PNAU’s End of Summer Playlist for COOL HUNTING

The Australian electro-pop trio assembles some tracks via their own "secret method"

Australian electro-pop trio PNAU (Nick Littlemore, Peter Mayes and Sam Littlermore) might be best known for upbeat, summery dance jams, but to mark the official end of the season, they’ve made a playlist for COOL HUNTING that’s a departure from expectation. With tunes spanning rich electronic, minimal techno, new wave and more, the tracks found on this diverse playlist were selected by PNAU using what the band …

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A psychedelic party with PNAU, Matthew Dear joins forces with Tegan and Sara, new music by Wolf Parade and more

Matthew Dear feat. Tegan and Sara: Bad Ones The seamless creative process behind “Bad Ones”—wherein Matthew Dear discovered a loop that he thought would be a great fit for Tegan and Sara, and they returned a verse and chorus within a day—beams brightly through the track. There’s a beautiful ease to this electro-pop tune. Matthew Dear wears many hats in the music world—from artist to …

PNAU: Into The Sky

Premiering on Australia’s Triple J a few days ago, PNAU’s “Into The Sky” is one of three new tracks the dance outfit debuted. From the band’s upcoming LP Changa (their first since 2012’s Elton John remix album), the tune takes some tips from late ’80s / early ’90s big beat electronica. The accompanying video is psychedelic and flashy—to the point of it having an epilepsy …