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THE WOMBATS | the AU review
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triple j's "LIKE A VERSION 11" out now, featuring Mark Ronson, Peking Duk, Foals, The Wombats and more

The 11th instalment of triple j’s LIKE A VERSION compilations, released is out now. Featuring triple j artists covering acoustic versions of their favourite tracks all recorded live on triple j Breakfast. 2015's collection features Mark Ronson, Peking Duk, Foals, The Wombats, Jarryd James, Milky Chance and more on the double album. Click through for more info and the full track listing...

Field Day Drops Massive 2016 Lineup Including Disclosure, SAFIA, The Wombats, San Cisco, Django Django and more


Image: Django Django

The lineup for the highly anticipated 2016 Field Day festival has dropped! None other than Disclosure will be headlining, leading a line up with the likes of The Wombats, Django Django, San Cisco, SAFIA, Allday, Young Fathers and loads more set to perform, it's definitely got festival-lovers excited. Click through for the full lineup so far, and info on the event and tickets...

Peking Duk, Miami Horror, Tijuana Cartel, The Wombats and More Added to Falls & Southbound Festival Line-Up

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The Wombats - Image Credit: Kerrie Geier

Falls Festival has just announced some killer new additions to its line-up. Joining an already impressive list including Foals, Bloc Party, Disclosure and more will be Peking Duk, Miami Horror, Tijuana Cartel and Bootleg Rascal. Click through for the full second announcement...

Splendour Sideshow Review: The Wombats + Circa Waves - Adelaide Entertainment Centre (30.07.15)


Photo Credit: Kerrie Geier

Walking through the Entertainment Centre ‘Orb’ (as the staff there call it) on Thursday night there was a buzz fuelled by genuine excitement from all demographics of Adelaide. Only a small selection of bands can generate the level of excitement that The Wombats managed last week, the fact that they were upgraded from Thebby Theatre to the Entertainment Centre is a compliment in itself.

Splendour Photo Gallery: The Wombats + Circa Waves - Adelaide Entertainment Centre Theatre (30.07.15)

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The Wombats wrapped up their time in Australia with their gig at the Adelaide Entertainment Centre Theatre on Thursday night. A sold out crowd packed the theatre for a high energy show including support from Circa Waves. Kerrie Geier was there for the AU review.

Splendour Sideshow Review: The Wombats - Margaret Court Arena, Melbourne (28.07.15)


Photo Credit: Rebecca Houlden

If you were to get myself, at 15 years old, to guess which band they were listening to would in half a decade’s time become an arena act, England’s The Wombats wouldn’t even cross my mind. Nethertheless, it’s now five years passed and I’m standing at the back of the pit of Margaret Court Arena, watching Circa Waves playing some truly jangly Britpop that sounds nothing like Circa Survive and wondering what five thousand people dancing to the idea of dancing to Joy Division looks like. Scanning the seats I can see more than a few faces are experiencing their first case of, "Oh fuck, I really should have brought earbuds".

Splendour Sideshow Photo Gallery: The Wombats + Circa Waves - Margaret Court Arena, Melbourne (28.07.15)

Rebecca Houlden was at Margaret Court Arena in Melbourne this weekend to check out The Wombats take on the frenzied crowd with their brilliantly entertaining tunes. Supported by Circa Waves, this was a show and welcome back to Melbourne that was unmissable for many. Check out her shots!

the AU interview: Murph of The Wombats (UK) talk about Splendour In The Grass and Lollapalooza

Front man Matthew Murphy from Liverpool's electro-pop trio The Wombats caught up with Johnny moments before going on stage in front of a crowded house at Sydney's Hordern Pavilion. No strangers to a sold out show in Sydney, hear what Murph had to say on these dedicated crowds and their experience at Splendour In The Grass..

Live Review: The Wombats + Circa Waves - Hordern Pavilion, Sydney (27.07.15)


© Gwendolyn Lee for the AU review.

In the country as part of the three day mud fest that was Splendour In The Grass, The Wombats continued the fine form and amphitheatre filling music they performed on Saturday night with their own headlining spot at Sydney’s Hordern Pavilion.

Splendour Photo Gallery: The Wombats + Circa Waves - Hordern Pavilion (27.07.15)

Liverpudlian legends The Wombats have been kicking a solid amount of ass on Australian stages since arriving back in the country last week for Splendour and a run of shows in the capitals with Circa Waves. Stoked to have them back! Check out these photos from their Sydney show at the Hordern, shot by Gwen Lee.

Splendour Sideshow Review: The Wombats + Mt Mountain - Metro City, Perth (23.07.15)

The Wombats stopped by Perth with some Splendour sideshow love on Thursday night, bringing with them a crazy amount of energy, some cake and a curly straw. Starting straight into some big favourites the set was non-stop covering a myriad of tracks from across all albums, with the audience desperate to soak in every minute of it and the hour and a half show over way too soon.

the AU interview: Murph of The Wombats (UK) talks 'Glitterbug', returning to Australia & more!

The Wombats have a love affair with Australia which continues this month when they head over to play Splendour In The Grass and a number of side shows. We talk to Matthew Murphy about their newest album Glitterbug, their obsession with Australia and playing festivals around the world.

Album Review: The Wombats - Glitterbug (2015 LP)

The Wombats have been a little quiet of late, however with the release of their third full length studio album Glitterbug they have certainly come rushing back into the spotlight. In this release, The Liverpudlians have mastered the Alt-Pop genre creating track after track of catchy goodness. When it comes to writing a killer riff, this band has got it covered and then some.

Album Review: Holy Pinto - Stenography (2015 EP)

British band, Holy Pinto provides a varying amount of musical influences. From the quirkiness of Say Anything to the poetic words of Death Cab For Cutie, this two-piece are the game changer of indie music. With their latest offering of Stenography, it is a short and sweet summation of their sharpness and attitude in their musicianship. Many will delight in this three-song sampler and you'll feel less of a freak knowing that it's possible that a band like this exist and that's pretty fucking cool.

Splendour in the Grass Sideshows: The Wombats extend Australian visit with Perth, Sydney, Melbourne & Adelaide shows!

It's going to be a Liverpudlian love in this July, when The Wombats and Circa Waves join forces for a run of Splendour sideshows to take them through Sydney, Melbourne, Perth and Adelaide! The Wombats were only out in the country recently for a few promo shows in support of new album Glitterbug but as always, have made sure that fans around the country (sorry Brisbane) are still going to be taken care of as best they can on this next trip out to Australia. Circa Waves, who played Splendour last year before returning to tour with The 1975 at the beginning of 2015 have also fast conjured for themselves a fan base of dedicated music lovers who no doubt will be showing up in force upon their return.