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Cut Copy — The Wellmont Theatre, Montclair, NJ, September 13, 2011

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The Wellmont Theatre, Montclair, NJ, September 13, 2011


10 Best Songs of the Week: Jamila Woods, Tim Heidecker, Bully, Kelly Lee Owens, and More

Plus Cults, Cut Copy, Young Jesus, snny, and a Wrap-up of the Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

Aug 07, 2020

Welcome to the 31st Songs of the Week of 2020. This week Democrats, Republicans, and the Trump Administration couldn’t all agree on a new stimulus package a week after expanded unemployment benefits expired (something Democrats wanted to extend and Republicans didn’t).  More

Cut Copy Share New Song “Like Breaking Glass”

Freeze, Melt Due Out August 21 via Cutters Records/The Orchard

Aug 05, 2020

Cut Copy are releasing a new album, Freeze, Melt, on August 21 via Cutters Records/The Orchard. Now they have shared another song from it, “Like Breaking Glass.” The band have also recently announced some new 2021 tour dates. More

Cut Copy Announce New Album, Share Video For New Song “Cold Water”

Freeze, Melt Due Out August 21 via Cutters Records/The Orchard

Jun 26, 2020

Cut Copy have announced a new album, Freeze, Melt, and shared a new song from it, “Cold Water,” via a video for the track. Freeze, Melt is due out August 21 via Cutters Records/The Orchard. Check out “Cold Water” below, followed by the album’s tracklist and cover art. More

12 Best Songs of the Week: Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever, I LIKE TRAINS, NZCA LINES, and More

Plus Jenny O., I Break Horses, Cut Copy, Westerman, and a Wrap-up of the Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

May 08, 2020

Welcome to the eighteenth Songs of the Week of 2020. It’s another week under quarantine, the same as the last week. There were more ridiculous politics and it still seems like the health of the economy is being put before the health of the people, with premature calls to scale back social distancing and reopen everything while COVID-19 still spreads. We’ll see how that works out. More

Cut Copy Share Video For New Song “Love Is All We Share”

The Band’s First New Song in Three Years

May 08, 2020

Cut Copy have shared a new song, “Love Is All We Share,” via a video for the track. It’s the Australian electronic band’s first new song in almost three years. More

Premiere: Sanctuary Lakes Share New Track “Our Life Together”

Sanctuary Lakes Due Out June 21 via Cutters; Features Members of Cut Copy and Midnight Juggernauts

May 23, 2019

Brooklyn and Melbourne based electronic duo Sanctuary Lakes (aka Tim Hoey of Cut Copy and Andy Szekeres of Midnight Juggernauts) have shared their new single, "Our Life Together," off of their forthcoming self-titled debut album due out June 21 via Cutters Records, and we are pleased to premiere it.  More

Governors Ball 2018 Announces Lineup Featuring Jack White, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, CHVRCHES, and More

Plus Wolf Alice, Eminem, Cut Copy, Margo Price, Alvvays, Moses Sumney, Dirty Projectors, and Others

Jan 03, 2018

Governors Ball has announced the lineup for their 2018 festival, which goes down in New York City's Randall's Island Park the weekend of June 1 - 3. The headliners are Eminem (also announced as a Coachella headliner today), Jack White, Travis Scott, and Yeah Yeah Yeahs.  More

My Favorite Movie: Cut Copy on “Fitzcarraldo”

Dan Whitford on the Werner Herzog Classic from 1982

Nov 14, 2017

The concept for My Favorite Movie is a self-explanatory one, a musician tells us about their favorite film. For this edition we talk to Dan Whitford, frontman for Cut Copy. The Australian band released a new album, Haiku From Zero, back in September via Astralwerks. Here he talks about Fitzcarraldo, Werner Herzog's cult classic from 1982 that starred Klaus Kinski. More

Under the Radar Announces Fall 2017 Issue with Julien Baker on the Cover

Issue 62 Also Includes Interviews with Courtney Barnett and Kurt Vile, The Horrors, Wolf Alice, Jessie Ware, King Krule, and Much More

Oct 20, 2017

Under the Radar is excited to announce the full details of our Fall 2017 Issue, which is out now digitally via Under the Radar's app and the magazine app Readly. The print version has shipped out to subscribers and stores and will be on all newsstands soon (as well as available soon digitally via the magazine app Zinio). The issue features Julien Baker on the cover. More

Oct 20, 2017

Cut Copy released a new album, Haiku From Zero, last month via Astralwerks. Now they have shared a video for album opener "Standing in the Middle of the Field." Vincenzi Vandella directed the video, which is one continuously moving shot and the image keeps zooming out from above as it charts a couple's relationship (or perhaps it's all a dream).  More

10 Best Songs of the Week: King Krule, Destroyer, The Horrors, Phoebe Bridgers, and More

Plus Björk, Grooms, Jessie Ware, Cut Copy, Yumi Zouma, Alex Lahey, and a Wrap-up of the Week's Other Notable New Tracks

Sep 15, 2017

Okay, okay. Since starting our Songs of the Week posts, we've slowly increased from having five songs, then six songs, then seven songs, then eight songs, and then for the last couple of weeks, nine songs. We think it's time to just settle on an even Top 10.  More

Sep 15, 2017

Cut Copy are releasing a new albumHaiku From Zero, next Friday (September 22) via Astralwerks. Previously they shared "Airborne," as well as a video for the song shot in Barcelona, and album opener "Standing in the Middle of the Field." Now the Australian band has shared another song from the album, "Black Rainbows," which you can stream below.  More

Eight Best Songs of the Week: The Horrors, Destroyer, The National, Moses Sumney, and More

Plus Cut Copy, Marlon Williams, EMA, Liam Gallagher, and a Wrap-up of the Week's Other Notable New Tracks

Aug 11, 2017

This week we're either on the brink of war with North Korea or not really that close, depending on which cable TV talking head you listen to and how much you trust President Trump to keep his cool (oh, oh, we're in trouble then). So while we are still clear of the nuclear blast zone (for now), let's soak up the past week's best new tunes. More

Cut Copy Announce New Album, Share “Standing in the Middle of the Field”

Haiku From Zero Due Out September 22 via Astralwerks

Aug 10, 2017

Last month Cut Copy shared a new song, "Airborne," as well as a video for the song shot in Barcelona. Now, as Pitchfork reports, the Australian band have announced their new album, Haiku From Zero, and shared another song from it, "Standing in the Middle of the Field." More

Watch: Cut Copy - “Airborne” Video

Single Out Now via Astralwerks

Jul 20, 2017

Cut Copy shared a new song"Airborne," a couple of weeks ago. It is out now digitally via Astralwerks and was one of our Songs of the Week. It's also the band's first official single in four years and their first release for Astralwerks. Now the band has shared a video for "Airborne."  More

Six Best Songs of the Week: Wolf Alice, Ted Leo, Cut Copy, Cults, and More

Plus Japanese Breakfast and Loney dear, and a Wrap-up of the Week's Other Notable New Tracks

Jul 07, 2017

Most of the American music industry took Monday and Tuesday off for the long July 4th weekend, leaving only three days to produce worthy new songs this week. But that was good enough for some strong new offerings, including one song actually called "Offering." More

Cut Copy Share New Song - “Airborne”

Single Out Now via Astralwerks

Jul 06, 2017

Cut Copy have shared a new song, "Airborne," which is out now digitally via Astralwerks. It's the band's first official single in four years and their first release for Astralwerks. More

Austin City Limits 2017 Lineup: Gorillaz, The xx, Angel Olsen, First Aid Kit, Spoon, and More

Plus: Glass Animals, Cut Copy, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Chance the Rapper, Solange, The Killers, Run the Jewels, Car Seat Headrest, and Others

May 04, 2017

Austin City Limits have announced the lineup of their 2017 festival to go down in the Texas capitol this October. The event is headlined by Gorillaz, The xx, Red Hot Chili Peppers, The Killers, Martin Garrix, and Chance the Rapper.  More

Cut Copy Surprise Release New 44-Minute Ambient Instrumental “January Tape”

400-Copy Limited Edition Cassette Release via Cutters Records

Sep 30, 2016

Cut Copy have surprise-released a new 44-minute ambient instrumental cassette entitled January Tape. It's a limited edition of only 400 cassettes and available via Cutters Records. You can stream a sample from the tape over at the band's website and below is the cover art. More

Listen: Under the Radar’s Weekly Playlist Featuring alt-J, Jenny Lewis, Bat For Lashes, and More

Plus New Tracks from Jessie Ware, Jeff Tweedy, Cut Copy, Anna Calvi and David Byrne, Twin Peaks, Laetitia Sadier, We Were Promised Jetpacks, and Others

Jul 11, 2014

Welcome to Under the Radar's weekly playlist, where we compile the best and most exciting tracks to debut online in the last week (give or take). In this mix we've got new songs by alt-J, Jenny Lewis, Bat For Lashes, Jessie Ware, Jeff Tweedy, Cut Copy, Anna Calvi and David Byrne (covering Connan Mockasin), Twin Peaks, Cassie Ramone (ex-Vivian Girls), Laetitia Sadier (ex-Stereolab), We Were Promised Jetpacks, Speedy Ortiz, Generationals, and more. Look no further, your Friday and weekend playlist is here. More

Listen: Cut Copy – “Lights Shine On”

Free Your Mind Deluxe Edition Available July 22

Jul 10, 2014

Cut Copy’s new song “Lights Shine On” is an aggressive slice of disco pop. More

Watch: Cut Copy - “Meet Me In The House Of Love”

Free Your Mind Deluxe Edition Available July 22

Jun 18, 2014

Australian dance-pop outfit Cut Copy have released a new video from their psych-heavy Free Your Mind. "Meet Me In The House Of Love" features a lonely talk show host interviewing cardboard cutouts of the band in front of a cardboard audience. More

Watch: Cut Copy on “Kimmel”

Perform "Meet Me in A House of Love" and "We Are Explorers"

Apr 25, 2014

Continuing to tout their psychedelica-infused LP Free Your Mind, Australian dance rockers Cut Copy were welcomed as the musical guest on Jimmy Kimmel Live last night. More

Listen: Cut Copy – “Like Any Other Day”

Due Out on Record Store Day, April 19

Apr 17, 2014

We’ve already heard “These Arms of Love,” the single that Cut Copy is offering up in honor of Record Store Day.  More

Cut Copy Announces Tour Dates

Live Shows Begin April 12

Apr 10, 2014

Cut Copy is going globetrotting in support of last year’s Free Your Mind. More

Apr 02, 2014

Cut Copy’s contribution to Record Store Day is a two song 10-inch called “In The Arms of Love”/“Like Any Other Day.”  More

Feb 21, 2014

Aussie dance rock collective Cut Copy have premiered a brand new music video for their Free Your Mind single "We Are Explorers." More

Under the Radar’s Top 50 Music Videos of 2013

Our Favorite Visuals of the Year

Jan 03, 2014

While the days of watching music videos on television are long gone, over the past several years the visual art form has certainly found second life (like so many other things) as an excellent online commodity. More

Watch: Cut Copy on “Fallon”

Perform "We Are Explorers"

Nov 20, 2013

Last night Aussie dance rockers Cut Copy were welcomed to the set of Late Night with Jimmy Fallon.  More

Under the Radar’s November/December Issue, Featuring HAIM on the Cover, is on Newsstands Now

Also Features Interviews with Cut Copy, Cocteau Twins on Blue Bell Knoll, Cillian Murphy vs. Nils Frahm, Anna Calvi, Luke Temple, Willis Earl Beal, Glasser, Courtney Barnett, Midlake, Mac DeMarco vs. Beach Fossils, Dan Harmon, and more

Nov 19, 2013

Under the Radar is excited to announce the full details of the November/December 2013 issue, which is on newsstands now and will be out until late December/early January. It features HAIM on the cover as well as interviews with Cut CopyCocteau Twins on Blue Bell KnollCillian Murphy vs. Nils FrahmAnna CalviLuke TempleWillis Earl BealGlasserYuckMidlakeYamantaka // Sonic TitanDeltron 3030, Courtney BarnettMac DeMarco vs. Beach Fossils, Dan Harmonand much more. More

Oct 25, 2013

On Nov. 5 Australian dance rock four-piece Cut Copy will release their fourth studio album, Free Your Mind. More

Listen: Cut Copy - “Take Me Higher”

Free Your Mind Nov. 5Via Modular

Oct 24, 2013

The Cut Copy celebration continues with a new track.  More

Listen: Cut Copy – “We Are Explorers”

Free Your Mind Out November 5 Via Modular

Oct 22, 2013

On November 5, Cut Copy will release their newest electro opus, Free Your Mind. More

Oct 14, 2013

Recently sharing a remix of their new album's title track by Fort Romeau, Australian outfit Cut Copy have premiered another take on the song by Spiritualized's Jason Pierce. More

Oct 11, 2013

With their anticipated new album Free Your Mind set for release on Nov. 5, Australian dance rockers Cut Copy have premiered a music video for their psychedelically synthed title track.  More

Oct 01, 2013

On Nov. 5 Australian dance rock foursome Cut Copy will drop their latest album Free Your Mind. More

Sep 10, 2013

Australian dance rock foursome Cut Copy have announced the upcoming release of their fourth studio album, Free Your Mind. More

Sep 09, 2013

Poised to release the follow-up to their 2011 album Zonoscope later this year, Cut Copy have premiered a brand new song titled "Free Your Mind." More

Aug 01, 2013

Last month while performing at this year's Pitchfork Music Festival Cut Copy sold a 120 pressings of a new 12'' single titled "Let Me Show You" at the CHIRP Record Fair. More

Listen: Cut Copy: “Let Me Show You”

New Album Due Out This Fall Via Loma Vista

Jul 22, 2013

This fall, Cut Copy will release the follow up to their 2011 album Zonoscope.We have a new track.  More

Jun 10, 2013

Last week Australian dance pop outfit Cut Copy performed a limited run of U.S. shows leading up to New York's Governors Ball Festival. More

Dec 15, 2011

The closer to Zonoscope—the newest rainbow-drenched album by Cut Copy, has gotten a facelift thanks to producer Andy Weatherall. We have the track.  More

Photos from Deluna Fest 2011 Day Three Including Cut Copy, Wanda Jackson, and Asobi Seksu

Plus Wanda Jackson, Bear Hands and The Airborne Toxic Event

Oct 17, 2011

Check out photos from Day Three of Deluna Fest 2011 in Pensacola, FL including Cut CopyAsobi SeksuWanda Jackson and more. More

Listen: Lotus Plaza Gives Cut Copy the Remix Treatment

Deerhunter Side-Project Covers “Where I’m Going”

Oct 13, 2011

In honor of the ever grinding promotional path, today Lotus Plaza covered Cut Copy track “Where I’m Going." More

Death Cab for Cutie to Release Remix EP, Listen to the Cut Copy Remix

Codes and Keys Remix EP Out November 2 Via Atlantic Records

Oct 12, 2011

Seattle band, Death Cab For Cutie announced yesterday that a remix EP for their latest album, Codes and Keys will be out November 2 More

Sep 20, 2011

Check out photos from Day Two of ACL Music Festival 2011 in Austin, TX including Stevie Wonder, Alexander, Chromeo, Cut Copy, Iron and Wine, My Morning Jacket, Telekinesis, Twin Shadow, and more. More

Sep 13, 2011

After last week's video teaser, Cut Copy's "Blink and You'll Miss a Revolution" has been released in its entirety, complete with some primal action and dance moves. It's got a Planet of the Apes vibe to it. More

Treasure Island Festival 2011 Lineup Announced – Death Cab for Cutie, St. Vincent, and more

Performers Also Include Cut Copy, Beach House, Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks, Friendly Fires, Empire of the Sun, Battles, and others

Jul 26, 2011

Today, Treasure Island Music Festival announced their 2011 lineup. More

Jul 05, 2011

With the band's latest album Zonoscope looking well-suited for a spot on a number of 2011 best-of lists, Australia dance-rockers Cut Copy have unveiled their latest set of tour dates for the coming fall. More

Pygmalion Music Festival Adds 5th Day

Headliners Include The Pains of Being Pure at Heart, Explosions in the Sky, Cut Copy, and Much More

Jun 28, 2011

Pygmalion Music Festival, held in Champaign-Urbana, Illinois, will take place September 21-25. More

May 12, 2011

Today the Pygmalion Music Festival—which already boasts a healthy slate of heavy hitters—added Washed OutThe Dodos, and Cut Copy to the ranks. We have the full lineup.  More

Listen: Cut Copy “Need You Now (Gavin Russom Remix)”

Aussies Get the Remix Treatment from DFA Artist

Apr 28, 2011

Cut Copy’s Zonoscope is the gift that just keeps giving. Album highlight “Need You Now” just got the remix treatment thanks to DFA artist Gavin Russom. More

Cut Copy Announces Summer Tour Dates

“Need You Now” Remix By Carl Craig

Apr 19, 2011

Cut Copy has announced a string of summer tour dates. We have the schedule.  More

Watch: Cut Copy On Klubbland

Band Plays “Take Me Over”/“Hearts on Fire”/ “Lights & Music”

Apr 08, 2011

Swedish program Klubbland (who have also featured the likes of Glasser, Lykke Li, and Beach House) continues to bring us the goods. Recently Aussie electro-dance band Cut Copy stopped by. We have the video. More

Cut Copy Monkey Around on Jimmy Fallon

Band and Ape Play “Take Me Over”

Mar 28, 2011

Last night Cut Copy took the stage at Jimmy Fallon to play Zonoscope cut “Take Me Over.” We have the clip.  More

Mar 24, 2011

Nothing bonds people like quality synth pop right? Or at least that’s the idea behind Cut Copy’s new covers project. First to be revealed, fellow Aussie band Architecture in Helsinki’s take on Zonoscope cut, “Need You Now.”  More

Cut Copy Mixes it Up

Band Creates Classic Radio Mix

Feb 23, 2011

Last week, Australian quartet Cut Copy stopped by Triple R, and showed off their mixing skills.  More

Feb 17, 2011

Cut Copy brings people together? Sure looks like it! We have the video.  More

Under the Radar Announces Winter 2011 Issue and Death Cab for Cutie Cover

Issue Includes Interviews with R.E.M., Bright Eyes, The Decemberists, Cut Copy, Jens Lekman, Okkervil River, Panda Bear, Lykke Li, Iron and Wine, Elbow, Duran Duran, Destroyer, and more

Feb 11, 2011

Under the Radar’s Winter 2011 issue is about to hit stands. The cover features Death Cab for Cutie, who gave writer Matt Fink insight into the band’s forthcoming album, Codes and Keys (due out in May). The issue also includes interviews with Bright EyesBritish Sea PowerThe DearsThe DecemberistsDestroyerThe DodosDuran Duran,ElbowIron and WineLykke LiR.E.M.TelekinesisToro Y MoiThe AntlersThe Big PinkCymbals Eat GuitarsEdward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros, Jens LekmanOkkervil RiverPanda BearVivian GirlsAnna CalviPorcelain Raft, Smith Westerns, Yuck, and more.


Cut Copy Reveal Tracklist, Drop Remix

Zonoscope Out February 8

Dec 21, 2010

On February 8, Cut Copy will release third full-length Zonoscope. Soon after, dance parties across the glob are sure to commence. Today, the synth pop outfit released a remixed teaser. We have the track.  More

Cut Copy Unleash Single “Take Me Over”

Band Also Announces European Tour Dates

Nov 22, 2010

Today, Australian synth-pop outfit Cut Copy released "Take Me Over," the first official single off upcoming LP Zonoscope. More

Cut Copy Announce New Album for 2011

Zonoscope out February 8th via Modular Records

Nov 03, 2010

After dropping some vague hints about their follow-up to In Ghost Colors earlier this yearCut Copy is prepared to spill the details on their third album, Zonoscope More

Jul 16, 2010

Australian synth-rock threesome Cut Copy are hard at work on their self-produced third LP, set to drop early 2011 via Modular. The tribal and Beach Boys-esque "Where I'm Going" will probably appear on the new full-length. We have the track.  More

Jul 02, 2010

After plenty of speculation, the lineup for 2010’s Jelly Pool Parties (a free concert held Sundays at Williamsburg Waterfront) has finally been announced. We have the full details.  More

Jul 01, 2010

Missing Christmas wish lists by a county mile, Australian electro-poppers Cut Copy have just announced their third studio album…due out in January 2011 At least they've also got a tour planned. We have info.  More


Dec 04, 2017

The age-old saying goes, "Absence makes the heart go fonder." The four members of Melbourne, Australia's Cut Copy are finding this particularly applicable to their current residential situation.  More

Cut Copy

Psychedelic Sojourn

Jan 06, 2014

Early last year Cut Copy frontman Dan Whitford was performing a DJ set in his longtime home of Melbourne, Australia, where he decided to abandon his customary mix of classic disco and modern electronic records for a collection of acid house and Chicago dance albums. More

Dec 24, 2010

For Under the Radar’s 8th annual Artist Survey we emailed some of our favorite artists a few questions relating to 2010. Pick up a copy of Under the Radar’s Year End issue for interviews with: The Antlers, Bon Iver, Caribou,Club 8, Delphic, Rose Elinor Dougall, Gayngs, Hot Chip, Lost in the Trees, Love is All, The Love Language, Mogwai, of Montreal, Okkervil River, Yoko Ono, Owen Pallett, Plants and Animals, Mark Ronson, Superchunk, Tame Impala, Vampire Weekend, Sharon Van Etten, and Vivian Girls.  Here’s a survey from Tim Hoey of Cut CopyMore


Haiku From Zero

Haiku From Zero


Sep 21, 2017

Back in 2013, we praised this Australian dance-pop unit's fourth LP, Free Your Mind, while admitting it wasn't a much of a step in any direction for their sound. Four years later Cut Copy returns with Haiku From Zero, and still little has changed-and perhaps it's time new directions be explored. More

Free Your Mind

Free Your Mind

Modular/Loma Vista

Nov 01, 2013

Fans of Cut Copy who are expecting more of the brilliant and addictive dance-pop they're known for will not be disappointed in their fourth album, Free Your Mind. More

Coachella 2011 Day One Report – Cut Copy, Odd Future, Tame Imapala, Interpol, and more

Apr 16, 2011

Day one of Coachella 2011 displayed several improvements over last year. There was less of a crowd (even though it was sold out this year, they put more of a limitation on how many tickets could be sold). Security was tighter and parking seemed less of a pain. And it even seemed as though the Mojave and Gobi tents were a little bigger this year and able to accommodate more fans. Highlights of the day included two bands from down under and some soft rockers; where-as two notable artists stormed off the stage. More




Feb 18, 2011

Australian dance-pop masters Cut Copy have never sounded better. Now on their third album, the trio seemingly sips a cocktail of discarded 1980s synths and distilled rainbows, liberally laced with timeless pop refrains. More