handful Of Gold
Video: Chela - Handful Of Gold
We've all got those places that we go to where the owner will let us get away with more than usual and know our order instantaneously because we've shown up at the store for years. There's this Indian kebab store near me that doesn't even bother asking me what I... read more
New Music: Gengahr - She's A Witch
New Music: Gengahr - She's A Witch
Gengahr have been steadily making noise over in the UK but their latest single Witch is their first track to gain traction in Australia. And rightly so with its playful atmosphere and airy vocals it doesn’t bother to take itself too seriously, which is definitely all right by Pilerats. read more
New Music: Two Can & Father Dude - Double Edge
New Music: Two Can & Father Dude - Double Edge
Two Can have teamed up with singer Father Dude to drop some searing hot future R & B in the form of Double Edge. The track appears on the Hegemon SoundCloud, which also features songs from Just a Gent and GRMM, giving Double Edge a stamp of authenticity before it's even played. read more
New Music: Loon Lake - Surfin'
New Music: Loon Lake - Surfin'
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New Music: La Mar - Anchor (GRMM Remix)
New Music: La Mar - Anchor (GRMM Remix)
A few weeks ago we INTRODUCED you to Sydney duo La Mar, at the time celebrating the release of their single Anchor - the second release out of the just-launched Stoney Roads Records stable. It followed on from the debut SRR release - Mazde's Shifted Thoughts feat. read more
Brand New - Deja Entendu Re-press
Brand New - Deja Entendu Re-press
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Video: Seekae - The Stars Below
Video: Seekae - The Stars Below
Seekae have just released a beautifully shot, haunting video clip for their current single The Stars Below. The connection between clip and the track itself is limited but conceptually the melding of shadows and varying hues of blues reflect the overall melancholy as Alex Cameron states, 'Do you even know what real... read more
New Music: Foreign/National – Always Blue
New Music: Foreign/National – Always Blue
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New Music: Stoney Roads Volume 3
New Music: Stoney Roads Volume 3
Electronic music blog Stoney Roads and recently stamped Stoney Roads Records have released the third volume of tracks that showcases the ever-evolving electronic soundscape across the globe. In particular, volume 3 can be seen as an introduction to producers who are pushing the envelope. read more
Video: The Love Junkies - A Fool's Errand
Video: The Love Junkies - A Fool's Errand
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Video: George Maple - Vacant Space [A Live Recording]
Video: George Maple - Vacant Space [A Live Recording]
Beauty is in the simplest of things. And George Maple's live recording of Vacant Space is a testament to this. With a throbbing drum beat and strobe in sync we enter a world of mirrors that have cracked into thousands of pieces. But this disintergration has halted momentarily for the viewer. read more
Video: Art Of Sleeping - Crazy
Video: Art Of Sleeping - Crazy
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Create & Explore 005 - Loston x Adam Borello
Create & Explore 005 - Loston x Adam Borello
Create & Explore 005 - Loston x Adam Borello is the fifth collaboration to emerge out of Ta-Ku's creative project that brings together beatmakers and photographers in one seamless conversation. Both producer Loston and photographer Adam Borello hail from Western Australia. read more
New Music: Waterstrider - Calliope
New Music: Waterstrider - Calliope
Waterstrider distills the vocal prowess of Alt-J’s Joe Newman with the math-rock formula of Foals in their latest single Calliope to form heady slice of indie-rock. They hail from Oakland and Calliope is the second track from the five-piece’s upcoming debut album Nowhere Now. read more
New Music: KOA - All Of My Love
New Music: KOA - All Of My Love
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New Music: In Hearts Wake - Breakaway
New Music: In Hearts Wake - Breakaway
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Interview: Sasha Grey
Interview: Sasha Grey
Porn star-turned-author-turned-model-turned-actress-turned-DJ (not all in that order) Sasha Grey touches down in Australia in a couple of weeks for her upcoming Here I Am DJ tour, and we were fortunate enough to get a little bit of chat time in between her traversing the globe. read more
Interview: HWLS
Interview: HWLS
After years spent working together on a variety of projects, two of Western Australia's brightest exports - Kit-Pop and Ta-ku - officially sealed the deal late last year with the formation of their new project, HWLS. read more
Interview: Alex Burnett (Sparkadia)
Interview: Alex Burnett (Sparkadia)
Hey man how’s it going, are you still in London at the moment? read more
Hermitude's Most Memorable New Years Eve
Hermitude's Most Memorable New Years Eve
Hermitude are a formidable force live; with a clear effort made to actually re-create a live performance at every gig they play, which sees the energy become almost palatable in the air. And ahead of their headlining set at NYE On The Harbour we got a hold of Hermitude to... read more
New Music: A. G. Cook - Beautiful (Rustie Edit)
New Music: A. G. Cook - Beautiful (Rustie Edit)
Released as a part of the LuckyMe advent calendar Rustie's edit of Beautiful by PC Music's A.G. Cook sees him adding a futuristic 'warp-trap' twist. Beautiful is one of the biggest P.C Music releases to date (past releases include Hannah Diamond, GFOTY & more) with light synth and high-pitched, bubbly vocals captivating... read more
Interview: PUCK
Interview: PUCK
After landing themselves Best Metal/Heavy Act at the WA Music (WAM) awards, local legends PUCK have been making some serious waves in the past few months. The Perth-based three-piece have a distinct aesthetic to their sound with slow and heavy riffs, touching on areas of stoner rock, shoegaze and all around... read more
Converse Sneakers Clash Wall
Converse Sneakers Clash Wall
Last weekend saw the completion of a massive mural in Fremantle as part of a series of artistic installations across the globe - the Converse Sneakers Clash Wall. Using the hashtag #sneakerclashfreo hundreds of submissions were sent in acrossa Australia for ideas for street artists Sheryo, The Yok and Alex... read more
5 Essential Flips With GANZ
5 Essential Flips With GANZ
After rising to prominence over 2013/2014 with his now-patented "GANZ Flip", the Dutch producer is making his way to Australia for a very merry New Year, playing a heap of club and festival shows (check the dates down below). read more
Interview: Lido
Interview: Lido
Gun Norwegian producer Lido is making his way to Australia for the first time in 2014 (well, he may have already been here under a certain half-shelled moniker previously), and we're beyond excited to have him play our Pilerats X-Mas party (get a full run-down HERE), in addition to the... read more
New Music: Azealia Banks - Chasing Time (Emoh Instead & Zebarah)
New Music: Azealia Banks - Chasing Time (Emoh Instead & Zebarah)
After spending the year pushing What So Not Emoh Instead has returned with a fiery remix of Azealia Banks' Chasing Time with relatively new DJ Zebarah. Having already been remixed by Australian producers Feki and Høwl, this edition of Chasing Time features some deadly drops courtesy of Emoh, mixed with a slight progressive feel courtesy Zebarah. read more
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Video: Client Liaison - Groove The Physical
Video: Client Liaison - Groove The Physical
The clip for Groove The Physical is basically just one of those music videos where the club is on-point, the people are on-point and you're sitting at home eating ice cream because the latest episode of *insert popular tv show* has come out. read more
Interview - Tycho
Interview - Tycho
Scott Hansen (pictured below) is not only known as the creative force behind Tycho (where he's joined by Zac Brown and Rory O'Connor), but also as the graphic designer ISO50 who is behind the colour-merging artworks for his albums. Ahead of his national tour of Australia including an apperance at Southbound (check our Happy... read more
New Music: The Kite String Tangle - Stone Cold (Kilter Remix)
New Music: The Kite String Tangle - Stone Cold (Kilter Remix)
Last Friday saw the release of Kilter's ReShades LP, a collection of remixes that Kilter has compiled over the year alongside some of his own original tunes being remixed by others. And following on from the remixes of AMTRAC and Hermitude, Kilter has delivered a roaring remix of Kite String Tangle’s Stone... read more
Interview: Little Dragon
Interview: Little Dragon
Little Dragon's fourth album Nabuma Rubberband was a fiery piece of electronica mashed with the haunting vocals of Yukimi Nagano. 2014 has been an exciting year for Little Dragon as they have toured all over the world but have sadly only played two shows in Australia. read more
New music: Beyonce, 7/11 - Jack Ü Remix
New music: Beyonce, 7/11 - Jack Ü Remix
As soon as Beyonce threw down those ghetto-fresh lyrics in 7/11 ‘smack it, smack it, in the air’, you just knew the scene’s craftiest producers were already thinking about ways they could turn the otherwise hook-less, melody-less track into something ready for the peak time club.  read more
It's Time For More Mica Levi In Your Life
It's Time For More Mica Levi In Your Life
 One of our favourite musicians, 28-year-old Brit Mica Levi (Micachu), was just nominated for a BAFTA for her original soundtrack to Jonathan Glazer's eerie sci-fi independent thriller Under The Skin. Mica's already taken home Best Composer at the European Film Awards, with Oscar nominations approaching, hers is on a short list... read more
Interview: Vic Mensa
Interview: Vic Mensa
Vic Mensa had a breakout 2014, kickstarted by his huge single Down On My Luck, along with being apart of/starting the Save Money collective with Chance The Rapper and Joey Purp. He's in Australia this month appearing at the Red Bull Music Academy x Future Classic Stage at St Jerome's Laneway Festival and... read more
Interview: SOHN
Interview: SOHN
Interviewing SOHN was not easy with phone lines dropping (mostly due to my useless phone) but with the conversation taking place across multiple continents it made for an interesting insight into the man under the hood, Christopher Taylor. read more
New Music: Röyksopp - Sordid Affair (LO'99 Remix)
New Music: Röyksopp - Sordid Affair (LO'99 Remix)
We've been big fans of up-and-coming producer LO'99 since back in August when we featured him on the site, up until last month when he dropped Medium Rare Recordings' first official release, Take Me Back with Marshall F. That deep, bassy house sound had an incredible resurgence in 2014, and LO'99 is... read more
New Music: Peking Duk - Take Me Over feat. Safia (Time Pilot Edit)
New Music: Peking Duk - Take Me Over feat. Safia (Time Pilot Edit)
WA-based duo Time Pilot have been on our radar for a while now - a) because they're a couple of bloody good blokes, but more importantly b) because they're a couple of bloody talented producers. We froth so hard we featured their track Vowel Play on the Pilerats Rat Pack #2... read more
New Music: Porsches - Horses
New Music: Porsches - Horses
Summer (noun) – The time of year where everyone in Australia heads to the beach equipped with their finest beers and smoothest tunes. read more
New Music: Boot Action - Gorgan feat. Barry Tones
New Music: Boot Action - Gorgan feat. Barry Tones
Surfing the hype wave from their massive Bosun EP, Melbourne-based house duo Boot Action have released their latest masterpiece, in the form of Gorgan, and absolute tune-and-a-half featuring some sweet vocals courtesy of Barry Tones. Gorgan is large from the get go, with heaving bass, smooth vocal work and delicate... read more
Last time Emoh Instead was in Perth we bailed him up before his set for a good old fashioned chinwag about life, missing planes, releasing his new EP, international freak-outs and more. The video interview is found at the bottom, and you can check the first track from his Say So... read more
Interview: Collarbones
Interview: Collarbones
Sydney/Adelaide collaboraters Marcus Whale and Travis Cook have been working together for eight years as Collarbones, which is a pretty lengthy career in the age of Internet hype. After a two-year release hiatus, Collarbones really ramped things up in 2014: putting out both a mixtape (Atlantis), performing at Vivid Sydney,... read more
New Music: Sam Smith – Leave Your Lover (Motez Remix)
New Music: Sam Smith – Leave Your Lover (Motez Remix)
After thrashing out an huuuge set at Pilerats very own Wonderland Festival at the end of 2014 Motez has now started 2015 with a remix of Sam Smith’s Leave Your Lover that carries some serious fire. read more
Chet Faker US TV Debut
Chet Faker US TV Debut
Turns out Portia de Rossi isn’t the only Australian that tastemaking comedian and talk show host Ellen DeGeneres is in love with. Our own prince of alt-pop deconstruction, Chet Faker, who recently won triple j’s Best Record of 2014 for his studio debut Built on Glass, and won multiple awards... read more
New Music: The Prodigy - Nasty
New Music: The Prodigy - Nasty
With Future Music Festival 2015 rapidly approaching, news is coming thick in the lead-up. Late last year saw the addition of Sandstormin' Darude to the festival, and this week has seen a couple of big announcements. First there was the 200-strong local lineup drop - check the huge roundup of names HERE. read more
Interview: Rustie
Interview: Rustie
Russell Whyte, probably better known to most future-bass music fiends as Glaswegian-based producer Rustie, successfully managed to follow up his break-out 2012 album Glass Swords with last year's Green Language. An album that shows the kind of cohesiveness and maturity many artist's can struggle with the dreaded second album. One of the world's most-hyped... read more
New Music: Spirit Faces - Cloudplay (Feat. BUOY) (Time Pilot Remix)
New Music: Spirit Faces - Cloudplay (Feat. BUOY) (Time Pilot Remix)
Perth producers Time Pilot had a really industrious 2014; edging their way into the contemporary Australian electronic music map with some promising originals, including a killer number, Vowel Play, on our Pilerats Records RAT PACK #2 Compilation, before ending the year with a big undertaking - a remix for Peking... read more

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New Music: Left. – Lay With Me
New Music: Left. – Lay With Me
Rising Sydney twosome Left. are taking 2015 by the scruff of the neck with this brand new single, Lay With Me, ahead of the release of their debut LP Sirens, due February 6 via Create/Control (pre-order HERE). read more
New Music: Vallis Alps - Young
New Music: Vallis Alps - Young
Vallis Alps are a very new duo comprising of Seattle-based producer David Ansari and Canberra-based vocalist ParissaTossif. I can’t really tell you much more than that, but one definitely gets the feeling we’ll be hearing from - and learning a lot more about – them in 2014. read more
New Music: Jamie Now – Jamie Now’s Mystical Menagerie (EP)
New Music: Jamie Now – Jamie Now’s Mystical Menagerie (EP)
Fresh from releasing remixes for the likes of Golden Features, Alison Wonderland, HWLS and more, plus an EP release last year, Melbourne-based producer Jamie Now has released another cracking EP to kick off a big 2015. read more
New Music: Purity Ring – Begin Again
New Music: Purity Ring – Begin Again
Future pop starlets Purity Ring have just dropped their second single, Begin Again, off their upcoming album Another Eternity (due March 3 2015 via 4AD) so just stop whatever you’re doing. It’s wild burning passion encased with a cold prison of dry percussions. read more
Hayden James - Something About You Tour
Hayden James - Something About You Tour
Like an early Christmas present Aussie beatsmith Hayden James dropped an absolutely ball-tearing single late last year in Something About You, and he's just announced an early-2015 tour to celebrate the fact. It'll be his debut live headline tour in Australia, one that will see him joined by producer-on-the-rise Mickey Kojak... read more
Premiere: New Navy - Pelican (Elizabeth Rose Remix)
Premiere: New Navy - Pelican (Elizabeth Rose Remix)
November last year saw the release of New Navy's latest single Pelican, a typically breezy piece of chilled-out pop from the Sydney three-piece. And with the new year they're kicking things off with an equally chilled-out start thanks to Elizabeth Rose applying her certain set of electronic skills to a remix of Pelican. read more
New Music: Azedia - Kin
New Music: Azedia - Kin
AZEDIA are a London-based production duo made up of two school friends who've been making music together since 2010, which led to a debut EP release in 2012, followed by their debut album Life Goes On in 2013. read more
Domestic Bliss - A Clique Arcade Editorial
Domestic Bliss - A Clique Arcade Editorial
The Clique Arcade are a new force on the Western Australian fashion scene, putting the focus on indepedent designers and supporting up-and-coming labels. Last week they shot this killer editorial, called Domestic Bliss and featuring emerging models Oli Callisto and Pia Herring. read more
New Music: Roland Tings - Pala
New Music: Roland Tings - Pala
What else to do on these sticky summer nights but boogie. And who better to bring the boogie than Odyssey? I want to be...inside ouuuutttt....out, out, out... If you'd prefer to leave your dancefloor legends back in the 70s, you've got the alternate option of checking out Melbourne producer Roland Tings, the... read more
Interview: Galtier
Interview: Galtier
Geelong-based avant-club producer Galtier (Jiah Wells) is a rarity on the Australian contemporary electronic music scene at the moment; actually adamant on breaking ground and approaching creativity with fierceness rather than formula, to come up with energising, future-forward music that stands out a mile amongst all the generic trap-infused house bangers... read more
Premiere: Just A Gent - Limelight feat. Rozes (Louis Futon Remix)
Premiere: Just A Gent - Limelight feat. Rozes (Louis Futon Remix)
While Philadelphia-based producer Louis Futon had a massive 2014, one gets the feeling he's only just getting started, with the announcement of his first ever headlining tour kicking off in Australia this month, and today's huge new remix to celebrate. read more
Caribou Mega Mixtape
Caribou Mega Mixtape
Is this one of the hugest mixtapes of all time? Canadian producer Caribou, the producer behind one of the most emotional dancefloor tracks of 2014, Can’t Do Without You, has curated a 1000 track playlist, called 1000 Songs For You, today, as a means to give props to all the fans... read more
Darude's Other Songs
Darude's Other Songs
With today's announcement that Future Music Festival have added none other than Mr Sandstorm himself, Darude, to the lineup, we have to face the reality that one man, so adored for one song, will be playing songs for what we can only assume will be about an hour. read more
Premiere: Ou Est Le Swimming Pool - Dance The Way I Feel (Set Mo Remix)
Premiere: Ou Est Le Swimming Pool - Dance The Way I Feel (Set Mo Remix)
2009 banger Dance The Way I Feel by Ou Est Le Swimming Pool is getting something of a revival in 2015. It first started appearing when swagalicious beatsmith Paces started throwing his own little edit of the track into his live sets (listen HERE), and now it's coming out as a full... read more
Video: Chet Faker - Talk Is Cheap Live At The Enmore
Video: Chet Faker - Talk Is Cheap Live At The Enmore
If Chet Faker thought is 2014 was a pretty good one, he must be pinching himself this early in 2015. Last week he absolutely destroyed his appearance on American TV, making Ellen Degeneres reconsider her sexual orientation with a killer rendition of Gold (watch HERE), and he's marching towards some very... read more
New Music: Eves The Behavior - TV
New Music: Eves The Behavior - TV
Laneway has a talent for putting unknown but talent-endowed Australian acts on their bill, with last year’s lineup including heartstring yanker MT WARNING for instance. And 2015 is no different with Eves The Behavior. Formerly known only as Eves, 2015 looks to be the year that she starts to fan the... read more
Video: FKA Twigs - Pendulum
Video: FKA Twigs - Pendulum
She was one of the artists we couldn’t take our eyes off in 2014; and 26 year-old British singer FKA Twigs seems intent on maintaining our attention in 2015; yesterday receiving two nominations for the BRIT Awards -  British Female Solo Artist and British Breakthrough Act – on the back... read more
Premiere: Aela Kae - We Come Back
Premiere: Aela Kae - We Come Back
When I last wrote about Aela Kae's track Pure Zone I spoke of the sense of quiet embedded within her music. We Come Back takes cues from Pure Zone but showcases a delicate strength not seen before with the airy vocals and frisky drumbeat. read more
New Music: Alison Wonderland - U Don't Know feat. Wayne Coyne
New Music: Alison Wonderland - U Don't Know feat. Wayne Coyne
While this is only a teaser of the full track, it's worth a blog post anyhow based on a few things. U Don't Know is the first track Alison Wonderland has released since last year's killer Calm Down EP, which featured a heap of respected and loved producers like Lido and Carmack,... read more
New Music: Akouo - Pieces
New Music: Akouo - Pieces
Scheduled to be released on the upcoming All They Do single, Pieces is the latest tune to come from Tasmanian-based producer Akouo - an artist we've covered plenty over the past 12 months (HERE, HERE and HERE are some good start points). read more
New Music: Brenmar – Hula Hoop (feat. UNiiQU3)
New Music: Brenmar – Hula Hoop (feat. UNiiQU3)
After releasing his monstrous track Award last week, New York-based producer Brenmar has dropped his latest offering in the form of Hula Hoop, featuring Jersey Club star UNiiQU3. Mashing the hectic percussion and quick pace of the Jersey genre with a heaving brass section and spoken vocals by the NLV Presents... read more
Text Message Interview: Pat Stevenson
Text Message Interview: Pat Stevenson
In an effort to take a break from invading the personal phone space of musicians, we thought who else could we annoy that could send us some visual gold that isn't just emojis? The answer was obvious, and we jumped on the phone with Pat Stevenson AKA Hobopat, part of... read more
Video: Client Liaison - Pretty Lovers + Aus' Tour
Video: Client Liaison - Pretty Lovers + Aus' Tour
Throughout 2014 Client Liaison displayed an incredible knack for producing videos so perfect to the duo's aesthetic it almost hurt - check some examples HERE, HERE and their - arguably most brilliant - effort HERE. Today sees the announcement of their final run of dates celebrating last year's self-titled EP... read more
One Night With: The 2 Bears
One Night With: The 2 Bears
The 2 Bears are British producer/DJ duo Raf Rundell and Joe Goddard (Hot Chip), who've been traipsing around the globe delving into a variety of styles including house, hip hop, 2-step, garage and more, and have been frequent visitors to our shores since their 2009 formation. read more
Video: Flying Lotus - Coronus, The Terminator
Video: Flying Lotus - Coronus, The Terminator
Is there an artist whose visual and audio aesthetic is more considered than Flying Lotus? The dude's output feels so meticulously crafted he almost feels like a higher being. Alright maybe we're being a little hyperbolic with those kind of statements, but whatever, he's one of the world's most exciting... read more
Premiere: Danny T - Let Me Go
Premiere: Danny T - Let Me Go
Following the release of his Take Me EP last year (listen HERE), one of Australia's long-standing key figures in a currently booming house scene, Danny T is back with "complete burner" (Golden Features, 2015) in Let Me Go. And after you have a listen to the stream below you will concur with the... read more
New Music: Björk - Vulnicura LP
New Music: Björk - Vulnicura LP
Well. Talk about a treat for Hump Day. read more
Shred The Gnar Festival
Shred The Gnar Festival
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Bonobo Aus' DJ Tour
Bonobo Aus' DJ Tour
Simon Green AKA Bonobo is headed back to Australia and New Zealand this coming March for a series of DJ sets, which while not the master-producer in live form, are damn sure the next best thing. read more
New Music: Lilt - Don't Tell Me
New Music: Lilt - Don't Tell Me
Following the release of their EP Swim back in 2013, Perth-based electronic trio Lilt (fronted by the sensational Louise Penman) have returned to the centre stage with a beautiful new single, released independently earlier this week. Don’t Tell Me, the duo's first release since their Coming Down single ten months ago, is remarkable. read more
New Music: Stwo - Eden (MUTO Remix)
New Music: Stwo - Eden (MUTO Remix)
Australian-based producer Miles Davidson, better known under his beat-making moniker MUTO, is no newbie when it comes to remixes. His recent remix of Justin Timberlake’s What Goes Around Comes Around has clocked over two million plays on his Soundcloud (we covered it in our 5 Under 500 a lil while... read more
Premiere: The 2 Bears - Not This Time (Capracara Remix)
Premiere: The 2 Bears - Not This Time (Capracara Remix)
The 2 Bears are British producer/DJ duo Raf Rundell and Joe Goddard (Hot Chip), and they're making their way to Australia to bring some of their patented brand of bump'n'grind house over four shows during this Australia Day weekend. read more
New Music: Ryan Hemsworth - shh#000000 Compilation
New Music: Ryan Hemsworth - shh#000000 Compilation
If only more producers were as benevolent with their research and dubs as our ol’ m8 Ryan Hemsworth. Hemsworth’s Secret Songs Soundcloud is where he gets behind music he’s vibing, with new tracks usually uploaded every couple of weeks for free download. read more
San Holo Australian Tour
San Holo Australian Tour
When we last heard from San Holo the Dutch fruity future wave producer was gearing up to release a bucketload of succulent remixes, oh and being asked by Disney to stop using San Holo or cough up $10 million due to copyright issues with the Star Wars name Han Solo. read more
New Music: Flamingo - Lost On You + Tour
New Music: Flamingo - Lost On You + Tour
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New Music: Alison Wonderland - U Don't Know feat. Wayne Coyne + Album Details
New Music: Alison Wonderland - U Don't Know feat. Wayne Coyne + Album Details
After a little tease earlier in the week, Alison Wonderland today has dropped the full version of her Wayne Coyne joint, U Don't Know, along with announcing details of her debut album Run. You can get U Don't Know today if you PRE-ORDER the album, which is due March 20. read more
New Music: Celestial Trax - Tonicity EP
New Music: Celestial Trax - Tonicity EP
We'll say it once and once only. Nah, we'll actually in all likelihood say it again in fifty subsequent related posts: y'all need to get your ears around New York cloud producer / genre-bender-extraordinaire Celestial Trax. We knew this dude was special from the moment we first heard his seriously dope track Illuminate on... read more
Red Bull Music Academy Sydney Studios Takeover
Red Bull Music Academy Sydney Studios Takeover
The 17th edition of the Red Bull Music Academy takes place in Paris this October/November, and the applications phase for the annual event are now open until March 4, and to mark the occasion RBMA Australia are taking over the legendary Studios 301 in Sydney for a week of lectures, parties, radio... read more
10/10 Would Listen: Next Hype
10/10 Would Listen: Next Hype
Fun times are always afoot when Next Hype are around. read more
New Music: JOY. - Weather
New Music: JOY. - Weather
If you look at a list of artists we talked about a heap in 2014, after our own Pilerats Records artists one of the next inline would definitely be Brisbane producer Olivia McCarthy, better known to most of you as JOY. read more
Video: Cosmo's Midnight - Snare
Video: Cosmo's Midnight - Snare
After unleashing Snare, a seductive elemental track, the flames were lit and with the announcement of an EP for 2015 a wildfire seemed only moments away, especially given our nation's youth broad caster falling in love with the track equal as much. read more
New Music: Stwo - Eden (Omniment Remix)
New Music: Stwo - Eden (Omniment Remix)
In recent weeks there have been a flurry of producers remixing Stwo’s Eden, and following MUTO’s effort last week, his and now Omniment’s re-work have really stood out. Omniment being no stranger to Pilerats with a remix Godwolf’s See It Through premiering on the site last year. read more
New Music: ODESZA - Bloom (Lane 8 Remix)
New Music: ODESZA - Bloom (Lane 8 Remix)
It is safe to say that Seattle-raised group ODESZA has had a pretty damn massive year. Their latest album, In Return, was one of the biggest electronic releases of the year, collecting a whopping ten #1’s on the Hype Machine charts, as well as performances around the world, including the... read more
New Music: Shlohmo - Buried + Album Announce
New Music: Shlohmo - Buried + Album Announce
After a brief Twitter lead-in, at the witching hour last night, Henry Laufer, AKA Shlohmo, delivered new track Buried, the second bout of new music we've heard from the popular Los Angeles underground producer, after he gave us the broody Emerge From Smoke last month.  read more
Status Anxiety
Status Anxiety
Status Anxiety is a brand from Sydney, Australia, that crafts wallets and bags with the finest Italian, French and New Zealand leather. Their bio really screams out that they'd rather focus on the quality, design and function of their products than appeal to the fads of the masses. read more
New Music: Hysterics (Girl Unit) – Club Life & Empty
New Music: Hysterics (Girl Unit) – Club Life & Empty
London-based electronic collective Night Slugs lead the charge when it comes to imaginative, futuristic music for dancefloors (L-Vis 1990, Lil Silva, Kelela, Jam City, Helix). One of their biggest early label stars was producer Philip Gamble, known to most as Girl Unit, who came through with some catchy anthems –... read more
First Base
First Base
Manifesting the simple surf and skate culture marked at Bondi Beach, First Base fabricates the chillest basics: tanks and tees and trackies and other things designed with hooks in comfort and versatility. There's a sportiness that lends the freedom to move like you were wearing nothing at all, like the... read more
New Music: Lapalux - Closure + Album Announce
New Music: Lapalux - Closure + Album Announce
Back in 2013, when Flying Lotus' experimental beats-driven imprint Brainfeeder first put out producer Stuart Howard, Lapalux’s first proper album of dreamy electronica, Nostalchic, Lapalux was the label's only signing. Now in 2015, Flying Lotus has added 29 acts to the roster, including Jeremiah Jae, Samiyam, Teebs, Tokimonsta, Mono/Poly and more. read more
New Music: Sommeil - Touch
New Music: Sommeil - Touch
Karlin Courtney AKA Sydney-based producer Sommeil, has unleashed the first taste of his recently-born electronic project in the form of Touch, a smooth, synth-packed jam. Imagine the smooth, soul-influenced vocal work of The Weeknd or Toro Y Moi, crossed and blended with the 90’s synth and electronic beatwork typical of... read more
Nina Las Vegas & Swick Aus' Tour
Nina Las Vegas & Swick Aus' Tour
This February Nina Las Vegas and Swick band together for a quick string of club dates all around this great southern land, picking up where they left off with the release of their two-tracker late last year: read more
Premiere: Jamie xx - Far Nearer (Young Franco Bootleg)
Premiere: Jamie xx - Far Nearer (Young Franco Bootleg)
One of Pilerats' perennial fave DJ/producers and much-loved human beings in general, Young Franco is looking to back up a great 2014 with what we're expecting to be an even bigger 2015, and he's kicking things off nicely with this tidy little bootleg of Jamie xx's seminal tune, Far Nearer. read more
LOLs by Small Humans
LOLs by Small Humans
My little brother used to tell really bad jokes as a kid; mostly because for a long time he thought jokes were just questions that needed any kind of answer. Most kids don't start to understand wordplay, riddles and puns (the concepts behind your basic knock knocks) until around six... read more
New Music: How To Dress Well & TALA – The One
New Music: How To Dress Well & TALA – The One
When big brands; Nike, Adidas and any number of alcohol companies get involved in making sponsored articles it often seems that they lack any real feeling. Adidas and Yours Truly’s (publication company) creation ‘Songs From Scratch’ have bucked this by creating a space to host tracks made by talented artists... read more
Friday Freebie: Dooms Night - Azzido Da Bass x Timo Mass (LO'99 Edit)
Friday Freebie: Dooms Night - Azzido Da Bass x Timo Mass (LO'99 Edit)
Currently running around the country celebrating his Take Me Back single, LO'99 isn't spending his time on tour lazing around hotel rooms and having spas. Instead he's bumping out edits of rave classics like this one - the Timo Maas remix of Azzido Da Bass's Dooms Night. read more
Video: Montgomery - Not Around
Video: Montgomery - Not Around
Following her introduction to the Australian/world soundscape in 2014, I OH YOU's most recent signee, Montgomery has released another beautifully shot video clip. Not Around is the follow-up single from her debut track Pinata, both appearing on her debut EP New Clear War. read more
Left. - Lay With Me [Video Premiere + Album Stream]
Left. - Lay With Me [Video Premiere + Album Stream]
A few weeks ago Sydney duo Left. released their latest single Lay With Me in advance of their upcoming LP Sirens - due February 6 via Create/Control (pre-order HERE). Drawing comparisons with the likes of AlunaGeorge and Little Dragon, there’s a lot to love about them, which is why we're very stoked today to... read more
Barney Cools Interview + Mixtape
Barney Cools Interview + Mixtape
Barney Cools are a v-fresh new clothing brand out of Sydney with a focus on street-wear and international street-style, along with a relaxed lifestyle that keeps thing simple. We'll let them explain a bit better below, and while you read it definitely stream this dope 'Poolrats' Live Mixtape, recorded exclusively for... read more
New Music: Paces - Nothing's Forever feat. Kučka
New Music: Paces - Nothing's Forever feat. Kučka
Following a barnstorming 2014 that included a heap of rad singles and remixes, his On My Mind EP, a mainstage set at Splendour and lifting Tkay Maidza to the swaggiest spot on the Hottest 100 of 2014 list - #100 - with his tight production on Switch Lanes, Mikey Perry AKA Paces... read more
Video: Skrillex - Doompy Poomp Directed By Fleur & Manu
Video: Skrillex - Doompy Poomp Directed By Fleur & Manu
Following the news of Sable's appearance in the latest Skrillex Selects playlist, we have some more Skrillex-related news that's no less worthy of your attention. The producer has teamed up with The Creators Project for a video clip to a song he himself has deemed unclassifiable - Doompy Poomp, from last... read more
One Night With: Kittens
One Night With: Kittens
Lauren 'KITTENS' Abedini has gone from DJing in her bedroom to touring with Kid Cudi, performing with Chief Keef, DJing for Usher and starting LA's most exciting club collective ATHLETIXX - a crew consisting of herself, DJ Hoodboi, Falcons and Promnite. read more
Video: Purity Ring - Push / Pull
Video: Purity Ring - Push / Pull
We were awash with Purity Ring fever in December last year, when the Canadian duo released their first music in two years (since their 2012 album Shrines) with dreamy single Push / Pull, a track that, along with subsequent release Begin Again, demonstrated Purity Ring ability to make killer music... read more
New Music: fLako: Kuku EP Stream + Video
New Music: fLako: Kuku EP Stream + Video
fLako - Dario Rojo Guerra - is a German-raised, London-based producer, with Chilean roots, that’s been making incredible, mystical and atmospheric music for a while now. International music tastemaker Gilles Peterson once rated fLako as the ‘most highly rated emerging producer’ out right now. read more
Video: Ego - Between Dreams Mixtape
Video: Ego - Between Dreams Mixtape
After teasing us with a visual edit of Kanye & Jay’s Bound 2 and a Where The Wild Things Are edition of Electric Mantis’ Flips & Flops, Drips & Drops, earlier last year (which also appears in this show), Australian DJ Ego has dropped his full Audio Visual (A/V) live show,... read more
For the past 12 or so months we’ve been doing our darndest to impact the cultural landscape. Whether it’s via a premium quality digital magazine, a classy-looking website filled with stuff we think you’ll think is cool, or throwing parties around the country with international and national artists at the... read more
New Music: Young Thug x Dizzee Rascal - I Luv Stoners (Oneman edit)
New Music: Young Thug x Dizzee Rascal - I Luv Stoners (Oneman edit)
Three greats in perfect synergy - 100x yes! After premiering the track on Rinse FM a few weeks back, the inimitable DJ Oneman - who was in Australia just two weeks back (where he got really stuck into the, erm, finest food we have to offer) - has upped onto... read more
#JDFutureLegends Presents: The Kite String Tangle Live Show Premiere
#JDFutureLegends Presents: The Kite String Tangle Live Show Premiere
So yesterday we threw up a silly little thing on the old 'Book with our video man Tay Kaka and electronic wunderkind Danny Harley AKA The Kite String Tangle, fooling around in front of a green screen: read more
Carmada Australian Tour
Carmada Australian Tour
The bromance that envelops Drew Carmody and Max Armata - aka Carmada continues in 2015 with the duo going from strength-to-strength, after they trailblazed their way through 2014 capturing an iTunes No.1 album and much acclaim for performances on the Listen Out and Stereosonic tours, and just recently popping up at #41 in the triple j Hottest... read more
GL's Tiny Guide To Electro Funk
GL's Tiny Guide To Electro Funk
GL are engaging in a hectic start to 2015 - with show announcements coming out the wazoo. Check down the bottom of this post for a full wrap because there's a heap, although Melbourne fans are in for a triple treat this March when they take up an artist residency... read more
Video: Tchami - Promesses
Video: Tchami - Promesses
The father of future-house will soon be back in the country for Future Music Festival, and any time we find some news that's Tchami-related is fine by us. This video clip is a couple of weeks old, but we only just stumbled upon it today so we're gonna fucking talk... read more
New Music: London - Juice (AObeats remix)
New Music: London - Juice (AObeats remix)
Taking influence from the likes of Hudson Mohawke (catch our interview with him HERE), Cashmere Cat and Just Blaze, US-born producer AObeats has released a stellar new remix, flipping London’s tune Juice on its head and packing it full of tropical vibes. read more
Video: Who Is Hannah Diamond?
Video: Who Is Hannah Diamond?
Underground dance music has been talking in pop's language of late; with producer A.G. Cook's UK-based upstart label (well, more of a semi cultural movement, lately) PC Music leading the charge in this new conversation. Pilerats were lucky enough to have a first hand experience of the label when SOPHIE and SOPHIE's... read more
New Music: Rabit - Bloody Eye
New Music: Rabit - Bloody Eye
Tri Angle Records, whose guiding motto as music curators is "haunted by the need to find things that will haunt us", have birthed a number of high-profile releases (as far as weirder, non-convential beat music goes, in any case) over the past couple of years: artists such as Evian Christ (whom... read more
New Music: Purity Ring - Repetition
New Music: Purity Ring - Repetition
Purity Ring have been wooing fans with their steady release of singles like Push Pull and Begin Again, and now with the airy Repetition. It doesn’t carry the soaring anthem of Push Pull nor the bewitching mood of Begin Again, however much like the previous two singles Repetition has its own identity with... read more
Video: Flight Facilities x Vic Mensa - Down On My Luck/Down To Earth At Laneway
Video: Flight Facilities x Vic Mensa - Down On My Luck/Down To Earth At Laneway
Vic Mensa is hot product right now - his latest collaboration with Kaytranada is proof of that alone, and when he teamed up with Flight Facilities over the weekend at St Jerome's Laneway in Sydney he confirmed what we already hoped. read more
New Music: Human Movement – Paradise feat. Eliza Sol
New Music: Human Movement – Paradise feat. Eliza Sol
After conquering a guest mix on Skrillex’s NESTHQ label, Sydney-based dance duo Blake Gilray and Edward Macdonald AKA Human Movement have released an absolute ripper of a track in the form of the six-minute long Paradise feat. Eliza Sol. read more
Mrs Mac's Presents - A Creative Journey: Part 2
Mrs Mac's Presents - A Creative Journey: Part 2
For Part 2 of our creative journey we catch up with Kye Howard. For those of you that don’t know, Kye is the Perth-based member of the UK-based Shadow Data collective. Shadow Data is a projection-mapping and digital creative team born in Cambridge, UK with members Ben Tenison-Smith and Pete... read more
Friday Freebie: Zhu x DJ Snake x DJ Mustard - Faded 2.0
Friday Freebie: Zhu x DJ Snake x DJ Mustard - Faded 2.0
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Mrs Mac's Presents - A Creative Journey: Part 3
Mrs Mac's Presents - A Creative Journey: Part 3
Andrew Fallara is a young Perth skateboarder known for his cruisy attitude, faultless style and effortless ability. Having grown up in a household where his old man surfed and there were regular roadtrips to the beach, Andrew transferred what he saw in the ocean onto the streets of Perth. read more
New Music: Tear Council - Anywhere
New Music: Tear Council - Anywhere
Headed by Matt Van Schie (Van She/Du Tonc), Tear Council is a new outlet for Van Schie, and one that sees him re-uniting with former Van She bandmate Michael Di Francesco, probably better known to you as the bass-happy bandit Touch Sensitive. read more
Mrs Mac's Presents -  A Creative Journey: Part 4
Mrs Mac's Presents - A Creative Journey: Part 4
As far as a bio goes, Iain Campbell has been playing out as DYP since 2009. His first gigs were a part of the very first ICSSC parties, and we all know how legendary they were and continue to be. read more
New Music: Little Shoes Big Voice - Smoke N Mirrors
New Music: Little Shoes Big Voice - Smoke N Mirrors
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Mrs Mac's Presents - A Creative Journey: Part 5
Mrs Mac's Presents - A Creative Journey: Part 5
We could fill this post with heaps of information, stories and so on about our roadtrip, but to be honest it really is as simple as this: the guys came through and the trip was so much fun. read more
New Music: Melty - Nightmare Alert
New Music: Melty - Nightmare Alert
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Mrs Mac's Presents - A Creative Journey: Part 1
Mrs Mac's Presents - A Creative Journey: Part 1
The world's first recorded long distance roadtrip was taken by the wife of the guy that invented the first patent motorcar. Her name was Bertha Benz and she travelled a total of 106km on that game-changing day in 1888. read more
Pilerats Presents: At The Pile #1
Pilerats Presents: At The Pile #1
A couple of weeks ago saw the announcement of Cosmo's Midnight upcoming national tour celebrating their latest single Snare, taking in a range of dates around the country, including a Perth show Saturday 7 March at Gilkisons Dance Studio. read more
Charles Murdoch x Pilerats Mix
Charles Murdoch x Pilerats Mix
So we thought this one got lost to the big wide world of internet backlogs of stuff you upload then it goes missing for some reason. Whatever the case, this bad boy has miraculously re-appeared on our Soundcloud so now we're very happy to share it with you! read more
Video: Indian Summer - Loveweights
Video: Indian Summer - Loveweights
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New Music: Saint Felix - Speak/Lie [Premiere]
New Music: Saint Felix - Speak/Lie [Premiere]
Having first heard Michael Jackson’s Dangerous at age 7, Melbourne’s Saint Felix’s admiration for the King Of Pop has provided a foundation for the genesis of his own musical identity, one that also melds artists such as David Bowie for a project that honours the pop luminaries of days gone by. read more
New Music: Sia – Elastic Heart (Clams Casino Remix)
New Music: Sia – Elastic Heart (Clams Casino Remix)
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New Music: Brodinski feat. Young Scooter - François-Xavier
New Music: Brodinski feat. Young Scooter - François-Xavier
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Mrs Mac's Creative Journey: BTS Photos
As you know, we went away on a roadtrip thanks to Mrs Mac's. This wasn’t any old roadtrip: this was a creative journey in which we took three strangers away and tasked them with creating something which would entertain you lot. read more
New Music: Obey City – Waterbed feat. Anthony Flammia
New Music: Obey City – Waterbed feat. Anthony Flammia
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Sable - Feels So Good
Sable - Feels So Good
...and we're pretty fucking proud to say WA product Sable's fresh new track, Feels So Good, is our Pilerats Records #001. Ever since he rocked up to Circo Festival to cover an earlier set after being asked only a few hours before we've been in love with the young production gun... read more
Katie Noonan's Vanguard - Peace Is My Drug (Oisima Remix) [Premiere]
Katie Noonan's Vanguard - Peace Is My Drug (Oisima Remix) [Premiere]
One of this country's most interesting and forward-thinking producers, Oisima, is once again bucking trend against what people may think he's up to, today dropping a remix from Australian songstress Katie Noonan and her un-released track, Peace Is My Drug. read more
Video: Alison Wonderland - U Don't Know (feat. Wayne Coyne)
Video: Alison Wonderland - U Don't Know (feat. Wayne Coyne)
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Interview - Sable
Interview - Sable
Last week we had the pleasure of sharing our first ever release on Pilerats Records, Sable - Feels So Good. Since that time it's clocked up over 30,000 plays on Soundcloud, a couple of thousand free downloads, and a heap of love from the likes of What So Not and Nina... read more
New Music: Kids At Midnight - Survival
New Music: Kids At Midnight - Survival
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New Music: Loudun – Gold feat. Tashka
New Music: Loudun – Gold feat. Tashka
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Video: Oisima – Sun Of Truth feat. Mei Saraswati
Video: Oisima – Sun Of Truth feat. Mei Saraswati
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