Radio National AOW – Shining Bird’s ‘Leisure Coast’ November 10th 2013 By Aaron

Radio National AOW – Shining Bird’s ‘Leisure Coast’

SHINING BIRD’s ‘Leisure Coast’ is this week’s album of the week on RADIO NATIONAL. The boys have a few final dates left on their Leisure Coast album tour. That’s good news! While in Byron last week they also made a new video for ‘Keep Warm’. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dhaj67YR8hY
NOV DATES ARE; Sat 16th Rayban On the Beach, Manly Thu 21st – Melbourne Music Week, Melbourne  Sat 23rd – The Farmer & The Owl, Wollongong

 

Okkervil River February Tour November 9th 2013 By brooke

Okkervil River February Tour

Established Texan rockers Okkervil River will return to Australia next February. Releasing their seventh record The Silver Gymnaseum in early 2013, the much loved band will play headline dates in Sydney & Melbourne and Perth Festival. Dates are; WED 19, Perth, Festival FRI 21 Sydney, OAF SAT 22 Melbourne, Corner.

 

Ocean Party. New single and album tour. November 5th 2013 By Aaron

Ocean Party. New single and album tour.

Ocean party have released three albums in three years. Take that MBV/Avalanches!! Kidding. The most recent album is Split and it’s current single (and video) is Quarter Life Crisis. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RyzhHSxAhwY
OCEAN PARTY are currently on tour with Nathan Roche. Next show is;
Nov 8 Metro, Adelaide
Nov 16 Blackwire, Sydney
Nov 17 Whites, Newcastle
Nov 19 The Inn, Cairns
Nov 21 The Rec Room, Townsville
Nov 22 Beetle Bar, Brisbane

Machine Translations Tour & 4 Stars SMH November 1st 2013 By Aaron

Machine Translations Tour & 4 Stars SMH

Machine Translations and Stolen Violin are touring together this month in support of their current albums (The Bright Door and Temperate Touch). It kicks off next week in Melbourne.
Nov 15 NSC, Melbourne
Nov 21 FBI social, Sydney
Nov 22 Tattersals, Penrith *new show*
Nov 23 Farmer/Owl, Wollongong
Nov 30 The Hi Fi, Brisbane
Machine Translations ‘The Bright Door’ received 4 stars in the Sydney Morning Herald. It said ‘Yet another winning album’. And it’s good to be a winner right?

Spunk 15 years old // Free Spunk Sampler October 11th 2013 By Aaron

Spunk 15 years old // Free Spunk Sampler

It all started 15 years ago with the release of Bonnie Prince Billy’s ‘I See A Darkness’ and now 450 releases later we are kicking along strong!  So yeah today we celebrate 15 years! To help celebrate we are making a t shirt which will be available for sale shortly. We’ve also made a new Spunk Sampler, which can be yours FREE OF CHARGE by emailing your address to admin@spunk.com.auCyclonic sampler_cover

CAITLIN ROSE September 29th 2013 By Aaron

CAITLIN ROSE

Nashville alt-country singer Caitlin Rose has announced plans to visit Australia this October. Having recently released her acclaimed album The Stand In, Rose will be in the country for The Melbourne Festival (with Henry Wagons) as well as one special show in Sydney (with Jimmy Tait).  The full list of dates for Caitlin Rose’s Australian visit are below:

Wednesday 23rd October – Melbourne Festival Hub, Melbourne, VIC
Thursday 24th October – Melbourne Festival Hub, Melbourne, VIC
Friday 25th October – The Basement, Sydney, NSW

VINYL IS IN! September 23rd 2013 By Aaron

VINYL IS IN!

We have just released a bunch of new releases on vinyl. The Ocean Party’s ‘Split’, Palms ‘Step Brothers’, Shining Bird’s ‘Leisure Coast’ and Stolen Violin’s ‘Temperate Touch, Tropical Tears’ are all available in spunk shop http://shop.spunk.com.au or from your local record store. We are hoping to do re-presses for Bored Nothing & Jack Ladder again soon.

Calexico & Tiny Ruins touring now! September 17th 2013 By Aaron

Calexico & Tiny Ruins touring now!

CALEXICO & TINY RUINS tour is happening right now!  calexico’s first show is performing at the BNE festival (Wed 18) and tiny ruins is at  black bear lodge in Bne (wed 18). they then continue around the country together and seperately ……. ALSO we have an exclusive calexico tour CD available at all shows. it includes the Spiritoso & Maybe On Monday records bundled together. all yours for $10.