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MOSES GUNN COLLECTIVE

BIGSOUND Live: Highlights of Night One - Part Two (09.09.15)


Pictured: DEAFCULT

It sounds a little cliché, but the first night of Bigsound really was a showcase of the variety of Australian musicians making waves at the moment. The spectrum of genres was amazing to see, and no doubt we’ll be hearing much more from these very talented artists.

the AU interview: Aidan Moore of Moses Gunn Collective (Brisbane) talks 'Mercy Mountain' & their upcoming tour!

The last time we saw Moses Gunn Collective, the dreamy Brisbane act were traversing the capital cities alongside their Sunshine State brothers and sister, The Jungle Giants. The band's emergence as first, a music act making ripples with their sparky psych-rock tones, to now being part of the crop of Australian young guns who've fashioned themselves into a name to remember, has been a rise to attention the band has been working hard at. The hard work (as of now) culminated in the debut Moses Gunn Collective album, Mercy Mountain, released a few weeks ago. A solid debut offering, Mercy Mountain has displayed the band's ambition and potential - two things set to be further realised as Moses Gunn Collective prepares to tour this bad boy down the east coast.

Live Review: The Jungle Giants + Moses Gunn Collective + Foreign/National - Adelaide Unibar (30.05.15)

The Jungle Giants made their return to Adelaide after some time away to an enthusiastic, sold out Unibar crowd. The line up is a triple j loving, indie pop fan dream and is a good indicator of some of the great talent currently emerging out of the country's east coast at the moment. In both Foreign/National and Moses Gunn Collective we have two incredibly promising live bands, so I've got to thank The Jungle Giants and their tour organisers for giving both the platform to reach more people around the country on this run.

Music Video of the Day: Moses Gunn Collective “Back Into The Womb” (2015)

Australian crowds have gotten to know five-piece Moses Gunn Collective that little bit better with recent shows alongside The Jungle Giants, the excitement for their debut album to drop building with each date. They've released a clip for their dreamy number "Back Into The Womb" - it’s got exactly as much fuzz guitar and psychedelic production as you’d expect from these guys. Check out the glittery goodness below!

The Jungle Giants announce new tour dates for May to support new single "Every Kind of Way"!

It's been a little bit since we've seen The Jungle Giants out on the road, but that's all going to change come May, with the Brisbane act set to tour their new tune "Every Kind of Way", not to mention other classic cuts from their ever-growing body of work around the country. The tour news comes with the release of their new music video for "Every Kind of Way", directed by the talented Michaela Holmes and shot in the band's hometown.

Gig Announcements: Melbourne & VIC - 4th December 2014.

In this issue: Illy kicks off 2015 at the Espy, Damien Leith announces two special cabaret shows, tickets are available for NYE in the West Fest, Leaks launching new EP at the Curtin, Moses Gunn Collective launching new album at Shebeen, Sun Rising playing the Flying Saucer Club, Defryme set for last Melbourne shows before hiatus; Sinead O'Connor adds Melbourne date to 2015 tour, Palace of the King announce single launch at Cherry Bar, The Harpoons announce last Melbourne show for 2014 as does King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard, Booka Shade announces Melbourne side show and UK house label Defected Records set for NYE show at Shed 14!

Album Review: Moses Gunn Collective - Morning Shakes (2014 EP)

Morning Shakes, the debut EP from Brisbane's Moses Gunn Collective, is an exploration in breaking down traditional song structures and lengthy tracks.

Gig Announcements: SA & QLD - 3rd September 2014.

In this issue: Brisbane's LeSuits launch debut single, Katchfire perform at The Gov, BIGSOUND parties announced all over the place through Brisbane, The Skatalites bring 50th anniversary party to Adelaide, The Smith Street Band bring the noise to The Gov, The 1975 add an Adelaide show, Shihad performs live at The Gov, The Bloodpoets announce album launch, Bloodstock: A Mick Blood Benefit Gig, Lowrider perform final show in Adelaide, C.W. Stoneking to play Adelaide, Ball Park Music add another Adelaide show to tour, The Return of The Joint Effort hits Brisbane and The Con & The Liar announce an album launch for Deserters.

New festival 'Love Jungle' hits Queensland this November

Get excited, because Queensland is getting a brand new two-day music and arts festival! The DIY laid back festival Jungle Love is getting ready to hit incredible Lake Moogerah this November.

Gig Announcements: SA & QLD - 13th August 2014

In this issue: Rolls Bayce introduce themselves with an explosive debut single, The Gov are proud to host the Speak Up fundraiser to raise awareness for mental health, Hey Geronimo bring all the talent to Trainspotters, Scott Russo & Phil Jamieson team up for an awesome Christmas show, and Moses Gunn Collective showcase their new single at the Black Bear Lodge. Also, Guerre sets Brisbane date to showoff new album, 4ZZZ announces radiothon, and the fourplay string quartet will be rocking the The Gov with their unique arrangements of popular hits.

SGC Media announces new label imprint 'Title Track'!

Brisbane's SGC Media has today announced its new venture in Title Track. A new label imprint, Title Track has been announced as a dedicated avenue to explore new and exciting acts and launch their careers. Sarah Chipman has been named the imprint's A&R Manager; operating with SGC's full resources, she will be focusing on the needs of emerging and alternative acts.

Live Review: Eucalyptus Echoes Psych Fest BNE - Beetle Bar (21.09.13)

My afternoon at the Eucalyptus Echoes Psych Fest kicks off with the Moses Gunn Collective. The first song sounds like a hot sunny afternoon viewed through a veil of smoke from your deck, full of shining heady riffs, before it speeds into an unsettling trip. Vocals enter in the second song, swimming amid a dense ocean of warm distortion with swicks of harmony from guitar before the drums lead it into a slow jam. Bass picks and play dashes of melody, with the poignant lyrics lending an emotional weight to the superb instrumentation. Stampeding drums and bass bring their well put together set to a close.

Brisbane's Nanna Nights announce lineups for August and September

Brisbane Nanna Nights are continuing to be the place to be on Wednesday nights for a quiet, social dose of entertainment and the gathering of friends, board games, drinks and inexpensive dinner. The recent official launch with Ben Salter and a bunch of his friends proved not only to be an amazing (read: Salter blew heads off!) evening but was also the perfect introduction to a night aiming to be of premium quality each and every week.