In Brief: kyü, Face The Music, Falls
News posted Friday, September 17 2010 at 10:00 AM.
Related: Falls, Face The Music, Kyü.
Sydney experimental pop duo kyü – Freya Berkhout and Alyx Dennison – have announced Melbourne and Sydney launch dates for their debut self-titled album. Out today (September 17) through Popfrenzy/Intertia, the album will be launched at Paddington Uniting Church in Sydney on October 22 with Psuche and a “choir of very special guests” and at the Workers Club in Melbourne on October 30, also with Psuche. The album was recorded with engineer/producer Daniell Johnston at Audioloc Studios in Sydney. More details, including cover art and a tracklisting, here.
The Push has announced its first round of speakers of its annual Face The Music industry conference in Melbourne next month. The two-day event will feature the likes of Sebastian Chase (MGM), Malcolm Haynes (booker, Glastonbury Music Festival), Rebekah Campbell (founder, Scorpio Music Management), Rae Harvey (manager, The Living End/Children Collide), Richard Moffat (Way Over There) and David Vodicka (Media Arts Lawyers), with another 30 local and international guests to be announced. The non-profit event, which has expanded to two days, will take place on November 19 and 20 at The Arts Centre. Early bird registrations (available until October 10): $60/$45 concession. Registrations via www.thepush.com.au.
Tickets to the Lorne installment of the Falls Festival have sold out in just over 12 minutes. The festival will take place over New Year’s with performances by Interpol, Joan Jett, The National, The Rapture, Public Enemy and – you guessed it – Washington. Tickets are still available to Falls in Marion Bay, Tasmania, as well as sister events Sunset Sounds and Southbound in Queensland and WA, respectively.