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.

glass animals

Gooey; not a term usually or easily personified by a song. However, upon first hearing the latest single from Glass Animals, the title feels instantly apt. The slinking, seductive tune forms the foundationThe post Glass Animals – Gooey appeared first on Happy.

Tue, Apr 15, 2014

splendidid

Zac Terry from Hoppers Crossing in Victoria is the young man behind the dream-pop solo act and soon-to-be-national-sensation of Splendidid. Got to love a bit of cheeky word play. What originally started outThe post Splendidid appeared first on Happy.

Tue, Apr 15, 2014

sheep, dog & wolf

Sheep, Dog & Wolf is only 19 but already so cool. The vid for his track Glare was shot in the harsh Australian outback at dawn, and its seriously beautiful. Who is Sheep,The post Sheep, Dog & Wolf appeared first on Happy.

Tue, Apr 15, 2014

suren unka

Personally, I love it when I’m walking to work with my headphones on and I’m listening to music and the little club in my head starts going off. Unfortunately I can’t dance onThe post Suren Unka appeared first on Happy.

Tue, Apr 15, 2014

saintseneca

Seneca was the stoic who was ordered to kill himself. The man bled to death in a tub… although it is rumoured that it was the steam that actually did him in. AndThe post Saintseneca appeared first on Happy.

Tue, Apr 15, 2014

catfish and the bottlemen

“They dragged the Vaccines to see them, whilst they were hanging backstage at an Arctic Monkey’s gig”… and if I didn’’t love them by reading that sentence alone, I was definitely hooked afterThe post Catfish and The Bottlemen appeared first on Happy.

Tue, Apr 15, 2014

eyedress happy

Eyedress is a psychedelic electronic project straight outta Manila – the solo laptop project of 23 year old Filipino producer, Idris Vicuña. Thoroughly modern and contemporary, the artist tackles that indescribably frightening part of yourThe post Eyedress – Hearing Colours appeared first on Happy.

Mon, Apr 14, 2014

rainbow chan fruit

Rainbow Chan’s latest single Fruit is her strongest vocal performance to date, and also our pick of Vid ‘O The Week This is the second time Sydney’s own art-pop darling and Australia’s veryThe post Vid ‘O The Week – Rainbow Chan – Fruit appeared first on Happy.

Mon, Apr 14, 2014

super magic happy

Melbourne based producer Rob Masterton’s Super Magic Hats is a fresh and vibrant cast of electronic sampling and eclectically nostalgic composition. With a sound reminiscent of the likes of M83, Miike Snow andThe post Super Magic Hats – More Than Words appeared first on Happy.

Mon, Apr 14, 2014

embankments

Embankments are a two piece project based in Sydney with an ear to the ground when it comes to making timeless pop music. The two began making music when Henry Eastham flew inThe post Embankments – Little Fortress appeared first on Happy.

Mon, Apr 14, 2014

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