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DUNE RATS

Aussies Abroad: Generik, HOWQUA and British India take on North America, Remi tours Europe, SAFIA and Dune Rats... everywhere!!

As part of our ongoing commitment to supporting Australian artists touring internationally, we bring you the latest installment of Aussies Abroad. This week, Dune Rats, Generik, Remi, SAFIA, HOWQUA, and British India....

Photo Gallery: The Foundry Relaunch ft Dune Rats + Palms + Orphans Orphans + Major Leagues, Brisbane (20.09.15)

After a few months of delays due to repairs, Brisbane's newest venue The Foundry threw a party to celebrate their relaunch featuring Dune Rats and Palms, as well as Brisbane locals Orphans Orphans and Major Leagues.

Splendour in the Grass pre-parties set up for Byron Bay & Brisbane on July 23rd!

The good crew behind Splendour in the Grass want to ensure that you, the festival-goer (or one of the many who missed out on tickets) ease into the Splendour experience this year properly. With three days of live music, Byron Bay romps and deteriorating levels of body hygiene to fill out the 2015 event, what better way to kick things off than a blinder of a party the night before? Whether you're hanging back in Brisbane or rolling into Byron Bay on the 23rd, there are two special pre-parties set up to make sure you head to the North Byron Parklands in the perfect spirits on the 24th.

Live Review: Dune Rats + Cosmic Psychos + Horror My Friend - The Gov, Adelaide (25.06.15)

Having Dune Rats and Cosmic Psychos in Adelaide on a Thursday night can really screw you up - the concept of returning to a full day of work on Friday and then a full weekend while feeling hungover as a dog after one of their shows is horrendous. Deciding to roll sober on this particular night (four previous Dunies experiences having taught me some lessons in the art of navigating hangovers in the past), I turned up at The Gov and became part of a crowd that had no qualms about rising to the occasion - things got messy, sweaty and anarchic quickly.

Photo Gallery: Cosmic Psychos + Dune Rats + Horror My Friend - The Gov, Adelaide (25.06.15)

Ross Knight of the Cosmic Psychos got up during Dune Rats' set and described them as the bastard sons of the bastard fathers. Which about sums it up. The night started fairly reasonably with Adelaide's Horror My Friend but once the Cosmic Psychos played and the Dune Rats hit the stage it descended into anarchy. There was stage invasions, shoeys and the inevitable post shoey spew, madness and mayhem.

Cosmic Psychos teaming up with Dune Rats for Australian tour this June!

Whoever had the idea to get Cosmic Psychos and Dune Rats together for a full Australian tour needs an award, a pat on the back, a huge blunt. All of the above. Total mayhem is expected to ensue when two favourites of the Australian touring circuit take to venues around the country this June. For Dune Rats, the shows will be the first headline gigs they'll be embarking on upon their return from overseas while for the Cosmic Psychos legends, they'll be touring their new album Cum the Raw Prawn...you know this one's going to be hectic.

Live Review: Dune Rats + Thee MVP's - The Old Blue Last, London (06.04.15)

Ever since Dune Rats kicked down the door to the Australian music scene early last year with the release of their self-titled debut LP, the Brisbane trio have been relentless. Backing up national tour after national tour before ending their home turf stint at St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival, the next logical step was to go scream obscenities through the door of the music scene on the other side of the world. They joined British rockers The Subways on a European tour and are now rocking their own shows across the UK.

The Big Pineapple Music Festival Unleashes 2015 Lineup!

With two sold out years in a row since its inception, The Big Pineapple Music festival is set for its third year to hammer home a trifecta of awesome vibes, the best names in Australian music and crowds of 10,000+ in a beautiful Sunshine Coast location. Set behind the iconic Big Pineapple in tree-lined surroundings the laid back vibe of the festival will give way to such acts as The John Butler Trio, Violent Soho, The Jezebels and Dune Rats. There will be three stages, camping grounds for 2500 people and of course plenty of parking! Full Lineup and dates below.

Photo Gallery: St Jerome's Laneway Festival (Part One) - Hart's Mill, Port Adelaide (06.02.15)

Perfect Pussy
Pictured: Perfect Pussy

The Hart's Mill area of Port Adelaide played host to the 2015 St Jerome's Laneway Festival on Friday. Kerrie Geier was there for the AU review and brings you part one of her gallery from the day.

Photo Gallery: St Jerome's Laneway Festival Part 1 - Sydney College of the Arts (01.02.15)

Part 1 of the AU Review's photo series from St Jerome's Laneway Festival at Sydney College of the Arts. Featuring Andy Bull, Connan Mockasin, Highasakite, Eves The Behavior, Perfect Pussy, Benjamin Booker, Sohn, Angel Olsen, Eagulls, Ratking, Courtney Barnett, Dune Rates and Mac DeMarco. Photos by Johnny Au.

The Jesus and Mary Chain, Kiesza, Cloud Nothings and more confirmed as headline performers at Canadian Music Week 2015!

A strong list of international artists have been announced as headline performers for Canadian Music Week 2015! The festival, running from May 1st-10th across 60 live music venues in Toronto, will see the likes of Cloud Nothings, The Jesus and Mary Chain and more hit the stage for some unforgettable moments of performance.

Laneway Festival announces the Mistletone Stage and official after parties for Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne!

The Laneway Festival is only weeks away from kicking off now and yet, the announcements are still coming! The festival this morning announced the new Mistletone Stage, which will be featuring the likes of St Vincent, Connan Mockasin and Future Islands, while a select run of Laneway After Parties have been announced...and the line ups are to die for.

Photo Gallery: Festival of the Sun Day 2 Part 2 - Sundowner Breakwall Tourist Park (13.12.14)

Part 2 of all the action from Day 2 of Festival of the Sun from Sundowner Breakwall Tourist Park in Port Macquarie. Artists include Dune Rats, Allday, Shihad and The Jezabels (pictured above). Photos by Johnny Au.

New Music Video: Dune Rats "Dalai Lama, Big Banana, Marijuana" (2014)

The Dune Rats are one of my favourite trios. Seriously, melodies and driving beats are their thing. And, not to mention making great film clips. Or parodying great film clips. Either way, it’s cool, and you should totally check it out their brand new one, "Dalai Lama, Big Banana, Marijuana". Watch it now: