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Good Things Festival Line Up Is Here!

Something has entered the atmosphere.

Something positive;
Something…Good.
Something….Different.

Foretold through street posters, heralded through (not so) hushed murmurs of the people; Good Things Festival has once and for all emerged from the vast unknowns, bringing forth a new era for Australian alternative music fans, ushered in by an unstoppable army of some of the heaviest, and most alternative bands the universe has on offer.
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Caravãna Sun – ‘Come Back’ (Soundcloud Stream) + ‘Silver Linings’ National Tour Dates

Sun-soaked indies Caravãna Sun have today announced their spirited new single Come Back. Come Back is a heartfelt ode to a lost friend; a bridge between this world and the next. Come Back precedes Caravãna Sun’s sparkling new EP Silver Linings, a full body experience of a release that will encourage not only dancing and singalongs, but self-reflection as well, out September 14. To celebrate the EP, Caravãna Sun will be hitting the road on a massive tour across Australia, which includes some coveted festival slots at the renowned Wave Rock, Under The Trees and Celebrate Gold Coast festivals. The Silver Linings national tour will kick off at Denmark Civic Centre in WA on September 14, before moving through Margaret River, Broome, Fremantle, Byron Bay, Brisbane, Cairns, Airlie Beach, Sydney, Wollongong, Melbourne, and wrapping up at Torquay Hotel in Torquay, VIC, on October 27.
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Tour News : Colin Hay brings the Immigrants back Down Under!

Following the announcement that Colin Hay will be performing at Byron Bay Bluesfest’s 30th birthday, Colin has today announced he will also be returning to Australia with his merry band of immigrants for shows in Thirroul, Brisbane, Melbourne, Adelaide, Canberra and Sydney in April 2019.
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Yours & Owls Festival 2018 Announces Huge All Ages Sideshow Line-Up!

The Jungle Giants · Mallrat · Psychedelic Porn Crumpets
Maddy Jane · Moaning Lisa · TOTTY · Fritz · Cry Club
Spit Chewy · Triple J Unearthed Winner

One for the kids! Yours & Owls Festival ALL AGES Sideshow will hit Waves at Towrodgi on September 29, welcoming music-lovers of all ages. This year’s all ages festival line-up does not disappoint, with big names and emerging Australian artists ready to make their mark on the Gong!
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Live Review : Make Them Suffer + Silent Planet + Oceans Ate Alaska + Thornhill at Cambridge Hotel, Newcastle – Wed, August 15, 2018

Words and Pics: www.hoskingindustries.com.au

Newcastle’s Cambridge Hotel has been playing host to a run of great metal shows of late. The latest gig to warm up the cold winter nights is Perth’s Make Them Suffer and despite being a mid-week show, Hunter punters turned out in their masses to witness a strong international line up of modern heaviness.
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Photo Gallery : Make Them Suffer + Silent Planet + Oceans Ate Alaska + Thornhill at Cambridge Hotel, Newcastle – 15 August 2018

Photographer: Ben Hosking – www.hoskingindustries.com.au

Make Them Suffer at Cambridge Hotel, Newcastle – 15 August 2018
Photographer: Ben Hosking

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Haley Blais – Seventeen (Official Video)

“Seventeen,” the new single off my Let Yourself Go EP, is an homage to my painfully average adolescence. Everyone goes through different phases growing up, trying to figure themselves out, and mine could easily be categorized as boring. I was lazy and dull with awful taste in music. Now, I’m in a band with my friends touring the country, playing the music that I love – as a job! That’s the opposite of boring to me. The video for “Seventeen” encapsulates how I’m exactly where I’ve always wanted to be.’ ~ Haley Blais

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Ben Wright Smith – “Storm Boy” (Official SoundCloud Stream)

Employing some rich 70’s guitar sounds with the uplifting, harmonic vocals that have marked releases through his career ‘til now, Ben Wright Smith has returned with brand new single ‘STORM BOY’. The Melbourne songwriter has been a strong favourite with live music fans over the years and as a recording artist, he has made waves both in Australia and overseas too – his songwriting has continued to flourish off the back of his acclaimed 2017 debut album ‘The Great Divorce’.
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Photo Gallery : Sheppard + The Dardi Shades + Ruby Tuesdays + Sam Allen + Fika + Tex at Yours & Owls Big Top, Wollongong – 11 August 2018

Photographer: Wendy Robinson

Sheppard at Yours & Owls Big Top, Wollongong

Sheppard at Yours & Owls Big Top, Wollongong – 11 August 2018
Photographer: Wendy Robinson

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