Austra

Interview | A Night Out With Austra

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It’s almost midnight at the Oval Space in London’s trendy East End. Austra have just completed a mesmerising set to a crowd of devoted fans and the large, semi-industrial space is buzzing. In contrast to the band’s previous tour which…

Live | Austra @ Scala, 6th September

As we stand on Scala’s balcony overlooking our fellow audience members, we’re utterly transfixed by Austra.  The only thing that can interrupt FFS’s state of mind is the raucous applause that separates each of their songs. Like many sailors drawn…

Album: Austra – Feel It Break

Having been around the Toronto music scene as a solo artist and a member of the band Galaxy, as well as collaborating with a number of other artists, Latvian-Canadian Katie Stelmanis is now fronting so-called electro-goth trio, Austra. There’s no…

EP: Austra – Beat and the Pulse

I was first made aware of Katie Stelmanis through her work with Canadian wonders Bruce Peninsula. Stelmanis now goes under the name of Austra, a project that sees her powerful vocal talent given an electronic twist. ‘Beat and the Pulse’…