Something for Kate

Something for Kate

Interview: Something For Kate’s Paul Dempsey on the band’s album return, gigs, lockdown and Donald Trump

November 19, 2020

It’s been eight years since Melbourne alt-rockers Something For Kate released any new material so you’d be excused for thinking they’d split up as a band. But, this Friday their seventh album The Modern Medieval drops to much anticipation. Frontman Paul Dempsey says: “I should point out that we have played shows in every one […]

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Track of the Day: Something For Kate “Come Back Before I Come Back To My Senses” (2020)

October 1, 2020

Something For Kate have just dropped their latest single, “Come Back Before I Come Back To My Senses”. This is the fourth single from their upcoming album, The Modern Medieval, their first in eight years. It’s a slow builder, a love song, with two main protagonists featuring. These are excitement and fear. They know that pursuing […]

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Something For Kate’s new album The Modern Medieval out November 20

September 3, 2020

Something For Kate have revealed the title of their seventh studio album The Modern Medieval and scheduled a release date for 20 November. The Modern Medieval  marks the bands first album since 2012’s Leave Your Soul to Science.  The album recorded in Byron Bay, enlisting Nick DiDia (Powderfinger, Pearl Jam, Bruce Springsteen) on production duties. The group […]

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Track of the Day: Something For Kate “Waste Our Breath” (2020)

July 27, 2020

Though Melbourne’s Palais Theatre may be begging for some life right now, a new music video from Aussie music royalty Something For Kate fills out the empty venue as the three-piece perform on stage to no one. A rush of energy courses through “Waste Our Breath”, the second single lifted from SFK’s first album in […]

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12 gigs you can’t miss in November around Australia

October 30, 2017

As the end of 2017 draws ever closer, the Australian live music calendar continues to thrive confidently. A jam packed two months of shows lay ahead from our favourite locals and visitors, check out just a selection of them below. Marlon Williams  Come November, Marlon Williams will play his first headline tour in over a […]

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Midnight Oil announce highly anticipated October & November Australian tour dates

February 16, 2017

It’s been a long morning already for Midnight Oil fans in Australia who’ve been keeping their attention trained to the band’s Facebook page, but finally, the wait is over. Through a conference broadcast online from Sydney, the iconic Aussie group broke the news that they would be back on tour around the world for the first […]

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Australian rock royalty comes together for 2016 A Day On The Green tour

June 2, 2016

The traditional A Day On The Green tour format offers longtime fans of some iconic bands the opportunity to enjoy throwback sets of classics mixed in with current repertoire, in the surrounds of some of the country’s lush wineries. This year, the festival team has come out kicking once more, turning the focus on to […]

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Paul Dempsey on the challenges of songwriting and the long-awaited Strange Loop

May 12, 2016

Paul Dempsey is one of those figures in Australian music who has been able to not only successfully maintain a solo career alongside that of a beloved and well-respected band, but it would seem that he’s been able to dictate just when and how his public presence will be felt. The release of his debut […]

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Album Review: Paul Dempsey – Strange Loop (2016 LP)

May 10, 2016

It may have been seven years since Paul Dempsey released his solo album Everything Is True but halfway into “The True Sea”, the opening track on his 2016 release Strange Loop, you forget about the long period in between. Its exploration of space and the loftiness of Dempsey’s vocal over seven and a half minutes […]

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Live Review: Paul Dempsey + Fraser A. Gorman – Corner Hotel, Melbourne (26.02.16)


February 29, 2016

Ultra mellow singer-songwriter Fraser A. Gorman opened proceedings to a building Friday night crowd at The Corner Hotel in Melbourne’s Richmond. With a breezy blend of tunes, including a cover of Wilco’s “Passenger Side”, and some quirky, off-beat story telling (my favourite moment was a tale regarding the evil nature of children, just beating the […]

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Something for Kate added to Spectrum Now Festival in Sydney

February 11, 2016

For one night only, Something for Kate are bringing you an exclusive “Greatest Hits” show at the Spectrum Now Festival at the Domain on Saturday, March 12. Made up by Paul Dempsey, Stephanie Ashworth, and Clint Hyndman, Something for Kate has been around for twenty years, and is one of Australia’s most respected and successful […]

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Classic Album Review: Something For Kate – Echolalia (2001 LP)

August 27, 2014

It’s a weird feeling looking up interviews that were made over a decade ago. Back in 2001, Something For Kate were just ramping up their successful music career, with Beautiful Sharks already considered a huge achievement and their 2001 release Echolalia the album that confirmed them as one of our finest talents – here to stay, no less. Being their third […]

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Photo Gallery: Something For Kate – Enmore Theatre, Sydney (12.07.14)

July 14, 2014

A sold out Enmore Theatre welcomed Aussie legends Something For Kate for their 20th anniversary tour, witnessing a set which spanned their consistently successful career. Gwendolyn Lee was on hand and brings you these images.

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