Slum Sociable

The 40 Best Albums of 2019

December 18, 2019

It’s time for the AU review’s annual list of the best albums from Australia and the rest of the world for 2019. Across this list, we take you through a wide range of genres, with music that represents the exciting, vibrant time of music right now. It’s fair to say that there are some notable […]

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Track of the Day: Slum Sociable “Afterthought” (2018)

November 15, 2018

Melbourne duo Slum Sociable have released their new uptempo and dance ready summer single, “Afterthought”. The track, out now via Liberation Records is striking, combining a playful sound with slightly melancholic lyrics, all of which shine thanks to Miller Upchurch‘s impressive vocals. Full of drum machines and synthesisers, “Afterthought” is a summer-party-ready track that is […]

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Amy Shark & Slum Sociable among latest batch of Aussies set to play SXSW

January 15, 2018

SXSW, the world’s biggest music, film and media festival, has announced 500 new artists playing this year’s event. The Austin, Texas based event features musicians from around the globe, and this year features a massive number of Australian and Kiwi artists. ARIA winner Amy Shark heads up the considerable amount of talent from down under, which […]

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Red Bull Sound Select announces new End of Uni tour ft. REMI, Slum Sociable & more

November 6, 2017

Monthly music series Red Bull Sound Selects has announced a new tour this month to celebrate the end of the university semester. The concert series is curated by a team if entertainment heavyweights including Dune Rats, Bloc Party and Co-Presents Festival. Each city has its own unique lineup including Remi, jazz-pop band Slum Sociable, and […]

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Festival Photos: Yours & Owls (Day One) – Stuart Park, Wollongong (30.09.17)

October 3, 2017

A shining element of Wollongong’s events calendar is the annual Yours & Owls Festival! Bringing huge numbers out this year, the event saw the likes of City Calm Down, SAFIA, Dune Rats and Ali Barter hit the stage at Stuart Park on the first day and evening. Photos by Belinda Dipalo. [print_gllr id=46313] ———- This content has recently been ported from […]

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Live Review: Slum Sociable and Jonti light up The Lansdowne for Red Bull Sound Select

July 31, 2017

Legendary Sydney live music venue The Lansdowne Hotel has come back from the dead after being closed for nearly two years. The rough around the edges pub played host to the Red Bull Sound Select July instalment on Friday night curated by St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival. These events give music lovers new music monthly along with […]

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Slum Sociable & Jonti lead the way in Sydney & Melbourne for Red Bull Sound Select’s winter parties

July 13, 2017

Venues in Sydney and Melbourne are about to get quite a bit heated and sweaty this winter, as Red Bull Sound Select brings a stacked line up of acts to each city as part of their monthly music series. Programmed by the Laneway Festival‘s own, Travis Banko, the RBSS events will be headlined by Slum Sociable and Jonti, both artists swapping headline duties […]

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SXSW adds All Our Exes Live in Texas, Slum Sociable and more to 2017 Music program

January 11, 2017

We’re two months out from SXSW 2017 and this week, the music festival organisers have dropped another fat stack of artists from around the world to get us excited. As usual, the Australian additions are impressive with the likes of All Our Exes Live in Texas, Slum Sociable, Tkay Maidza and Totally Mild featuring, while newer artists in The Coconut Kids from Adelaide […]

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Single of the Day: Slum Sociable “Name Call” (2016)

November 13, 2016

Do yourself a favor and immerse yourself in the incredibly smooth, slinky sounds of Melbourne duo Slum Sociable. “Name Call” is the first cut from their highly-anticipated debut album due early 2017, and it’s drenched in soul and swagger punctuated with a reoccurring whistle that lingers in and out of jazzy guitars and a bluesy beat. “Name […]

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Volumes Festival secures Nicholas Allbrook, Slum Sociable, Mossy, Summer Flake & more for 2016 Event

June 21, 2016

The 2016 Volumes Festival has dropped their 2016 line up today, showing that it’s more than confident in delivering an eclectic and entertaining line up of local talent in its second year. Taking over the heart of Sydney in August, Volumes expands this year to become a two-day event with multiple stages and venues set […]

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The Rubens add Adelaide show to national ‘Hold Me Back’ tour

April 26, 2016

They drew strong numbers to their Groovin’ the Moo set at Oakbank last night and it would seem the good news keeps coming for The Rubens and their Adelaide fans. The band has listened to demand and have added a South Australian date to their national ‘Hold Me Back’ tour, stopping by HQ on June 17th. […]

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Splendour line up drops; The Strokes, The Cure & The Avalanches lead 2016 bill!

April 12, 2016

Well, god damn. After weeks of speculation, triple j today announced the line up for the 2016 Splendour in the Grass festival and it is huge. Headlining the Byron Bay event this July 22nd – July 24th at The Strokes, while rumoured headliners The Cure have also been confirmed. The Avalanches, who sparked excitement yesterday with updates to their social media channels, […]

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The Rubens on Groovin’ the Moo, their love of hip-hop and more!

March 6, 2016

The Rubens have had what could be described as the perfect start to the year; winning the Hottest 100 with their track “Hoops”, spearheading the Groovin the Moo line-up, and announcing their biggest headline tour yet. It’s going to be a busy year for Australia’s favourite rockers, so keyboardist Elliot Margin gives us the lowdown […]

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The Rubens hitting the road with new single “Hold Me Back” this June!

February 21, 2016

The Menangle-born, current Hottest 100 kings, The Rubens, have announced some of the biggest shows of their career recently, with a June tour in support of their new single, “Hold Me Back”. The boys will be hitting venues in Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney  and Perth mid-year along with Mansionair, Slum Sociable and Ali Barter, capitalising on what was a huge […]

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Festival Review: Laneway Festival – Footscray Community Arts Centre, Melbourne (13.02.16)

February 16, 2016

Melbourne turned on a perfect summer’s day as a sold out Laneway Festival crowd descended on the banks of the Maribyrnong River for what was nothing less than a spectacular day of music. With a lineup on show sporting the likes of Flume, CHVRCHES, and Purity Ring to name only a few, there was little […]

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Northeast Party House, Owen Rabbit, Boo Seeka and more on the first Great Escape line up for 2016!

December 3, 2015

The first round of artists confirmed to be Brighton-bound for The Great Escape in 2016 have been announced, with a stellar list of Australians in the mix! Celebrating its 11th year running in 2016, the music festival will be no doubt showcasing some of the best emerging talent from around the world over three days […]

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C.W. Stoneking, Hiatus Kaiyote, Slum Sociable and more added to PANAMA Festival!

November 24, 2015

The 2016 PANAMA Festival has jsut gotten a lot bigger with the second and final round of artist announced! The festival already features the likes of Seun Kuti & Egypt 80, Methyl Ethel and Natalie Prass, but has backed it up solidly with some artists reppin’ some strongly diverse music for sure. 2016 PANAMA FESTIVAL […]

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Music Video of the Day: Slum Sociable “All Night” (2015)

October 8, 2015

Slum Sociable have been having a great year; they’ve released two killer singles, been one of the most talked about bands at BIGSOUND, and are set for a showcase at CMJ in New York, beginning next week. And on top of all this, their debut EP and video for single “All Night” just got released. […]

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