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Mini Mansions announce headline shows in Melbourne and Sydney!

Indie pop trio Mini Mansions continue their good year and announce headline shows in Melbourne and Sydney later this year. The group, already supporting Tame Impala on their Australian tour in November, have supported other huge acts like Arctic Monkeys, Royal Blood, and New Pornographers all the while gaining solid momentum for their own tunes and live shows.

the AU interview: Michael Shuman of Mini Mansions talks the new LP, working at Vox Studios & personal songwriting.

Photo: Neil Krug

After branching out from his work as Queens Of The Stone Age bassist, Michael Shuman has gone on to perform with his band Mini Mansions around the world. They are now about to play Austin Psych Fest and a few gigs with Tame Impala. Having just released their second album The Great Pretenders, Shuman talks to us about translating the 9/10 NME-rated album into live shows, collaborating with Brian Wilson, and writing more honestly.

Photo Gallery: SXSW Day 1 - Rolling Stone Showcase Feat. Mini Mansions + The Black Angels + Queens Of The Stone Age (16.03.11)

The highlight of SXSW Day 1 was the Rolling Stone Showcase at La Zona Rosa. Headlined by the fantastic Queens Of The Stone Age, Josh Homme was in fine form at the packed venue, as they played their debut self-titled album in full. Supports include Mini Mansions & The Black Angels.

Spinnerette + Mini Mansions + Shamon Son - Corner Hotel (07.03.10)

Photos of Spinnerette from the Corner Hotel on Sunday 7th March, supported by Mini Mansions and Shamon Son.