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Nov 09, 2017

Australian dance duo Empire of the Sun released their third album, Two Vines, in October 2016 via Astralwerks. Now they have announced a new EP, On Our Way Home, and shared a new video for "Way to Go." More

Empire of the Sun Announce U.S. Tour Dates, The Avalanches to Support Some Dates

Two Vines Out Now via Astralwerks, Watch "High and Low" Live Video

Feb 06, 2017

Australian dance duo Empire of the Sun released their third albumTwo Vines, last October via Astralwerks. Now they have announced some U.S. tour dates connected to their Coachella performances. More

Listen: Empire of the Sun - “Way to Go”

Two Vines Due Out October 28 via Astralwerks

Oct 21, 2016

Australian dance duo Empire of the Sun are releasing their third album, Two Vines, next Friday (October 28) via Astralwerks.  More

Oct 05, 2016

Australian dance duo Empire of the Sun are releasing their third album, Two Vines, on October 28 via Astralwerks.  More

Sep 29, 2016

Australian dance duo Empire of the Sun are releasing their third album, Two Vines, on October 28 via Astralwerks. They have already shared the album's first two singles, "High and Low" and title track "Two Vines," as well asa video for "High and Low." More

Watch: Empire of the Sun - “High and Low” Video

Two Vines Due Out October 28 via Astralwerks

Sep 22, 2016

Australian dance duo Empire of the Sun are releasing their third album, Two Vines, on October 28 via Astralwerks. They have already shared the album's first two singles, "High and Low" and title track "Two Vines." More

Listen: Empire of the Sun - “Two Vines”

Two Vines Due Out October 28 via Astralwerks

Aug 25, 2016

On Monday Australian dance duo Empire of the Sun announced their third album, Two Vines and yesterday they shared the album's shinny first single, "High and Low." Now the band has wasted no time in sharing another song from the album, title track "Two Vines." Listen below.  More

Listen: Empire of the Sun – “High and Low”

Two Vines Due Out October 28 via Astralwerks

Aug 24, 2016

On Monday Australian dance duo Empire of the Sun announced their third album, Two Vines. Now they have shared the album's shinny first single, "High and Low." More

Empire of the Sun Announce New Album

Two Vines Due Out October 28 via Astralwerks

Aug 22, 2016

Australian dance duo Empire of the Sun have announced their third album, the follow-up to 2013's Ice on the DuneTwo Vines is due out October 28 via Astralwerks. The album features Fleetwood Mac's Lindsey Buckingham, Wendy Melvoin (from Prince's band The Revolution), and two members of David Bowie's Blackstar band (pianist Henry Hey and bassist Tim Lefebvre). More

Watch: Empire of the Sun – “DNA” Video

Ice on the Dune is Out Now Via Astralwerks

Sep 05, 2013

About a week ago, we premiered a trailer for Empire of the Sun’s (then) forthcoming video, “DNA.” Today, we’re pleased to announce the epic is available in full.  More

Aug 27, 2013

Earlier this summer Australia's costumed electro-pop duo Empire of the Sun released their sophomore album Ice on the Dune. More

Jun 20, 2013

Since we’re clearly on some kind of late night kick, how ‘bout Empire of the Sun’s performance on Jimmy Kimmel? More

Jun 10, 2013

Next week Sydney electro-pop duo Empire of the Sun will release Ice on the Dune, the sophomore follow-up to their 2008 debut Walking on a Dream More

Jun 03, 2013

Set to release their sophomore album Ice on the Dune later this month, Australia pop duo Empire of the Sun recently made a stop by their nation's capital to perform at the city's landmark opera house. More

Apr 30, 2013

In a month and half's time, Australian pop duo Empire of the Sun will release Ice on the Dune, the sophomore follow-up to their 2008 debut Walking on a Dream. More

Listen: Empire of the Sun – “Alive”

Ice on the Dune Out This June

Apr 15, 2013

Australian electro pop weirdoes Empire of the Sun will release their new album Ice on the Dune this June. More

Mar 12, 2013

Austrialian electro-pop duo Empire of the Sun have announced the arrival of their sophomore album, Ice on the Dune. More

Oct 10, 2011

Empire of the Sun is currently on tour in support of their debut album, Walking on a Dream. Wanna catch them live? Under the Radar has five pairs of tickets to their sold-out show on October 16 at Los Angeles’ Club Nokia. More

Empire of the Sun Announce Fall Tour

Still Touring in Support of Walking on a Dream

Jul 26, 2011

Empire of the Sun announced that they have added September North American tour dates. 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

Empire of the Sun Announces North American Tour Dates

Walking on a Dream All the Way to the Northern Hemisphere

Apr 28, 2010

Australian duo Empire of the Sun is finally landing in North America with four dates in support of last year's debut album, Walking on a Dream. We have the dates. More

Under the Radar Announces its Spring Issue

New Issue Features Bat For Lashes, Camera Obscura, Doves, The Lonely Island, Depeche Mode, Flight of the Conchords, and much more!

Apr 11, 2009

Under the Radar's Spring Issue will be hitting stands soon. Bat For Lashes' Natasha Khan graces the cover and the issue features an in-depth nine-page interview with Khan that traces the long road to her amazing new album Two Suns. More



Reviews

Ice On the Dune

Ice On the Dune

Astralwerks

Jul 01, 2013

If you were among the million-plus individuals who (legally) purchased Empire of the Sun's debut album, Walking On a Dream, you will not be disappointed with its follow-up, Ice On the Dune. The second lovechild of Luke Steele and Nick Littlemore shares its predecessor's compelling cinematic, sci-fi/fantasy personality both aurally and visually. More