Posts tagged "austra"

Austra Release Sparse, Synth-Heavy Cover of Duran Duran’s ‘American Science’

The Duran Duran tribute album Making Patterns Rhyme is due out July 15 and as yet another preview, following Warpaint’s sooty interpretation of “The…
Dan Reilly / July 11, 2014

Austra Get Hot and Bothered in ‘Habitat’ Video

With Austra’s Habitats EP out this week, the Toronto trio now shares a video for the title track that continues their decidedly NSFW aesthetic. Steamy vignettes follow the…
Olivia Forman / June 19, 2014

Austra Host Mind-Warping Dance Party in ‘Hurt Me Now’ Video

For the last several months, Austra have repped for their Olympia album with a string of intense and outré music videos. First there was the…
Kyle McGovern / January 17, 2014

Austra Visit a Sex Park in NSFW ‘Forgive Me’ Video

For their latest video, Austra take a trip to a moonlit park where "people purge and absolve their sins through sexual liberation," according to Toronto's shadowy…
Chris Martins / November 15, 2013

Austra’s ‘Painful Like’ Gets Lean XXXY Redo Ahead of Remix Set

Austra are kicking off an extensive international tour next week, but first comes a new remix of "Painful Like," the stellar second single from the electronic pop crew'…
Kyle McGovern / August 20, 2013

Four Tet Remixes DIANA’s ‘Perpetual Surrender’ Into Space-Disco Anthem

DIANA are a Canadian outfit specializing in sumptuous, Sade-nodding soul-pop and led by Carmen Elle, former guitarist for fall tourmates Austra. Their sax-adorned smoothness caught our…
Marc Hogan / July 31, 2013

Watch Austra’s Wonderfully Creepy ‘Painful Like’ Video

Austra’s Kate Stelmanis told SPIN recently that the Toronto electronic pop group wanted to break away from much of what characterized their Polaris Prize-shortlisted 2011…
Marc Hogan / July 15, 2013

Austra: Flight of the Valkyrie

“I should have become more cool,” says Katie Stelmanis with a grin, thinking back to her Toronto childhood. She’s sitting on a bench in the…
David Marchese / June 27, 2013

Austra Mark Imminent ‘Olympia’ Release With Ornate, Emotive ‘Hurt Me Now’

Austra, the goth-leaning electronic pop act led by Katie Stelmanis, release sophomore album Olympia tomorrow in North America via Domino and Paper Bag. The trio, turned…
Marc Hogan / June 17, 2013

Austra Dedicate New ‘Painful Like’ Single to Small-Town Gay Youth

Austra have been keeping the sounds of their forthcoming second album very close. Olympia is due out June 18, via Domino, but until now we've only had a…
Chris Martins / May 30, 2013
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