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MY DISCO

Dark Mofo Photo Gallery: Eye: Circom + My Disco + Jake Blood + Kusum Normoyle - The Odeon, Hobart (19.06.15)

The Red Bull Music Academy presented night opens with banshee-like singer Kusum Normoyle (Pictured) and two banks of Marshall amps set to feedback. After an interlude with some techno disco sounds by Melbourne's Jake Blood the room is ready for iconic Japanese musician Yamantaka Eye. Six laptops programmed with synthesizers are arranged in a circle, each controlled by a musician and directed by Eye. The result is a mesmerising spectacle of noise. The night is finished off by Melbourne's My Disco with their agitated wall of sound. John Goodridge was there to bring you these photos.

My Disco finally touring Australia again this June!

Australian rock trio My Disco are playing Hobart's Dark MOFO Festival this June, and in the spirit of fairness they're also playing a select number of shows on the mainland. After having played only one show in the last 18 months, this mini tour will be a chance for fans of My Disco to get a chance to hear some new music from the band in advance of a new, as yet unnamed album.

Photo Gallery: DARK MOFO Club Nights ft DC 3 + Super Wild Horses + Miles Brown and more... - Faux Mo (19.06.13)

For 3 cold, wintry nights during DARK MOFO, a disused cinema/theatre space is transformed into a dark club with bands, performance art, DJ's, and general oddities and weirdness celebrating all that is debaucherous and sexy and decadent. Tony Proudfoot was there to represent the AU review and brings us these photos from all three nights.

Live Review: All Tomorrow's Parties present "I'll Be Your Mirror" - Melbourne (16-17.02.13)

Founded in 1999, the concept of All Tomorrow’s Parties (ATP) is simple: a brand of music festivals which provide an alternative, counter-culture to your typical festival. ATP is a musical celebration which takes classic rock bands and lets them curate an entire line-up, allowing the punter to expand their music taste, and/or witness bands they never thought they’d ever get to see; bands which have been vetted by their favourite musicians.

Photo Gallery: All Tomorrow's Parties...IBYM Day Two - Melbourne (17.02.13)

For the second day of All Tomorrow's Parties: I'll Be Your Mirror in Altona, Melburnians merely adopted the heat. Queenslander Andrew Wade was born in it.

Gig Announcements: Sweet Jean, Electric Sea Spider, Van She and Juggernauts DJs, Daniel Merriweather, A Day on the Green and more!

sweet jean

In this issue: Sweet Jean Parachutes single launch, Electric Sea Spider album launch, Van She and Juggernauts DJ’s perform on Australia Day, Spirit of House Secret Block Party, Daniel Merriweather to headline Corner Hotel show and more!

Sweet Jean Parachutes single launch

My Disco Announce Tour to Celebrate the Release of Limited Edition 12"

Possibly Australia's most enigmatic trio, My Disco will be hitting the road this September and October to celebrate the release of their forthcoming 12" record. The band has recently recorded two new tracks that are inexplicably addictive, picking up from where they left off with 2010's acclaimed Little Joy. Get along and see what My Disco have been working on for this limited edition vinyl record at the following dates!

Goodgod Long Birthday Nights Line Up Announced!

Sydney's premiere party house, the Goodgod Small Club, will be turning two this September and to celebrate, they've organised two epic parties to take place over the long weekend! Last year's Birthday Nights festival saw over 2000 people attend and won the Best Music Event award in FBi's SMAC Awards.

The line ups for this year's parties are amazing, check them out and mark the dates on your calendar!

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 29

Shellac to Tour Australia for the First Time Since 1993!

Already having been announced to play two shows as part of the Melbourne Festival, American rockers Shellac will also be embarking on a national tour! Forming in 1992, Shellac have won fans worldwide and have produced four impressive studio albums. Considering the band haven't been able to get back to their Australian fans since 1993, the Shellac tour promises to be one not to be missed!

SHELLAC - AUSTRALIAN TOUR - OCTOBER 2012
Tickets on sale now.

Winners announced for the 2011 Jagermeister Independent Music Awards

The 2011 JAGERMEISTER INDEPENDENT MUSIC AWARDS have wrapped up their sixth year delivering a superbly entertaining evening and bestowing 12 Awards on some of Australia’s finest talent, with The Jezabels the only multiple award winners, taking out 2 major honours.

My Disco + Geoffrey O’Connor - The Toff In Town (24.04.2011)

Local artist Geoffrey O’Connor (Sly Hats, Crayon Fields) has one of the more awkward stage presence’s I’ve seen in a long time. He posses little charisma and between songs there was a lot of uncomfortable rambling, which one didn’t expect from a performer whose been around for as long as O’Connor has.

My Disco cancel shows after Liam is involved in a traffic accident.

A NOTE FROM MY DISCO.

It's with great regret that we have to announce some cancellations for our upcoming Australian tour.

Last week Liam was involved in a traffic accident and was rushed to hospital for surgery. He is now in recovery, which is slow and painful.