In This Issue: The Rubens sign to Ivy League, 15th Annual Canadian Radio Music Awards winners announced, Hoodoo Gurus webcast their performance and Q&A worldwide, Fuse music welcomes Rush Hour and Kindred Music records to the family, JET disband, “Stand By Me” to receive Towering Song Award, and the Jagermeister Independent Music Charts.
Here at The AU Review, we love nothing more than supporting our local talent. Here are just a few reasons why we believe you should listen to more Australian music...
1. Keepin' it real - First and foremost, the majority of songs are about the reality of hardships, love, unrequited love, being happy and many other topics. It's not all about flashy cars, diamond rings, designer clothes or scoring the hottest chick around.
Ladies and gentlemen, meet DAMN DOGS - the primed new project from Chris Cester, Mark Wilson, Mitch McIvor and Louis Macklin. Full of the energy that a fresh start brings, Damn DOGS are a swaggering bundle of sleazy rhythms 'n' punkish doom disco.
Their debut single "Very First Century" was recorded with producer Scott Horscroft (Birds Of Tokyo, Little Red) at BJB Studios in Sydney, and can be heard at the band's just-launched website www.damndogsmusic.com or below right now.