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Photo Gallery: BIGSOUND Live Night Two (10.09.15)

Pictured: Drawcard

Julian Panetta takes us back to the second and final night of BIGSOUND Live last week, with photos from the likes of Hellions, Drawcard, World Lines, Baro, Dorsal Fins, The Pretty Littles and many more! If you're looking for photos from the first night you'll find them HERE.

BIGSOUND Live: Highlights of Night Two - Part Three (10.09.15)

Tired Lion at BIGSOUND Live

My second night of BIGSOUND brought just as much variety as the first. With so many artists to see it’s always a matter of ‘trade-offs,’ but here are just a few highlights from the night!

The Ocean Party Announce Their Biggest Tour Yet and a Brand New Album On The Way

The Ocean Party have been in the studio working on their fifth album Light Weight, set for release on October 9 in Australia and November 13 in the UK and Europe. The band have produced a dynamic collection of songs that have been crafted by voices and lyrics of all six members and will be roaming Australia this October and November to launch the album on their biggest tour yet.

Single of the Day: The Ocean Party "Guess Work" (2015)

The Ocean Party have got a new tune for us in "Guess Work" and there's really no mystery around it - it's just a damn good time. The crew out of Wagga have crafted a great jam to amp us up for the arrival of their new album (the follow up to 2014's Soft Focus), a solid blend of guitars, soaring keys and harmonies.

Album Review: The Ocean Party - Soft Focus (2014 LP)

Homegrown quintet The Ocean Party are back with their fourth album, Soft Focus, and it encompasses the local way of life better than ever. Carefree and gentle, the tracklist embodies a sense of laid-back ease that’s unmistakably Australian from beginning to end.

Album News Weekly: 7 October 2014

In This Issue: A couple of releases hitting their 10th incarnations this month with Like A Version and the new one from Electric Six. As always the albums coming up vary from Katie Noonan to Citizen Kay, and another Greatest Hits compilation of course!

Album News Weekly: 9 September 2014

In This Issue: Nice list this week, with some great names inside. C.W. Stoneking is back with a new one, as well as Knife Party, Glass Ghost, The Faders, and a heap of others. Take a look inside, there's free food. (There's actually no free food.)

The Ocean Party release 'Wading In' and announce August shows

The Ocean Party has announced a run of August dates off the back of their brand new single 'Wading In', available August 22nd. The east coast tour will see the band play shows in Sydney, Melbourne and Wollongong.

Gig Announcements: Sydney & NSW - 12th June 2014

In this issue: Little Bastard announce a second show for Sydney, The Morrisons and many others set for 'A Night of Country and Inner Western', Brighton Up Bar announces it's huge 2nd birthday details, Darryl Beaton and Chris Sebastian performing at Play Bar and Ella Hooper has a show coming up at the Newtown Social Club!

Single Stream: The Ocean Party "Split" (2013)

'Split' is the title track of The Ocean Party's forthcoming album, due out on September 27. The band will be touring the East Coast in early September in celebration of the new single.

Hand Games Zine hosting a tour to celebrate official zine launch!

Hand Games turned one back in March and celebrated by throwing a few shindigs around the place...seems like the only right thing to do! Now, they're bringing the party to you once more, as they officially launch their zine with some launch parties around the country.

Gig Announcements: Melbourne & VIC – April 19th

In this issue: Chance Waters plays four dates in Victoria, The Red Painting & Kingswood grace The Espy, House of Laurence, Scott Boyd and Ella Hooper get intimate at The Workers Club, The Clits hold month-long party with loads of supports, The Vaudeville Smash launch an album tour, 100% silk bring top artists for two day live and electro party, Saskwatch release new single and Laura play the Toff in Town.

Chance Waters Launches Infinity in Victoria

Live Review: Little Scout + Courtney Barnett + The Ocean Party -The Worker’s Club (08.09.12)

The evening was charged with an omnipresent sense of magic, and as cardie -wearing, rosy cheeked Melbourne lads, The Ocean Party played smashing jangly pop tunes, the night that unfolded was one of wonder; showcasing three damn fine Aussie acts.