This is Nowhere is inviting you to wander through pine trees, beverage in hand and have your sonic perception expanded. With two more acts announced for christening of this new festival at the University of Western Australia. Already joining Tortoise and Xiu Xiu are Japanese indie avant-garde the Tenniscoats and American Holy Suns.
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Sydney-based instrumental trio Dumbsaint will be taking their energetic and cinematic live show on the road next month for their second east coast tour of 2012. They've announced the release of the single "Inwaking", lifted from their debut record Something That You Will Find On Its Own, and so will be touring the single as well as other tasty album tidbits down the east coast.
The This Is Nowhere Festival, set to be held on the University of Western Australia's campus this October, has just released the full line up. We'd already reported the first round of artists to appear earlier this year, but now we can bring the full line up to you!
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Xiu Xiu (USA)
Beach Fossils (USA)
The Bank Holidays (VIC/WA)
New War (VIC)
Puro Instinct (USA)
High Tea (VIC)
Making their first trip to Australia this October is Portland collective, Grails. The instrumental rockers have been knocking about the scene since roughly 2003, when they released their first studio album, and have been turning heads with their music ever since. Their live shows have been described as transcendental experiences, the soundscapes becoming cinematic and the band's use of instruments onstage amazing.
Come October 14, WA residents can expect a new music festival to take place at the University of Western Australia. This Is Nowhere will be showcasing some intriguing and exciting bands, both local and international, across three stages on the Crawley campus. The bands vary in exposure and genre, some are underground, whilst others will be more familiar to the audiences - either way, punters are in for a smorgasbord of music.