West Thebarton Brothel Party

A Guide to Local Living: Suburban Adelaide, by West Thebarton Brothel Party

April 6, 2017

South Australia is known for many things. It’s majestic grid pattern. Being home to one final (and bitter) AFL rivalry. Fitting every single festival into a calendar month. West End tins. Coopers stubbies. The list goes on. Thanks to¬†bands like¬†West Thebarton Brothel Party, more eyes are turning toward the City of Churches for its ever […]

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The Hills Are Alive announces Cloud Control, Amy Shark and more for 2017 festival

February 8, 2017

The hills are definitely¬†going to be¬†alive in South Gippsland in March. The¬†9th annual ‘Festival of Friends’ and the line-up for The Hills Are Alive¬†is all killer, no filler. For three days, the farm comes alive with music, comedians, food, field games, and for the really committed, free camping. Featuring the likes of Cloud Control,¬†Dope Lemon,¬†Amy […]

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2016 AU Awards: Your ‘Breakthrough Artist of the Year’ nominees

December 14, 2016

This week, it’s all about the nominees of this year’s AU Awards and what their 2016’s have been like. We’ve already delved into our nominations for Male and Female Artist of the Year respectively, and now we turn to those bands and soloists who have come out the gates strongly and have backed up the […]

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NGAIIRE, Camp Cope, Tash Sultana take multiple nominations in this year’s AU Awards!

December 9, 2016

With just a few weeks left in 2016, the Australian music industry is by no means slowing down and heading into any type of hibernation for the holidays. With our summer festival season just ramping up, the last few months seem to have been¬†all¬†about celebrating some amazing talent doing amazing things both in the studio […]

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Camp Cope, Gang of Youths & Tkay Maidza rack up nominations for the 2016 National Live Music Awards!

October 10, 2016

The nominees for the¬†National Live Music Awards have been announced around the country today, with 51 categories being unveiled across the board. Winners are to be announced on November 29th at events being run nationally, with both national and state-specific categories being voted on by a judging panel of industry professionals from right around Australia. […]

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West Thebarton Brothel Party lead the SA Music Award nominations for 2016

October 7, 2016

The nominees for the 2016¬†South Australian Music Awards¬†have been unveiled this week, with¬†West Thebarton Brothel Party striking out ahead with the most nods this year. Raking in an impressive¬†six nominations, including Best New Artist, Best Group and Best Release, the SA Music Awards have definitely recognised the huge year the seven-piece band have had. Not […]

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Live Review: Stonecutters (Night #2) – Queen’s Theatre, Adelaide (17.09.16)

September 21, 2016

It’s rare that you get an event like¬†Stonecutters come through Adelaide with as much gusto as this event has done now, two years running. It’s grown up for 2016, moving to the larger digs of the old Queen’s Theatre and expanded over two nights instead of cramming bands into one. Boasting a line up of […]

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Behind The Scenes: Recording “Red Or White” & “Dolewave” with West Thebarton Brothel Party

September 20, 2016

West Thebarton Brothel Party have been on their ‘Four More Years’ tour since the beginning of the month, bringing hectic singles “Red Or White” and “Dolewave” to life alongside a now-beloved swag of music down the east coast. Having just played Adelaide mini-fest¬†Stonecutters over the weekend, the seven-piece have this week off the prepare for […]

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West Thebarton Brothel Party on ‘angry’ fans & taking the hydra out on tour through 2016

September 16, 2016

West Thebarton Brothel Party have become Adelaide legends over the last year and a half, it’s pretty safe to say. Nipping at the heels of fellow South Australian rock gems¬†Bad//Dreems, the seven-piece ‘hydra’ of an act have broadened their touring horizons considerably through 2016, playing to more audiences around the country as both headliners and […]

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Dune Rats, The Bennies, Alex Lahey…hit ‘play’ & plan for the Stonecutters two-dayer in Adelaide!

September 14, 2016

Okay, so last year, the crew at 5/4 Entertainment threw one hell of a party within the hallowed¬†walls of the Freemasons Hall in Adelaide. It was raucous, featuring some amazing local rock and punk talent and it was quite obvious that it was setting a high bar for any similar event to follow. This weekend, […]

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The Top 10 On Ground at BIGSOUND 2016!

September 12, 2016

Now that the¬†BIGSOUND¬†dust has settled and the industry has returned to some sense of normal; our on-ground team have been going back through notes jotted down on phones,¬†‘Definitely check out…’ style messages sent back and forth, in determining the selection of bands who stood out as strong winners across the board. With many of these […]

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Editor’s Wrap: Sose delivers her thoughts on BIGSOUND 2016

September 11, 2016

Oh,¬†BIGSOUND. You’ve done it again. Returning to Brisbane for my second time at the conference/music festival in 2016, I approached the trip with a list of my own personal non-negotiable, must-see artists, some recommendations from friends and a steely determination to not burn out too hard on the first night. That steely determination lasted until […]

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BIGSOUND 2016 in Photos: Off Stage & Behind the Scenes with Artists to Watch

September 10, 2016

With¬†BIGSOUND¬†serving up a live music lineup that no doubt brought solid highlights across all genres this past week, we were lucky to spend some time with some of the artists who performed some bloody amazing shows over the course of¬†the event. Photos by¬†Zakarij Kaczmarek. SAMPA THE GREAT An artist who came to BIGSOUND with a¬†lot¬†of […]

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Gang of Youths, Seth Sentry, Montaigne & more hitting Port Macquarie for Festival of the Sun!

August 15, 2016

Festival of the Sun¬†returns to Port Macquarie for its 12th year in 2016, bringing with them a strong and brilliantly curated line up of Australian artists for the ride. The ‘Deep Sea Edition’ of FOTSUN this year will be hosting the likes of¬†Gang of Youths,¬†The Smith Street Band,¬†Montaigne,¬†Seth Sentry¬†and more on the North Coast this […]

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Single of the Day: West Thebarton Brothel Party “Dolewave” (2016)

August 8, 2016

Ahead of their BIGSOUND appearance next month, Adelaide’s¬†West Thebarton Brothel Party have given us a taste of what to be expecting in the way of new music, with their latest single “Dolewave”. Another strong tune to add to their steadily growing arsenal of chaos-inciting slacker anthems, the single takes aims at the labels applied to […]

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Dune Rats and The Bennies head up Adelaide’s STONECUTTERS festival this September

July 20, 2016

The first edition of the Stonecutters mini-festival had Adelaide rock music fans pour into the Masonic Hall on North Terrace for a night of debauchery to be remembered. A resounding success, we’re stoked to see its return in 2016 – a bigger and definitely more fleshed out affair than before. Moving to the iconic Queen’s […]

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ICYMI: A look back at our favourite music videos of April 2016

July 7, 2016

April brought us some sexy, hilarious and goddamn captivating music videos – from the likes of¬†George Maple to¬†NGAIIRE, through to¬†City Calm Down¬†and¬†West Thebarton Brothel Party, there definitely was a diverse bunch of clips we were vibing on. Hit ‘play’ and revisit! Playlist 1. George Maple ft. GoldLink “Sticks and Horses” 2. NGAIIRE “Diggin” 3. Alex […]

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BIGSOUND unleashes excellent first artist announcement including Tigertown, Alex Lahey, Gideon Bensen & more

June 22, 2016

Here we go! The first round of artists set to perform at BIGSOUND this year has been officially released, giving us a taste of the high calibre of quality we can be expecting in September. We already expected the Brisbane music conference and showcase event to be coming out swinging, as it does every year, […]

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Red & White: West Thebarton Brothel Party pair wine with tunes

May 20, 2016

Adelaide’s¬†West Thebarton Brothel Party are more than just a seven piece out of South Australia who are fast making a name for themselves as a frenetic and engaging rock band. They’re also about the finer things in life. Like pairing a good red or white wine with some suitable mood music. In honour of the […]

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From Maitland to Bunbury – A look back on our time with Groovin’ the Moo 2016

May 15, 2016

And so, the dust has settled on another Groovin‚Äô the Moo tour. The international visitors have wrapped up their brief Australian visits, the local heavy hitters have returned to plotting the rest of their plans to dominate 2016 and fans around the country no doubt have been left with some brilliant memories of yet another […]

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Music Video of the Day: West Thebarton Brothel Party “Red or White” (2016)

April 25, 2016

Adelaide’s West Thebarton Brothel Party have dropped the music video for fiery new tune “Red or White” and once again, it’s an impressive cut from a band on the rise. Filmed and directed by Lewis Brideson, he explains the origins of the project: “Between scratching away at that wall of monotonous to-dos and stepping into […]

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West Thebarton Brothel Party hitting the road with new single “Red or White” this May!

April 10, 2016

Adelaide favourites,¬†West Thebarton Brothel Party, have recently dropped their banger of a new tune in “Red or White” and soon, more people¬†down the east coast are going to be seeing¬†just was the seven piece are made of now with some brand new tour dates having been announced too! WTBP have long been on our radar […]

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Live Review: Philadelphia Grand Jury + High-tails + West Thebarton Brothel Party – Jive, Adelaide (29.10.15)

October 31, 2015

The Philadelphia Grand Jury came back through Adelaide on a Thursday night ready to showcase new album Summer of Doom. Five years or so ago, they were on this same stage at Jive, the first time I can recall seeing them perform. They were without Dan W. Sweat at that point but all the same, […]

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