TOUR NEWS: The Sonics Return To Australia

Seminal garage rock band The Sonics return to Australia this September. Last time they were here they ripped it up at the Dig It Up! festival, showing the young punks how it is done. In 2015 band released their first studio album in nearly 50 years with This Is The Sonics. Led by saxophonist Rob Lind and featuring one time Kingsmen bassist Freddie Dennis and drummer … Continue reading TOUR NEWS: The Sonics Return To Australia

NEWS: Thee Oh Sees Announce Australian Tour

Thee Oh Sees have announced they’ll be returning to Australia in January for a run of shows on the back of their latest album Mutilator Defeated At Last along with a brand new lineup consisting of John Dwyer (vocals, guitar), Timothy Hellman (bass) and double drummers, Ryan Moutinho and Dan Rincon. They’re also releasing a new limited edition deluxe vinyl pressing of Mutilator Defeated At Last on November 20th. You can pre-order the release HERE Continue reading NEWS: Thee Oh Sees Announce Australian Tour

NEWS: You Am I Announce New Album And Tour

You Am I are back with their tenth studio album and they’ll be celebrating its release with a December run around the country. Porridge & Hotsauce was recorded in New York and the first single ‘Good Advices’ sees them casting an ear back to their earlier albums with its sonic bristle and heady rush that is more Red Kross meets Sonic Youth than Kinks meets Faces. … Continue reading NEWS: You Am I Announce New Album And Tour

TOUR NEWS: The Field Announces 2015 Australian Tour

Axel Willner aka The Field is heading our way for a run of shows this October courtesy of Mistletone. One of our favourite electronic artists who has released a run of superb albums (Cupid’s Head, Looping State of Mind, From Here We Go Sublime and Yesterday And Today), EPs and remixes all with his signature mix of drone and hypnotic loops. Melancholic euphoria! THE FIELD TOUR … Continue reading TOUR NEWS: The Field Announces 2015 Australian Tour

TOUR NEWS: Shellac Announce Australian Tour Dates

Chicago’s Shellac have announced their return to Australia for a run of shows this December. Steve Albini, Bob Weston and Todd Trainer will bring their post-rock/punk sound and legendary live show on the following dates: Saturday 5 December – The Triffid, Brisbane Tuesday 8 December – The Metro Theatre, Sydney Wednesday 9 & Thursday 10 December – Corner Hotel, Melbourne  Also Playing Meredith Music Festival. Tickets on sale Friday … Continue reading TOUR NEWS: Shellac Announce Australian Tour Dates

LIVE REVIEW: Prince @ Allphones Arena, Sydney (11/05/12)

by Chris Familton Artists get hyped beyond belief in this day and age so when a true legend whose discography spans thirty two years announces a rare Australian tour, his diehard fans and the wider public quite rightly get excited. Prince’s aversion to the media and interviews has given him an aura of mystique, much the same way as Dylan and over his career he … Continue reading LIVE REVIEW: Prince @ Allphones Arena, Sydney (11/05/12)

NEWS: Opossom (ex-Mint Chicks) release single and visit Australia.

Kody Nielson has a new project of glorious psych pop called Opossom and he has released the first single Getaway Tonight ahead of a run of Australian dates. This will be the first chance for Australia to see the new trio which also features another Mint Chick Michael Logie and Bic Runga who also collaborated with Nielson on her recently released album. Opossom will release … Continue reading NEWS: Opossom (ex-Mint Chicks) release single and visit Australia.

TOUR NEWS: JUSTIN TOWNES EARLE ANNOUNCES NZ DATES…

On the back of his Australian tour JTE has also announced a run of dates through New Zealand. He’ll have his fresh new record Nothing’s Gonna Change The Way You Feel About Me Now under his debonair arm. NZ Tour Dates Thurs 19th April – Dux live, Christchurch Fri 20th April – Bar Bodega, Wellington Sat 21st April- Kings Arms, Auckland Sun 22nd April – Leigh … Continue reading TOUR NEWS: JUSTIN TOWNES EARLE ANNOUNCES NZ DATES…

NEWS: The Jim Jones Revue Australian Tour…

The Jim Jones Revue return to Australia for the Southbound and Falls Festivals as well as a couple of solo shows early in the new year. The English garage rock band have spent 2011 touring the hell out of their album Burning Your House Down so this will probably be the last time to catch them down here before the bunker down and start working … Continue reading NEWS: The Jim Jones Revue Australian Tour…

NEWS: The Jim Jones Revue 2012 Australian Tour…

The Jim Jones Revue were one of the highlights of this year’s Big Day Out (alongside Grinderman) and the good news is they are back to welcome in the new year with some shows. They’ve had a massive year touring their album Burning Your House Down and have recently been in the studio working on the next record as well as recently being nominated for … Continue reading NEWS: The Jim Jones Revue 2012 Australian Tour…

NEWS: Bon Iver 2012 Australian Tour…

Bon Iver followed up the stellar debut with this year’s self-titled grower of an LP and the god news today is that he is heading back to Australia to play some special venues in March next year. Vernon and Co will be playing the Golden Plains festival as well as a string of dates across the country… Saturday, 3 March 2012 @ Perth International Arts … Continue reading NEWS: Bon Iver 2012 Australian Tour…