In what is a highly anticipated tour, Frank Turner will be in the country in May with his renowned live shows. With his latest record, England Keep My Bones, solidifying his talents as solo performer and songwriter, Turner will be hitting venues all around the country with his band The Sleeping Souls. Joining Turner on the tour is talented US musician William Elliott Whitmore.
FRANK TURNER AND THE SLEEPING SOULS
The 2012 WAMi Festival is coming around once again and we have the details on what you can expect to see at The Bakery during this year's opening and closing parties!
The WAMi Opening Night Party - May 26
Ben Witt (The Chemist)
Cow Parade Cow
Rainy Day Women
The WAMi Closing Night Party - June 2
The Voltaire Twins
Walking into the venue to have my ears assaulted by a punk cover of Dido wasn’t the best introduction to Sydney based group Chicks Who Love Guns. The band of larrikins seemed to have some hardcore groupies in the crowd, and to their credit they had a fun presence, but their music was not to my taste; their songs all sounded the same, and their front man lacked the cocky bravado necessary to pull off the vibe they were aiming for.
Backstage at The Aussie BBQ at Canadian Music Week in Toronto we caught up with WA outfit Minute 36.
I am just old enough to have experienced the fringes of the Brit Pop era; too young to have gotten in on the ground floor, but old enough to know about the likes of Blur and Pulp before they decided to reform. Graham Coxon, of course, is the long-time guitarist for Blur.