Armed with fast flow, bossy beats and hella high shoes Adelaide emcee Tkay Maidza continues to stomp her way to the top of the rap-game today premiering her new single ‘M.O.B.’ from her highly-anticipated debut album dropping in 2015 via Dew Process/Universal Music Australia.
Continue reading Tkay Maidza – new single ‘M.O.B.’ + Tour Dates
Colin Hay is familiar to millions as the front man, songwriter, and vocalist of pop sensation Men at Work (“Down Under,” “Overkill,” “Who Can it Be Now?”). Hay is justifiably proud of his place in pop history, but since moving to Los Angeles in 1989, he’s made 11 critically-acclaimed solo albums, including the highly successful Man at Work, and will release of his new album Next Year People on Compass Records in February, to coincide with his Australian tour which starts in April (www.duetgroup.com)
Continue reading Colin Hay – new album “Next Year People”
After chilling on the back deck over a sweltering Queensland summer, scrappy Brisbane power-pop quartet Go Go Fish are shaking off the sweat, chucking on a singlet and stepping up with their new single ‘Graduation Day’. Blasting forward with choppy power chords and joyous riffs, the song breaks into a irresistible, bone-headed chorus complete with their signature boy-girl-girl vocals.
Continue reading Go Go Fish Celebrate ‘Graduation Day’ with New Single and Tour
2014 was a busy year for the world’s most relentless beard-themed band. They managed to record yet another album of songs about beards (The Beard Album); embark on their biggest Australian tour to date; receive a second ARIA nomination; and play to packed rooms throughout Europe on two separate international tours.
Now, The Beards are back in their homeland and set to sternly reiterate their steadfast message on their upcoming “Strokin’ My Beard Tour”.
Continue reading The Beards – The Strokin’ My Beard Tour – March-May 2015
The Sunnyboys / Riptides show at Brisbane’s Tivoli has completely sold-out! Due to the clearly overwhelming demand, both bands have agreed to a second Brisbane show, this time at the cities latest hot-spot, the all-new The Triffid, in Newstead on Thursday 12th March. Tickets for this inspired pairing go on-sale Friday 12th December from www.thetriffid.com.au // www.feelpresents.com and all OzTix outlets.
Continue reading SUNNYBOYS – It’s A Sunny Day Tour – March 2015 *Updated*
‘Elephant in the Room’ – one of the centrepieces of So We Can Remember lashes out at 21st century ignorance and avarice and is about as challenging as any slice of rap music in this brave new post-Kendrick world. The Vine
Thundamentals are not stopping. Now announcing a tour that coincides with the 12-month anniversary of their 3rd LP So We Can Remember, the Blue Mountains crew have not had much time for visits home lately. Since first single ‘Smiles Don’t Lie’ went gangbusters the guys have been adopted, loved and championed all over the country.
Continue reading Thundamentals – Elephant In The Room Tour – 2015
IRON REAGAN are no strangers to the art of crossover. Comprised of Tony Foresta (vocals), Phil Hall (guitar), Mark Bronzino (guitar), Rob Skotis (bass), and Ryan Parrish (drums), between them they fill, or have filled the ranks of Municipal Waste, Cannabis Corpse and Darkest Hour alike.
With their signing to metal powerhouse Relapse Records, the hardcore thrash quintet are ready to take their bruising antics to the next level, with a return visit to Australian shores this April 2015 for Nightmare Music.
Continue reading IRON REAGAN – Australian Tour – April 2015
Canadian post hardcore pioneers, Silverstein have sold over 1 million records in their 15 year career, and this year their breakthrough album Discovering The Waterfront turns 10! The album gave the band their first Top 40 chart debut and brought them a whole new audience via their faster, more energetic songs.
Silverstein lead the rise of aggressive, melodic punk in the early 2000’s and cultivated a sound and work ethic that set them apart from their peers. With 6 albums, countless EP’s, nearly 2000 shows and a million albums under their belts, they still strive to be better with each passing year.
Continue reading Silverstein – Australian Tour – May 2015
Due to overwhelming demand, Seth Sentry has confirmed a second Melbourne show for his upcoming Run Tour in February and March. Seth will be bringing Canberra’s, Citizen Kay and Perth’s Coin Banks along as supports on his national headline tour.
Melbourne fans who missed out on tickets to the sold out Hi-Fi show on Saturday 7 March now have a second chance to attend on Sunday 8 March. Punters are advised to pre-book now to avoid disappointment. Tickets for the second Melbourne show and all other shows are on sale now at www.sethsentry.com.
Continue reading Seth Sentry Announce Second Melbourne Show for National Run Tour!
Resist and triple j’s Short.Fast.Loud Present:
Title Fight has announced an Australian headline tour in support of their new album Hyperview, out January 30 on Anti Records.
Continue reading Title Fight – Australian Tour – June/July 2015
Photo Credit: Sam Atkinson
ews of the mesmerising performances delivered at each and every Kim Churchill show is spreading fast!
It took just over a week for Kim’s second Melbourne show at The Corner Hotel to sell out, a third show slotted for Saturday February 14th is on sale now. It’s not only Melbournians who are tuning into this amazing multi-instrumentalist, his first Sydney show at the Oxford Arts Factory has sold out with a second show added on Thursday February 19th. These new additional shows are on sale now. Tickets are available at https://www.musicglue.com/kim-churchill/tickets/.
Boo Seeka will open proceedings at both additional shows. Tom Keating (from Thieves) will perform at the third Corner show with another support act to be advised for the second Sydney show.
See full tour info with supports and ticketing info for the ‘Single Spark’ tour below.
Of the incredible reception he is receiving in the live setting Kim Churchill said,
“I feel honoured to have received such a positive response from people around Australia for this tour. I’m in awe of both my touring buddies Boo Seeka and Pepa Knight whom I include in the most creative and unique electronic acts in the world right now. I guess I’m just thrilled that so many people want to come to the shows and that we get to extend the tour and have a lot more fun! “
The extension of his ‘Single Spark’ tour proves music fans are embracing this young 24 year old musician and why wouldn’t they? His live performances truly are astonishing.
The video for ‘Single Spark’ is available now and can be viewed here: http://youtu.be/kqBKG2IvZAU
Best get in quick to witness Australia’s true new virtuoso Kim Churchill!
KIM CHURCHILL – SINGLE SPARK – TOUR DATES 2015
Special guests Pepa Knight( front man from Jinja Safari) will open all shows except Perth and the newly added Melbourne and Sydney dates. Boo Seeka will open all shows except Maroochydore .
Tickets on sale now from: https://www.musicglue.com/kim-churchill/tickets/
Tickets cost $15.00 pre-sale and $20.00 on the night (except * and ** which is FREE)
Thurs 15 Jan – The Corner, Melbourne VIC – SOLD OUT
Fri 16 Jan – The Abbey, Canberra ACT
Sat 17 Jan – Karova Lounge, Ballarat VIC
Wed 21 Jan – Birdhouse Bar, Wagga Wagga NSW – *$15.00 door sales only
Thurs 22 Jan – Anita’s Theatre, Thirroul NSW
Fri 23 Jan – The Cambridge, Newcastle NSW
Sat 24 Jan – Oxford Art Factory, Sydney NSW- SOLD OUT
Thurs 29 Jan – The Beach Hotel, Byron Bay NSW ** – FREE ENTRY
Fri 30 Jan – The Zoo, Brisbane QLD
Sat 31 Jan – Solbar, Maroochydore QLD – Boo Seeka not performing at this show.
Sunday 1 Feb – Festival of King Island, TAS
Thurs 5 Feb – Jive, Adelaide SA
Fri 6 Feb – Amplifier Bar, Perth WA – Pepa Knight not performing at this show
Sat 7 Feb – City of Stirling Summerset Arts Festival at Stirling Civic Gardens, Scarborough WA
Friday 13 Feb – The Corner – SOLD OUT
Saturday 14 Feb – The Corner – THIRD SHOW ADDED & ON SALE NOW – supports Boo Seeka and Tom Keating (from Thieves)
Thur 19 Feb – Oxford Art Factory, Sydney NSW- SECOND SHOW ADDED & ON SALE NOW – supports Boo Seeka and another to be announced shortly
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www.twitter.com/kimchurchill / www.youtube.com/user/kimchurchill21
Review by David Jackson
Nelly in the house at Newcastle Panthers 9th January 2014
Newcastle enjoyed music royalty in the house on Friday night. St Louis rapper Nelly came to town and brought class to the Panthers stage. Nelly was in in fine company with Lupe Fiasco performing next to him as brothers in arms as they both took on the massive Novocastrian crowd.
Continue reading Live Review : NELLY + B.O.B at Newcastle Panthers – January 9, 2015
Photographer: David Jackson
Continue reading Photo Gallery – NELLY + B.O.B at Newcastle Panthers – January 9, 2015
Hot on the heels of his two sold out album launch shows, Guy Pearce will join forces with Powderfinger’s Darren Middleton for an upcoming ‘Broken / Translations’ double headline tour. The run of shows will kick off in Bendigo on Saturday 31 January and will see the travelling troubadours take on the east coast and Adelaide Fringe, finishing off in Guy’s old hometown at Geelong Performing Arts Centre on Saturday 28 February.
It’s an unexpected collaboration, yet it makes so much sense.
Two Aussie legends, each entering their own new career phase, Pearce and Middleton are set to hit the road in early 2015.
Continue reading Tour News – Guy Pearce and Darren Middleton announce ‘Broken / Translations’ Tour