New Music

In the same maveric spirit as McSweeny’s Press or the earliest of our self published zines, Happy is an ever growing network of independent Australian writers and journalists whose collective burning passion is to explore and bring to light new art and new Australian music to our ever growing audience, to boldly go where… you get the idea. We write about what we like and what we think you’ll like but most importantly what you probably won’t find any where else. We are non-profit and rely on the generous support of our partners and contributors. The best way to support Happy is to read Happy and share Happy. We are the front page of New Australian Music. Thank you for joining us.

Mega Ogre happy

Last we heard of Brisbane’s wonderfully, amazingly, onionly named Mega Ogre, was their jangly single The Ethereal Darkness Beyond Planet Earth – a track that showed the band were definitely taking notes during that lecture
The post Single Premiere: Mega Ogre – Hikikomori appeared first on Happy.

Thu, Oct 30, 2014

King Gizzard happy

Facts first. King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard are one of the most hard-working groups in Australia right now. I feel like a broken record repeating the oft-noted fact that I’m In Your
The post King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard – I’m In Your Mind Fuzz appeared first on Happy.

Thu, Oct 30, 2014

bree de rome

Bree De Rome won’t be easy to forget after watching her in this radiant music video- you won’t be able to look away as her purity and joy shines through against a vastly serene
The post Video Premiere: Bree De Rome – Easy To Forget appeared first on Happy.

Thu, Oct 30, 2014

Ali E happy

Seagulls are no doubt the most devious bastards Mother Nature unleashed upon the world. Even more devious than the dinosaur that ate Newman. They squawk loudly, have no perception of personal space and know
The post Single Premiere: Ali E – Seagull appeared first on Happy.

Thu, Oct 30, 2014

radio birdman

Sydney’s Radio Birdman, one of our pioneering punk rock bands, are about to go on a national tour! Tomatrax caught up with Deniz Tek from the band to talk about why they got back together,
The post Tomatrax interviews Radio Birdman appeared first on Happy.

Wed, Oct 29, 2014

sahara beck

So now’s a good time to get yourself familiar with this rising artist, best described as a cross between rustic charm and country chic- if an interior design could be represented in a person,
The post Vid O’The Week: Sahara Beck – Pretender appeared first on Happy.

Wed, Oct 29, 2014

dream delay

The otherworldly Dream Delay are an electronic indie band from Sydney Australia. Stylistically similar to well known bands like Coldplay, Muse, and the Temper Trap, the powerful trio of Dream Delay are unlike
The post Introducing: Dream Delay appeared first on Happy.

Wed, Oct 29, 2014


If electronic, experimental chillout beats are your thing, then you’re gonna wanna take a listen to downtempo electronic beatmaker, J Thatcher May aka Holm.(with a dot for clarity sake) – the New York
The post Holm. – somewhere between here & you appeared first on Happy.

Wed, Oct 29, 2014

at peace

Ahh it’s got those sweet Kendrick Lamar level chilled out vibes about it, but more lyrical and with some hints of soul and jazz. It’s a supremely new approach to hip hop and
The post Introducing: @peace appeared first on Happy.

Wed, Oct 29, 2014


Thesis are a self-described punk band from Western Sydney. The five piece have some bite to their sound and catchy song writing that is combined with some well recorded releases. Their first offering being last
The post Introducing: Thesis appeared first on Happy.

Wed, Oct 29, 2014

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