Gena Rose Bruce, 21-year-old singer-songwriter from Melbourne, is about to make a striking mark with her haunting new single, ‘Blazing Radio’. To celebrate, Bruce will launch the track on Saturday 2 August at Yah Yah’s in Melbourne, as well as playing shows alongside BONJAH and Nova & The Experiencein July & August respectively.
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Combining driving percussion evocative of Suburbs-era Arcade Fire, a perfect marriage of jangly guitar with soaring vocals, and contemplative lyrics, Tin Sparrow’s new single ‘Echoes In The Dark’ quickly (and deservedly) jumped to rotation on both triple j and FBi Radio. Now, the trio return with a visual accompaniment to the track.
Continue reading Tin Sparrow – Echoes In The Dark [Official Music Video]
Continue reading Gig News | Sheppard – Eatons Hill Hotel, Brisbane – July 25, 2014
Adelaide based Alternative Metal/Progressive-Rock outfit At Fates Mercy have just released latest single ‘No Reflection’, taken from their highly-anticipated forthcoming album.
Demonstrating diverse talents for writing and performing complex Post-Melodic/Hardcore sounds, At Fates Mercy have established a truly unique foundation, whilst paving a course for success locally and abroad.
The South Australian five-piece have kept a blistering pace of momentum since forming, celebrating the triumphant release of their debut EP ‘Rebuild, Rewind’, whilst gaining national airplay and bolstering the band’s profile.
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Uplifting LA three-piece Wildcat! Wildcat! have announced their arrival to Australian and NZ audiences with the first single ‘Hero’ off their forthcoming debut album due for release this August.
”’Hero’ is our underdog anthem,” the band explain. It mixes the group’s innovative harmonies with dance production and an earworm chorus.
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Beautifully treacherous: Joe Henry Songwriter and producer extraordinaire to return to Australia in the spring.
Joe Henry, highly esteemed and critically acclaimed songwriter, four-time Grammy winning producer is soon to release his 13th album. “I went into the making of this whole record with an ethos driven by emotional clarity,” Henry says of Invisible Hour, by far his most personal work to-date. His departure here makes this a stand-out in his catalogue, and surely a record he hasn’t made before. “I wanted it to sound as if I were face to face with anybody listening to it.”
Continue reading Joe Henry Songwriter and producer extraordinaire to return to Australia – September 2014
A DAY TO REMEMBER premiere their brand-new video for End of Me
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Melbourne rock upstarts APES are about to release their ridiculously charismatic new single ‘Pull The Trigger’, and have just announced two single launch shows plus a BIGSOUND appearance. Busy, busy boys.
Concentrating this past twelve months on solidifying their fanbase and tailoring their sound, Apes are the archetype of a young act with a bright future ahead of them. Heavy triple j and BBC radio support has seen their star rise rapidly, as have impressive showings on the Big Day Out and Groovin’ The Moo stages, plus dates with Kingswood, Stonefield, The Love Junkies, Fidlar and Royal Blood. They’re currently catching their breath after tearing it up on tour with Band Of Skulls. Next stop is Sydney and Melbourne single launches in August, both tiny club shows that will no doubt sell fast and result in much beer spilt and many hands in the air, followed by a coveted spot on the live program at BIGSOUND 2014. Brash and tight, Apes’ live show will do them many favours as the band continue to work their way into the popular favour.
Continue reading Apes to release ‘Pull The Trigger’ + Announce Launch Dates
‘Thea’ is taken from the Goldfrapp album ‘Tales Of Us’ … “Tales Of Us” Deluxe Edition is due for release July 4, 2014.
Listen to ‘Barrenlands’ – the new single by Them Bruins.
Brisbane’s hardcore champs, Bound for Ruin are taking one last run around the country with their brand new single, From Victim to Villain. Releasing the track as a single, signals the last release from their album “Oblivion” before they move into new album recording phase. The boys are taking the opportunity to do one great big last hurrah to the album for the fans and then are going to bunker down putting all of their effort into a new slab of their melodic hardcore for release in 2015.
They are taking the single all around the country, taking in QLD, NSW, VIC, SA and WA in a round-the-country run that would usually test the mettle (metal?) of many a band. They take in iconic venues around the country such as Crowbar in Brisbane, the Cooly at the Gold Coast, Bald Faced Stag in Sydney and The Basement in Canberra.
Continue reading BOUND FOR RUIN | ‘Victim To Villain’ Tour | June/July 2014 *UPDATED*
(You’re) Blind Baby is the fourth single from Dollar Bar’s album Paddington Workers Club. The video was written, directed, filmed and edited by Matt Banham of No Through Road and Matt Banham’s Jokes internet fame. It features Dollar Bar’s Chris Yates having a lonely BBQ for one, and appropriating Jerry Seinfeld’s famous umbrella move ‘The Twirl’.
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When John Swan sings, “I’ve travelled far … seen it all … had my share of tears”, you know they’re not throwaway lines. He’s lived it.
Swanee has led a remarkable rock ’n’ roll life. Some kids dream of running away to join the circus. When Swanee was 13, he ran away with a rock group, moving from Adelaide to Melbourne with a band called Happiness.
John Swan has been making music ever since, though it’s been a bittersweet journey. He’s topped the charts, had some great times, but also battled drug and alcohol problems. If you want to understand Swanee’s story, all you have to do is listen to his new album, One Day At A Time.
Continue reading ‘ONE DAY AT A TIME’ – The New Album for JOHN SWAN – SWANEE
New to the scene are Sydney’s Pulse Mavens! Female fronted “Pop Punk band” Pulse Mavens have burst on to the scene with a debut EP “Fight Back”. Known for their energetic performances, the band are looking forward to showcasing songs from the post-summer release available at iTunes now
The EP features five full throttle tracks including the first single “Fight Back” which has been accompanied by a music video in a punk garage setting.
Continue reading Pulse Mavens release single “Fight Back” (Music Clip)
What happens on tour. Stays on YouTube.
After a hectic few months travelling the East Coast of Australia, The Owls are quickly becoming one of Oz’s hardest working bands, playing over 30 gigs in 2014 and supporting the likes of The Cribs, Wolfmother and DZ Deathrays. Now the Newcastle road warriors are inviting you into their tour van with their latest clip Ocean.
Continue reading The Owls Reveal ‘Ocean’ Clip and Tour Dates