SONG OF THE WEEK: Dan Deacon | True Thrush

Dan Deacon is one of those mad musical scientists who can harness corrupted instruments, perverse melodies and an innate sense of unbridled fun and create truly unique and original music. He first burst onto the scene when his album Superman of the Rings got picked up internationally, allowing him to take his solo live show to the masses outside of Portland, Oregon. Since then he … Continue reading SONG OF THE WEEK: Dan Deacon | True Thrush

REVIEW: SUMMERTONES Festival Live

Dan Deacon, Beaches, High Places, Lawrence Arabia, Mark Barrage. Oxford Art Factory February 27th 2009 Mistletone had a big year in 2008 releasing a raft of indie albums from Beaches, High Places, El Guincho and Beach House. They’ve started off 2009 with a bang and should be commended for putting on the Summer Tones festival in Melbourne, Brisbane and Sydney,  which highlighted a nicely varied … Continue reading REVIEW: SUMMERTONES Festival Live

NEWS: DAN DEACON new album artwork and tracklisting…

Dan Deacon and his label Carpark have released the artwork (above) for his new album due for release in March.  Before that he will tour Australia and New Zealand. The tracks are: 1 Build Voice 2 Red F 3 Paddling Ghost 4 Snookered 5 Of the Mountains 6 Surprise Stefani 7 Wet Wings 8 Woof Woof 9 Slow With Horns / Run for Your Life … Continue reading NEWS: DAN DEACON new album artwork and tracklisting…

NEWs: DAN DEACON returns to Australia…

That loveable nutter Dan Deacon returns to Australia after highly memorable performances at this years Laneway Festivals. He will be playing at the Perth Festival as well as Summer Tones which has been put together by Melbourne label Mistletone.  Summer Tones will happen in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane and will feature other bands such as High Places (USA), Lawrence Arabia (NZ) and Beaches (VIC). As … Continue reading NEWs: DAN DEACON returns to Australia…

NEWS: GOLDEN PLAINS 2009 lineup announced…

Golden Plains (organised by the Meredith Music Festival) happens next year on the 7-9th of March in Victoria, just 2 hours west of Melbourne. Most tickets are being issued via a ballot system so check their site for details. The first run of bands has been announced today and there are some goodies. Mogwai, Tony Allen, Gary Numan, Black Mountain, Of Montreal, The Drones, The … Continue reading NEWS: GOLDEN PLAINS 2009 lineup announced…