Sydney-based label-slash-collective No Good have swiftly established themselves as insurgents against conventionality, standing as a melting pot of some of the city's most eclectic music.
With his long-awaited debut album Built on Glass drawing in acclaim from around the globe, artist Chet Faker is set to head out on his first headline dates in over two years, with shows planned in both capital cities and regional centres.
Sydney five piece East of Ely have just released their exciting self-titled debut EP!
Amaya Laucirica is just about to release her new album Sway, which is due this Friday 18 April.
Our Man In Berlin are getting ready to release their debut EP Is It Right?, due out May 2.
Albert Salt is embarking on his first national tour this May!
The tour is in celebration of this yet-to-be-named EP, which includes singles "Maybe I", "Riddles Come Undone" and several new songs.
So to be the first to hear the EP performed live, make sure to head to the following gigs:
May 2nd - Supporting Chela - Rocketbar, Adelaide
May 3rd - Launch Show - Revolver Bandroom, Melbourne
May 10th - Supporting Mirella's Inferno - FBi Social, Sydney
This year Bec Laughton has already released two singles - "Gonna Love You" and "Number One (Heartbreak)." On top of that she has now announced her new EP M & R.
To celebrate the release of the new EP, Bec will be undertaking a national tour throughout May, June and July!
So make sure to catch Bec on her national tour on the following dates
SATUDAY 31 MAY | SALT HOUSE, CAIRNS QLD
SATURDAY 7 JUNE | SOL BAR, MAROOCHYDORE QLD
LA three piece band Liars recently returned to the music scene with their seventh album Mess.
Not only do they have new music, but the band will be heading to Australia this June!
They will be performing at The Corner Hotel in Melbourne on Thursday June 5, and will be performing at Modulations, the Modular and Carriageworks collaboration for Vivid Sydney, on Friday June 6.
In this Issue: Sydney's Emma Beau heads to Melbourne, techno wonder Kölsch announces a one night only show while the operatives celebrate their 10th birthday with an extravagant bonanza. Anchor and the Butterfly are gearing up to showcase their debut CD and Daryl Braithwaite is excited to announce that he will be performing on Easter Sunday; The Ape is heading to the Cherry Bar, Gabrielle Aplin looks forward to a more intimate performance in Melbourne, Xzibit is set to play the Espy and Peter Cupples shares the stage with his brother Jimmy Cupples for a night to remember.
And now for some news on the TLC tip. I|E|G and Ginnen Group in association with MAX have announced that surviving members of the legendary 90's R&B group will be touring Australia for the first time ever in June.
This is very exciting news - Canberra's SAFIA will be out on the road through May and June! Already set to support Lorde on her upcoing tour of the country, the trio who have carved a place for them amongst fans of electro-pop and this funk/nu-soul trend that seems to be grasping more people with each release and are continuing to impress with their new single "Paranoia, Ghosts & Other Sounds".
Following the postponement of the original tour dates in March, The Rolling Stones have today confirmed their rescheduled '14 On Fire' Australasian tour. As originally planned, the band will kick off the tour at Adelaide Oval, before taking their huge live show around the country and through to New Zealand. Jimmy Barnes will be supporting the Stones in Adelaide and Auckland as well! With an extra show added for the Perth, plus a new show for the Hunter Valley, this tour is obviously going to be a popular one, though refund information is also available.
Harry Hookey will soon be heading around the country with his debut record Misdiagnosed in tow! The album, which will see release on April 25, is set to be a cool entrance record on to the radars of many music fans who will have already been introduced to Hookey's tunes through his support performances of Busby Marou recently. The tour dates are extensive, so check them out and make sure you get along and check him out!
Adelaide MC Allday has announced a national tour for his new single "Right Now", which will see him perform for both under 18 and over 18 crowds around the country through May and June! Bringing Jackie Onassis and Mikey Hundred along for the ride, fans can expect to get totally whipped up into a hip-hop frenzy, something to roll with. This year has been huge for Allday already and with a debut album nearing completion, we can only assume things are going to only continue to head upward.
With the announcement of Movement’s self-titled EP being released on May 2nd, the trio have announced a string of tour dates to coincide with the launch. The band will perform on May 22nd in Melbourne, and power through till June 6th in Byron Bay. All tickets are on sale today.