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Interview with Christian ‘Twiggy’ Carter of Balloons Kill Babies

Interview by Stuart Blythe
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Progressive instrumental rockers Balloons Kill Babies are hitting the stage with Anathema in Brisbane this month (October 29, 2015). We caught up with Christian ‘Twiggy’ Carter, guitarist for Balloons Kill Babies, for a chat.

You’re about to play a one-off acoustic show with Anathema in Brisbane?
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Dead Letter Circus – ‘Aesthesis’ Album Tour – October 2015 w/ 10 Years + Guards Of May

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Dead Letter Circus‘ Aesthesis album tour just gets bigger and bigger.

This week, Aesthesis is the feature album on triple j, single ‘While You Wait’ is making itself known on days on Triple M and will be making two TV appearances – they are guest-programming Rage this weekend and on Friday, they will be featured on Channel Nine’s Today Show. The album has been pushing the upper eschelons of the charts in it’s first week and is expected to surpass the previous albums’ chart placements.
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Guards of May & Gatherer announce joint album release tour – August 2015

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August 2015 will see two of Australia’s most promising rock/prog acts travel and perform together through Australia over 4 weekends, blazing their trail on a joint album release tour, presented by Killyourstereo.com.

Gatherer (Melbourne) and Guards of May (Brisbane) have joined forces to spread the word about their respective albums, both up for release in August. Gatherer’s ‘Heavy Hail’ drops first on August 7 and Guards of May’s ‘Future Eyes’ will see light of day on August 14, with the tour beginning on August 15.
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Guards of May Announce East Coast Tour – October to December 2014

Collision CourseBrisbane’s busiest alternative rock act, Guards of May, have been punching out their debut album in the Loose Stones studio on the Gold Coast. Now they are giving people the first look and listen of the new material with a single entitled ANNOTATA and are touring Australia from October-December with a whole heap of their pals, alongside Jericco, Circles, Caligula’s Horse, Sydonia, Young Lions and more.
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Guards of May new single “Arcadia” + Tour Dates

arcadiaGuards of May are keeping the momentum rolling from their previous single release in late 2013 with a brand new single and East Coast tour in April. Recorded predominantly with Matt Bartlem and also with Tyse Lee at Loose Stones Records, the followup to their wildly successful single Numbers, Arcadia, takes things to the next level. The single is out digitally on iTunes, Spotify, Bandcamp and more on Friday March 28, just ahead of their first tour date.
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El Grande Festival 2014 lineup announced!

EL GRANDE FESTIVAL RETURNS TO GLADSTONE
SATURDAY MARCH 29 2014 AT BOJANGLES NIGHTCLUB

el grande 2014The wildly successful El Grande Festival returns for a 3rd go-round in Central Queensland, this time at Bojangles Nightclub, Gladstone. Dead Letter Circus heads up a MASSIVE day of rock, roots and hip hop presented by HotFM CQ, Southern Cross Ten and The Observer.

The change in venue for the festival was required after the previous two events sold out and required a larger space to accommodate Dead Letter Circus and the 25 acts playing on the day. Limited Physical Tickets will be available only for pre-sale through Last Wave Watersports and Anthony Breed music store for $40 or online at elgrande.oztix.com.au for $40 + Booking Fee.
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Guards of May release film clip for single ‘Numbers’ + Tour Dates

Brisbane’s Guards of May are celebrating the release of their new track Numbers with the release of a completely self-made film clip! It comes just one week ahead of their hometown launch show at Tempo Hotel alongside WA’s OPIA and Brisbane compatriots Soxiet X-Ray Record Club and House of Giants and a day ahead of the start of their tour.

Their latest track Numbers is a kinetic, melodic track that is awash with thumping bass lines, vigorous drum patterns and soaring vocal hooks. It was recorded at Loose Stones studios on the Gold Coast with Tyse Lee, is them at their sharpest – a dynamic, melodic, hook-laden track that is anything BUT by the numbers.
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