Sydney's Jenny Broke the Window have announced the release of a kickin' new track in "Black Skeleton" and in even better news, it's not going to be long before we get to see the single rolled out live! The band will be launching their new single over three shows next month, so if you're keen to get around a great local act from NSW, take down the following dates and be sure to get along.
In This Issue: We have the full line-up for Little BIGSOUND’s program, the details about Converse Rubber Tracks and the studios you could play in, plus the latest signings and the ARIA charts.
Come Together 2015 is only a week away now and the announcements are keeping on coming, with the announcement of the Triple J Unearthed competition winners, release of set times and the news that weekend tickets have completely sold out! Featuring the likes of Ball Park Music, Thundamentals, Seth Sentry and more, the Sydney festival now only has single day passes available to the Luna Park event this June long weekend.
A cool new indoor festival concept is coming to the Rosehill Gardens in Western Sydney this September, with the inaugural Electro Circus festival bringing a unique experience never before seen in Australia. If you're a dance, electro, bounce, trap or trance fan, this is going to be up your alley, with Electro Circus to feature over 25 international and local names over three stages, not to mention various productions, lasers, CO2 cannons and more to keep that trip going throughout the day and night.
Talk about a super star collaboration... Australia's Flume has enlisted the iconic vocals of Andrew Wyatt (Miike Snow) to deliver a killer track in "Some Minds", which had its world premiere on triple j earlier today. There's a special video to accompany the release, and it's a collaboration between the Sydney Opera House, director Clemens Habicht and Flume. It features choreography and dance from Australian Ballet member Callum Linnane. You can watch it here:
As it turns out, the reaction from the announcement that Aussie legends Cold Chisel would play the two final shows that the Sydney's Qantas Credit Union Area will ever see was met with such enthusiasm that the band went and decided to turn it into a national tour. And for this tour, the band will be doing quite a few things that they have never done before.
In This Issue: With far fewer releases than usual it looks like everyone is heading into hibernation for the winter! Can’t blame them, the weather sucks. Here to warm you up though is the debut vinyl release from Kasumuen Records, Simply Red return after an eight year hiatus, and Kiwi rockers Cairo Knife Fight kick things off with their debut record.
Following a debut night that saw The Sly Fox in Enmore, Sydney heaving at capacity, Sydney PR agency and label services company, Rare Finds have another awesome line-up in store for us. For the second event of their monthly club night RARE FINDS, the crowd will be treated to Brisbane-based indie-pop outfit, Hey Geronimo, Central Coast indie-rock sweethearts, Sea Legs, and Sydney newcomers, Polish Club. Click through for all the details.
Add Good Riddance to the late-90s bands who are coming back around in the 21st century! '90s skate punk heroes Good Riddance are storming back onto this scene in 2015 after an eight year hiatus. With a new album, Peace In Our Time, Good Riddance are landing on our shores for a mainland tour this August. For fans of old school California skate punk, this show might be hard to miss. Click through for all the dates...
The National Indigenous Arts Awards ceremony will be held at the Sydney Opera House this evening, with many talented names set to be recognised for their achievements and contributions to the arts industry. Kahl Wallis, known for his work with The Medics and also The Painted Ladies, will be one of the individuals to be honoured at this year's event, as he will be awarded the 'Dreaming Award' for 2015 - a $20,000 prize to be used in the creation of a major body of work. It's a massive opportunity for any artist and an exciting one at that, and those who have followed Wallis' creative journey thus far will agree that the Dreaming Award has an incredibly deserved recipient for sure this year.
It's a pretty safe bet that the two shows TV on the Radio have set up for the Sydney Opera House as part of VIVID Sydney are set to be some of the highlights of the festival for live music lovers. Today, the organisers have gone and added another layer of greatness, with the addition of Kirin J. Callinan to the shows. The level creative madness and intrigue Callinan has brought to his live shows over the last few years has made him one of Australia's renowned and sought after performers and recently, he's popped up on tunes with the likes of Mark Ronson all the while dominating on stages as both solo artist and of course, as part of Jack Ladder and The Dreamlanders.
The Hard Aches, a melodic punk rock band from Adelaide, have spent the last few years touring in support of their debut EP, Organs & Airports. Now they are back with their recently released their debut album Pheromones, and are about to head off on a national tour to celebrate the release..
For a band who's break out hit is 'I Don't Think You Like Me', Tired Lion are doing pretty well on the popularity front. They've supported some of the most hyped tours of the last year - including Kingswood and The 1975 - and now they're poised to try and take on the country on their own. The upcoming tour, which is in support of their second EP Figurine, kicks off this July in Brisbane. Check it out then, and while you're waiting, have a look at their Like A Version mash-up of Smashing Pumpkins' "1979" and Violent Soho's "Saramona Said" which is doing the rounds (it's at the end of the article in case you missed it!)
Sydney punk band Frenzal Rhomb have been in the Australian music scene for over twenty years now, and are preparing for their upcoming tour with new added shows and confirmed support bands in NSW and ACT. Check out below for more info...
Melbourne sisters and rockers Stonefield have returned with a taste of new music and an Australian tour announcement. After two years of touring locally and internationally, the Findlay sisters are back to give us a taste of new track named 'Golden Dream', and give us dates for a tour around metro and regional centres around the country. Click through for more info...