The Books New album out now June 21st 2010 By Michaella

The Books New album out now

Out July 16 on Spunk

Produced and recorded as always in The Books’ home studios, ‘The Way Out’ expands on the charm and intimacy of past endeavors with a deeper emotional resonance and an ever-impressive marriage of seemingly disparate sound worlds. With ‘The Way Out’ The Books have mastered the precarious balance of beauty, absurdity and accessibility.

SPUNK IS LOOKING FOR A LABEL CO_ORDINATOR June 21st 2010 By Aaron

SPUNK IS LOOKING FOR A LABEL CO_ORDINATOR

Spunk is looking for an energetic, passionate and hard-working Label Co-ordinator for our Sydney Office. This is the ideal position for an organised, self-starter with a passion for indie rock and bucket loads of initiative and enthusiasm. We are looking for a confident communicator with broad music knowledge and appreciation. Responsibilities include: Office Admin, Label Co-ordination, PR and A&R. Experience required: Excellent PC & admin/organisational skills plus some music industry experience (ie. Booking shows, band management, label interns, publicity etc). If this role sounds like you and you have a sense of humour and a love for Spunk’s artists, then we want to hear from you. Email curnow@spunk.com.au a CV and opening letter ASAP

Jo Pernice for Dusted Magazine June 16th 2010 By Michaella

Jo Pernice for Dusted Magazine

Every Friday, Dusted Magazine publishes a series of music-related lists put together by their favorite artists. This week, Joe Pernice of The Pernice Brothers’ Joe Pernice put together a list of the 10 songs that have changed him. See the list which includes Dinosaur JR and Simon And Garfunkel here

The new album by Pernice brothers ‘Goodbye, Killer’ is out this weekend on Spunk.

Surfer Blood tweets Groupie June 16th 2010 By Michaella

Surfer Blood tweets Groupie

Surfer Blood’s Groupie Mag twittering has started… with the band suggesting Aussies know a lot about Surfer Blood because of our Great White Shark population! Ewwww gross! Can’t wait to see where they go from here…

Follow all the action here

Surfin twitter June 10th 2010 By Michaella

Surfin twitter

Surfer Blood are currently touring the USA with The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart and next week, the band will be hacking into the Groupie Magazine twitter account to share their stories from the road… and whatever else crosses their minds!

Groupie Magazine has never had their Twitter account taken over by a band before so they’re (understandably!) mildly cautious about the whole thing but have also assured us they’re very excited too!

Make sure you’re following Groupie’s Make sure you’re following Groupie’s Twitter at www.twitter.com/groupiemagazine and don’t forget to pick up your tix to see Surfer Blood when their Splendour sideshows come our way very soon!

Mountain Man for Pitchfork TV June 9th 2010 By Michaella

Mountain Man for Pitchfork TV

In San Fransisco in February, Mountain Man recorded a series of intimate acoustic videos for the Pitchfork Yours Truly Tunnelvision series.

Watch the videos at Pitchfork TV now

Surfer Blood live on Carson Daly June 7th 2010 By Michaella

Surfer Blood live on Carson Daly

Out now on Spunk June 7th 2010 By Michaella

Out now on Spunk

‘Made The Harbor’ Mountain Man

‘Wild Smile’ Suckers