Mike Noga has returned home for a short little while to launch a crowdfunding campaign through Pozible to help fund his new album! Noga has been spending much of 2014 in London writing and preparing what's to become the follow up to the acclaimed album The Balladeer Hunter, as well as touring with the likes of Kurt Vile and Mick Turner, but is back in Australia to bring the album home in more ways than one. The funds raised through the campaign will go towards all facets of the record's creation, from mixing and mastering and all the production.
In This Issue: November is set to be a massive month on the Austrlian Music calender as always, and here are just a few of the records you can expect. This week sees Pepa Knight releasing his solo work, David Guetta throwing out some more club hits, and The Bennies releasing an EP because they can!
Brisbane's Cause in Affect are today exclusively announcing on the AU the release date for their much-anticipated concept record, Seraph. The album will be released independently on November 12th and for the band.Seraph could not come at a more perfect time.
LA based composer, producer and musician Jherek Bischoff is currently in Australia supporting Missy Higgins on her national tour, but has been connecting with Australian audiences and music fans for years now, through his work with the Brassland label and the likes of Amanda Palmer, the Kronos Quartet and more. Extremely talented, Bischoff has begun work on a new studio album in Cistern and currently has a Kickstarter campaign in operation to help fund it.
Angels & Airwaves will be releasing a new album and film in Australia this December! Entitled The Dream Walker, the album will be released independently and concurrently with the short filmPoet Anderson: The Dream Walker on December 9th. Conceptualised by Tom DeLonge and Ilan Rubin, the project is completely self-funded and independent. The Dream Walker is set to incorporate a comic book series, novels and a live-action film, elements of which are to be revealed in more detail next year to mark the tenth anniversary of Angels & Airwaves.
His stunning performance at BigSound in September received rave reviews, and now Karl S. Williams is taking his album Heartwood on the road with his epic guitar-slinging and banjo-wielding skills.
It's been a while since we've heard from The Grates, but this isn't to say nothing has been happening in their camp in recent times. Currently relishing the successes their cafe and bar, the Southside Tea Room, has brought them, the Brisbane-based Patience Hodgson and John Patterson have been embracing their local scene as entrepreneurs as well as long-standing music legends outta Brisbane. Oh yeah, they also are now married and expecting a little Grate baby. So times have been busy for the duo, safe to say.
We suppose just about every "reunion" is inevitable these days, but it doesn't stop us from getting excited about it. Iconic punk trio Sleater-Kinney are the latest to get us excited, announcing today their first album in ten years, No Cities To Love, which will be released on 16th January 2015 on Sub Pop via Inertia in Australia.
In This Issue: The eclectic and the brave are approaching from all sides with new releases. This week we have the usual electronic and heavy suspects, but also some international names with the UK's Fryars, LA's In This Moment and a singer songwriter from Connecticut!
Antemasque should be getting a lot of people excited. The new band formed by Omar Rodriguez-Lopez and Cedric Bixler-Zavala is certain to be another addition to what has become quite the musical legacy the two have made between both At the Drive In and The Mars Volta. They will be making their live debut at Soundwave next year, but today have announced more details about their anticipated album, Antemasque.
In This Issue: Setting you up for a few soulful numbers this week, check out the latest EP and album announcements from some great electronic acts like Calvin Harris and Paces, some acoustic beauties, and a little bit of punk thrown into the mix.
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!
In This Issue: A mix bag as always, check out the following releases due for October ranging from the mellow songstress’, to underground beats, to the classics of The Who!
Radiohead's Thom Yorke is no stranger to experimental release methods, and so the surprise announcement that he has released his second solo album through BitTorrent seems perfectly in line with what the music industry maverick is all about these days. In a press release co-written with long time collaborator and album producer Nigel Godrich, Yorke announces that the new album is be titled Tomorrow's Modern Boxes and has made it available for download for the low asking price of $6 (USD)
Davey Lane has announced that his debut album, Atonally Young, will be released on October 3rd and that a national tour will follow in late October and November. The album promises to be an 11-track vessel into another world. Davey Lane has toured alongside the likes of Todd Rundgren, Beady Eye, Wolfmother and Bob Mould so his live set should impress.