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SUPER BEST FRIENDS

the AU interview: Super Best Friends talk touring, "All My Friends Are Leaving Town", puppies, BIGSOUND and more!

As they tour around their latest single "All My Friends Are Leaving Town", we catch up with Super Best Friends to talk about the track, their incredible year, BIGSOUND, puppies (naturally) and much more... Read on:

Super Best Friends employ pugs to make excellent music video & announce tour dates!

Pugs. Arguably one of the most majestic animals to walk the earth. Also my favourite breed of dog, aside from Boston Terriers and Beagles. So you can imagine how delighted I was to receive news of Super Best Friends' new tour was accompanied by a look at their new film clip which features all the pugs. Basically my dream. The band, already known for hooking people in with some catchy as fuck tunes in the form of debut LP Status Updates, will be touring new single "All My Friends Are Leaving Town" this August and going off the success of their recent album tour, we'd say this one is going to be a great run of shows.

Gang of Youths, Holy Holy, Timberwolf & more featured on first official BIGSOUND artist announcement!

BIGSOUND has named the first 50 artists for the 2015 live program and for another year, Brisbane looks to become a buzzing hive of excellent live music in September! BIGSOUND Live sees 14 music venues through the Valley taken over by some impressive line ups of bands from around Australia and abroad over two nights for what has become Australia's biggest gathering of industry and music fans. Last year's BIGSOUND program was hectic, showcasing some diverse and brilliant talent - both emerging and established - and this year is going to be no different.

Super Best Friends, Pat Chow and more set to join The Peep Tempel's Australian tour next month!

The Peep Tempel are gearing up for one hell of a tour next month and just with their name alone on the bill, crowds know they're in for a kickass time. Things got a whole lot more exciting recently however, with the Melbourne band confirming just some of the special guests set to fill out the gig bill in each state. Showcasing some of the country's best up and coming rock acts, The Peep Tempel have made this 'Gettin' On By' tour one that is as much about celebrating some great music being made by local outfits, as it is about getting their latest out to more and more fans. Which on its own, is never a bad thing, of course. This news just makes for a great bonus.

Live Review: Horror My Friend + The Controllers + Super Best Friends - Crown and Anchor, Adelaide (17.04.15)


Photo: Hugh Black

Adelaide's Horror My Friend opened their April/May run of tour dates with a great hometown show at the Crown and Anchor on a Friday night, the eve of Record Store Day. With Clarity Records just around the corner set to open at midnight to facilitate the needs of those vinyl/CD devotees, the Cranka was playing host to large crowd of music lovers by the time the headliners took to the stage.

Album Review: Super Best Friends - Status Updates (2015 LP)

Sometimes overt politics in music are kind of awkward because they're so earnest and I don't know if we do earnest anymore... but at the same time they're nice to hear. A lot of what's happening in Australia right now is pretty much the exact conditions that spawned punk, and it's great to see some punk bands heading back to that - less 'yeah mate let's get pissed' and more 'legitimately pissed off'. Super Best Friends is that band, and on their new album Status Updates it is good.

Festival Review: The Blurst of Times - Seaworks, Melbourne (19.10.14)

On Sunday October 21st Brisbane’s The Blurst of Times Festival hit Melbourne for the first time. Held at Seaworks in Williamstown, the day featured a line up of excellent Australian talent, across three stages.

Super Best Friends release 'Out Tonight' and kick off national tour this week.

Canberra's Super Best Friends have announced the release of their brand new single 'Out Tonight' and are celebrating with a tour.

First line up for GINGERFEST 2014 includes 28 Days, Totally Unicorn and more!

The inaugural Gingerfest fundraising event has announced its first lineup of amazing acts! To be held in Sydney at the Factory Theatre in December, Gingerfest's profits will go towards Vision Australia in memory of Nicholas Sofer-Schreiber, who was murdered last year. Sofer-Schreiber, a stalwart of Canberra's punk rock community, was affectionately known as 'The Ginger Ninja' and so it is in his honour that some of the best and most entertaining bands and artists of the genre from across the country are getting together for an unforgettable show.

Jonesez announce 'Lazyboy' album tour

Melbourne indie rockers Jonesez will be releasing their upcoming third album, Lazyboy on Friday, May 9th. To celebrate the release of Lazyboy, Jonesez will be performing a string of shows across Australia.