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News In Brief: Liars, Davey Lane, Bare Grillz

News In Brief: Liars, Davey Lane, Bare Grillz

Thursday, April 17 2014

– After releasing their dance-directed seventh album Mess last week, Liars have announced a return to Australia in June for performances in Melbourne and Sydney. The latter is part of Mod…Read News

New Festival Coming To Former Lunatic Asylum

New Festival Coming To Former Lunatic Asylum

Thursday, April 17 2014

Melbourne party punks The Bennies (pictured), SXSW star DD Dumbo, and Teeth & Tongue are set to headline a brand new festival in a decommissioned lunatic asylum. The first Beechworth Music Festival will take place on Saturday, May 10 at on the rolling hills of the former Mayday Hills Lu…Read News

Exclusive Stream: Hits ‘Hikikomori’

Exclusive Stream: Hits ‘Hikikomori’

Thursday, April 17 2014

Hits aren’t the last rock ‘n’ roll band in the world, but sometimes it can feel that way. The Brisbane five-piece drip with all the sweat, swagger and showmanship of rock’s glory days, from Dick Richards’ bleary growl and the twin guitar attack of Tamara Bell and Stacey Coleman to the stubborn, trudging rhythm section of b…Read News

Video Premiere: Ned Collette & Wirewalker ‘Vanitas Quack’

Video Premiere: Ned Collette & Wirewalker ‘Vanitas Quack’

Wednesday, April 16 2014

Sitting at a bar on his phone, miming lyrics about Goliath in a pinstriped suit with his cute sister – it’s the new video from Ned Collette. Shot “spontaneously” just last week, the clip for ‘Vanitas Quack’ fixes on Collette and a man sitting next to him, who continues to talk even once Collette is gone. ‘Vanitas Quack’ is the first single from *[Networking in Purgatory](/n…Read News

Violent Soho Extend Sold-Out Tour

Violent Soho Extend Sold-Out Tour

Wednesday, April 16 2014

After selling out nine shows, Mansfield’s favourite sons Violent Soho have added another four dates to their headline tour in July. The additional shows will see the band playing extra dates in Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide and a third hometown show in Brisbane. Unfortunately The Smith Street Band are unable to join Soho on the new dates, as they’ll be rec…Read News

Forthcoming: Rat Columns

Forthcoming: Rat Columns

Wednesday, April 16 2014

What: Leaf by Rat Columns. When: Early May through R.I.P Society. Key notes: Second album from San Francisco/Melbourne band led by Perth native David West (Rank/Xerox, Lace Curtain, et al). Follows 2012’s Sceptre Hole and a four-song 7” on US label Smartguy. Recorded in …Read News

Artist On Artist: Gooch Palms Vs Shannon Shaw

Artist On Artist: Gooch Palms Vs Shannon Shaw

Tuesday, April 15 2014

Newcastle duo THE GOOCH PALMS interview Bay Area garage legend SHANNON SHAW of Shannon & The Clams (pictured) and Hunx & His Punx. Both of Shaw’s bands are touring Australia starting this week, with The Gooch Palms supporting in three cities. **Before you came to Australia the first time did you have any cra…Read News




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