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MAT MCHUGH

the AU interview: Mat McHugh of The Beautiful Girls (Sydney) ahead of the 'Dancehall Days' & album release and tour!

"I think that's one of the most powerful things, when there's forces that pull us all apart, music is the thing that can pull us all together." It's been a while since we've heard from The Beautiful Girls, but with a new album due to be released and a hectic touring schedule ahead, the AU review had a chat with Mat McHugh about life, love, the boundaries of labels and what to expect from the highly anticipated Dancehall Days.

Gig Announcements: SA & WA – 3rd April 2014

In this issue: Violent Soho hit the road with The Smith Street Band, The Audreys play hometown show this July, Mat McHugh tours in support of new EP, Shake it! Showcase returns to WA this Anzac Day, Hot Dub Time Machine announces additional shows, Disentomb return to Perth this April, Death Dependant launch album this May and Red Ink launch single.

the AU sessions: Mat McHugh performs "More Money"

the AU review presents Mat McHugh performing his new single "More Money" as part of the AU sessions. Filmed live and acoustic out the back of AU HQ in Sydney, Australia on the 29th of January, 2014. Don't miss Mat on the remaining dates of his current tour:

St. Kilda Festival announces full program for February festival.

The country's largest music festival, the St. Kilda Festival, has revealed its program for edition numero 2014. Over 150 artists will be performing at over 50 venues from February 1 - 9. The festival will be wrapping up with 'Festival Sunday' once again, with Art vs Science, Jebediah and King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard will all perform.

Mat McHugh announces the 'Summer Come Save Me Tour'.

Acclaimed artist Mat McHugh will be performing an expansive series of shows for his ‘Summer Come Save Me Tour’ throughout January and February 2014. Best known for his role in Sydney band The Beautiful Girls, which lead to glowing reviews and tours, Mat released his debut album Love Come Save Me earlier this year. Combining elements of solo-acoustic with hard hitting electronic & beats driven arrangements, Mat McHugh has evolved his live performances and will be performing new material from his forthcoming 2014 release.

Mat McHugh tours around Australia this March.

It was over ten years ago that Mat McHugh mustered up some mates to help lock down some demo's in attempt to get a girls attention. Suddenly the northern beaches surfer was riding a wave of momentum, resulting in the birth of the band, The Beautiful Girls. Throughout the last ten years the band has released four studio albums, Learn Yourself (2003), We're Already Gone(2005), Ziggurats (2007) and Spooks (2010) and toured the states, japan, canada, brazil and good old Australia.

the AU interview: Mat McHugh of The Beautiful Girls (Sydney)

Kicking off with a showcase at Splendour in the Grass this weekend, The Beautiful Girls are set to embark on a farewell tour (Dates Here). Larry caught up with the band's lead singer Mat McHugh to talk about his solo career, the tour, the decision to call The Beautiful Girls a day and a look back at the last ten years with the band...

Tour News: David Myles Touring With Camille & Stuie, Hayden Calnin Announced As Matt Corby & Mat McHugh Support Act, The Bamboos Sell Out First Melbourne Show, Yellowcard Announce Second Melbourne Show.

DAVID MYLES ON TOUR WITH CAMILLE & STUIE UNTIL NEXT WEEK

Canadian singer songwriter David Myles is currently in the country with Australian duo Camille & Stuie, taking his rhythmic sounds to venues across the board. Myles met the duo on his last tour of Australia and was so enamoured with Camille & Stuie's acoustic power that he promised to enlist them to support him on his next time back! You can catch the three artists at the following venues.

Tour Updates: Rap City Announces Supports & Special Guest, Cub Scouts Add Brisbane Date to Tour, Silverstein Announce Supports and more.

RAP CITY ANNOUNCES KILLAH PRIEST & LOCAL SUPPORT ACTS TO THE LINE UP

Killah Priest, longtime associate of the Wu-Tang Clan, has been added to the 2012 Rap City line up. Set to appear alongside Ghostface Killah, DOOM and Chino XL, Priest is an excellent addition to an already stellar cast of hip-hop icons. Also announced are local support acts for each leg of the festival, as listed below.

Adelaide: Dialect and Despair