In this issue: Martha Wainwright performs at Sydney Opera House, The Conversations play Lizottes, The launch of Sophie Hanlon, Sunnyboys home at last, Telegraph Tower EP launch, Spirit of House secret block party, Redfoo announces exclusive performance, Regular John announce intimate show, Live at the Loft with Kieran Ryan, Karl Hyde makes his solo debut, The Cat Empire Steal the Light Tour, Vigilante Quality of Life launch shows, Blackchords album launch and Line-up announced for official launch of Marquee Mashup Fridays.
Launching their new album Another Way, Sydney 'psychedelic rock 'n' roll pop' band Hailer will be touring through New South Wales, the ACT, Victoria and Brisbane over the new few months! With the album to be released at the end of May, fans will be able to see Hailer showcase the material, also providing perhaps the last opportunity for people to see them perform before they relocate to the US for a few months.
HAILER - AUSTRALIAN TOUR DATES
Part 3 of our The Aussie BBQ at SXSW photo coverage continues with Blackchords, Jack Carty, The Rubens, Jackson Firebird (pictured) and Georgia Fair.
Photos by Johnny Au
This week sees the announcement of new albums from a huge range of acts. From the well known, highly regarded The National and James Blake, to debut’s from lesser-known locals. Not forgetting the surprising debut release from 80’s film star Molly Ringwald and the highly anticipated debut’s of Major Lazer and Charli XCX. This week has it all, plus much much more!
Melbourne band Blackchords are just about to drop their new album A Thin Line, available April 5. To celebrate the release, Blackchords will be touring the east coast, hitting up Melbourne, Brisbane and Sydney.
To get yourself pumped up for the gigs, make sure to check out their current single "Oh No."
Blackchords tour dates are:
Saturday April 6 – The Toff In Town Melbourne
Saturday April 20 – The Hideaway, Brisbane
In just over a month, the city of Austin, Texas will be throwing open its doors to tens of thousands of music fans, industry officials and musicians for the annual SXSW music festival and conference. Amongst that number are thirty-eight Australian artists. Over the course of the next couple of weeks we'll be profiling these artists, offering a brief introduction to what they’re about and what they have to offer.
In this issue: Shady Lane announces month long residency during February, Lowrider national tour, Blackchords 2nd single launch and more!
Shady Lane announces February residency at OAF
Welcome back for another week of exciting news and releases!
We have got a bunch of releases to get through in this edition for you, including artists like Harper Simon, David Guetta, Birds of Tokyo, Depeche Mode and much more!
SXSW has announced its next waves of invited acts to perform at the 2013 conference, the festival's 27th edition. Taking place in Austin, Texas from March 12-17, the second batch of bands brings the total to a massive 800 announced artists. The list is still yet to be completed, but below are the Australian boys and girls who are set to do their thing at SXSW next year!
THE CAMBODIAN SPACE PROJECT
The first wave of artists to be performing during Canadian Music Week next year has been announced! The Canadian Music Festival, taking place in Toronto during March, will be welcoming more than 1000 music acts from Canada and around the world - both emerging and established.
Quite a lot of hype has surrounded The Medics as of late, with the Cairns rockers recently dominating at the National Indigenous Music Awards, and their debut album Foundations receiving great praise from reviewers and fans . Not being overly familiar with their music, I decided to venture out to Karova Lounge on Thursday night to see what all the fuss is about.
In this issue: Gentle Of The Road Dungog sells out, Sarah Blasko to support Mumford & Sons, Pennywise postpone their Australian tour, Pond announces support acts for headline tour, Delta Goodrem shows sell out and many more!
GENTLEMEN OF THE ROAD DUNGOG SELLS OUT!