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Empire of the Sun

Ryan Kristobak

It's All 'Caffeine And Prayer' For Empire Of The Sun

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 04.01.2014 | Entertainment

Australian electronic duo Empire of the Sun said in an interview last year that they had a "treatment" written for a film for their most recent album,...

The Bitter Tea of General Yen Inaugurates Stanwyck Retrospective at Film Forum

Francis Levy | Posted 02.08.2014 | Entertainment
Francis Levy

Is all romance a Shavian phenomenon? It's interesting that Shaw never consummated his marriage since he seems to know so much about the mysterious co...

Jessica Goodman

Empire Of The Sun's Sophomore Tour Is Just As Glittery As Promised

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessica Goodman | Posted 09.03.2013 | Entertainment

Not even Beyonce can compete with ten-pronged metallic headdresses, a smattering of rave-ready face paint and a genre of music described as "sci-fi sy...

Cult Favorite To Score Big Comedy Sequel

Posted 06.25.2013 | Entertainment

Electronic duo Empire of the Sun has signed on to score the upcoming sequel to "Dumb and Dumber." Comprised of Luke Steele and Nick Littlemore, Emp...

Group Stuns After 5 Years Off

AP | SIAN WATSON | Posted 06.18.2013 | Entertainment

-- Empire of the Sun, "Ice on the Dune" (Astralwerks) Empire of the Sun's new album opens with the instrumental track "Lux," using drums of epic gra...

WATCH: HARD Summer Lineup Released

Posted 04.23.2013 | Los Angeles

The HARD Summer Music Festival sure knows how to internet. The two-day EDM event announced their summer lineup Tuesday with a video of dogs, ducks and...

LISTEN: Empire Of The Sun Is Back

The Huffington Post | Madeline Boardman | Posted 04.15.2013 | Entertainment

Empire of the Sun fans, rejoice! The electronic duo has just released a new single. Called "Alive," the song is the first track off of Empire of th...

Fan Favorite Returns With First Album In Five Years

Posted 03.12.2013 | Entertainment

Good news for Empire of the Sun fans, the electronic duo is set to release its first new album in five years. Titled "Ice on the Dune," the album w...

Lincoln

Francis Levy | Posted 02.10.2013 | Entertainment
Francis Levy

Hegel's Phenomenology of Spirit was a seminal work in shaping thinking about consciousness and history. Steven Spielberg has created the cinematic equivalent of Hegel in Lincoln.

"Indie Pop": Indie Rock's Pop Culture Moment

DJ Louie XIV | Posted 06.16.2012 | Home
DJ Louie XIV

The continued mainstream success of artists like Foster the People, Gotye, Fun., and their peers suggest that we may be on the precipice of a broader willingness to embrace more varied and eccentric music, the music we used to think of as exclusively "indie."

Must-See Acts At Austin City Limits

Jeff Pollack | Posted 10.11.2011 | Arts
Jeff Pollack

In the past, Los Angeles, New York, and Nashville have been considered the biggest music cities in the nation, and for good reason. However, Austin is...

Empire Of The Sun Journey Through Terminal 5

Gavin Aronsen | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Gavin Aronsen

My friend first introduced me to Empire of the Sun through the shot-in-Shanghai music video to "Walking on a Dream," the title track of their onl...

Dog Days of Summer Playlist: Volume 2

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week's column features music by the B-52's, The Smashing Pumpkins, Nina Simone, Jeff Buckley, The Wallflowers and Pink Floyd.

J.G. Ballard, 'Empire Of The Sun' Author, Dies At 78

AP | DAVID STRINGER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

LONDON — Author J.G. Ballard, a survivor of a Japanese prison camp whose vision was so dark and distinctive it was labeled "Ballardian" and who ...