• French duo Cassius aren’t monkeying around with their new single ‘Action’, employing the talents of Cat Power and Mike D for their new tune, which dropped digitally at the end of last month. The team at their label Universal remain tight-lipped about what the immediate future may hold, except to say that “further new Cassius material (and familiar faces) will be revealed shortly”.
• Adelaide producer Motez will tour Australia throughout May and June in support of his just-announced ‘Vibe’ EP, due April 01. He’ll kick things off with a show at Fat Controller in his hometown on Friday May 06, prior to making stops in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Canberra, Newcastle and, finally, Perth on Friday June 03. Tickets are on sale now.
• Brisbane’s Blurst Of Times Festival will return next month, taking over The Brightside, The Zoo and The Foundry in Fortitude Valley on Saturday April 16. And there’s a swag of top name talent involved, including Bad//Dreems, Dune Rats, Methyl Ethel, The John Steel Singers and many more. Tickets are on sale now.
THURSDAY MARCH 17 : Armin Van Buuren (Sydney, Melbourne)