In this Issue: The Do-Over Party hits up Melbourne, Pigeon announce their tour, Mum @ The World Bar throw a Christmas Party, Baberham Lincoln announce shows and much more!
The Do-Over Party Event Comes to Melbourne
When Wayne Coyne of The Flaming Lips was in town for Harvest last November, he stopped by the 4ZZZ studios in Brisbane to partake in a bit of an experiment... it's hard to explain exactly what happened, so maybe let's leave that to the video - in the first video in our new documentary series.
There are a heap of one off gig announcements happening all around the country this week, with the likes of Das Racist, Shadowqueen, Iowa, Kitchen's Floor, Jonti, Gold Fields and much more all hitting the stages in various bars and venues. There is also the return of the highly popular Women of Soul nights happening at the Cherry Bar!
WOMEN OF SOUL
Filmed at Peats Ridge Festival and at Festival of the Sun, we find out the New Years Resolutions of bands from around Australia for 2012. Including The Brothers Grim, The Medics, Pigeon, The Holidays, The Delta Riggs, Microwave Jenny, The Snowdroppers, Benjalu, Hungry Kids of Hungary, Minnie Marks, Thundamentals, Sietta and Richard Cuthbert.
Fresh from playing a captivating set of luscious indie pop at Peats Ridge Festival, Simon and Will from The Holidays chat to Lucy Inglis of The AU Review about the magic of Peats Ridge, their upcoming album, possible tours and the thrills of being a part of Harvest.
It may not have been one of my international excursions. It may not have even lasted 24 hours. But my trip to the Brisbane leg of the Harvest "gatherings" turned out to be one of my most memorable musical expeditions to date.
The 2011 Jagermeister Independent Music Awards was hosted in Melbourne this week at the Revolt warehouse in Kensington. The building was originally built in the 1800s and has kept its industrial interior design. Strung from the ceiling were hundreds of exposed light bulbs which made for a homely, fairylit backyard party on Wednesday night. Dylan Lewis - who hosted the awards - described the building as something you would usually find hidden in Berlin.
THE HOLIDAYS TO ROCK THE MELBOURNE ‘BURBS WITH THEIR DREAMY JAMS
Four Red Bull Bedroom Jam finalists to battle it out at the round two grand decider in Melbourne, performing alongside The Holidays
Critically acclaimed Sydney Indie pop band The Holidays will exclusively perform their chart-topping anthems in the Melbourne ‘burbs, for Red Bull Bedroom Jam’s second round finale event – The Backyard Jam on Saturday 13th August in Eltham VIC