FBI’s SMAC AWARDS December 4th 2013 By Aaron

FBI’s SMAC AWARDS

Two of our local artists are up for AWARDS at this years SMACS. PALMS ‘STEPBROTHERS’ is up for record of the year and SHINING BIRD are up for best live act. that’s good news. vote for them and others at http://fbismacawards.com/vote/

 

 

We welcome MAC DEMARCO to the country!!! November 28th 2013 By Aaron

We welcome MAC DEMARCO to the country!!!

A lot of people are excited about this one. Mac Demarco arrives in the country today ready for 10 days of solid touring. The shows with the Twerps are already sold out and there’s just a few tickets remaining for the following Mac headline shows.
MON 16, Melbourne, Shadow Electric
TUE 17, Sydney, Oxford Arts
THU 19, Perth, The Bakery

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