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Tour: Amy Meredith ‘Lying’ Tour – April-May 2010

From playing to thousands of screaming fans whilst supporting hipsters Cobra Starship and Owl City, to skydiving in their underpants whilst live on air for Austereo’s Hot 30: it’s all in a day’s work for Sydney band Amy Meredith. Next on the agenda is finishing off the current Oz tour dates with US stars Stereophonics and then it’s right into a national headline tour of their own with special guests TONIGHT ALIVE! All of this before they’ve even released their debut album, Restless, this coming June!
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Tour: Wilco Australian Tour – April/May 2010

Ladies and gentlemen, please prepare yourselves for the welcome return of WILCO to our shores in 2010. Set to perform in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane, the Chicago Sextet make their fourth journey to Australia for a series of intimate theatre-style shows along the east coast.

Wilco’s Website:
http://www.wilcoworld.net/
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THE CULT “LOVE” LIVE TOUR – Australian Tour May 2010

The Cult   Chugg Entertainment and Sun Touring Company announced today that legendary rock act, THE CULT, will be heading to Australia as part of their “Love” Live Tour, with confirmed dates in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth in May, 2010.

This will be the first time THE CULT has toured Australia in 15 years, last performing as part of the Big Day Out in 1995.

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THE BLACK RYDER sign deals in Japan & USA + Supporting THE CULT on their National Tour!

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  Since releasing their debut album ‘Buy The Ticket, Take The Ride’ in November last year, The Black Ryder have been busy gearing up for it’s international release, this month signing deals in Japan and the USA.

In Japan the album will be released through Vinyl Junkie recordings and in the USA through cool indie label ‘Mexican Summer’, home to artists such as Wooden Shjips, Dungen, and The Tallest Man On Earth, to name but a few. The Black Ryder will head to the US for shows later in the year in support of the release.

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Photo Gallery: 2010 L’ORÉAL MELBOURNE FASHION FESTIVAL – Runway 5

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[Photo: Naomi R]

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Photo Gallery: Gersey @ Palace Theatre, Melbourne 14th March 2010

Article: Carbie Warbie

Supporting the reformed Pavement on their aussie tour are another reformed band, Gersey.

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Photographer: CARBIEhttp://www.carbiewarbie.com

Gersey is an Australian rock band based in Melbourne, which formed in 1997. The band is composed of Craig Jackson (vocals, bass), Daryl Bradie (guitar), Matt Davis (guitar), Danny Tulen (drums) and Drew Pearse (keyboards).
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Photo Gallery: 2010 L’ORÉAL MELBOURNE FASHION FESTIVAL – Runway 4

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[Photo: Naomi R]

Photographer: Naomi R

LMFF 2010 – L’ORÉAL MELBOURNE FASHION FESTIVAL
L’Oréal Paris Runway 4
presented by In Style
Wednesday March 17 2010

Absolute favourites in the style set, each of these designers has a unique signature and are loved by dedicated followers of fashion. Fresh, chic and never short on fun, this show will be a style riot.

Arabella Ramsay
Gorman
Karen Walker
Lucette
Manning Cartell
Mimco
Obüs
Yeojin Bae

 

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Photo Gallery: Pavement @ Palace Theatre, Melbourne 14th March 2010

Article: Carbie Warbie
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Pavement

Photographer: CARBIEhttp://www.carbiewarbie.com

FINALLY!!! The welcome return of Pavement – one of the world’s most iconic acts and one of my all time personal FAV’s!

Having seen them ages ago way way BACK in the rock time machine playing the Prince Of Wales in St Kilda in 1993. Two years later at The Showgrounds, they played the BIG DAY OUT. Then they came back for one last performance in 1998 and they went their separate ways. 🙁
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REGINA SPEKTOR – SYDNEY & MELBOURNE CONCERTS SELL OUT IN MINUTES!

REGINA SPEKTOR – SYDNEY & MELBOURNE CONCERTS SELL OUT IN MINUTES!
SECOND SHOWS ADDED TO MEET DEMAND!

Regina Spektor fans in Sydney and Melbourne have snapped up tickets to her Sydney and Melbourne shows, with both shows selling out in just minutes. Second shows in both cities have been added to meet the high demand at Sydney Opera House Concert Hall on April 28 and Palais Theatre in Melbourne on May 1.

Regina’s fifth and latest album release, Far, continues to captivate listeners with sharp observations about the world around us. An insightful album full of universal appeal which maintains the intimate dialogue that is trademark Regina Spektor, the album peaked in the Top 10 on the ARIA Album chart and continues to win hearts across the nation.

Tickets to both new shows are on sale at 9:30am today – 16 March 2010

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Australia & New Zealand – April/May 2010
NEW SHOWS ON SALE AT 9:30AM TODAY

Wed 21 April Riverside Theatre, Perth All Ages
Ticketek 132 849 www.ticketek.com.au

Fri 23 April AEC Theatre, Adelaide All Ages
Ticketek 132 849 www.ticketek.com.au

Sun 25 April QPAC – Concert Hall, Brisbane All Ages
QTix 136 246 www.qtix.com.au

Tue 27 April Sydney Opera House – Concert Hall, Sydney All Ages
Wed 28 April Sydney Opera House – Concert Hall, Sydney All Ages NEW SHOW
SOH Box Office 02 9250 7777 www.sydneyoperahouse.com.au
Ticketek 132 849 www.ticketek.com.au

Fri 30 April Palais Theatre, Melbourne All Ages
Sat 01 May Palais Theatre, Melbourne All Ages NEW SHOW
Ticketmaster 136 100 www.ticketmaster.com.au

Mon 3 May Opera House, Wellington All Ages
Ticketek 0800 TICKETEK (842538) www.ticketek.co.nz

Photo Gallery: Spinnerette, Mini Mansion & Shaman Son @ Corner Hotel, Richmond (7th March 2010)

Main Act: SPINNERETTE
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Photographer: CARBIEhttp://www.carbiewarbie.com
After releasing their debut self-titled album via Anthem/Shock Records in June this year, former Distillers’ front woman Brody Dalle is thrilled to be returning to her native Australia with her new band Spinnerette. Spinnerette’s self-titled album features thirteen new songs written by Brody Dalle and produced by Alain Johannes (Them Crooked Vultures, Arctic Monkeys) and is the first Brody Dalle helmed full-length release since The Distillers’ 2003 ‘Coral Fang’ album.

1st Support Act: Mini Mansions
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Mini Mansions are a Los Angeles band most notable for band member Michael Shuman, who is more well known for being the bassist of Wires on Fire and Queens of The Stone Age. Shuman plays vocals, keyboard and guitar for Mini Mansion. Other band members are Zach Dawes on bass, keys, and vocals and Tyler Parkford on vocals, keyboard, and guitar.

Click image to view the photo gallery shaman son   2nd Support Act: Shaman Son
WHO IS THIS? Is that the love child of Rob Younger from Radio Birdman?
NAH! It’s a Melbourne 5-piece Shaman Son, who are a fresh blast of liquid sunshine into the main vein of the Australian music industry. An acid test for a new generation of kids who want to turn on, tune in and rock out. Though they wear their combined influences on their sleeves Shaman Son aren’t content to merely dwell in the past, instead they reference, distil and reinterpret, settling on a sound that is positively mind expanding.

SPINNERETTE
Playing times: Shaman Son 9pm * Mini Mansions 10pm * Spinnerette 11pm – 12am


[Photos: CARBIE]

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Tour: Hoodoo Gurus ‘Purity Of Essence’ Tour ‘Purity Of Essence’ Tour – April/May 2010

The mighty Hoodoo Gurus are back with their ninth studio album Purity Of Essence and to mark this auspicious occasion they will do what they do best: hit the road and perform like they have done for many a decade, exciting fans across the globe with a live show to rock you to your core and leave you aching for more!
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THE SOLOMONS – Debut EP Release

Melbourne band The Solomons originally formed in late 2007, and have since added Aaron Ronaldson and Leigh Baines to original members Doug Hind and Cass Allan. They spent 2009 supporting the likes of Tim Rogers, British India, Evermore, Oh Mercy, Gun Street Girls, and The Casanovas, as well as completing their debut six song EP.

‘Waiting For Something To Happen’ is the new single taken from the band’s debut EP ‘The Solomons EP’. The EP was recorded at Hothouse Studios with Craig Harnath and Finn Keane (Franz Ferdinand, Jet), and mastered by Tony Mantz at Jack The Bear Deluxe Mastering (Nick Cave, You Am I), ‘The Solomons EP’ showcases the band’s diversity of influence, as well is its distinctive guitar driven melodic sound.

http://www.myspace.com/solomonsband

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JACKSON JACKSON – Residency @ The Evelyn, Fitzroy – April 2010

Every now and then a band arrives onto the music scene without fanfare and hype, just doing what they are born to, and what follows is large audiences and a fanatical following. And then at a certain point the industry wakes up and says “where did that come from?”

JACKSON JACKSON is one of those bands. They have become a solid live touring favourite throughout Australia since they launched a couple of years back. They are that band that supposedly no one knows about, who just happen to pack out every venue they play, many nights over. And the fans like it that way.
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REGINA SPEKTOR returns to Australia & New Zealand – April/May 2010

The Frontier Touring Company announces the return of Regina Spektor to Australia and New Zealand in April this year.

When Regina Spektor’s family moved from her birthplace of the Soviet Union to America’s Bronx, her musical interests and talent expanded from the genre of classical music toward the vibrancy of pop and rock. These transitions of location and taste are reflected in the classical artistry within her piano composition and distinctive eclectic fusion of sounds. Adding to her repertoire of skills is her ability to play not only the piano but the guitar and occasional percussion as well, rendering her a truly versatile musician.
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