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

WATCH: Dig It Up! sets from Sunnyboys, Died Pretty, Red Kross and more…

The Dig It Up! festival held in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth earlier this year was a huge success both critically and in terms of the vibe and attendance. The festival was curated by Hoodoo Gurus to commemorate their 30th anniversary and featured the likes of The Sonics, The Fleshtones, Sunnyboys, Red Kross, Royal Headache and Died Pretty. Now you can relive or experience … Continue reading WATCH: Dig It Up! sets from Sunnyboys, Died Pretty, Red Kross and more…

LIVE REVIEW: Dig It Up!: The Hoodoo Gurus Invitational @ Enmore, Sydney (22/04/12)

by Chris Familton Artist curated events like this have been extremely popular overseas in recent years, primarily due to the success of All Tomorrow’s Parties. Unfortunately here in Australia similar festivals have been few and far between with the most notable being the 2009 ATP shows in the hands of Nick Cave. The Hoodoo Gurus have sought to rectify the situation with Dig It Up! … Continue reading LIVE REVIEW: Dig It Up!: The Hoodoo Gurus Invitational @ Enmore, Sydney (22/04/12)

NEWS: Hoodoo Gurus curate their own 30th Anniversary parties…

Hoodoo Gurus have decided to celebrate their 30 years together in fine style with a run of shows across Australia featuring some impressive acts and a best of compilation titled Gold Watch: 20 Golden Greats. The Sydney show in particular will be a blast with Hoodoo Gurus performing Stoneage Romeos in its entirety (plus other smash hits) + The Sonics, Died Pretty, Redd Kross, the 5.6.7.8’s, … Continue reading NEWS: Hoodoo Gurus curate their own 30th Anniversary parties…

VIDEO: The Sonics | Strychnine (Live on KEXP)

The seminal 60s garage rock band from Tacoma, Washington have been back together for a few years now and recently released a new 8 track EP called ‘8‘. Produced by Jack Endino in Seattle the EP features four new originals plus four live performances captured at various venues while touring Europe. Check out the band playing their classic Strychnine live at KEXP late in 2010… Continue reading VIDEO: The Sonics | Strychnine (Live on KEXP)