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Scale Models CD launch, 28 Jan @ Old Bar

FrankieTeardrop  said about 2 years ago  or at  6:17PM on Wednesday, January 4 2012 in events

Scale Models
New Estate
Actor/Model
Trade

Saturday 28 January 2012
The Old Bar
74-76 Johnston Street, Fitzroy, Melbourne, Australia, Earth

Scale Models launch their selftitled debut album at their favourite Melbourne watering hole, alongside some of their favourite Melbourne bands, on Saturday 28 January 2012.

When guitarists Ross Adam and Rene Schaefer started Scale Models just over a year ago, all they wanted was to combine the shambolic charm of mid 1980s british pop (think The Wedding Present and pre-make-up Cure) with the energy of The Pixies and Dinosaur Jr.

Not surprisingly, once they added drummer Danny Martinov and vocalist/songwriter/​trumpet player Clare Hourigan to the mix, things quickly mutated into a musical direction all of their own.

Their 8 song debut CD is chock full of skewed pop hooks, combining uplifting melodies with melancholic musings on life, love and the human condition. It's bittersweet and it also kinda rocks.

Scale Models' pop attack has been perfectly captured by recording engineer James Alexander Dean, a man who knows a thing or two about indie pop.

The CD is a limited edition of 200, and each cover is handprinted and numbered for your nerdy collecting pleasure.

Come along to a fucking great night of contemporary guitar pop shenanigans....

We love you!

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Listen to a song from the album on soundcloud.


livingincanada  said about 2 years ago:

great poster & pic!

wannsa go


livingincanada  said about 2 years ago:

who are Trade?


FrankieTeardrop  said about 2 years ago:

Trade are an instrumental band, who I haven't seen yet, but our guitarist Ross really digs them and I trust in his taste.


livingincanada  said about 2 years ago:

cool!


clarebear  said about 2 years ago:

Gig of the year!!! Well.... gig of the last weekend in January at least.

This is going to be ace - can't wait.


tinyman  said about 2 years ago:

Where's the Sydney leg of the tour?


rosscrudos  said about 2 years ago:

Trade play Kraut rock style stuff, with ex/ current members of Useless Children, Fuck...I'm Dead, Flesh vs Venom. They are very good.


livingincanada  said about 2 years ago:

Trade play Kraut rock style stuff, with ex/ current members of Useless Children, Fuck...I'm Dead, Flesh vs Venom. They are very good.

awesome bands! dang. I wish I could come down to Melbs for this..but I haz no monies

sigh


cowbell1  said about 2 years ago:

Like !!


rosie  said about 2 years ago:

woo i'm looking forward to this!


FrankieTeardrop  said about 2 years ago:

And we look forward to playing for your pleasure :)


clarebear  said about 2 years ago:

Artwork for the CD is chosen and some new posters are being designed as we speak. Yay!


FrankieTeardrop  said about 2 years ago:

... and it looks like this:


rosscrudos  said about 2 years ago:

First 50 people to buy a CD, gets a free Scale Models poster!


clarebear  said about 2 years ago:

bump for the afternoon.


FrankieTeardrop  said about 2 years ago:

What a popular thread.


livingincanada  said about 2 years ago:

we could start talking about sex and vegans. that'd get it going.


FrankieTeardrop  said about 2 years ago:

On the other hand, let's not.


clarebear  said about 2 years ago:

I was about to page rosscrudos to the thread. We are 25% vegan after all.


tinyman  said about 2 years ago:

i was serious. any plans for a sydney show?


FrankieTeardrop  said about 2 years ago:

...and 100% sexy.


clarebear  said about 2 years ago:

hahaha - well that goes without saying


FrankieTeardrop  said about 2 years ago:

x-post!

Hi tinyman.... no plans for a Sydney show at this point. But there will quite likely be a Brisbane gig in the next few months.


clarebear  said about 2 years ago:

No plans at the moment Tinyman but a Sydney show could be fun. I'm trying to get the guys up here to Brisvegas for a few shows first.


clarebear  said about 2 years ago:

hahaha - snap!


clarebear  said about 2 years ago:

And first 50 people to buy a cd get this poster.


hyperfuzz  said about 2 years ago:

BUT IT SAYS OUT NOW BUT IT'S NOT ON BANDCAMP :/


clarebear  said about 2 years ago:

It's coming to bandcamp any day now hyperfuzz.


hyperfuzz  said about 2 years ago:

very good.


cowbell1  said about 2 years ago:

bumpy bump :]


FrankieTeardrop  said about 2 years ago:

OK, the album is available now for digital download or mail order from the Scale Models bandcamp page.

Do yourself a favour!


cowbell1  said about 2 years ago:

Tonight !!!


clarebear  said about 2 years ago:

only 3 hours till this kicks off. It's a lovely warm evening for drinking, music and general merriment so put on your dancing shoes and get your bums off the couch and out of the house. Would love to see you there.


rosie  said about 2 years ago:

this was fun and the album sounds great, nice work guys!


tinyman  said about 2 years ago:

are there photos to prove fun was had?


clarebear  said about 2 years ago:

Thanks Rosie - we had a fun time and it was great to see lots of peeps there. A massive thanks to Trade, New Estate and Actor/Model who all played brilliantly and were hard acts to follow. Also thanks to The Old Bar for having us and Electricsound for doing a fab job recording and mixing the album.

If anyone wants to have a listen to the result or buy a copy you can do so at http://scalemodels.bandcamp.com/


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