In this issue: Seekae sells out Melbourne show, Twerps sell out ALL shows, Children Collide announce new shows, Ben Harper to have an acoustic evening with Canberra and many more!
SEEKAE SELLS OUT FIRST SHOW AT CORNER HOTEL, ADDS A SECOND SHOW!
Here's the thing - as a kid I grew up on US punk scene of the 90s. Now twenty years on most of the guys from those bands have now gone on to perform acoustic folk/country style of music. It may seem a fair stretch to go from punk rock to folk, but in reality, a good song is a good song, no matter what style it is in. A good songwriter will be avoid songwriter, whether it's punk, rock, folk, hip hop or pop. Tonight was about appreciating great songwriters.
In this issue: The Tea Party announce 2nd Melbourne show, Cancer Bats Postpone tour, Money For Rope Member Breaks Arm For Charity, Tim Barry announces Support Acts, The Amity Affliction announce support acts, House VS Hurricane announce more dates and free iPhone App, Keith Urban adds new tour dates, Band Of Skulls announce special guests, The Smashing Pumpkins announce special guests, Nasum announce their only Australian tour with special guest.
Good day all! Much like last week, it’s been a little slower on the album news front again - it must be that time of year. Anyway, there’s still plenty to be excited about with releases from Selah Sue, Sam Sparro, Black Spiders, Regina Spektor, Battles, Cold Chisel, Santigold and more. Get psyched because here’s the news.
With Tim Barry returning to Australia next month, local supports have been announced for his Australian shows.
Tim Barry’s been kicking around the musical underground for nearly 20 years, first as the front man for Virginia punk heroes Avail, and more recently as a singer-songwriter with a penchant for constructing beautiful folk and country tunes.
Chuck Ragan’s Revival Tour rolled into Perth on Wednesday, bringing with it some acoustic wielding musos in the form of Frank Turner, Tim Barry and Ben Nichols. Here are some of the things we learnt (in no particular order):