Following an exhaustive 2015, you'd be forgiven for thinking that Sydney's main players of dream-pop I Know Leopard had crawled into hibernation. Not so. It's been an incredibly productive silence of writing, demoing and recording for their forthcoming debut album. Come July, the band emerge from the studio to play main support on five big dates for The Paper Kites. Read More

Gypsy & The Cat Release Video For ‘I Just Wanna Be Somebody Else’

Gypsy & the Cat's latest "existential banger" (Noisey), 'I Just Wanna Be Somebody Else', is the CAT-ylst (sorry) for the next installment in their two-part music video series. The plot thickens. The quasi-feline figure that stalked the streets of Tokyo in 'Inside Your Mind', pursued by none other than Gypsy & the Cat's Lionel and Xavier, has returned. But everything isn't quite as it seems... Read More

LIVE REVIEW: Savages – Irving Plaza, NYC

Seeing any band in a foreign country is always going to be a memorable experience. Seeing Savages at Irving Plaza New York was not only memorable, but a lesson in how electric a gig can be when absolutely everything is on point. Not just the band but the venue, the crowd, sound, lights.... EVERYTHING. Read More

A Conversation With The Champion Of Self-Talk, Olympia

Innovative trailblazer Olympia has run into a bunch of success as of late. Premiering her debut album, Self-Talk, as a feature record at triple j and receiving stellar reviews across the country, the Melbourne native is gearing up for one hell of a 2016. We had an old-fashioned chin-wag with her, and here's what she had to say. Read More


As most twenty-somethings will agree, young love is as splendid as it is elusive. But when you’re knee deep in substances, nights out and growing up, there are a myriad of ways love can turn sour. Electro pop trio, SKIES, know this feeling all too well. As an accompaniment to their latest single ‘Speed Boy’, the Adelaide natives have teamed with writer/director Mitchel Tuul to realise the visual potential of the track. Read More

The Sinking Teeth Hit The ‘Pavement’ With Latest Release

Surrounded by people and nowhere to belong – it’s a common emotion plaguing those caught in the rat race. However, Melbourne three piece The Sinking Teeth are offering some sage advice in their latest release 'Pavement'. It's a three minute ode to the beauty of the city’s cultural diversity. It's the first official single from their upcoming debut album 'Songs from the Bottom of the Lake' - set to drop in August this year - and follows their taster track 'Good Grief'. Read More

Meredith Releases Entrancing Video For Single ‘How Could You Believe That’

Relatable, vulnerable single 'How Could You Believe That' by Meredith now has a video to match, which premiered exclusively on Howl & Echoes. Eerie and emotional, it brings the message of troubled relationships and the powerless feeling experienced by those closest to them. The video cuts between scenes in an empty church, an abandoned bus and a bedroom, evoking a sense of isolation, confusion and longing. It expresses Meredith's undeniable authenticity as a musician and serves as the perfect visual interpretation of her latest single. Read More

Eastward Releases Debut EP ‘Laurie Came Home’

In releasing his debut EP 'Laurie Came Home' today, Melbourne's Eastward has finally peeled back enough layers to truly allow us in - and it's been well worth the wait. Recorded at Melbourne's Mini-700 studios for Omlette Records, 'Laurie Came Home' was mixed by Steve Schram (San Cisco, Clairy Brown and The Banging Racketts, Paul Kelly) and mastered by William Bowden (Gotye, Hermitude, Empire of the Sun). Read More